Warren has been an educator for 24 years, and he earned his Doctorate in Education (EdD) in 2002, studying in-class FLOW: Optimal Engagement and Learner Motivation.
Warren began his work in innovation and technology with start-ups in Silicon Valley by working in Communication and HR. Currently Warren is an Innovation Thinker, Tech Trainer/Advisor, and PD Trainer for primary and secondary schools, universities, and businesses in Hong Kong, China, and Asia.
Warren’s passions are finding and sharing innovative Tech Tips to engage and improve communication among students, teachers, and the world in- and outside of the classroom.
At the same time, Warren has been diligently pursuing methods to reduce teachers’ workloads, and allow teachers time and freedom to enjoy their own passion for teaching and helping students develop crazy new ideas that will change the future.
Dr Linger is internationally respected as an award-winning speaker, author of two books on leadership, and in-demand innovation, leadership, and communications instructor. Having been called, ‘an expert at interactive classrooms in China and Asia,’ Dr Linger helps teachers, schools, and universities develop practical strategies for education, engagement, and cultural skills that ensure global learning success.
Dr Linger has over 30 years speaking, training, and education research experience. This includes working in human resources and teaching at many universities in both, The East and The West. He regularly gives guest talks on engagement, leads public seminars in several different countries, and has gained recognition for managing professional development, and achieving respect as a global education leader.He started with a BA Economics, followed by an MA in Speech Communication specializing in Teaching/Training Communication, and finished with a Doctorate in Education (EdD) specializing in classroom Flow and Optimal Experiences and engagement. Using a dynamic and interactive style, he provides high ‘take-home value’ by keeping his audiences interested, interactive, and involved throughout his talks and workshops. Additionally, Dr. Linger has earned an MBA to better understand the ‘business’ side of education.