The Shriver Report – Josh Bersin

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Josh Bersin

Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Josh Bersin is the founder of Bersin by Deloitte, and now serves as Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP.  Bersin has helped hundreds of companies to deliver high impact employee talent acquisition, learning, leadership development and talent management through his research and advisory services.  He founded Bersin & Associates (now Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP) in 2001 to provide research and advisory services focused on corporate learning. Today, the firm is the “go to” source for learning and HR decision makers seeking product and market data, insight on trends and expert advice on enterprise learning and talent management.

Bersin is a frequent speaker at industry events including the HR Technology Conference the ASTD International Conference, the Learning Technologies Conference, and HR Tech Europe. He has been a columnist since 2007 for Chief Learning Officer magazine and is a popular blogger for  In addition, he is quoted frequently in other leading training, HR and business media, including Bloomberg News, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, Harvard Business Review,, the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, on BBC Radio, CBS Radio and National Public Radio.

In 2012, Bersin was selected as one of the world’s “Most Powerful HR Technology Experts,” by the editors of Human Resource Executive® magazine.  Bersin in 2011 was named by HR Examiner magazine among the “Top 25 Online Influencers in Recruiting,” the “Top Online Influencers in Talent Management,” the “Top 25 HR Digital Influencers,” and the “Top 25 Online Influencers in Leadership.”

He is the author of The Training Measurement Book: Best Practices, Proven Methodologies, and Practical Approaches (April 2008, Pfeiffer) and The Blended Learning Book: Best Practices, Proven Methodologies, and Lessons Learned (October 2004, Wylie/Pfeiffer).

Earlier in his career, Bersin spent 25 years in product development, product management, marketing and sales of e-learning and other enterprise technologies at companies including DigitalThink (now Convergys), Arista Knowledge Systems, Sybase, and IBM

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