Program Director, Talent Acquisition Corporate and Enterprise Councils, Talent Management Strategies Conference, and Talent Acquisition & Onboarding Conference
The Conference Board
Dr. John Gillis, Jr. is a Program Director at The Conference Board. In addition, he facilitates, engages, and develops global executives in leadership and teamwork.
Leadership Development: The classroom immerses in an experiential next-generation, digital and high-fidelity business simulation… the Leadership Xperience. He transforms leaders in critical executive competencies to become high-performing.
Teambuilding Workshop/Keynote: This interactive workshop is based on his best-selling book, Powerhouse: 13 Teamwork Tactics That Build Excellence and Unrivaled Success. Leveraging coauthor Kristine Lilly’s US Women’s National Soccer Team experiences, he dynamically delivers how your organization can build Powerhouses: teams with great energy, strength and potential for success.
Consulting: Through collaborative business relationships, John delivers expertise focused on strategic planning, board alignment, talent management, change management and organization development.
Thought Leadership: Through The Conference Board Human Capital practice, he provides the world's leadiorganizations with the practical knowledge needed to improve their performance by focusing on key business issues. For the past nine years, he has provided brief, insightful and thoughtprovoking weekly blogs, Leadership Xpressions. Previously, Dr. Gillis has worked for numerous companies globally as a management consultant.
His doctoral degree is from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and Wharton Business School (dissertation on Global Leadership Development. Giving back to the Austin community, John has served on the Board of Wonders & Worries, Scout Cub Master, coach of numerous youth sports teams, and the founder and president of non-profit CampLIFE.