following authors have contributed to this issue of LiNE Zine.
President and founder of Integral Performance Group, Verna Allee is an internationally
recognized thought leader in knowledge, intangibles, and new business
models. She is a frequent presenter at conferences around the world,
and is a Fellow of the World Business Academy. She acts as advisor
for special projects in intellectual capital and the knowledge economy
with Stanford University, the Brookings Institution and The Alliance
for Converging Technologies (now Digital4Sight). Verna is the author of The Knowledge Evolution: Expanding Organizational Intelligence.
Visit her website www.vernaallee.com
or e-mail her at email@example.com.
Laurie J. Bassi, Ph.D
Laurie Bassi is the Director of Research at Saba, focusing on research
and public policy initiatives for enhancing human performance. Before
joining Saba Dr. Bassi served as a vice president and general manager
at the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), where
she was responsible for research and enterprise solutions. Her achievements
at ASTD included creating internationally recognized standards for
measuring and valuing firms investments in education and training,
and a core set of benchmarkable intellectual capital measures. Previously,
she was a tenured professor of economics at Georgetown University.
Dr. Bassi is co-editor of What
Works: Training and Development Practices (1997), and Change at
Work (1997). You can reach her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
is an e-learning consultant, author and trainer. He is a regular
contributor to training publications. He is currently writing a book
about elearning with the American Society for Training and Development.
Brooke has an MA in adult education from the University of Quebec
but does not let that curb his creativity and insight. He is also
the founder of e-LearningHub.com and
the VP of Learning at LearnEze.com
a full-service e-learning company. He can be reached at email@example.com.
John Seely Brown
A world-renowned expert in such topics
as organizational and human learning, ethnographies of the workplace,
complex adaptive systems, and digital culture, among many others,
Brown (also known as JSB) is the Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation
and the Director of its Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). He is a
co-founder of the Institute for Research on Learning, a member of
the National Academy of Education and a Fellow of the American Association
for Artificial Intelligence. A prolific author who has published over
95 papers in scientific journals, his latest book, "The
Social Life of Information," (written with Paul Duguid) was
published in March 2000. Visit the site at www.slofi.com.
Dr. Peter Cappelli is the George
W. Taylor Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at the Wharton School
of the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the
Center for Human Resources at Wharton. He was the chairperson of the
Management Department at Wharton from 1995-99, and has been the Co-Director
of the U.S. Department of Education National Center on the Educational
Quality of the Workforce from 1991 to the present. Dr. Cappelli is
a prolific author, including his recent and very successful book,
New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Driven Workforce. Write
him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Cavender is a Managing Director
with The Chasm Group,
providing market development strategy and education services to the
high-tech industry, focusing much of his work on the eLearning market.
Prior to his association with The Chasm Group, Mark
gained over 15 years of experience in the high tech industry. Mark
regularly serves as a guest lecturer for a number of colleges and
universities, and has conducted training and seminars for major corporations
and groups worldwide. He is a co-founder of eLearningForum, a network
of e-Learning professionals. You can reach him at email@example.com.
Her dual roles as Editor-in-Chief of LiNE Zine and CEO of the Learnativity Alliance
leave Marcia Conner with little time to think about anything but helping
people learn. Luckily, Marcia ranks rabble-rousing and boundary-pushing
high on her list of essential daily activities, so expect thought-provoking
interviews and articles from her in future issues. Let her know what
you think of LiNE Zine at firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit her on the web at www.learnativity.com/marcia/.
Mickey Connolly is founder and CEO of Conversant, where he has
researched communication brilliance in many fields from arms negotiations
to alliance management. Conversant has worked with over 250,000 people
around the world on the toughest communication challenges and brings
practical understanding to the execution of business strategy. Prior
to founding Conversant, Connolly started eight different businesses.
You can contact him at email@example.com.
With over 25 years of experience in the education industry, Jay Cross
is the founder and driving force behind Internet Time Group. He is
a free spirit, energetic learner, and astounding marketer. Creative
despite degrees from both Princeton and Harvard, he lives in the hills
of Berkeley, California. Jay founded Internet Time Group to help organizations
learn. Fast. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org
or on the web at www.internettime.com.
As a Learning Innovation Consultant at Capital One, Kirk Flemming
is building a world class-learning environment for Capital One's 17,000
employees. Currently, he is exploring new ways to inspire and harness
collaborative creativity using technology within learning and development
solutions. Write him at email@example.com.
Based in Monterrey, California, David Grebow is the founder
of The Readiness Company. Prior to The Readiness Company, he completed
a two-year term as the creator and Worldwide Director of PeopleSoft’s
Workforce Performance Solutions. His book, Intersections with the
New: The Dilemma of Performance in the Knowledge Economy is scheduled
for a Fall 2000 release. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
is the co-founder of the Learnativity
Alliance, and the Director of Worldwide Learning Strategies for
Autodesk, Inc, where he is the chief architect responsible for increasing
customer productivity through learning and creativity. He is
past president of CEdMA, the Computer Education Managers Association.
He annually delivers over 100 keynotes and presentations worldwide,
dealing with the future of education, skill standards, learning technology
impacts, Web-based training, and learning in the 21st century.
