Yael Sara Zofi is the Founder and CEO of AIM Strategies®, Applied Innovative Management®. For 20+ years she has applied behavioral science techniques to organizations and teams and has dedicated her efforts to improving productivity in the areas of global leadership development, virtual team effectiveness and cross cultural communications.Throughout her career, Ms. Zofi worked with clients in the high-tech, financial services, pharmaceutical, healthcare, electronics and media industries as well as non-profits and educational institutions. Her organizational development work focuses on helping leaders and teams become more successful through strategic alignment and guided change. She created assessment tools, facilitated global team strategy retreats, designed international talent management programs and lead merger integrations with three global organizations. Ms. Zofi also implemented process improvement, talent retention and performance management programs across three continents. Prior to forming AIM Strategies®, Ms. Zofi was Senior Vice President of Performance Management, Leadership and Organizational Development with J.P. Morgan. She writes a Column called “Your People“ with Long Term Living Magazine and has recently published three booklets: Communicating Through a Global Lens™ – How to Broaden Your Perspective in a Cross Cultural World (2007), TOPS™ – Managing UP – How to Identify Your Manager’s Style and Build a Stronger Relationship(2007), and Work Your Network – Making Impactful Business Connections (2008). Y'l’s current book, A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams, was recently released.