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Mary E. Boone is president of Boone Associates located in Essex, CT. She is a leading authority on organizational communication, leadership development, collaborative technologies and large-scale interactive meetings.
Ms. Boone's ideas have received widespread attention. In the November 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review, she co-authored an award-winning article with David Snowden entitled "A Leader's Framework for Decision Making." Among those quoting from and praising her work are Tom Peters, The New York Times, CNN, CNBC, National Public Radio, The Financial Times, Investor's Business Daily, Information Week, CIO Magazine, Chief Executive Magazine, and Industry Week.
Mary Boone's books include Managing Inter@ctively: Executing Strategy, Improving Communication and Creating a Knowledge-Sharing Culture (McGraw-Hill, 2001) and The Information Edge, co-authored with N. Dean Meyer, (Dow Jones, 1987). Another of her books, Leadership and the Computer, (Prima Publishing, 1993), was selected as "required reading" for Congress by the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Successful Meetings Magazine recommended her as one of 25 "hot" speakers in a feature issue.
Throughout her career, Ms. Boone has been an integrator of ideas across disciplines including communication, meeting design and planning, information technology, organizational development, sales and marketing, human resources, and knowledge management. A frequent contributor to Successful Meetings Magazine, she has also served as a regular columnist for Sales and Marketing Management Magazine and as host of a regular segment on FMN, a video series for financial executives. She has authored hundreds of articles for a wide variety of general business and information systems publications.
Prior to founding Boone Associates, Mary Boone was vice president of NDMA Inc., one of the foremost consultancies in the management of information technology departments. Early in her career, she was a contributing editor to two leading teleconferencing industry publications: Business TV Magazine and TeleSpan. She also was a visiting scholar at the Institute for the Future (IFTF), a spinoff of the Rand Corporation. She is on the faculty of Northeastern University's MBA program and she has been a Guest Lecturer at Emory University School of Business, The University of Texas School of Communication, and the National Defense University's ICAF Program.
Mary Boone has a master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin and an undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University in communication theory. She is a Senior Fellow and on the Steering Committee of the International Executive Forum Program at the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute in La Jolla, California.
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