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Gordon Vala-Webb

Building Smarter Organizations

Picture of Gordon Vala-WebbI am an innovation professional, organization transformer, and an award-winning knowledge management practitioner and thought leader with 18+ years of experience helping large/complex public- and private-sector organizations become smarter.

I wrote my book Building Smarter Organizations: How to Lead Your Zombie Organization Back to Life based on that experience (and a lot of research). I also regularly speak at events, run workshops, and provide consulting services through my own firm.

I regularly consult with organizations regarding their technology strategy and how they can become more innovative and more collaborative. I have an on-going consulting arrangement with Lex Mundi as their Senior Advisor, Technology and Innovation.

Previous roles I have held include National Director of Knowledge Management for PwC Canada, National Director of Innovation and Information at McMillan LLP, and Cabinet Office Policy Advisor (Ontario).

Teams I have led have won a number of awards including Jive World's "New Ways in Business," N/ng's Top Ten Government Intranets, and the Showcase Ontario Award for Organizational Transformation,

I am on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Innovation Professionals and hold a Master’s degree in the Management of Technology.

I live in Toronto, Canada.

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