Dr. David DeLong helps leaders implement practical solutions to critical skill shortages created by new technologies, major changes in workforce demographics, and shifts in generational values. President of Smart Workforce Strategies, David is also a research fellow at the MIT AgeLab and has been an adjunct professor at Babson College where he teaches “Leading & Managing Organizational Change.”He is co-author of The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management (McGraw-Hill), and author of the widely-praised book Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce (Oxford University Press). His most recent book is Graduate to a Great Job: Make Your College Degree Pay Off in Today’s Market.David has spoken for and consulted with organizations such as Lockheed Martin, MasterCard, MetLife, National Association of State Procurement Officials, the Federal Reserve Bank, Microsoft, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, American Organization of Nurse Executives, Indiana Hospital Association, Metal Service Center Institute, Forging Industry Association, Precision Metalforming Association, and Pratt & Whitney.David's work has been widely cited in the New York Times, Fortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review Blog, CIO Magazine, US News & World Report and The Boston Globe. He has also been interviewed on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “Talk of the Nation”.

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