Eric M. Weaver is Vice President, Human Resources for Universities Space Research Association in Columbia, MD. He currently oversees the HR function and provides strategic direction for all HR activities across USRA programs and institutes. He leads a team of business-facing HR and administrative professionals that manage workforce functions including strategic HR, compensation, benefits, staffing & recruitment, diversity, and employee relations. He has extensive human resources and labor relations experience in several industries including government and public entities; automotive and aviation; science and high technology and business consulting.
Mr. Weaver joined USRA after a successful career at Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) where he served as Vice President, Human Resources and Administration. Prior to joining GBTA, he spent 10 years at Intel Corporation (world’s leading semiconductor manufacturer with over 100,000 employees) where he led all HR functions for a variety of business units including Intel’s $1B start-up biotech healthcare device business. Mr. Weaver’s achievements include a global staffing ramp in China and India, doubling the business unit’s size and execution of a new compensation program that drove substantial value for the business. As a result of his leadership in HR and his legal expertise, he was tapped to be the first Chief of Staff to Intel’s General Counsel where he orchestrated worldwide anti-trust litigation occurring in the US, Japan, South Korea, China and the European Union.
Before his tenure at Intel, Mr. Weaver held a variety of leadership roles with U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration, Renaissance Airlines and in a host of HR leadership capacities with AT&T (formerly Ameritech). He received his Bachelor of Arts from Howard University in Washington, DC and his Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.