Executive Consultant | Speaker | Coach | Fortune 100 Executive | Trust Expert
Specializing in TRUST@Work for leadership development, employee experience, culture change, and social analytics. Proven track record driving initiatives across complex global environments. Adept communicator with presentation and publishing credit. Active community service advisor.
-B .near Global, Inc.-
Founder & President
Sep 2016 – Present
B. near helps your company and your people grow together. B. near aims to bring truth, trust and optimism to every situation, inspiring clients to do the same.
B. near is a people and social analytics strategy company that:
- Collaborates to identify your people strategy
- Uncovers your company culture and the behaviors driving it
- Shares "always on" conversation practices for more open, collaborative and productive workplaces
- Helps you use data to grow and develop your people and your company
Director HR, Workforce Analytics & Consulting
Mar 2013 – Sep 2016
Established IBM market leadership for employee engagement and social analytics HR practices. Defined, designed and implemented inaugural employee engagement measurement system for IBM's 400,000+ employee population. Harnessed employee social sentiment to create real-time predictive employee engagement model. Introduced internal HR innovations slated for inclusion in client offerings.
IBM HR - Global Analytics Consulting Leader
Apr 2012 – Mar 2013
Led IBM’s Workforce Analytics Consulting and Survey teams. Delivered analytics insights into IBM's 400,000+ employee population. Provided direction for Consulting solutions across the spectrum of IBM’s Workforce Analytics from Basic Reporting to Benchmarking to Predictive Analytics. Drove Survey solutions incorporating external market data, streamlining processes to allow for greater flexibility and scalability, and identifying synergies within Consulting services.
GBS/GTS Global R&CM Analytics Leader
Jul 2010 – Apr 2012
Led design and implementation of Workforce analytics across the Services business. Established a globally consistent set of workforce policy, process and tooling, managing worldwide participation and adoption in a cross-Line of Business complex delivery environment. Drove design, development and deployment of applications in resource & capacity management, operations, finance and HR functions to support a global Services business model. Formalized and implemented structures and processes for organization tagging/governance, business policy, release planning and end user support.
Jan 2009 – Jul 2010
Managed worldwide workforce analytics system implementation across multiple lines of business. Provided consistent analytics across resource pools, enabling cost competitive delivery
Senior Managing Consultant
Jan 2007 – Dec 2008
Championed definition of organization strategy, process transformation, role standardization and introduction of shared services model for resource and capacity management (R&CM). Collaborated with R&CM global leadership and client-facing project teams, fostering collaboration and global agreement.
Oct 2002 – Dec 2006
Extended the IBM career framework to address the needs of the IBM Architect and IT Specialist professions. Provided a standardized worldwide framework enabling architect and specialist resources to evaluate skills and capabilities. Established consistent, common language ensuring the best fit between client needs and staff available for client facing engagements. Defined, developed and delivered globally consistent set of measures for capability-based dimensions. Customized and introduced parallel structure for IBM outsourcing business.
-Purdue University Krannert School of Management-
Aug 2015 – Jan 2016
Launched Purdue Krannert School’s graduate HR Analytics & Business Partnering curriculum.
-Price Waterhouse Management Consultants-
Jul 1998 – Sep 2002
Managed multi-phase complex implementations of Customer Care solutions. Directed consulting assignments, developed and managed senior executive client relationships, designed solutions to address strategic and operational client issues.