Jeff Kaplan is recognized globally as a thought leader and organizational design expert in the areas of value creation and technology adoption.
Jeff is recognized globally as a thought leader and organizational design expert in the areas of value creation, technology adoption, ‘Ways of Working’ transformations, TEMPO-based networking and B2B team selling. Jeff has contributed to three NYT Bestsellers and is the author of the industry standard, Everybody Sells.
Jeff launched his first company, a garage-based start-up, in 1991 and turned a $1,500 investment into a global events management firm before divesting in 1998. He then began his consulting and sales career with Ernst & Young and continued to run their strategic technology alliance practice after the consulting division was acquired by Capgemini in 2002.
In 2014, Jeff founded the Relational Sciences Institute (RSI), a human performance think tank, where he developed the patent-pending Dimensional Ontology Transformation Engine which is the basis for both the New Leadership Challenge and MARQi indexes.
In 2017, RSI merged with the industry’s foremost technology adoption and partner ecosystem consultancy, LIFTinnovate. As a senior partner with the firm, Jeff has consulted for many of the world’s top brands, including Proctor & Gamble, Cisco Systems, New York Stock Exchange, Aon Risk Management, British Telecom and Mattel.
Jeff holds a Doctorate in Organizational Design and a MBA. A California native, Jeff now lives with his wife in Waterloo, Iowa and is the proud father of four children and two spoiled dogs.
Lalig J. Musserian
Project Management Institute