Edward E. Gordon, president, and founder of Imperial Consulting is an internationally recognized researcher, writer, and acclaimed keynote speaker. He is both a professional historian and an historical economist whose area of expertise is strategic workforce development. His book, Future Jobs, describes how a variety of community sectors can collaborate to successfully bridge the skills-jobs gap and talent disconnect with RETAINs. He provides programs to assist organizations of all types and sizes in developing their human capital and aids communities in reinventing their education-to-employment systems.

Please visit http://www.imperialcorp.com to learn more about Ed Gordon’s activities and presentation topics. His latest book, Divided on D-Day co-authored with David Ramsay, centers on the conflicting egos, personal and national rivalries, and professional abilities of the major Allied commanders and offers important leadership lessons for any organization. He has present hundreds of historical programs across America to professional groups, universities, alumni organizations, community groups, trade associations, historical societies, and museums. To learn about the wide range of his presentation topics, please visit www.historypresentations.com,

Books in order of publication:

Centuries of Tutoring: A History of Alternative Education in America and Western Europe – 1990

Closing the Literacy Gap in American Business: A Guide for Trainers and Human Resource Specialists – 1991

Skill Wars: Winning The Battle For Productivity And Profit – 1999

Tutor Quest: Finding Effective Education for Children and Adults – 2002

Peer Tutoring: A Teacher’s Resource Guide – 2005

The 2010 Meltdown: Solving the Impending Jobs Crisis – 2005

The Tutoring Revolution: Applying Research for Best Practices, Policy Implications, and Student Achievement – 2006

Winning the Global Talent Showdown: How Businesses and Communities Can Partner to Rebuild the Jobs Pipeline – 2009

Future Jobs: Solving the Employment and Skills Crisis – 2013

Divided on D-Day: How Conflicts and Rivalries Jeopardized the Allied Victory at Normandy – 2017