ThreeJoy℠ Associates, Inc. grows out of successful efforts in conceptual, organizational, and aspirational change leading to programmatic transformation and the unleashing of student engagement at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as part of the Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education (iFoundry) initiative. iFoundry architect and co-founder, Dave Goldberg, is joined by a number of talented coaches and educational experts whose mission it is to help higher ed students, faculty, and admiinistrators lead effective and smooth change at their institutions.
Dave Goldberg, President. Based in Champaign, Illinois, Dave is a leadership coach to students, faculty, and administrators in higher education as well as technology execuitves and professionals around the world. Prior to founding ThreeJoy Associates, Dave was the Jerry S. Dobrovolny Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was known for his pathbreaking research in genetic algorithms and evolutionary computation, for his role in co-founding ShareThis, Inc (www.sharethis.com), as well as his work as co-founder and co-director of the Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education (iFoundry). Dave holds BSE, MSE, and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University. His first book, Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization & Machine Learning is among the most cited computer science references on Google Scholar. His 2002 text The Design of Innovation explores the connection between evolutionary computation and genetic algorithms and processes of human creativity and innovation. His two most recent books are The Entrepreneurial Engineer and Philosophy and Engineering: An Emerging Agenda (edited with Ibo van de Poel). Dave continues hands-on educational transformation through regular assignments as a visiting professor and advisor to senior leadership, most recently at Illinois, TUDelft, and the National University of Singapore.
Beverly Jones, Coach & Consultant. Based in Washington, DC, Beverly Jones works with institutional leaders to bring new productivity to their organizations and helps professionals restructure and energize their work lives. While a senior corporate executive and practicing attorney, Bev was extensively engaged in leadership and change management activities. Since 2003 she has developed a respected coaching and consulting practice, Clearways Consulting, LLC, guiding accomplished professionals in making themselves and their organizations more effective. Beverly holds a BS in Journalism and an MBA from Ohio University, a JD from Georgetown University, a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University, a Certificate from the Coach Training Alliance, a Certificate from the School Program for Senior Managers from The John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Beverly is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation.
ThreeJoy Associates, Inc. maintains an active network of extensive relationships with coaches and consultants around the world. Specialized training, knowledge, and knowhow can be brought to bear in the most challenging situations or to exploit the most promising opportunities. Contact email@example.com to configure a team appropriate to your challenge.