Don Jones

Don Jones is the founding president of Experience It Inc. Over the past 30 years, Don has achieved a reputation as one of the foremost designers of sophisticated, story-driven behavioral management and leadership business simulations.

Don is an accomplished consultant, researcher, speaker and author. His organization has designed, delivered and implemented large-scale corporate experiential learning programs for multi-national Fortune 500 companies in more than 20 countries.

Don is a designer of innovative and highly unique business simulations. He has created strategically important leadership and development training programs for corporations, such as Whirlpool, Boeing, Procter & Gamble and Microsoft. More than 100,000 people throughout North America, Europe, South America and Asia have experienced his simulations.

Don is a recognized thought leader in the importance of human behaviors in the workplace. His white paper Human Systems 2.0 makes the case for the increasing importance of the need for human connection as the workplace becomes increasingly digital and technological. In addition, his Contextual Intelligence Transformation Model™ has also been adopted by a number of corporations.

Don’s work in the world of experiential learning has been featured in numerous publications, including the Toronto Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine and the Financial Post. He has been a keynote speaker at international leadership conferences and has delivered presentations to companies, such as Rio Tinto Alcan, Boeing, Microsoft, China Air, Marsh Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, as well as to Olympic teams. His book, Walk Softly and Carry a Big Idea, a leadership and management fable, has been translated into several languages and is distributed internationally. Don’s other book, The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia, underlines the importance of storytelling in business and is accompanied by the workbook The Art & Power of Storytelling.