XM PROFESSIONAL NETWORK LEADER
Ashley Elder leads the global professional network of XM leaders, building awareness and inspiring action that drives XM Programs in enterprise organizations. She has nearly a decade of experience building and scaling communities both in-person and online. Her passion for enabling and connecting individuals began while working in healthcare, eventually leading her to manage communities in the nonprofit and technology industries. Prior to joining the XM Institute, Ashley led the Community Events program at Atlassian, scaling the in-person community thirty percent year over year. Ashley holds an MS in Social Work with a specialization in Community and Administrative Leadership from the University of Texas at Austin.