Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

CEO, Disaster Avoidance Experts

Lauded as “Office Whisperer” and “Hybrid Expert” by The New York Times, Dr. Gleb Tsipursky helps HR leaders use hybrid work to improve retention and productivity while cutting costs as the CEO of the hybrid work consultancy Disaster Avoidance Experts.



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Dr. Gleb Tsipursky helps HR professionals drive collaboration, innovation, and retention in the future of work as the CEO of the boutique future-of-work consultancy Disaster Avoidance Experts. He is nationally recognized as a top expert in hybrid and remote work, with his cutting-edge thought leadership featured in over 650 articles in Harvard Business ReviewFast CompanyFortune, and elsewhere. He is the best-selling author of 7 books, including Leading Hybrid and Remote Teams: A Manual on Benchmarking to Best Practices for Competitive Advantage. He presented to many dozens of SHRM chapters and at SHRM national events with excellent testimonials. His expertise comes from over 20 years of consultingcoaching, and speaking and training for Fortune 500 companies from Aflac to Xerox, and over 15 years in academia as a behavioral scientist at UNC-Chapel Hill and Ohio State.


  • Using Hybrid Work to Improve Retention and Productivity While Cutting Costs

  • Defeating the Four Horsemen of the Mandated Return to Office: Employee Resistance, Attrition, Quiet Quitting, and Loss of DEI

  • Become a Hybrid Work HR Leader Via Behavioral Science

  • How to Use Generative AI to Seize the Future