Jay Gordon Cone
Jay Gordon Cone
Senior Consultant, Dallas, TX
"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken."
Jay Cone has spent the past 25 years focusing on leadership development, strategic thinking and innovation learning processes. Prior to joining Interaction Associates, Jay worked in the food service industry as a training manager, Human Resources director, and internal consultant.
Jay has presented at the National Restaurant Association’s National Show, The Southwest Food Expo and the Texas Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation Management Conference. His articles on leadership development have appeared in Training Magazine, The Training & Development Journal, and The American Society for Training and Development's Best of Customer Service Training. Jay served on the editorial review committee for David Straus' book, How to Make Collaboration Work,and contributed to Chip Bell's book on building partnerships, Dance Lessons.
Jay serves on the faculty of the Executive MBA program at The University of Texas at Dallas, where he teaches innovation and collaboration. Jay's current consulting practice focuses on senior team facilitation, strategic thinking, leadership development, and innovation.
Current and Past Clients Include
A.G. Edwards, Fluor, GE
Pro Bono Clients
Family Matters, Destination ImagiNation, Inc
On Working at IA
I'm grateful everyday to work for IA. I'm inspired by my colleagues and I believe in our mission.
More About Me
I live in Dallas, Texas with my wife Katherine and our three daughters: Abby, Hannah and Rebekah.