Industry Press


Leapgen Hires Industry Evangelist in its Drive Toward Digital Transformation

January 2019

Leapgen a digital transformation company shaping the future of work, is proud to announce Jess Von Bank has joined its growing leadership team as Head of Marketing. Von Bank will focus on shaping thought leadership and fostering conversation designed to educate and empower today’s enterprises and solution providers who need to design and deliver a modern, compelling workforce experience. Read Press Release

How HR leaders can shape the future of work

january 2019

The workforce is changing, and we must change with it. In fact, HR is going through the same disruption as Marketing went through 10-15 years ago with the rise of technology. “HR departments that grasp the value of the ‘digital workforce experience’ and its role in keeping people happy, productive, and engaged will lead the charge into the future. Those who don’t will find themselves woefully behind.” View Podcast


Why Stodgy HR Practices Must ‘Go Digital’, and How to Get There


“I saw that all these digital natives had better technology in the palm of their hand … than what companies were giving employees to work with,” Jason Averbook CEO of Leapgen explains “... It’s 2018, but when you go into a business, they act like it’s 1998.” Read Full Article

Leapgen Announces the LEAP360 Coaching and Consulting-as-a-Service Platform

October 2018

Leapgen announced the launch of the LEAP360 Platform, a new coaching and consulting-as-a-service offering, available as an annual subscription to support HR and IT leaders at global enterprises across industries and solution providers within the rapidly evolving HR technology and workforce experience marketplace. a new coaching and consulting-as-a-service offering, available as an annual subscription to support HR and IT leaders at global enterprises across industries and solution providers within the rapidly evolving HR technology and workforce experience marketplace. Read Press Release

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Platform-as-a-Service Helps Solve Cloud Customization Challenges

JUly 2018

PAAS is an untapped resource that many HR functions either aren't aware of or haven't yet taken advantage gets HR back into a build-versus-buy mentality." Have you used platform-as-a-service? Jason Averbook, our Co-Founder and CEO explains how Leapgen has in this article. Read Article

'Employees don't want feedback, they want attention'

JUly 2018

Accelerating digital disruption is already bringing a plethora of challenges for HR professionals, not least the fact that many jobs will require new skills or be overtaken by entirely new roles. So what are the key challenges for HR that will only intensify as the pace of change quickens? Jason Averbook, our co-founder and CEO of Leapgen, discusses the importance of looking at what the value of what we are going to do from a workforce lens, not from an HR lens. Read Article



Jason Averbook’s Latest Book Emphasizes The Need For HR To Shape The Future Of Work With A Digital First Mindset

JUNE 2018

Jason Averbook, our CEO and Co-Founder, has launched his latest book: The Ultimate Guide to a Digital Workforce Experience ~ Leap for a Purpose. In this new book, Jason offers a compelling guide to what’s required for the future of HR and how leaders must maintain a new mindset along with a shared “purpose” to shape the future of work for all generations. View Press Release



Asia’s Largest HR Technology Conference People Matters TechHR Is Back

May 2018

People Matters is back with its largest conference, People Matters TechHR18. The three-day conference will witness the participation of 3000+ attendees, 200+ Tech partners, 150+ speakers, 50+ HR tech startups, investors and mentors. Together, they will raise the bar for talent transformation and HR technology as they propel discussions on Technology, Talent, and Transformation. Jason Averbook is mentioned as one of the top speakers to look out for at the conference. Read Article 

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HR futurist Jason Averbook's new vision for work

May 2018

When it comes to technology, consumers have always been faster to adopt new ideas than their workplaces. But HR futurist and founder of Leapgen, Jason Averbook says the gap is now growing at an alarming rate, and it is up to HR to bring their organisations into line with the expectations of their workforce. Read Article


Jason Averbook on the Workforce-Experience Mindset

May 2018

Looking for a formula for your HR strategy? “The right equation is made up of mindset, people, processing, technology,” Jason Averbook is recently quoted by Meghan M. Biro, Founder of Talent Culture. Once you understand all of the pieces of the puzzle, you can start to roll out a workforce-experience mindset. Read Article


AI! BOTS! - jason averbook on surviving the oncoming hr apocalypse

May 2018

Leapgen, the digital HR innovation partner to HR and IT leaders building digital workforce experiences, is proud to announce the addition of Jim Holincheck to its seasoned executive team. Jim brings over 25 years of experience with Workday, Gartner and Accenture as a consulting, analyst, advisory and software professional to Leapgen to help drive its strategic growth initiatives. Read Press Release

AI! BOTS! - jason averbook on surviving the oncoming hr apocalypse

April 2018

Jason Averbook is interviewed by Swati Gangawane Gujar of Pozitive on "How ongoing recognition creates more engaged employees." His thoughts include, "We need to be thinking about ongoing engagement, ongoing feedback, ongoing coaching, ongoing recognition, and just ongoing communication and sentiment analysis to say, how are these people feeling?" Read Article


40+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2018

APRIL 2018

Jason is an executive, consultant, author and thought leader with a broad understanding of how tech can be applied to common business problems and help organizations realize the benefits of such solutions. Jason drives the Future of Work in organizations all over the world and encourages HR leaders to build a better workforce experience based on empathy-driven design thinking principles. Read Article


