Speaker | Builder | Advisor | Future of Work Architect
Future of Work Architect
Named an “oracle of remote work” by CNBC and featured in The Forbes Future of Work 50, Darren is a recognized visionary in organizational design. He leads at the intersection of people operations, marketing, and strategic communication.Whether you've led teams for years or find yourself plunked into a workforce transformation, plotting strategy to build your unique future of work is essential to long-term success. Darren's 15+ years of in-office, hybrid, and remote work leadership will meet you where you are.Let's collaborate to take charge of your future, build operational infrastructure, and create inspiration that drives action.Email Darren to get started ✍️
About and Services
Hi, I'm Darren, and you're awesome!I offer advisor and consulting services to all stages of business, from Seed to Public. I'm available for speaking and panel engagements on the topics of organizational design and future of work. I also accept a few mentees annually, with more details at MentorCruise. My primary areas of impact are:◉ Organizational design
◉ Remote, hybrid, and distributed work transformation
◉ Workplace strategy and operations
◉ Editorial, communication, and marketing strategy
◉ Future of work operations and thought leadership
◉ Personal and professional coachingI've spent my career across the spectrum of remote — over 15 years leading remote teams and charting remote transformations in colocated spaces, hybrid-remote environments, and all-remote.I hold a Guinness World Record in publishing.I authored GitLab's Remote Playbook and Living the Remote Dream: A Guide To Seeing the World, Setting Records, and Advancing Your Career.The highest honor of my life is being chosen to be a dad. I'm an adoptive father, and I am a steadfast advocate for open adoption.To follow and learn more about my professional experience, visit my LinkedIn profile.To apply as a mentee, visit my MentorCruise profile.
Clients and Brands
Darren’s full-time, consulting, advising, and speaking engagements span the globe and myriad industries.
Fight or Flight
Domino Data Lab
Content + Portfolio
Darren holds a Guinness World Record in publishing. He authored GitLab’s Remote Playbook and Living the Remote Dream: A Guide To Seeing the World, Setting Records, and Advancing Your Career.He is a globally recognized speaker, panelist, coach, and writer on topics related to organizational design and future of work.His work and thought leadership is featured at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, CNBC, CNN, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Fortune, Forbes, Quartz, Fast Company, Digiday, Business Insider, and more.
Personal Operating Manual
This manual is intended to help others understand what it might be like to work with me, especially people who haven’t worked with me before.
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I offer speaking, advising, and consulting services to all stages of business, from Seed to Public. I'm available for speaking and panel engagements on the topics of organizational design and future of work.I also accept a few mentees annually, with more details at MentorCruise.Email me to get started | ✍️