Jason Averbook, a global keynote speaker, industry analyst, co-founder and CEO of Leapgen, has launched his latest book: The Ultimate Guide to a Digital Workforce Experience ~ Leap for a Purpose. Jason looks to broaden executive mindset to rethink how to better design and deliver employee services that exceed the expectations of the workforce and the needs of the business. Leapgen is an emerging growth management consulting firm dedicated to raising the potential of HR and IT leadership as they strive to innovate their organization’s digital workforce experience.
Prior to co-founding Leapgen, Jason also co-founded Knowledge Infusion LLC in 2005 until 2012 when the company was sold to Appirio. After the acquisition was complete he served as the Chief Innovation Officer, where he was responsible for Appirio's human capital management line's groundbreaking vision and strategy. He held the position of CEO of The Marcus Buckingham Company (TMBC) from 2014 through 2016. Prior to founding Knowledge Infusion, he served as Senior Director of PeopleSoft Global Product Marketing at PeopleSoft, where he was responsible for the marketing including packaging and positioning for PeopleSoft’s flagship product line. Prior to PeopleSoft, he served as Director of Organizational Readiness at Ceridian Corporation, an HR and payroll outsourcing company.
He has more than 20 years of experience in the HR and technology industry working with leading companies around the world to help them transform their HR organizations into strategic partners. He has served as a Director of International Association for Human Resource Information Management, Inc. Along with being cited in numerous publications such as BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal an industry thought leader in the HCM space, he has delivered keynote presentations for events worldwide including UNLEASH global conferences (formerly HR Technology World in Amsterdam, London, Paris, and America), The Conference Board, Society of HR Management in the US and India, People Matters Conference in India, LEHRN, IHRIM Atlanta, and LRP Publications run events including HR Technology US, Singapore, and China as well as more than 300 other large group presentations for HR and technology audiences. He currently is acknowledged as one of the top 3 thought leaders globally on the future of work and listed in the top 100 leaders globally influencing the future of work and the HR function. His previous book, HR From Now to Next was published in 2014 and is used in over 19 universities around the world today. Jason holds a BA and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from Bloomington Jefferson in 1987.