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7 Key Insights from Leading Practitioners

15 October, 2013 | (01 hr)

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While corporations strive to improve productivity and collaboration among their workforce, current trends suggest a future workplace in which many more employees are tethered virtually – rather than physically – to their companies. Studies show that between 2005 and 2008, the number of Americans working remotely at least one day a week rose by 74 percent, and nearly half the US workforce may be viable candidates for teleworking. It is also increasingly seen as a highly desired workplace benefit. As a result, companies need to prepare for a rise in teleworking.


Jesse Bernal

Jesse Bernal
Sr. Service Delivery Manager
Johns Manville

Jesse Bernal is Johns Manville's Sr. Service Delivery manager. Jesse manages a team of 30 dispersed team members across the North America. Jesse has both experience as a telecommuter as well as managing other telecommuters.

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Pat French

Pat French
Program Manager, Enterprise Virtual Initiative
The Boeing Company

Dr. Pat French is a program manager in the Boeing Company. She has over 25 years experience in the aerospace industry, having worked in defense, commercial, civil, and intelligence. She completed her doctoral dissertation with a study of Boeing virtual organizations and is now responsible for def...Full Bio

Sherri Strickler

Sherri Strickler
Senior Manager
FedEx TechConnect

Sherri Strickler is a Senior Manager in Customer Services at FedEx TechConnect and provides leadership for customer service operations in the Boston and Philadelphia areas.  Sherri leads the team at TechConnect which successfully piloted their telework program called REACH (Reps Engaged &...Full Bio

Irene Sobol

Irene Sobol (Moderator)
Senior Manager, Institute for Sustainable Value Creation (ISVC)
The Conference Board

Irene Sobol is a Senior Manager, Institute for Sustainable Value Creation (ISVC).  Prior to joining the ISVC team, Irene has led Research Working Groups at The Conference Board covering topics such as "Integrating Sustainability into your Core Business” and “Measuring the Impact ...Full Bio

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