Steven Schloss

Chief People Officer

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Steven Schloss began as the USGA’s Chief People Officer in January 2014.

Prior to joining the USGA, Schloss served as the Global Head of People at LivePerson, the leader in intelligent online customer engagement where he served as the top HR executive and member of the leadership team as the company more than doubled in size and revenue. At LivePerson, Schloss led a global culture, values and workplace transformation that measurably improved global employee retention, engagement and commitment.

Before LivePerson, Schloss spent 13 years at Time Inc., the premier branded media and content company as VP, Global People Development and VP, Human Resources. He also served as VP, Human Resources at Citicorp for 10 years.

Schloss also was a graduate faculty member at The New School for Public Engagement in New York City. He currently serves as a volunteer advisor and coach for Ashoka, a global organization that identifies and invests in social entrepreneurs.

Schloss was introduced to golf at age 11, competed at the high school level and briefly in college. He remains an avid golfer.

Born and raised in Teaneck, N.J., Schloss earned a bachelor’s degree in personnel and industrial relations at Ithaca College. He also holds a master’s degree in human resources management from The New School.

He currently resides in Northern New Jersey with his wife, Barbara. They have two grown children.

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The USGA and Chevron have committed to using the game of golf to encourage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. This commitment has led to the creation of extensive golf-focused STEM teaching tools, and has resulted in charitable contributions to support golf-related programs through Eagles for Education™

At U.S. Open Championships the Chevron STEM ZONE™ is an interactive experience highlighting the science and math behind the game of golf through a variety of hands-on exhibits and experiments.

The partnership has also produced educational materials such as the Science of Golf video series and a nationally-distributed newspaper insert which are provided to teachers as tools to enhance existing curriculum in schools. These lessons teach the science behind the USGA’s equipment testing, handicapping, and agronomy efforts.

For more interactive experiences featuring golf-focused STEM lessons, visit the partnership homepage.

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Rolex has been a longtime supporter of the USGA and salutes the sportsmanship and great traditions unique to the game. This support includes the Rules of Golf where Rolex has partnered with the USGA to ensure golfers understand and appreciate the game.

As the official timekeeper of the USGA and its championships, they also provide clocks throughout host sites for spectator convenience.

For more information on Rolex and their celebration of the game, visit the Rolex and Golf homepage.

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IBM has partnered with the USGA to bring the same technology, expertise, and innovation it provides to businesses all over the world to the USGA and golf's national championship.

IBM provides the information technology to develop and host the U.S. Open’s official website,, as well as the mobile apps and scoring systems for the three U.S. Open championships. These real-time technology solutions provide an enhanced experience for fans following the championship onsite and online.

For more information on IBM and the technology that powers the U.S. Open and businesses worldwide, visit

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Lexus is committed to partnering with the USGA to deliver a best-in-class experience for the world’s best golfers by providing a fleet of courtesy luxury vehicles for all USGA Championships.

At each U.S. Open, Women’s Open and Senior Open, Lexus provides spectators with access to unique experiences ranging from the opportunity to have a picture taken with both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open trophies to autograph signings with legendary Lexus Golf Ambassadors in the Lexus Performance Drive Pavilion.

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Together, American Express and the USGA have been providing world-class service to golf fans since 2006. By creating interactive U.S. Open experiences both onsite and online, American Express enhances the USGA’s effort to make the game more accessible and enjoyable for fans.

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