John Boudreau

John W. Boudreau is Research Director at the Center for Effective Organizations, and Professor of Management and Organization at Marshall School of Business, USC. He is recognized worldwide for breakthrough research on links between human capital and competitive advantage.

Wayne Cascio

Wayne F. Cascio is US Bank Term Professor of Management, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. A Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources, Academy of Management, and American Psychological Association, he has received the Distinguished Career award from the HR Division of the Academy of Management. He authored the classic Costing Human Resources.

Alison Davis

Alison Davis (Glen Rock, NJ), CEO of Davis and Company, has helped companies such as Georgia-Pacific, IKEA, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and PepsiCo engage and motivate their employees. She co-authored Your Attention, Please and contributes regularly to top business publications.

David Russo

David Russo is Principal and CEO of Eno River Associates, Inc., a consulting practice which helps executives build high performing organizations by developing win-win relationships with the workforce.  Mr. Russo has consulted with many global companies, including American Express, Johnson & Johnson, Minitab Inc., American Eagle Outfitters, and the CIA.  Before his retirement in 1999, he was the senior HR executive for SAS Institute, the world’s largest privately held software company, known as a perennial Fortune “Best Place to Work” for its quality work environment and focus on its people.

Jane Shannon

Jane Shannon (Ancramdale, NY), now an independent consultant, spent much of her career as VP of HR Communication at Citibank. Her clients have ranged from Texaco to Barnes & Noble, Bank of America to United Distillers and Vintners. She authored the best-seller 73 Ways to Improve Your Employee Communication Program.