Jay speaks at conferences and in-house sessions around the globe, both in-person and virtually.
Jay’s stories will expand your thinking and enliven your meetings. He will inspire your team to accomplish more with less in record time. Jay distills lessons from cognitive science, business administration, how people learn, social computing, and psychology to boost sales, improve customer service, and empower people to innovate. His speaking style is vibrant, humor-laden, energetic, and compelling.
He inspires action.
Jay covers topics from 50,000 feet to ground level, depending on audience and need.
He has keynoted conferences the U.S., Canada, Austria, U.K., Germany, Taiwan, Australia, Brazil, Portugal, Monaco, India, and Abu Dhabi.
Jay will tailor a presentation, intervention, or campaign to what you are trying to accomplish. Jay provides much more than buzzwords and back-patting. Often, he mixes and matches aspects of these topics:
Mixing case studies, stories, and actionable recommendations together with humor, and easy-to-understand language.
in the flow
Jay Cross is the Johnny Appleseed of informal learning. The Internet Time Alliance, which he chairs, helps corporations and governments use networks to accelerate performance.
Jay has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. A champion of informal learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to help people improve their performance on the job and satisfaction in life. He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. He is also co-author of Implementing eLearning and The Working Smarter Fieldbook. His philosophies on the power of informal learning and net-work have fundamentally changed the world of learning in organizations.
He is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School. Jay and his wife Uta live with their miniature longhaired dachshund in the hills of Berkeley, California.