A global influencer and thought leader in the communications
International Association of Business Communicators in designating Diane Gayeski a Fellow in 2020
Diane M. Gayeski, Ph.D. is principal of Gayeski Analytics. She is internationally recognized as an academic administrator, a consultant, and a scholar in communications and learning strategies and technologies. She provides direct consultation and presentations to leaders in higher education, human resources, training, and corporate communications. For larger projects, she carefully chooses a team of associates who complement and extend her expertise.
Dr. Gayeski was appointed Dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in 2010. She led the school to become internationally recognized as a top film and journalism school, adding three undergraduate and two graduate degrees and increasing enrollment by 30% to over 1800 students each year. In fall 2020, she is returning to her position as tenured full Professor of Communication Management and Design where she began her teaching in 1979, in order to have more time to pursue research and consulting.
During her 45 year career, she has maintained an active profile as a consultant, professor, and author. Widely acknowledged as a thought leader, her work and ideas have been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Corporate University Review, Training Magazine, Computerworld, Business Week, Strategic Communication Management, Newsweek, and many other publications.
Diane is the author of more than 100 articles and fourteen books, some of which are the principal texts used in undergraduate, graduate and corporate curricula in corporate communication, human resources, and instructional systems design.
She has been chosen as a Fellow by the International Association of Business Communicators, is the recipient of their 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, and also received the 2008 Distinguished Professional Achievement Award from the International Society for Performance Improvement.