Evan Rosen
Senior Coach and Chief Strategist

Evan Rosen coaches and advises CEO’s and other senior leaders in business strategy, leadership development, organizational design, strategic alliances and communication. He also creates organizational collaboration and communication strategies.

He is the author of three books: The Bounty Effect: 7 Steps to The Culture of Collaboration® (Red Ape Publishing) The Culture of Collaboration®: Maximizing Time, Talent and Tools to Create Value in the Global Economy (Red Ape Publishing), Gold Medal Winner in the Axiom Business Book Awards and Personal Videoconferencing (Manning/Prentice Hall). Evan also is a columnist for Bloomberg BusinessWeek.com and writes a collaboration blog.

Evan is known globally for his pioneering research in the role culture plays in collaboration. The focus of his ongoing research is the interplay of culture, environment and technology to support collaboration. At The Culture of Collaboration Institute, Evan leads an interdisciplinary team of researchers and strategists who work with organizations to become more collaborative. Also, he delivers keynote speeches and leads workshops globally. He has lectured at the Stanford University Center for Professional Development, and he has advised senior leaders of the world's largest corporations and the highest levels of the United States government.

Evan's work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Washington Post, MIT Technology Review, The Washington Times, CIO Magazine, NetworkWorld, InformationWeek, IndustryWeek, Workforce, Leader to Leader, Executive Travel, Talent Management, Computerworld Canada, CableWorld, Sales and Marketing Management, InfoWorld Netherlands, TechWorld United Kingdom, Communication World, and he has appeared on CBS News, CNN and on many local television and radio broadcasts.

Evan has won numerous communication awards including an Emmy nomination, an Associated Press award, and two awards from Women in Communications. Evan holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from the Univesity of Michigan-Ann Arbor. His biography appears in Who's Who in America.

Articles by Evan Rosen:

"How IT is Creating the 'Smart' Workplace" in NetworkWorld

"Collaborative Manufacturing Creates Value" in IndustryWeek

"Five Best Collaboration Strategies" in Executive Travel

"Every Worker Is a Knowledge Worker" in Bloomberg BusinessWeek

"Creating Collaboration Takes More Than Technology" in Bloomberg BusinessWeek

"Smashing Silos" in Bloomberg BusinessWeek

"The Hidden Cost of Internal Competition" in Bloomberg BusinessWeek

"Real-Time Collaboration Gets Real" in Network World

"Video Portal Power" in Network World

"How to Set Up a Video Portal on Your Network; in Network World

"What Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, and You Have in Common; in CampaignGuide

"Reykjavik Leads the Way on Fiber to the Curb; in Network World

"Bouncing Back to Broadband" in Network World

"ESPN Drafts Internet" in CableWorld

"No Time for Face Time" in Network World

"The Great Global 3G Challenge" in Network World

"VOW Power: Video Over Wireless" in Network World

"Extreme Videoconferencing" in InformationWeek

"Videos With Value"
in InformationWeek

"The Other VoIP" in Network World



Laura Ehlert
Director of Marketing
Laura Ehlert directs Impact Video Communication's high-touch marketing strategy focused on senior decision makers. Laura also advises C-level leaders of client companies on go-to-market strategies.
Laura has broad experience in global branding and advertising, marketing communications and web and creative services. She has held marketing management positions with Franklin Templeton Investments, Bisys Brokerage Services, Essex Corporation and Putnam Investments. She has also worked in learning and development at Wells Fargo Bank. Laura holds a BS in organizational communication from Ohio University.



Katherine Hirzel
Director of Business Development

Katherine Hirzel leads Impact Video Communication's business development and sales functions. She ensures that customer requirements drive program development and delivery. Katherine has broad experience in training, messaging, sales and marketing in the telecommunications, consumer product, and financial services industries. She has held positions with AT&T, Procter & Gamble, and Morgan Stanley.

