About Successful Workplace

SuccessfulWorkplaceLogoWe work with some of the world’s biggest and best companies in making business outcomes something that is predictable and strategic, from technology to business process and marketing.  There’s such confusion about so many things related to getting work done that it just seems like a great idea to cut through the jargon and the prejudices and to have a real discussion of what companies are doing that works well. We’re fortunate to have exposure to fantastic customer stories.

We’ve brought in great talent to tell their stories, too.

We hope you enjoy the these pages. If you’re interested in advertising on SuccessfulWorkplace, please contact Jeanne at jeanne@successfulworkplace.com.

Editorial Team

Chris Taylor, Editor-in-Chief and Cofounder @FindChrisTaylor

Focus: Big Data, Analytics and Emerging Technologies

Reimagining the way work is done through big data, analytics, and event processing, Chris is the cofounder of Successful Workplace. He believes there’s no end to what we can change and improve.

Chris is a marketing executive and flew for the US Navy before finding a home in technology 17 years ago. An avid outdoorsman, Chris is also passionate about technology and innovation and speaks frequently about creating great business outcomes at industry events. As well as being a contributor for The TIBCO Blog, Chris contributes to the Harvard Business Review, WiredVenture BeatForbes, Big Data Republic and the PEX Network.

Chris lives in Los Angeles.

Jeanne Roué-Taylor, Editor and Cofounder @MaximAdventure

Focus: Disruption, Big Data and Entertainment

Fascinated by disruptive technology and its impact on our world, Jeanne is the cofounder of Successful Workplace. Jeanne manage sales operations for an excellent startup with a unique team of highly experienced data scientists. She is an attorney and also acts as a part-time legal counsel.

Jeanne is also an adventurer and world traveler who can’t get enough of new ideas and new places. She has trekked several times in the Himalayas and North Africa and has traveled most of the North America and Europe.

Jeanne lives in Los Angeles.

Ron Webb, Editor, @RWebb_APQC

Focus: Healthcare, Benchmarking and Privacy

Executive Director of Open Standards Research at APQC and contributor to Harvard Business Review. Ron leads a team of extremely talented people dedicated to helping APQC member organizations improve their performance.

Prior to joining APQC, Webb was a consultant in the health care industry and still works with that industry as much as he can. Webb received a Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree with a Health Systems Planning focus from Texas A&M University. This degree started his passion for process and systems thinking. Webb’s first publication was in 1992 in Sports Medicine. He’s published numerous benchmarking reports on APQC’s Website and is a regular guest blogger.

Webb received a varsity letter in the decathlon and still enjoys exercise; he regularly participates in long-distance running events and triathlons. A true competitor and adventurer at heart, he looks forward to time outdoors with his family as much as helping APQC members.

Ron lives in Houston, Texas.