Wade is the Director of Learning and Organization Effectiveness within Kaiser Permanente’s National Sales & Account Management division based in Oakland, California where he is responsible for people strategy, leadership development, team and sales effectiveness within the division as well as across regions and functions. Prior to this role he held a variety of roles in sales, client management and channel strategy.
Wade’s passion is for designing gatherings, meetings and conferences that evoke the best work of participants and sponsors alike. He believes that small groups and teams are the fulcrum of change and effective outcomes. He earned his Bachelors of Arts in History and Russian at the University of California at Irvine and his Masers of Science in Organization Development at Pepperdine’s Graziadio School of Business.
He served on the conference committee for the 2018 ODF conference in Seattle before joining the board.