Jack Skeels is a former RAND senior analyst, and currently CEO of AgencyAgile, an Agile transformation and coaching firm that helps agencies, marketers, and other complex service organizations go better, faster and happier. His career included leading Sapient’s 105-person Los Angeles office, founding and executive roles in multiple startups.
He is a coach to executives, a thought-leader and evangelist to industry, and wakes every day driven to create a revolution in leadership and management practices, optimal organization design, and delivery excellence.
Jack is recognized as an outstanding speaker, writer, and educator. He speaks at over 15 industry and association events per year, including Ad Age, Digiday, SoDA (annual meeting and The SoDA Academy), 4A’s conferences, Advertising Week, Magnet Global, Miss Collective, TAAN, Bureau of Digital, and others. With over 35 published articles, his work appears regularly in Ad Age, Entrepreneur.com, Ad Week, MediaPost, and other publications.
Jack is a two-time Inc-500 Award winner and entrepreneur, with several successful startups to his credit. In addition to a Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering and an MBA with honors in Entrepreneurship and Finance from the Marshall School of Business, he has held several graduate-level teaching roles, including associate professor at the RAND-Pardee School of Public Policy.