Dan Pontefract

Dan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, where he heads the Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance their corporate cultures and collaboration practices. Previously as Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS, Dan introduced a new leadership framework that dramatically helped to increase the company’s employee engagement to record levels of nearly 90%.

He is the author of FLAT ARMY: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at multiple TED events and also writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post.  Dan and his wife, Denise, have three young children (aka goats) and live in Victoria, Canada.

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"The Purpose Effect helps individuals and leaders connect the dots between the personal, professional, and organizational. Dan Pontefract makes a strong case that we shouldn’t check our core values in life at the office door."

Adam Grant
Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of GIVE AND TAKE and ORIGINALS‎