Jeanne Meister is an internationally recognized leader in creating innovations in the operation and management of an enterprise learning function. Jeanne’s expertise spans the development of a best practice corporate university to the creation of innovative social networks for learning.

Jeanne Meister is a Founding Partner of Future Workplace LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to assisting organizations in re-thinking, re-imagining and re-inventing the workplace. Jeanne is also the author of three books. Her newest book, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop, and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today, co-written with Karie Willyerd, was published by Harper Collins in May 2010, and is now in its twelfth printing!

The 2020 Workplace book has been recognized as one of the top 30 business books for 2010 by Soundview, is on bestseller list for 800 CEOREAD and is the 2011 winner of the Bellwether Award by Community College Futures Assembly, recognizing an innovative body of work that will lead community colleges into the future.  The 2020 Workplace has also won the Axiom Business Book Award in Bronze category For Best Business Book For Human Resource professionals.

Recently, Jeanne was the receipt of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award by the ASTD at their International conference May, 2014. This award is given to one senior learning professional each year honoring their contribution and body of work in the field of workplace learning.  Jeanne is also on the Board of Advisors for Human Resource Planning Society (HRPS) as well as the Kronos Board of Advisors for their Workforce Institute.  Jeanne has also been nominated and selected by her peers as “one of the top 20 most influential training professionals” by TrainingIndustry. Bizzabo lists Jeanne on the Top 25 Most Engaging Speakers in HR for 2014.

Jeanne is a highly acclaimed keynote speaker at business conferences and industry symposia worldwide. Her visionary insight and experience in designing high performing learning organizations make her sought after by business, government and higher education audiences. She is a guest columnist and a member of the Executive Board for CLO Magazine, and has become a Contributor to Forbes Magazine, writing a column entitled 2020 Workplace: Preparing For The Future.

Jeanne welcomes you to this site to learn more about how her knowledge and expertise can add value to your organization. Feel free to email Jeanne at jeanne@jeannemeister.com and start a dialogue with her.


Forbes.comJeanne Meister @ Forbes.com: “2020 Workplace: Preparing For The Future”

Jeanne @ Forbes.com

  • 5 Ways To Make Workplace Flexibility The New Way Of Working - October 30, 2014
    The market intelligence firm IDC estimates that the worldwide mobile worker population will increase from just over 1 billion in 2010 to more than 1.3 billion by 2015. But even as study after study confirms that employees from all four generations of today’s workers are working remotely and increasingly want (and even require) their prospective […]
  • Cognizant Academy: Lessons From A 2020 Learning Organization - September 10, 2014
    As the author of two books on corporate universities, I’ve witnessed how corporate universities have evolved from catalogues of formal programs to a mix of creating and curating virtual, social and millennial friendly learning. In fact, I am referring to this as becoming a 2020 Learning Organization when a company’s corporate university or academy re-invents […]
  • A New Way Of Working And Learning: Adidas Style - July 21, 2014
    At the Germany-based Adidas Group, management believes that learning should be “light, desirable, and fun.” That’s according to Matthias Malessa, the company’s Chief Human Resources Officer and one of the pioneers of a brand new, innovative learning and development platform that debuts today. The Adidas Group has more than 51,000 employees globally, with an average age […]


Jeanne Meister @ The HBR Blog Network

Harvard Business Review BlogIt used to be that if you wanted to work for a certain company, you went in for an informational interview or waited for a job opening and submitted your resume. These days, you may be better off liking the company on Facebook or joining their Google+ page. That’s because smart companies are no longer waiting for the right candidates to apply. They’re actively seeking them out on social media.

Read more on the social media tools forward-looking companies are using to find talent in Jeanne Meister’s most recent Harvard Business Review blog.