Adam Ventura, BCBA
Advisory Board Member, Founder & CEO WorldEvolve
Adam Ventura is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) and the founder and CEO of World Evolve, Inc. a behavior analysis organization headquartered in south Florida. Adam’s passion for behavior analysis evolved to owning and leading one of the largest behavior analysis service providers in Florida. As the founder of World Evolve, Adam has grown his organization to employ over 170 people in and out of the United States.
Adam’s experience is not limited to the applied field; he has also served as an adjunct professor within the Behavior Analysis department at Florida International University (FIU) for the past seven years and has taught over 7000 students. In addition to his full time commitment to World Evolve, and his teachings at FIU, Adam is one of the founding members of the Miami Association for Behavior Analysis (MiABA), and COEBO, Code Of Ethics for Behavioral Organizations (COEBO), a corporation established in 2015 to set and maintain the standards of ethical practice for behavioral organizations.
Adam has started nine separate companies in various industries and has sat on numerous committees and advisory boards over the course of the last decade and enjoys donating his time, knowledge, and experience to helping other businesses grow. Adam aspires to contribute to the field of behavior analysis and the overall business industries for years to come.
Manny Rodriguez, MA
Consultant, Advisory Board Member, OBM Network Executive Director, ABA Technologies
With over fifteen years of experience, Manny has worked with many organizations across the globe. He is an accomplished practitioner in the field of Behavior Analysis, highly regarded by his customers, and colleagues alike. He has earned a reputation for his quick grasp of behavioral challenges and how to solve them offering a practical “real-world” approaches. He has held positions both as an external consultant at the largest behavior based consultancies, Aubrey Daniels International and the Continuous Learning Group, and as a Global Environmental Health and Safety leader within FMC Corporation, an international specialty chemicals company, and today is Vice President of ABA Technologies, Inc.
Manny’s experience spans various industries working with some of the largest organizations in the world such as Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Kraft Foods, Syncrude, Cigna, Heinz, Canadian National Railway, Duke Power, ADM, Blair, Bell Canada, Stewart Enterprises, and FMC Corporation. Manny has led large scale change efforts, providing one-on-one coaching with executives and senior managers, developing and delivery engaging professional development learning events, and led teams of professionals to achieve significant performance. His leadership in the science of human behavior has impacted the lives of thousands leaders and employees nationally and internationally.
Manny has worked with organizations across the globe, lending his expertise in behavioral science to make a difference in the workplace. Manny’s experience spans various industries such as human services, nuclear power, government, oil and gas, transportation, telecommunications, banking, and chemical within the Fortune 1000. Today, he focuses his time on bringing behavior analysis to executives and leaders through online learning, consulting, and training practitioners.
Through his leadership, Manny has consulted to various clients, launched Operant Leadership, the business consulting service division of ABA Technologies, co-authored with his Operant Leadership colleagues Daniel Sundberg and Shannon Biagi the four volume series OBM Applied! a practical guide to implementing organizational behavior management, and most recently co-authored with Dr. Paul Gavoni the book Quick Wins! Accelerating School Transformation through Science, Engagement, and Leadership.
In addition, Manny volunteers his time as the current Executive Director of the OBM Network, and as a member of the board of directors of the space coast human resource association.
Todd Ward, PhD, BCBA-D
Advisory Board Member, bSci21Media President
Todd A. Ward, PhD, BCBA-D is President of bSci21Media, LLC, which owns bSci21.org, a world leader in the dissemination of behavior analysis to the public through articles, video production, web design, and entrepreneurial consultation. He is a passionate believer in the role of entrepreneurship in fulfilling Skinner’s vision of a technology of behavior change to improve the world. Dr. Ward received his PhD in behavior analysis from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2013 and specializes in Organizational Behavior Management and Behavioral Systems Analysis. He has served as a Guest Associate Editor for the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management and currently serves on the Editorial Board of Behavior & Social Issues.