2019 Speaker Presentations


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Tuesday, March 19 | Wednesday, March 20 | Thursday, March 21

Wednesday, March 20


Kat Cole


The Science of Working Human: Using AI to Understand Your Workforce 

Jesse Harriott, Executive Director, WorkHuman Analytics & Research Institute
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When a Coworker Dies: A Case Study on Grief Response in the Workplace 

Stephanie Blakey, Senior HR Business Partner, The Cadmus Group 
Jennifer Crow, Grief and Trauma Response Consultant, Crow J Consulting
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Reimagining What’s Possible – A Story of Culture Transformation 

Pamela Puryear, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Zimmer Biomet
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Employee Engagement Is Broken: Unlocking the True Driver of Employee Performance 

Cy Wakeman, Best-Selling Author & Global Thought Leader
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Candi Castleberry Singleton, Vice President of Intersectionality, Culture, & Diversity, Twitter
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Inspiring Best Self at Work: Connecting People to Company Purpose and Values with Micro-Habits  

Adam Fridman, Founder, Mabbly
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The Future of Happiness in the Digital Era – Leadership Strategies to Enhance Performance and Well-being 

Amy Blankson, Speaker, Author, & Founder, GoodThink
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What Automation Means For the Human 

Monica Lewis, Head of Product, LinkedIn Jobs
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Including Inclusion: Moving Beyond Diversity for Organizational Impact

Rich Lang, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, VMware
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Everybody Matters: How to Transform Your Organization’s Culture  

Rhonda Spencer, Chief People Officer, Barry-Wehmiller
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Shifting Training on Culture: How to Prevent, Not Just Handle, Workplace Harassment and Unprofessional Environments  

Elizabeth Brown, Chief People Officer, Unity Technologies
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Storytelling: It’s Not Just for Bedtime and Campfires 

Karen Eber, Global Culture & Leadership Development Strategist
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FeedFORWARD, Not Feedback: The Power of Performance Partnerships 

Joe Hirsch,TEDx speaker & Managing Director, Semaca Partners
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A New Reward Framework for the Future

Peter Newhouse, Global Head of Reward, Unilever
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Building a New Path to Leadership for Women 

Addie Swartz, CEO, reacHIRE
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Beyond Buzzwords: Real Talk on What it Takes to Create an Amazing Culture 

Michelle Prince, Senior Vice President, Global HR, Global Head Learning & Development, Randstad 
Robin Schooling, Head of People, Strio Consulting 
John Baldino, President, Humareso 
Niamh Graham, Vice President of Global HR, Globoforce
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The Good Fight: Why Embracing Productive Conflict Will Strengthen Your Team and Grow Your Bottom Line 

Liane Davey, Ph.D., Best-Selling Author and Co-Founder, 3COze Inc.
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Rebooting Feedback: Creating a World Where Feedback Doesn’t Hurt! 

Tamra Chandler, Author, CEO and Co-Founder, PeopleFirm 
Laura Grealish, Author and Executive Leadership Consultant, PeopleFirm
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5 Do’s and Don’ts to Launch Your Recognition Platform 

Chary Krout, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, First Tech Federal Credit Union 
Molly Lehrsch, Director, Corporate Communications, First Tech Federal Credit Union
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How to Use the Art of Alignment to Attract Today’s Top Talent 

Kathryn Minshew, CEO and Founder, The Muse
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Humanizing Cultures: The Power of Love and Compassion in the Workplace 

Lorie Corcuera, Co-Founder and CEO at SPARK Creations & Company Inc.
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Don’t Hold People Accountable – Develop Accountable People 

Mitch Warner, Best-Selling Author and Managing Partner, Arbinger Institute
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Employee Experience: Thin-Slicing the Employee Journey 

Jim Lefever, Vice President, Human Resources Americas Region, DXC Technology
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How to Effectively Connect Across Cultures 

Tayo Rockson, President and CEO, UYD Management
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The Work-Life Balance Myth 

David McNeff, Founder and President, Peak Consulting Group
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Leading Transformation: Overcoming the Invisible Human Barriers 

Tony Schwartz, CEO and Founder, The Energy Project
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