With more than 20 years of leadership in the world of tech, Jean-Paul (JP) Guilbault recognizes the design and execution of strategies that leverage technology can simplify the way people connect, engage, learn and work.
Under his current leadership at Community Brands, JP is delivering unprecedented value through the power of software and revenue solutions for associations, nonprofits and k-12 schools, serving nearly 60,000 organizations worldwide. Since 2012, he transformed YourMembership from a single product organization to a market-leading technology solutions force. He led YourMembership’s significant growth by leveraging both organic strategies and successfully assimilating three company acquisitions. He now oversees the corporate direction and strategy of the recently-formed Community Brands, focusing on leadership and innovation to drive both customer and company growth.
JP is a recognized leader at connecting people and organizations to what they value most. He is adept at designing and executing strategies which leverage technology to simplify the way people connect, engage, learn and work. He is a “techy” at heart and maintains a firm grip on the pulse of innovation and the opportunities it presents to affect change. He has recently led the charge to develop better-connected technology for associations, nonprofits and K-12 schools which operate with silos of information and systems in a digital world. He advocates for a mobile-first approach to collect data, improve engagement, personalize marketing, automate transactions, deliver education, inspire collaboration and make a greater social impact.
JP has been invited around the world to give keynotes, share his insights and conduct workshops with technology, business, association, nonprofit and education leaders. During the past few years, he has presented at nearly 50 industry conferences, offering his perspectives on innovation, design thinking and unleashing the power of technology to deliver value, empower engagement and identify shifts to create a competitive advantage and impact social good. His appearances include events hosted by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), IMEX International-Frankfurt, Digital Now, Good Tech Summit, Association Headquarters, Association of Destination Management Executives (ADMEI), numerous state societies of associations (SAEs), several financial investment firms, and the AMC Institute (AMCi)—where he currently sits on the Board of Directors.
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