Ed Rogers is a warm, dynamic, and focused on helping people achieve their desired results. Clients praise him for his sense of humor, high level of professionalism, and ability to make the learning process relevant for the audience. Ed strives to ensure that participants leave his training sessions enriched with an understanding of how to utilize their own insights and apply the core content to meet their individual leadership challenges.
Ed is successful at working within all levels of an organization. His areas of expertise include leadership development, management competence, team building, virtual teams, managing diversity, and strategic human resource management. He has vast experience on a global stage in a variety of venues, ranging from virtual environments to small groups or large auditorium settings. Ed’s in-depth knowledge of different cultures and business models underlies his forte in handling international clientele. He has trained in many industries including high tech, telecommunications, logistics, oil and petrochemical, and industrial manufacturing. He has also lectured for an eMBA program.
Ed's personal virtual team/leadership roles cover a span of over 20 years. For more then 15 years he has helped hundreds of virtual leaders and thousands of virtual workers - helping them to achieve greater meaning and "mental networking" within their work.
For more than 20 years, Ed has planned, designed, and delivered training and development programs for more than 500,000 participants worldwide, creating a positive impact on their organizations. His previous professional roles include experience in senior leadership, project and team management, and sales and marketing. He has also held a partnership in two companies.
Ed holds a dual bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology as well as an MBA.
Ed’s native language is English, and he speaks Finnish fluently.
In his free time Ed enjoys hiking, stargazing, managing social networks for research and practice in psychology, virtual communication, and history.
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