Executive Team

The LeapGen Executive Team has decades of experience as thought leaders and consultants working with organizations globally to improve their HCM practices.  We love this stuff.  And love working with like-minded people to deliver results.

 

Jason Averbook

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

As Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jason is a leading analyst, thought leader, consultant and keynote speaker in the area of human resources, the future of work and the impact technology has on that future. He has co-founded LeapGen to help organizations around the world realize that the Future of Work is NOW and the time to leap our HR and workforce technologies to new heights is upon us.

Jason co-founded Knowledge Infusion LLC in 2005 until 2012 when the company was sold to Appirio and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He was responsible for the groundbreaking vision and strategy. He served as the Chief Business Innovation Officer at Appirio Inc where led Appirio’s human capital management business. He held the position of CEO of The Marcus Buckingham Company (TMBC) from 2014 through 2016 until recently leaving to focus on his next venture, LeapGen!  Jason is the author of the book "HR From Now To Next" which is used in over 20 educational institutions around the world to teach HR and workforce technologies as well as being considered one of the top 5 thought leaders worldwide in the field.

He has more than 20 years of experience in the HR and technology industry. He worked with industry leading companies around the world to help them transform their HR organizations into strategic partners. Prior to founding Knowledge Infusion, he served as Senior Director of PeopleSoft Global Product Marketing at PeopleSoft, where he was responsible for the marketing including packaging and positioning for PeopleSoft’s flagship product line. Prior to PeopleSoft, he served as Director of Organizational Readiness at Ceridian Corporation, an HR and payroll outsourcing company.

Mike Brennan

Co-Founder & Chief Service Officer

As President and Chief Service Officer, Mike oversees our Delivery organization, providing leadership by managing talent, methodology, growth and profitability.  He also works with our Sales, Marketing and Delivery Teams to manage relationships with clients and ensure their success.

Brennan has nearly 20 years of enterprise consulting experience in both HCM and CRM a strong track record of partnering with customers and building high-growth teams.  Prior to co-founding LeapGen, he spent over a decade at Appirio, most recently as a Partner.  Brennan was also the Practice Leader of Appirio's Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) Practice, starting and growing it to just under 40 people - this made Appirio CSOD's largest enterprise service partner in just under 2 years.  

Mike started his career as an Industry Analyst with IDC, a global market intelligence firm. As Program Director of Learning Services Research, he managed relationships with clients and led many global studies in areas such as blended learning, training outsourcing, LMS, performance management and the use of customer/partner education as a marketing tool.  

Brennan holds a BS (Allied Health) and an MBA (Marketing, Finance) from Boston University.