Gary A. Bolles is a partner in Charrette LLC, a San Francisco-based consultancy that helps clients identify disruptive trends, and to create initiatives designed to have an impact. He has served as consulting producer for numerous strategic events and initiatives for clients such as Google, Yahoo!, Singularity University, TED, the United Nations, and the London Business School. He is a frequent writer and lecturer on the future of work and learning.
Bolles was a co-founder of SoCap, SocialCapitalMarkets.net, the premier gathering for impact entrepreneurs and investors; DGREE: The Future of Higher Education; and Closing The Gap: Strategies for an Inclusive Economy. He was also the editorial director of technology publications such as Inter@ctive Week, Yahoo! Internet Life, and Network Computing, as well as the on-screen host of TechTV’s “Working the Web.”
Bolles currently serves as a member of the steering committee of the People Centered Internet, an initiative guided by Vint Cerf and others to help the next billion to connect and thrive. Bolles also is the co-founder of eParachute, Inc., helping job-hunters & career changers with online tools and workshops inspired by the best-selling career book of all time, “What Color Is Your Parachute?”