As Globoforce’s CMO & Head of Strategic Consulting, Derek is a seasoned, internationally minded management professional with over 20 years of experience working across a diverse range of industries. During his career he has lived and worked in many countries including Spain, France, Ireland, Canada, Sweden, UK and the USA.
In his role as a thought leader at Globoforce, Derek helps clients set a higher ambition for global strategic employee recognition, leading consultative workshops and strategy setting meetings with such global organizations as Avnet, P&G, Dow Chemical, Intuit, KPMG, Symantec and Thomson Reuters. An authority on the topics of employee engagement and recognition, he has been a guest speaker at worldwide industry and professional group conferences and is frequently published in media including Businessweek, Workspan and HR Management. He also writes his own blog on strategic employee recognition at the Globoblog.
While previously working with top-five management consultancy firm PA Consulting Group, he advised clients in corporate strategy, organizational behavior, marketing and corporate communications. Derek has also worked in consumer marketing for many years, working on the world-class brands of Johnson & Johnson and Jameson Irish Whiskey.
Derek holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Master of International Business Studies degree from University College Dublin.
You can reach Derek via email at firstname.lastname@example.org