Steve Rader is the Program Manager for the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation at NASA. He is also one of the world’s top evangelists for using open talent to solve problems. In his role he helps facilitate and promote the use of collaborative innovation platforms such as crowd-based communities, challenges and crowdsourcing for supporting development projects across the United States government.
Jeff Schwartz is the Vice President of Insights and Impact at Gloat, a Senior Advisor in the Future of Work at Deloitte Consulting and an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia Business School. He is the author of Work Disrupted and the co-author of Workforce Ecosystems.
Early-stage investor. Academic. Author. Jon has held faculty positions at Penn’s Wharton Business School, and at Copenhagen Business School. He is the author of Agile Talent (2016, HBR Press). He writes about the freelance revolution for Forbes and Harvard Business Review. He led the first global survey of freelancers in collaboration with the University of Toronto and 77 freelance platforms.
John is a data-driven, workforce solutions leader with extensive global experience navigating highly matrixed companies, across diverse industries. He is a trusted advisor and collaborative partner with C-suite executives and leadership teams and consistently delivers next-generation workforce solutions in dynamic, and competitive environments. John is a board advisor to workforce solution technology companies and is an independent advisor to G2000 businesses and investment firms. He also represents Kelly on the Boards of the World Employment Confederation.
John Winsor is a thought leader and global authority on open talent and the future of work. His ideas, expressed through his writing, speaking, and the companies he has built, have placed him at the intersection of innovation, disruption, and storytelling. He is a leading entrepreneur and advisor in the open talent space, having launched and sold several companies. John is the Executive-in-Residence at Harvard Business School’s Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH) and the Founder and Chairman of Open Assembly, His sixth book: Open Talent: Leveraging a Global Workforce to Solve Your Biggest Challenges, he co-authored with Karim Lakhani and Jin Paik, the founders of LISH will be available in late 2023.
Barry is one of the world’s leading open-talent architects, blended workforce advocates, and a transformation of work experts. As CEO of Open Assembly, he helps to bring a world of flexible, remote, on-demand work to the world, by educating, training, and inspiring employers on the art of the possible when working with open talent clouds as a key part of their talent sourcing model. His proven track record of forming, growing, and leading professional services firms has made him a leader in cloud, RPA, sourcing, and talent transformation.