Rose Fass

Rose Fass

Rose Fass is the founder and CEO of fassforward Consulting Group, a leading edge business transformation boutique. She is the author of the newly released book, The Chocolate Conversation: Lead Bittersweet Change, Transform Your Business. Rose works with executive teams from fortune 500 companies. Her work delivers thought leadership along with methodologies, and tools that enable clients to address tough challenges, solve complex business problems, execute on their strategies, and deliver bottom line results.

She had over 35 years of corporate experience in technology and consumer-based industries. During her career she has opened new business in the United States, been a general manager with full P&L responsibility and led major corporate transformations. As the Chief Transformation Officer at Xerox Corporation, Rose led the transition to the global industry and solutions business. She integrated acquisitions, diverse cultures and operating units to develop and execute the new enterprise strategy. Prior to starting fassforward Consulting Group, Rose was a corporate SVP at Gartner where she was responsible for creating the new business model, and working with the business units to execute on the global strategy.

A dynamic speaker, Rose is frequently invited to speak at private and public sector events. She has been a guest on CNBC, is quoted in several bestselling business books and she is listed in Forbes’ 2012 Top 10 Women Business Leaders of New York. Her firm has been awarded the Inc. 500/5000 for three consecutive years. Rose has a bachelor’s degree from Boston University’s School of Management and completed the Advanced Executive Studies Program at Harvard Business School.

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Do you know when to communicate and when to translate? Rose Fass joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why being a successful leader requires knowing when to translate and when to communicate by asking, "What do you think I mean?"
Are you and your team speaking the same language? Rose Fass joins Jim Blasingame to use the metaphor of chocolate preference to explain why leading your organization requires being specific and consistent.