Jay Cross passed away in November 2015. This site is as it he left it. The Internet Time Alliance continues on and his books are available in print and electronic form.





About Me -to find me on Twitter, View Jay Cross's profile on LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Facebook, Flickr (30,000+ photos), Diigo bookmarks, curations.


Biography.     Testimonials.     Donald Clark’s post about Jay.

Internet Time Alliance helps organizations adopt new ways of working and learning. I am CEO and Chief Unlearning Officer. I am an authority on Informal Learning in the workplace. Here are enough videos, articles, and chapters to make you a guru, too.

My current passion is Real Learning. I’d like to help millions of people learn to learn.

I’ve written four books and more than a hundred articles. My white papers and research reports help organizations express themselves. Here’s how Internet Time Lab develops marketing material for vendors. I keynote conferences, for example. (Video.) (SlideShare).


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Jay Cross helps people work and live smarter. He is a world-renowned champion of informal learning. His current project involves empowering people to succeed as do-it-yourself meta-learners.

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 experiential learning and systems thinking, Jay’s calling is to create happier, more productive workplaces.

He was the first person to use the term eLearning on the web. He literally wrote the book on Informal Learning. Testimonials.

Jay works from the Internet Time Lab in Berkeley, high in the hills a dozen miles east of the Golden Gate Bridge and a mile and a half from the University. People visit the Lab to spark innovation and think fresh thoughts. Berkeley is the birthplace of the cyclotron, California cuisine, and custom coffee roasting in the United States.

Jay is a change agent, futurist, speaker, and author whose insights and stories will expand your perspective and enliven your meetings. He distills lessons from cognitive science, social networking, business strategy, futures research, and psychology to help people work smarter.

Jay is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance, Working Smarter Fieldbook, and Implementing eLearning. Thousands of people read his articles and blogs.

He has helped Cisco, CIGNA, Eaton, IBM, Service College Canada, Sun, National Australia Bank, Intel, Raytheon, Genentech, Novartis, HP, the CIA, Citibank, Chase, and others slash time-to-performance.

Jay has keynoted conferences in the U.S., Canada, Austria, U.K., Germany, Australia, Portugal, Belgium, India, Brazil, Spain, and Abu Dhabi. He travels the world, but increasingly delivers presentations and events virtually over the web.

Jay covers topics from 50,000 feet to ground level, depending on audience and need. He has addressed executives, sales managers, entrepreneurs, chief learning officers, sales staff, instructional designers, HR directors, bankers, and academics.

Jay 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.

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