Prositions, Inc., creator of MentorString, the leading virtual mentoring software platform, announced today that renowned industry author and professor, Paul Leonardi, Ph.D., has joined the company’s Strategic Advisory Board.

“Dr. Leonardi is a highly respected thought leader in the field of social interaction and communication at work,” said Frank Russell, CEO of Prositions. “We are very excited to welcome him to our Board and look forward to his input, guidance and contribution as we continue to grow the company and add new functionality to our MentorString application.”

Dr. Leonardi is the Duca Family Professor of Technology Management at University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). He holds appointments in the Technology Management Program and the Department of Communication. He also serves as the Investment Group of Santa Barbara Founding Director of the new Master’s Technology Management Program at UCSB. He has authored dozens of articles and three books on innovation and organizational change.

“I am excited to be a part of Prositions’ Strategic Advisory Board,” said Dr. Leonardi. “The work they’re doing with their cloud-based software platform, MentorString, is truly revolutionary. I believe it has the potential to fundamentally change the way organizations mentor employees and build engagement.”

Dr. Leonardi has won numerous awards for his research from the Academy of Management, the American Sociological Association, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Association for Information Systems, the International Communication Association, the National Communication Association, and the National Science Foundation.

“Our new Advisory Board brings together the top thought leaders in our industry,” said Robin Salsberry, President and COO of Prositions. “Dr. Leonardi will make a significant contribution to the impressive team of experts we have on our Board.”

About Prositions
Prositions, Inc. is a rapidly growing Talent Transformation firm that offers career transition assistance, leadership development, performance coaching, and virtual mentoring services. It does this in a unique and advanced way, by combining the power of technology with an International network of coaching experts. Its latest software application, MentorString, enables organizations to leverage virtual mentoring and secure collaboration technology using the latest cloud-based, social and mobile technologies. For more information about Prositions and their unique solutions, visit

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Robin Salsberry
President of Prositions, Inc.
Phone: 515-661-6252