Serious Me

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Global Human Resources
Mergers and Acquisitions
Organizational Development
Executive Coaching
Corporate Culture
Global HR Standards and Guidelines
HRIS (SuccessFactors, Taleo, Jobvite, iCIMs, Oracle, Kronos)
Performance Management
Employee Relations
SOX Compliance and Management
Immigration
Policy Development
Business Process and Internal Controls Budgeting and Forecasting
Compensation and Benefits
Talent Acquisition and Recruitment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
Osaka, Japan (2016 to Present)
Group Manager, Global Planning Group, Global Human Resources Office

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
New York, NY (2012 to 2016)
General Manager, Human Resources – the Americas

The San Diego Asian Film Foundation
San Diego, CA (2011 to 2012)
Human Resources Consultant

DivX, Inc. (acquired by Sonic Solutions in 2010 and by Rovi Corporation in 2011)
San Diego, CA (2003 to 2011)
Director, Global Human Resources

San Diego Department of Child Support Services
San Diego, CA (2002 to 2003)
Consultant, Organizational Development

Digitaria Interactive, Inc.
San Diego, CA (1999 to 2001)
Manager, Human Resources and Organizational Development

The MITRE Corp Intelligent Information Access Department
Bedford, MA (1997 to 1997)
Consultant, Thai Language Software

Suffolk University Ballotti Learning Center
Boston, MA (1996 to 1997)
Program Assistant

EDUCATION

Alliant International University (formerly California School of Professional Psychology)
San Diego, CA
Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology 2003

Suffolk University
Boston, MA
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 1996

Thammasat University
Bangkok, Thailand
Bachelor of Arts (Major: Psychology, Minor: Marketing) 1994

PUBLICATIONS

Suvagondha, P. (2003). Relationships Among Creative Style Preference, Job Satisfaction, and Work Environment. (Dissertation, Alliant International University, San Diego, 2003).

Suvagondha, P. (2003, May-June). Leadership Academy Begins First Session. SKOOP: County of San Diego Department of Child Support Services Newsletter, 6, 1.

Suvagondha, P. (2003, May-June). Quality First Program Update. SKOOP: County of San Diego Department of Child Support Services Newsletter, 6, 3.

Suvagondha, P. (2003, July-August). First Class of Leadership Academy Graduates. SKOOP: County of San Diego Department of Child Support Services Newsletter, 6, 3.