Brian Pagels

Brian has spent his career building online communities for influential public and private sector organizations. He’s crafted holistic online community strategies for Salesforce, the National Academy of Engineering, and IBM and trained AARP, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and World Bank staff on best practices in community management. For more than two years he served as community manager for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Alumni Network, and advised United Way Worldwide on the design and growth of their global social intranet platform. By night, he plays guitar and sings in the The Beanstalk Library.