Gary A. Bolles

Author, “The Next Rules of Work”

Chair for the Future of Work, Singularity University

Gary A. Bolles writes and lectures around the world on the future of work, learning, and the organization. He is the author of “The Next Rules of Work: The mindset, skillset, and toolset to lead your organization through uncertainty,” your guide to the brave new world of work in the pandemic era. He also has nine courses on LinkedIn Learning with a total of over 850,000 learners, with courses such as “Learning Mindset” and “Learning Agility.”


As adjunct Chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University, Bolles helps people understand the impact and opportunities of exponential change for individuals, organizations, communities, and countries. As a partner in the consulting agency Charrette LLC, he helps organizations, communities, educators and governments develop strategies to meet the needs of tomorrow’s workers and learners. As co-founder of, he helps job-hunters & career changers with programs inspired by “What Color Is Your Parachute?”, the world’s enduring career manual. And as a board member of the Innovation Collective, he helps communities envision and catalyze initiatives for inclusive work and entrepreneurship.


Bolles is the former editorial director for six technology publications, a serial entrepreneur, and a former Silicon Valley executive. Bolles is dedicated to helping individuals, organizations, communities and countries to collaborate on effective strategies to ensure that all people can have access to meaningful work and lifelong learning opportunities.

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