Principal Research Lead, Knowledge Management
APQC (American Productivity and Quality Center)
Lauren Trees is principal research lead for knowledge management (KM) at member-based nonprofit APQC. She is responsible for identifying trends in enterprise knowledge sharing and collaboration, investigating cutting-edge ways to improve knowledge flow, and sharing her findings with APQC members and the business community at large. Her current projects focus on content management, smart recommendation systems, and innovating in the face of business and technology disruption.
Lauren writes for numerous media outlets and her research has been cited by Forbes, Inc., TIME, and the Wall Street Journal. She is also an experienced speaker, having presented at global conferences as well as corporate meetings and webinars. She holds a B.A. from Brown University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and has studied at the University of Oxford and Rice University.