Lucidea’s Lens: Knowledge Management Thought Leaders Part 65 – Johel Brown-Grant

Stan Garfield

Stan Garfield

April 04, 2024

Johel Brown-Grant specializes in using storytelling to create job stories, user journeys, and personas. 

He has expertise in implementing knowledge strategies to map knowledge flows, uncover tacit knowledge, and foster an agile environment. Johel applies User Experience (UX) and design thinking methodologies to support product development, using service design to support innovation.

Johel is a storytelling strategist, UX architect, design thinking specialist, and knowledge management professional with extensive experience in enterprise learning, change management, and business storytelling. He speaks and facilitates workshops on the power of storytelling to teach, engage, empower, motivate, and connect learners, leaders, groups, and professional communities across diverse industries and professions. Johel has led important knowledge management and storytelling projects in government, corporate, and academic settings. In his current role at the U.S. State Department, he coordinates enterprise learning efforts across multiple departments.

A former Fulbright scholar, Johel holds master’s degrees in sociolinguistics, literature, and information and knowledge strategy from Universidad de Costa Rica, University of Pittsburgh, and Columbia University in the City of New York, respectively, and a doctorate in communication and rhetoric from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Stan Garfield

Stan Garfield

Lucidea presents “Profiles in Knowledge Part Two” the second of four free webinars based on Stan Garfield’s upcoming book, Profiles in Knowledge. He will detail five categories associated with the discipline of knowledge management, including the Big Picture and Intellectual Capital, and spotlight KM practitioners with substantive impact in these areas. Join us on Thursday, May 2, at 11 a.m. Pacific, 2 p.m. Eastern. Register now!

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