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Dan Pontefract
Works at TELUS
Attended McGill University
Lives in Vancouver, BC
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I wouldn't call the two incredible and courageous women in this story 'good friends' with me nor are we 'best friends', but we're certainly not 'bad friends' or 'former friends', so let's just go w...
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How beautiful. Thanks for sharing Jillianne and Carissa with us.
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Proud to share with you my new role. http://www.danpontefract.com/my-next-role-is/
To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talent...
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You're most welcome, Sir!
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It didn't start with a tweet. It started while I was on stage moderating an open forum panel in front of 220 people with five executives.I asked a question: "How do you manage all of your
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Yes ... loads of work to do.
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New thoughts (I suppose they are enhanced definitions) of 'Collaboration'.
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Some more thoughts from me on one of my favourite topics ... leadership.
How does the current state of leadership affect employee engagement? What is the effect of both good and bad leadership as it pertains to organizational health and engagement? From a leadership
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In 2012, Peter Aceto, the President and CEO of ING DIRECT – a Canadian bank with 1.78 million customers and over $38 billion in assets, soon to be renamed Tangerine – delivered a speech where he
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My personal thoughts for 2014.
In 2014, I will ... Write a better book Find a new publisher (that believes in me) Convince HBR to feature me more than once Re-read more Handy and Drucker Be invited to speak at the Drucker Forum ...
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Occupation
Head of Learning & Collaboration
Employment
  • TELUS
    Head of Learning & Collaboration, 2008 - present
  • SAP AG / Business Objects / Crystal Decisions
    Senior Director, University of Business Intelligence, 2002 - 2008
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
    Program Head, 1998 - 2002
  • Vancouver Catholic School Board
    Education Technology, 1995 - 1997
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Currently
Vancouver, BC
Previously
Paris - London - Ottawa - Montreal - Hamilton
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Tagline
author of 'Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization' / www.danpontefract.com
Introduction
Curious yet passionate about the intersection of open leadership, connected learning & social technologies. Be fearless & collaborate. Follicly challenged.
Education
  • McGill University
    B.Ed
  • Royal Roads University
    MBA
  • McGill University
    Educational Technology
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