Jennifer Gould

Jennifer Gould
Vice President, Chief of Staff
Santa Monica Office


J.D., University of California, Los Angeles; A.B. in sociology, Princeton University

Media Resources

This researcher is available for interviews.

To arrange an interview, contact the RAND Office of Media Relations at (310) 451-6913, or email

More Experts


Jennifer Gould (she/her) is vice president, chief of staff at the RAND Corporation. She engages all parts of RAND in aligning around the organization’s strategic priorities, and helps develop and drive implementation of the CEO’s vision, goals, and key initiatives. Gould directs RAND's internal communications strategy and also leads RAND's diversity, equity, and inclusion agenda, which is focused on strengthening diversity throughout the organization and driving a more inclusive and equitable culture. She launched and oversees RAND's NextGen initiative which aims to strengthen connections between younger generations and today's most important public policy issues. Gould previously directed the Strategic Communications group at RAND, where she led initiatives to improve awareness, understanding, and support of RAND's mission and accomplishments among its many constituencies. Prior to joining RAND, Gould was an attorney in the corporate department of a California law firm. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her A.B. in sociology from Princeton University.