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David DeLong: Building Tomorrow’s Workforce in Today’s Economy

  • 10-Nov-2021
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Sarasota Yacht Club


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Building Tomorrow’s Workforce in Today’s Economy: A Framework for Action

Dr. David DeLong is an author, speaker and president of Smart Workforce Strategies, a consulting firm that helps organizations find solutions to critical skill shortages and risks of knowledge loss. Dr. DeLong is also:

  • A research fellow at the MIT AgeLab and has been an adjunct professor at Babson College, teaching MBA’s “Leading & Managing Change.”
  • An acclaimed keynote speaker and co-author of the The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management from McGraw-Hill.
  • Author of the widely praised Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce from Oxford University Press.
  • Veteran researcher who has spent more than 20 years studying the strategic impacts of changing workforce demographics and knowledge loss on organizational performance.
  • A source of insights from over 600 interviews in knowledge-intensive organizations developing solutions for the knowledge retention and workforce development challenges posed by Baby Boomer retirements and changing values of Millennials.
  • Author of Graduate to a Great Job: Make Your College Degree Pay Off in Today’s Market, based on more than 50 case studies of Millennials who have successfully launched their careers.
  • Widely quoted in the New York TimesFortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial TimesCIO MagazineS. News & World Report, and the Boston Globe.
  • Interviewed on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “Talk of the Nation.”

A former researcher at both Harvard Business School and MIT’s Sloan School, Dr. DeLong is also:

  • Co-author (with J.F. Rockart) of Executive Support Systems: The Emergence of Top Management Computer Use from Dow Jones-Irwin.
  • Presenter of dozens of keynote talks and workshops in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and South America
  • A widely-published writer whose work has appeared in journals and magazines such as Harvard Business Review, The New York TimesSloan Management Review, The Boston GlobeNewsweek InternationalOrganizational DynamicsComputerworld, and Magazine.
  • Recipient of a doctorate in organizational behavior from Boston University and an M.P.A. from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

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