Send Wayne your thoughts at email@example.com
or visit him on the web at www.learnativity.com/wayne/.
is a senior advisor on information industries to McKinsey & Company.
He is a principal of Charles Ross Partners, LLC, as well as a special
advisor to Madison Dearborn Partners, and a venture partner at Benchmark
Capital. As Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
from 1993 to 1997, Mr. Hundt shepherded the bureau through its tumultuous
introduction into the Information Age.
Prior to the FCC, Mr. Hundt was a partner in the Washington DC office
of Latham & Watkins. He is the author of “You
Say You Want a Revolution: A Story of Information Age Politics”.
Read it online here.
You can visit his website at www.reedhundt.com,
and contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beth Ann Jones
Beth Ann Jones provides knowledge
and process design to Information Services International, a division
of Mars Inc. Her past experience includes working with Sara Lee Corporation/L’eggs
Division, Lipton, Unilever Home and Personal Care-NA. Beth Ann recently
helped establish a think-tank dedicated to identifying and implementing
knowledge and training solutions that increase productivity. Send
her an email at Hbajones1@aol.com
Anthony (Tony) Loyd
author of Path of the Master Facilitator: A Systems Approach to Learning
and Teaching, has a wide variety of experience as a manager, an instructor,
an instructional technologist, and as a performance consultant. He
has successfully provided consulting services to public, private,
and government organizations for over 20 years. Currently, Loyd hosts
the website Cultureshift.com
and is the Manager of Learning Technology at the John Deere Training
Center in Davenport, IA.
publisher of LiNE Zine and Chief Learning Officer at Saba, Brook Manville
has his feet firmly planted in the learning and business space.
In his earlier life, Brook was a partner at McKinsey & Company,
consulting with Fortune 500 companies on organizational development
and knowledge-related strategy. Prior to McKinsey, Brook put his background
as a classically trained historian to use on the Faculty of Arts and
Sciences at Northwestern University, and also was a freelance journalist
and a business and technology analyst at CBS. Share
your ideas with Brook. Email him at email@example.com.
Brian Miller has recently escaped
working for an eLearning vendor where content reigned. In the next
months, he's going to put his work to the test with his own company
focused on helping clients re-frame their strategies, create powerful
experiences, and seamlessly embed technologies/processes into their
organization—making sure to measure what matters. He holds a Masters
in Technology in Learning from Harvard. Write
Quinn is Director of Cognitive Systems at KnowledgePlanet where he applies
cognitive design to learning systems. Currently he's privileged to be
leading a team developing something he can't yet talk about, and finding
out that kids interfere with surfing (but in only the most wonderful
ways). If you’d like to learn more, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beth Garlington Scofield is Managing Editor of LiNE Zine. Before coming
to LiNE Zine and Saba (she splits her time between both) she worked
in the Washington, DC office of McKinsey & Company with McKinsey’s
Organization Practice. Prior to that, she spent three years as a teacher
of English as a Second Language in Japan and India, where the issues
of globalization and learning grew close to her heart. She wants to
learn more! Write her at email@example.com.
Gerry Sexton, M.D., is a Senior Partner and Chief Explorer of GrowthWorks
Inc., a training and consulting company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
He launched his career out of the University of North Dakota as a
commercial pilot, but landed quickly in medical school at University
of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Despite his success
as a developing surgeon, he left the field of medicine when he recognized
the disconnection between what he was doing and the need to express
his greatest personal gifts and talents. Since taking on his current
role, Gerry has provided inspirational and thought-provoking speaking
and training throughout the US, as well as in Brazil, Italy, France,
the U.K. and The Netherlands. Send email firstname.lastname@example.org.
From her St. Louis office, Kellee Sikes splits her time between contributing
editor work for LiNE Zine and managing Pioneer Technologies. She’s
also writing a book on Project Management across the Enterprise and
consulting for companies across the world. You can reach her at email@example.com.
Jerry Southwick has been a cartoonist, illustrator, and web designer
for 10 years. As sole proprietor of Swimming
Aardvark, he has done cartoons for Levi Strauss, AirTouch, Xerox,
Fourelle Systems, Cartoon Network among many others. He wants to be
a children's book author when he grows up. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wagner is the Chief Learning Officer of Viviance new education Inc.
She’s author of Managing Web-Based Training
and Learning Without
Limits, Volume III: Emerging Strategies for Effective e-Learning Solutions. Contact her directly at email@example.com
As the co-founder of Fast
Company, Alan Webber is the driving force behind the magazine,
responsible for managing, writing, and shaping the content of each
issue, as well as defining its unique style and flavor. In his pre-Fast
Company life, Alan was the managing editor/editorial director of the
Harvard Business Review for six years. A leading authority on the
new world of business, and Alan is an widely sought-after speaker,
consultant, and frequent contributing author to such publications
as The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal,
and USA Today.
Dr. Brenda Wilkins is President of Big Sky Learning Institute,
a learning and leadership consulting firm. For more information about
coaching or to preview “The Coaching Distinction: A Research Based
Model of Coaching” visit www.coachingresearch.com.
Contact Dr. Wilkins directly firstname.lastname@example.org.
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