Josh from Las Vegas is working to transform Minnesota by ‘implementing innovative tech solutions for Minnesota residents’.
Josh Kaplan is a skilled communicator and dynamic leader who brings a unique background and diverse skillset to the table. With a passion for Esports and innovation, he is determined to transform Minnesota by using his expertise both within and outside the gaming industry. His broad range of experiences, from working on a movie set to sales during world markets, equips him with a well-rounded perspective that can bridge gaps and unite different sectors.
Josh's proficiency in website development, tech research, and live production enables him to create visually appealing and user-friendly products that meet the specific needs of users. His ability to stay updated with the latest techniques and technologies ensures that he can provide the most effective solutions for every project. In addition to his expertise in product development, Josh has a knack for creating immersive VR/AR/XR events that push the boundaries of what is possible in the tech industry, offering attendees new and extraordinary experiences.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Josh is also a skilled tennis player and has used his teaching abilities to improve individuals' game. This aspect of his life has allowed him to draw parallels in upskilling individuals with technology, making him an exceptional mentor in the field. With his diverse skillset and unwavering passion for technology, Josh is always prepared to take on new challenges and opportunities, bringing fresh perspectives and ideas to the forefront.
With his bold vision and expertise, Josh Kaplan is ready to make a positive impact in Minnesota, uniting different industries and implementing innovative solutions that will drive the state forward in the ever-evolving technological landscape.
Josh's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.
To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Josh’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.
Josh will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.
This is an AI generated perspective of Josh’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.
Joshua tends to be meticulous, detail-oriented, skeptical of change, and methodical.
Joshua may want time to sort out his thoughts after a pitch. Be prepared to face some hesitation from him. Do your best to offer reassurance and prove your reliability.
What comes naturally to Josh
Following rules and instructions
Feeling comforted by certainty
Being sensitive to subtleties and nuances
Joshua may ask a lot of questions in order to understand and process information. Make sure to be patient and provide context in your explanation, don't force a quick response or try to switch subjects until he is ready. Don't be overly aggressive.
When speaking to Josh
Expect him to pick up on subtle hints
Offer helpful, constructive feedback
Guide the conversation with questions
Joshua is motivated by predictability and stability. He prefers to work in an environment with established routine. Joshua also likes to support others and help them achieve their goals.
What motivates Josh
Fairness & equity
Joshua will be a patient and loyal colleague who brings structure to their work environment. Precision is key to Joshua and he will probably gravitate away from people who value speed and results over quality.
When working with Josh
Bring underlying conflicts to the surface
Ask him questions to understand his point of view
Display steadiness and consistency
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Josh’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Josh’s online activity.
Esports Arena Las Vegas
AFWERX Innovation Facilitator
Esports Arena Las Vegas
AFWERX Innovation Facilitator
We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.
A quick pause to thank our employers:
We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….
How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?
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Thank youthe Difference Consultingfor supporting United We Transform!
How can Josh extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?
To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.
We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!
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1/5 No social presense
2/5 Very little or inaccurate social data
3/5 Has details but doesn’t post/share/comment often
4/5 Active and accurate
5/5 Social leader
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