He is the author of “The Social Organization,” (2017) which argues that companies need to progress beyond investing more smartly in people to also focus on developing the connections, relationships, and conversations taking place between people as increasingly important sources of competitive advantage. Jon argues these benefits can be achieved through strategic HR activities, physical workplace design, and the use of digital/social technologies.
Jon has previously worked as a chemical engineer, an IT consultant, and an international HR director. He has frequently been identified as a leading influencer in HR and in 2019 as a top 100 global influencer in HR technology. He is based in the U.K. but works globally.
Eric served as editor of No Jitter from its founding in 2007 until taking over as publisher in 2015. From 1996 to 2004, Eric was managing editor of Business Communications Review (BCR) magazine, and from 2004 to 2007, he was the magazine's editor. BCR was a highly respected journal of the business technology and communications industry.
Before coming to BCR, he was managing editor and senior editor of America's Network magazine, covering the public telecommunications industry. Prior to working in high-tech journalism, he was a reporter and editor at newspapers in Connecticut and Texas.
She has spent over 20 years enabling technology driven transformation projects globally, including as a PricewaterhouseCoopers Equity Partner. She has a passion for helping organizations balance human and machine, physical and digital. It has led her to working with ET Group to enable companies to unleash their human and organizational potential.
She is also a seasoned innovation and management consultant. Further, through her Board role with the New York based non-profit, Amazing Community, she is active in supporting 50+ age women through workplace inclusion.
She holds a BA from the University of Texas, an MBA from the University of Houston, and a number of professional accreditations including;
- New Product Development Professional Certification
- Advanced Practitioner, Social Presencing for Systems Change, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Presencing Institute
- Canadian Board Diversity Council, “Get on Board” Intermediate
- Challenge Factory, Certificate in Intergenerational Leadership
- Empathy Toy, Trained Facilitator
She approaches her work with a mixture of curiosity, creativity, and the expertise gained from completing over 1000 consulting engagements for such Clients as The Annenberg Foundation; edmunds.com; Sony Music; and United Talent Agency.
Lisa began her career in product design after earning her design degree from CSU Long Beach. In 1991 she became Cibola’s CEO, and completed her MBA at Pepperdine University shortly thereafter. Most recently Lisa earned her Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership at Pepperdine where her research focused on multidisciplinary teams.
An avid researcher and frequent presenter, Lisa delivers courses and workshops on Design Thinking and Workplace Experience Design. Her courses have been approved for certification renewal units by the AVIXA, the American Institute of Architects, and the International Interior Design Association. Lisa is also a member of AVIXA’s UX Design Standard Task Group, developing an AV industry standard for human-centered design.
He has spent the last 15 years working as an entrepreneur, passionate about helping organizations evolve to become happier, healthier, and more meaningful places to work. His great passion for reinventing the way we work and collaborate, comes from research and personal experience with multiple organizations around the world such as Daikin Europe, Telus, CGI, Unleash Network, and ET Group.
His areas of interest include structures, practices, processes and technology that allow us to work better together. Continuously playing with self-management, wholeness, and evolutionary purpose practices and frameworks. A strong believer of strategic sustainable development, and advancing communication and collaboration to support organizational and social transformation.
He holds a BA from the University of Western Ontario, a Masters from the University of Waterloo, and a Masters from Blekinge Institute of Technology.
An architect by training, Swapna has more than 20 years of experience partnering with C-Suite executives to provide consulting and program leadership related to business and workplace strategy, organizational design, strategic change, workforce transitions, culture and leadership alignment for companies across all industries.
Beth has a keen ability to identify business and technology trends, developing expertise through in-depth analysis and early-adopter case studies. Over the years, she has earned more than a dozen national and regional editorial excellence awards for special issues from American Business Media, American Society of Business Press Editors, Folio.net, and others.
Ira M. Weinstein is the founder and managing partner at Recon Research, an independent research, advisory, and consulting firm focused on enterprise communications.
Ira is an expert on communication solutions, audio-visual systems, and unified communications (UC) products and services. During his 25+ years in the industry, Ira has authored hundreds of articles and reports on the companies, products, services, trends, and happenings in these markets. Ira is also a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences, sales kickoffs, and other forums.
In addition, Ira spends about one-third of his time supporting global enterprise clients.
Ira is based in Recon Research's South Florida, USA office and can be reached at [email protected].