Brian Elliott

Brian Elliott

Executive Leader and Advisor

Brian Elliott is a seasoned executive, former CEO, co-founder of  Future Forum and the author of the WSJ bestseller, How the Future Works: Leading Flexible Teams to do the Best Work of Their Lives. As an advisor, Brian’s work enables leaders to drive transformation at work. 

Brian has spent 25 years leading teams and building companies as a startup CEO, as a product leader at Google, and as an executive at Slack and Salesforce. Most recently, Brian co-founded and led Future Forum, a research-driven consortium backed by Slack and partners Boston Consulting Group, Management Leadership for Tomorrow and MillerKnoll that brought together research-driven insights with best practices gathered from organizations around the world.

Brian started his career at Boston Consulting Group, and earned his MBA from Harvard Business School. His work has been published in a wide range of publications including The Economist, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and he is a proud father of two young men. 

His book, How the Future Works: Leading Flexible Teams To Do the Best Work of Their Lives, is a WSJ bestseller. Co-authored with Sheela Subramanian and Helen Kupp, the book is a blueprint for empowering teams with the flexibility and choice they need to do their best work based on two years of original research and work with leaders across industries.

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