Katherine has also conducted extensive research in archaeology, anthropology, and geography and has studied cultural behavior. She holds a Master of Arts in Geography from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from Ohio University. Her biography appears in Who's Who of American Women.



Linda Joyce

Linda Joyce is a psychologist and two-time, Emmy award-winning television journalist who coaches leaders to deliver concise, compelling messages for media encounters. Linda specializes in crisis communications and has coached senior executives, government officials and law enforcement agencies including the LAPD. She has anchored newscasts and covered numerous political campaigns, business and technology stories, and high-profile international stories. Linda has held news positions at CNN, KTTV-TV in Los Angeles, KGO-TV in San Francisco, KICU-TV in San Jose, WTOL-TV in Toledo,KJRH-TV in Tulsa, and KSNF-TV in Joplin, Missouri.

As a general assignment reporter for Los Angeles Fox 11 News, Linda covered the entertainment industry, the 2000 presidential elections, and she reported and produced several documentaries. Before joining Fox 11 News, Linda was a national correspondent for CNN Newsource based in Los Angeles. She delivered round-the-clock live coverage of such major stories as the trials of O.J. Simpson, the Menendez Brothers, and Rodney King.

Before coming to Los Angeles, Linda covered numerous technology and business stories throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. She was a reporter in CNN’s San Francisco bureau and also reported for KGO-TV, the ABC-owned and operated station in San Francisco. She also covered Silicon Valley for KICU-TV in San Jose.

Linda lectures widely on communication topics and on media relations. She also teaches journalism at Long Beach City College.

Besides receiving 2 Emmy awards, Linda received a Cable Ace Award for her coverage of the Northridge Earthquake. She also received an AP award for continuing coverage and writing.

Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Nevada-Reno and a Master of Arts in Psychology from the Phillips Graduate Institute.



Richard White

A 20-year veteran television anchor, Richard White coaches senior executives to maximize media opportunities and deliver powerful presentations. He also has extensive experience narrating and hosting video presentations for leading companies. Richard has held news anchor positions at WEWS-TV in Cleveland, KOB-TV in Albuquerque, KODE-TV in Joplin, Missouri and KHBS-TV in Fort Smith, Arkansas. At KODE-TV, Richard was the primary anchor and managing editor.

Richard has interviewed political leaders including Bill Clinton, Dan Quayle, and Bill Bradley. His long list of celebrity interviews includes Muhammad Ali and Yoko Ono. He has also covered numerous stories in the telecommunications, technology and automotive industries.

Richard is known for his ability to translate complex concepts into plain speak. He has been the featured speaker at many civic group gatherings and has lectured at Missouri Southern State University. He has hosted numerous charity events including the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon. Richard holds a Bachelor of Science in telecommunications from Kent State University.



Jim Parker
Coach and Strategist

Jim Parker coaches senior executives and candidates for public office to maximize media opportunities. Jim’s career as a news executive has spanned more than 15 years. He has held news management positions at television stations in Portland, Oregon; Toledo, Ohio; Rock Island, Illinois; Binghampton, New York, and Philadelphia. During Jim’s tenure, those news operations have won Emmy awards, Associated Press awards, Edward R. Murrow awards, an Eppy award, and awards from Sigma Delta Chi. Jim has also hosted talk radio and reported for leading stations in Toledo.

As Director of News & Operations for Interactive Media at Portland's leading news station, Jim led a dedicated team of electronic journalists. Also, he has served on the national board of directors for the Society of Professional Journalists (Sigma Delta Chi). In the political realm, Jim is a recipient of the Lyndon B. Johnson Congressional Fellowship and worked as a staff member in the Washington office of Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur. He also directed coverage of the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions for Belo Interactive's 35 television news web sites.

Jim’s articles on communication topics have been published in magazines including the Federal Communications Law Journal. He has also lectured at the University of Oregon School of Journalism & Communication. Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts in mass communication from the University of Toledo.