Jeanne Meister

Internationally Recognized Consultant, Author and Keynote Speaker


Jeanne is Founding Partner of Future Workplace, a consulting firm dedicated to assisting organizations in re-thinking, re-imagining and re-inventing the workplace. Jeanne was recently voted by her peers as one of the 20 top influential training professionals in the United States. Jeanne's name is synonymous with the establishment and institutionalization of global corporate universities. Jeanne is the author of three books, Corporate Quality Universities and Corporate Universities. And her latest book is, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop & Keep Tomorrow's Employees Today (Harper Collins, 2010) is in its 8th printing. The 2020 Workplace is recognized as one of the top 30 business books for 2010 by Soundview, is on bestseller list for CEOREAD and is the 2011 winner of the Bellwether Award by Community College Futures Assembly, recognizing an innovative body of work that will lead community colleges into the future. In November 2010, Jeanne was honored by the ASTD as one of five Distinguished Leaders of the ASTD New York City Chapter. Jeanne has worked as a consultant with over 200 organizations on launching, managing and re-inventing a corporate university. The range of client engagements includes; American Express, Anheuser-Busch, Bank of Malaysia, Guardian Life Insurance, Ingersoll-Rand Corporation, Internal Revenue Service, Lloyds TSB, Metlife, Milliken, NCB National Commerce Bank, National Health Service, Procter & Gamble, Rockwell Collins, Southern Company, Wachovia Corporation, Toyota, University of Chicago Hospital, United States Department of Interior, United States Department of Defense and United States Department of Energy. Jeanne gave expert testimony before the United States Senate Web Based Education Commission for a report entitled The Power of the Internet For Learning.