Online communications consultant and founder, The Compass
Jay Collier is founder and executive director of The Compass LLC, a consultancy focused on strategic online communications for communities of professional practice and lifelong learning.
For over 25 years, Jay has been scouting, evaluating, selecting, and integrating emerging media. At WGBH and PBS, he introduced innovative video editing techniques to local and national program promotion. At MIT, he post-produced online videos about leading-edge research for institute clients, including the Media Lab. At Dartmouth, he promoted liberal arts and sciences education as an online producer and manager for over 50 departments and offices. At Bates College, he consolidated media relations, social media, and e-mail content into new core channels.
Jay has been microblogging about innovative ideas since 2005 at jaycollier.net. He consults with non-profits, NGOs, and educational institutions on emerging media, online collaboration, and access to knowledge.
Jay graduated summa cum laude from the Boston University College of Communication where he studied media criticism, film history, educational technology, broadcast programming and production, and computer science.
He began his professional career at WGBH-TV as stage manager, camera operator, video switcher, and production assistant for news, public affairs, how-to, sports, and performance programming, including This Old House, Evening at Pops, Masterpiece Theatre, Mystery, and NOVA.
Is your organization ready for seismic change accelerated by the expanding online ecosystem? Are you evolving the kinds of nimble governance, management, and operations that can survive -- and thrive -- through the next upheaval in your industry?
By definition, disruption is unexpected, but you can prepare your programs and people to anticipate transformative change. Based on exemplars in agile governance in the private and public sectors, we'll detail a process for surveying current organizational conditions (goals, strategies, and metrics), taking the pulse of industry trends (social media, community curation, and mobile devices) and applying this framework to the day-to-day concerns of web management, operations, and production.
Philadelphia 2010 slides: Perils, Pitfalls, and Pleasures: Moving Print Publications to Life Online
Philadelphia 2011 conference news: Nine steps towards agile online governance
Philadelphia 2010 conference news: Which is the best way of moving print publications online?