Dr. David DeLong is a leading authority on solutions for costly skill shortages. He has spoken and consulted with a wide range of organizations on how to:
- Improve transfer & retention of critical knowledge
- Recruit and retain millennials
- Develop leaders faster
- Maximize the value of experienced workers approaching retirement
- Manage organizational change effectively
David is co-author of "The Executive Guide to High-Impact Talent Management" (McGraw-Hill) and president of Smart Workforce Strategies, a research-driven consulting firm that closes skills gaps created by an aging & changing workforce.
David is also a research fellow at the MIT AgeLab and has been an adjunct professor at Babson College where he teaches MBA's “Leading & Managing Organizational Change.”
Author of the widely praised "Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce" (Oxford University Press), his latest book is "Graduate to a Great Job: Make Your College Degree Pay Off in Today's Market."
David's work has been widely cited in the New York Times, Fortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, 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.”