Bringing together People, Processes, and Technology

March 2018

The way we work and live is changing, and those who contest this statement are wasting time not preparing for the future. Jason Averbook CEO of Leapgen in the last session for the People Matters Talent Tech Evolve Virtual Conference brought together insights on how people, process, and technology must come together for a better tomorrow, and how the HR community can start laying the groundwork for this synergy. Read Full Article

Leapgen Delivers Monumental First Year Results in 2017

March 2018

Leapgen, the trusted HR innovation partner to HR and IT leaders building digital workforce experiences, today announced monumental first year results in 2017. Since launching the company in January 2017, Leapgen delivered revenue 63 percent over forecast due to the significant demand from HR executives globally looking to partner to successfully develop and execute against a digital HR strategy. Read Full Press Release 

How ready is HR for AI? Here’s the bad news…


Jason Averbook argues that HR needs to put proper foundations in place first before jumping to AI. While AI is grabbing the headlines and beginning to change the workplace, Jason Averbook, co-founder and chief executive of consulting firm Leapgen, sounds a note of caution. Read Full Article

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HR plays to win with gamification for learninG


At some companies, corporate education has become a tool for engagement and employee experience. See how gamification is putting the 'fun' in learning fundamentals. Read Full Article

2018 Predictions, Pt. 2: Tele-Healthcare, Remote-Control Cars with Bedside Manners, and the Journey to Mars

December 2017

“In 2018, organizations will take a digital-first approach. We will stop rolling out capabilities of any type without thinking “digital first.,” said Jason Averbook, CEO of Leapgen, in interview with SAP’s Game-Changers Radio. View Podcast

The Future of Digital Transformation Adoption – with Jason Averbook

December 2017

“I recently surveyed 800 HR practitioners of which 60% had moved to the cloud, but 97% of those businesses said that the technology had failed to to meet their expectations.” Jason Averbook, CEO of Leapgen is quoted in Podcast hosted by Andrew Barlow of AppLearn. Listen to Podcast

How some companies reap rewards of people analytics tools

December 2017

Jason Averbook, CEO of Leapgen is quoted in article by TechTarget. "There are not many things that are competitive in HR, but when you're competing for talent, you bet companies aren't going to spill the beans about everything." Read Full Article

What it takes to deploy, exploit HR tech

December 2017

Employers digitally transforming their human resource departments have a number of key goals, such as reducing their HR administrative burden and making HR performance indicators more actionable so managers can better allocate staff. For insights on how this can be accomplished, Employee Benefit News recently spoke to our CEO of Leapgen Jason Averbook. Read Article

Employees Will Book Time Off Using Alexa-style Devices

October 2017

“So much of HR work is transactional, repeatable, auditable and documentable – that is what bots are great at,” said Jason Averbook, CEO of Leapgen, in interview with Bill Goodwin of Computer Weekly. Read Article

What's Coming Next in HR Tech

October 2017

Jason Averbook is quoted during HR Tech Conference on October 10-13 saying, "I guarantee in two or three years, we won't be talking about user interfaces or menus, but how we bring interaction to the worker." Must Read Article

It's taking longer than ever to get hired, Glassdoor survey shows

August 2017

Huge improvements in the recruiting and hiring process are needed now. The candidate experience must get better in order for organizations to reduce hiring cyle time. A Must Read Article.

Fine-tuning Employee Performance: Chatbots, Equity Plans and Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

July 2017

Do chatbots have a place in the HR departments of the future? Jason Averbook, CEO and Founder of global human resources consultancy Leapgen, explains in this article.

"Most organizations fail to drive adoption because of their inability to design processes around employees."

October 2017

Ahead of HR Tech World Amsterdam, taking place on 24-25 October 2017, Jamie Lawrence spoke with Jason Averbook, CEO at Leapgen about how organisations can better drive adoption of HR technology and prepare for what the digital future holds. Read Article.

In the News: Jason Averbook, CEO/Co-founder of Leapgen

September 2017

Decoding workplace engagement, Jason Averbook is the 'go-to guy' for advice on optimizing the employee and manager experience for today’s world of work. Read Interview.

Viewpoint: Use Personas to Design Better Solutions for Your Workforce

July 2017

It's likely that you've either read about or discussed the concept of HR professionals thinking like marketers and treating the workforce like customers. These are valuable concepts, but where do you start? At the same place where the very best design teams in the world start: personas. Read entire article

How Will You Shape the Future? Featuring Jason Averbook

July 2017

Peter Clayton interviewed Jason Averbook after he delivered his thought-provoking closing keynote speech at the HR Tech World San Francisco conference in June 2017on how the employee experience must be ‘consumerized’ at every company. Listen to Podcast.

Finding the ROI In Your Workplace & HR Technology   

May 2017

Technology is extremely important to effectively doing our jobs and building organizations, however, painting the picture in terms of the path of how to get there is important. Listen to Podcast.

10 Things HR Needs To Understand To Prepare For The Digital Economy

March 2017

When it comes to preparing for the digital economy, there is a lot to keep in mind. Gartner predicts that the next ten years will be the first truly digital decade. The ways we interact with each other has changed. Read article.