Jarrod McGrath


My name is Jarrod McGrath and I’ve spent the last 20 years working with organisations around the world to help them better manage their people in the rapidly evolving business landscape that we all find ourselves in. I’m passionate about putting people first in all situations and my writing, speaking and commentary focuses on how we can do this through innovative thinking, embracing digital and being brave enough to embrace new operating models.


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About Jarrod McGrath

The Modern CEO 2023 Launch


“This is the book that every CEO needs to read, ponder and action, right here, right now”.
Andrew Griffiths, International Bestselling Author and Entrepreneurial Futurist.

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The Digital Workforce Second Edition out now


Jarrod McGrath’s first book, The Digital Workforce is the essential guide to understanding how to fully embrace an innovation approach to digital transformation at an organisational level.

“Remarkable people are at the heart of every organization. Magical things happen when people are inspired. The Digital Workforce shines a spotlight on how to embrace people by leveraging technology”.

Aron Ain, Executive Chair (Ultimate Kronos Group) and author of WorkInspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work

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Founder/CEO Smart WFM

Smart WFM is a Global Workforce Management and Human Capital Management Consultancy - with a clear purpose of empowering people. Operating in Australia, Singapore, India, the Philippines and the USA and one of the Australian Financial Review Top 100 Fast Growing Companies in 2021 and 2022, his impressive organisation is transforming the way organisations engage, interact and value their people.

Jarrod McGrath


Jarrod has been featured extensively in the media, sharing his thoughts and experience across a broad and diverse range of media platforms. Few people have both the past experience and forward thinking thought leadership in the space of people.

AusBiz CEO Magazine Consultancy Australia Forbes

Disrupt The Economic Times Fifth Quadrant Financial Review

HR.com HRD HR Tech News HRM Asia People Matters

Smart Company Steadfast The Australian The Mandarin