Experts in Collaboration 7 experts

David Hasenbalg

David Hasenbalg

East Granby, CT | President, Customized Solutions, Leadership Development and Collaboration Expert, Executive Coach

I develop collaborative cultures in organizations that want to make a mark in their industry. The key to driving every desired result in organizations is collaboration. Unfortunately, because of deeply entrenched personal, organizational and societal conditioning, silos and hierarchies--and their resultant problems—persist. Many organizations deliberately or inadvertently establish silos that spawn turf wars and personnel infighting, sluggish response times, and create practices and behaviors at odds with goals. This leads to low morale, defensiveness, toxic control, and... Read more

David Kemper

David Kemper

Asheville, NC | Strategy Consultant for Product Companies

I facilitate significant and sustainable top-line revenue growth for companies. My practice focuses almost exclusively on developing and deploying collaborative trust networks to achieve this end. In this process I am expert at collaborating with other counsel to create these successful and innovative consortia (thus, I walk the talk). I create and facilitate internal and external teams to assess the internal core competencies of companies, discern market opportunities for these competencies and then create the ecosystem for innovation by which collaborators can achieve results as a... Read more

Renee Freedman

Renee Freedman

Tucson, AZ | Change Advocate, Thought Partner, Collaboratorium Innovator

Renee is the president of Renee Freedman & Co Inc. She coaches rebel-thinking leaders in mid to large organizations to solve large scale issues by changing the game. As a co-founder and co-director of SupporTED she developed the coaching and mentoring program for TED Fellows working on transformative change with global impact. TED is a global organization devoted to discovering 'ideas worth sharing'. The selected TED Fellows, for whom she provides coaching, mentoring, and learning, are designated as the next generation of world changers. She is also the innovator behind the ... Read more

Maya Townsend

Maya Townsend

Cambridge, MA | Change Navigation, Networked Leadership, Ecosystem Strategy

I run Partnering Resources, a management consulting company, that helps leaders find and leverage hidden organizational strengths in order to navigate complex change and collaboration challenges. Our practice is based on understanding how to leverage networks: the complex, interrelated, and often messy webs of relationships that drive all organizational activity. I'm co-editor of Handbook for Strategic HR (AMACOM). My writing has also appeared in CIO, Talent Management, Mass High Tech, and other publications. I speak nationally and locally on change leadership, networks, and networking... Read more

Bill Kaplan

Bill Kaplan

Great Falls, VA | Trusted KM Advisor to Government and Industry | Author, Speaker, Facilitator | Acquisition Mgt Professional

KM is a discipline covering many aspects of business and operational planning, execution, and management and is always about improving business, operational, or mission performance through an improved ability to leverage what you know about what you do; it is about enabling individuals, teams, and organizations to make the best decisions and to provide the best solutions. As a CKO for a mid cap company, I focused on (1) the flow and use of knowledge across the company in ongoing operations (2) improving the ability of our company to leverage the hidden value of corporate knowledge in... Read more

Darren Overfield

Darren Overfield

Greensboro, NC | Consulting to Executives & Leadership Teams | Improving Organizational Performance

Darren Overfield helps executives become more effective leaders and teams improve their performance by developing the behaviors and mindsets required for business success in an environment that is increasingly complex and fast-paced. Darren is a confidential adviser and impartial sounding board who provides candid feedback, balanced with the support necessary for executives to take the risks inherent in change and to grow as leaders and as people. He has helped leaders facing a variety of challenges, including: • Increasing executive presence (SVP Product Development, Fortune 250... Read more

Yael Zofi

Yael Zofi

Brooklyn, NY | Virtual Team Management Expert | Keynote Speaker | Cross Cultural Coach | Author, A Manager's Guide to Virtual Teams

Yael Zofi is a Facilitator, Trainer, Coach, Professor, Author, and CEO of AIM Strategies®, a human capital consulting firm focused on developing global leaders managing virtual teams and facilitating cross cultural communications. With 20+ years of consulting experience, Yael has applied behavioral science techniques and has helped countless leaders and teams focus on transformational initiatives that improve bottom line and enable stronger human connection in the virtual workplace. Her latest book, A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams, offers a practical road map for bridging the... Read more