Gary A. Bolles


Gary A. Bolles is the co-founder of eParachute, creating software and courseware based on the work of “What Color Is Your Parachute?”, the world’s most popular career manual, with more than 10 million copies in print.  He is also a partner in Charrette, serving consulting producer for clients including Google, TED, Dropbox, Yahoo, Singularity University, London Business School, L’Oreal, and Red Bull. He is the co-founder of SoCap (, the conference for “impact” entrepreneurs and investors; Silicon Valley Meets the U.N.; DGREE: The Future of Higher Education; and the co-producer of “Closing the Gap,” a conference focused on solutions for a more inclusive economy. He writes and lectures frequently on the future of work and learning.