Rick Von Feldt
Partner, Future Workplace HR Futurist
Future Workplace is a company focusing on innovations in attracting, developing and keeping talent. Rick Von Feldt is a former VP of Training and Development at Hewlett-Packard. He is a specialist in talent management, individual development, social collaboration and communities of practice. He is an executive coach for over 25 executives and teams around the world, with an emphasis on emerging markets. He lived and worked in Asia for seven years while working for Dell and HP. He and his partner Jeanne Meister have recently authored an article in ASTD Training and Development on Mobile Learning. Rick works with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency to determine the leader of the future in the military. He is a writer and tweeter as The HR Futurist. Rick is a coach and advisor to the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Communications department. He is a coach for the Critical Analytical Thinking program and the Stanford Sloan Masters Program. He teaches workshops in "power communications" to students and faculty.