|Peter de Jager
All of Peter's work focuses on the issue
of how individuals, and therefore all organizations, assimilate Change.
When consulting, presenting or giving seminars - he has a well deserved
reputation for provoking thought, challenging assumptions and exposing
the real causes behind otherwise perplexing problems.
He speaks from experience with passion,
conviction and a sense of humor. He believes his purpose is to entice
his audience to think deeper about Change and how it affects us.
His goal is to challenge the myths surrounding Change that construct obstacles
in front of successful implementations. While his focus is on the
Management issues surrounding Change, he also speaks on how we look to
the Future and the technologies which bring Change into our lives.
His thoughts on the Management processes
surrounding Change brought about by technology are published regularly
in monthly columns in Computer World, The Globe and Mail, Municipal World,
the ABA Bankers Journal, as well as his own syndicated column on Change
He's spoken for hundreds of clients ranging
from the World Economic Forum to a Town Hall Meeting in Peoria, IL.
Profiled by many leading publications such
as the FT of London and the NY Times which described him as having "A talent
for simple metaphors and pithy pronouncements"
Peter de Jager is a speaker/writer/consultant
on the issues relating to the Rational Assimilation of the Future. He has
published hundreds of articles on topics ranging from Problem Solving,
Creativity and Change to the impact of technology on areas such as privacy,
security and business. His articles have appeared in The Washington Post,
The Wall Street Journal, The Futurist and Scientific American.
His monthly schedule is hectic... In addition
to presentations and seminars on the topics above, he writes about a dozen
regular columns. In total, slightly more than 1,000,000 readers have an
opportunity to share Peter's thoughts each month.
Having spoken in more than 34 countries
he is recognized worldwide as an exciting and engaging speaker. His audiences
have included the World Economic Forum, The World Bank and The Bank for
His presentations use humor to challenge
the myths surrounding our understanding of the Change process and the benefits
of technology. His talks are suitable to both staff and upper management.
His single minded objective, despite the global nature of some of the issues,
is always to provide actionable solutions and new avenues of approach to
seemingly intractable problems.
His presentations and workshops are highly
interactive, fun, irreverent to mistaken ideas and most distinctively -
provocative. His work forces you to think differently about things you
thought you were already sure you knew. In May, 2001 he was honored by
CIPS for his work in Y2K and was recently appointed as an Associate Director
of The Global Future Forum a Unisys Corporation initiative.