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Dan Pontefract - TELUS. Vancouver, BC, CA

Dan Pontefract Dan Pontefract

Senior Director, Learning & Collaboration | TELUS

Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Change Agent: Enterprise 2.0, Learning, Collaboration and Leadership



Currently, as Senior Director / Head of Learning & Collaboration at TELUS (, Dan is responsible for the overarching learning and collaboration strategy for the company. He has driven a philosophical and cultural shift in the way TELUS views and experiences learning and leadership called “Learning 2.0”; the shift to a social, informal and formal learning and collaboration model for all 35,000+ team members, bringing TELUS to the forefront of learning leadership. In addition to these actions, Dan founded and chairs the TELUS 2.0 Adoption Council; a cross-functional group of leaders aimed at helping drive a culture of collaboration and engagement across the organization.

Dan is a passionate leader in the learning, Enterprise 2.0, leadership and collaboration space. He is uniquely skilled to ensure an organization can move from traditional cultures of engagement, leadership and learning to one that embraces non-traditional forms that embody the unique integration of open leadership, Enterprise 2.0 technologies & processes along with a formal/informal/social modes of learning.

Myers-Briggs: ENTJ.

Areas of Expertise (5)

Social Learning

Enterprise 2.0




Education (3)

Royal Roads University: MBA, Management / Technology 2002

McGill University: Educational Technology, Ed Tech 1995

McGill University: B.Ed / B.A. 1994

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