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Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading HR executives for our 2017 CHRO Leadership Forum: Redefining HR as the Business Partner in San Francisco. Throughout a full day of thought leadership content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that human capital executives are facing in 2017, with an agenda geared specifically towards CHROs, Chief People Officers, Chief Talent Officers, Chief Learning Officers and Chief Diversity Officers, as well as VPs and Directors of HR, talent, learning & development, change management, and HR analytics in a leadership role. Key topics that we will discuss include:

  • Transforming HR into a critical supporter of key business initiatives
  • Identifying and developing the next generation of leadership within the organization
  • Aligning talent and the business through partnerships across the C-suite
  • The future of HR as a strategic advisor
  • Leveraging analytics to source the right talent, understand employee behavior, and predict trends
  • New leadership development trends in the digital economy


Our keynote presentationsfireside chatspanel sessions, and networking breaks will provide you with actionable takeaways to bring back to the office, as well as the opportunity to both strengthen and expand your network of peers. We look forward to hosting you!

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This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Diana Caldera at dcaldera@argyleforum.com.

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ARGYLE HOST Terese Kemble Chief Human Resources Officer
Juniper Networks
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Manish Asnani Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Visa
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Stacey Bearden Head of Total Rewards & HR Operations
Yelp
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Ailene Bui Business Development Manager
Fitbit
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Cara Capretta Vice President, HCM Transformation Practice
Oracle
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Audrey Charles Vice President, Human Resources
Lam Research Corporation
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Harry Feuerstein President
Merryck & Co
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Mindy Geisser Chief People Services Officer
Savers
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Ann Johnston Chief Learning Officer
GE Digital
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Amy Leschke-Kahle VP, Performance Acceleration
The Marcus Buckingham Company, an ADP company
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Carl Luckenbill Chief Learning Officer
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
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Jo Mackness Assistant Vice Chancellor, Human Resources
UC Berkeley
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Jeff McCarthy Recruitment Evangelist
Indeed
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Colleen McCreary Chief People Officer
Vevo
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Alfredo Mendez Global Leader, Organization and Employee Experience
AECOM
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Sylvia Pagan VP, HR Operations
ServiceNow
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Paul Pastrone Vice President, Global Talent Management
Lenovo
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Greg Selke Business Transformation Executive
SAP SuccessFactors
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Ling Shao National Vice President, Client Solutions
Optum
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Karalyn Smith Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Sephora
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Adam Taylor Managing Director, Leadership and Talent Strategy
DDI
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Ceil Tilney VP, Talent Management - Principal
Right Management
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  • 7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast
  • 8:30am - 8:40am Opening Remarks featuring Argyle Host
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    Terese Kemble
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Juniper Networks

  • 8:45am – 9:20am Keynote Presentation featuring GE Digital
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    Ann Johnston
    Chief Learning Officer
    GE Digital

    This session will be off the record.

  • 9:20am – 9:40am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Oracle: “The Future of the Internal Talent Marketplace"
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    The public domain probably has more accurate talent data about your workforce than your internal HR systems. In this session, we’ll explore the next generation talent profile and ideas for how to improve the content, adoption and utilization of employee data. We’ll also discuss how to engage the workforce through networks, collaboration, mentoring and knowledge sharing communities to bridge the gap of workforce knowledge and learning that must transcend the changing demographics of the workforce.

    Cara Capretta
    Vice President, HCM Transformation Practice
    Oracle

  • 9:40am – 10:05am Networking Break
  • 10:05am – 10:25am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring SAP SuccessFactors: "Future Proofing HR: 10 Microsurvey Hot Topics"
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    In this session, you will learn both provocative and reassuring insights of recent SAP SuccessFactors customer research specifically on ten hot HR topics including CHRO Metrics, Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation, Continuous Performance Management, Diversity and Inclusion and Mentoring. You will:

    • Receive an online booklet with 10 infographics with research data on each topic
    • Understand better what over 500 organizations view as best practices, “current unfixables” and their priorities for now and until 2020
    • Have a new benchmark to assess how similar or different your organization is to other organizations and what that means as you calibrate your HR strategies
    • Hear innovative ideas for how to future proof HR at your organization

    Greg Selke
    Business Transformation Executive
    SAP SuccessFactors

  • 10:25am – 11:10am Panel Discussion: “The Unrealized Promise of Leadership Potential”
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    Session topics include, but aren't limited to:
    • Challenges HR faces when identifying leadership potential
    • HR views and approaches to unleash potential
    • Preparing the next generation of leaders today
    • Accelerating the potential of individuals, teams, and organizations

    Panelists:
    Mindy Geisser
    Chief People Services Officer
    Savers
     
    Carl Luckenbill
    Chief Learning Officer
    San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
     
    Paul Pastrone
    Vice President, Global Talent Management
    Lenovo
     
    Adam Taylor
    Managing Director, Leadership and Talent Strategy
    DDI

  • 11:10am – 11:30am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring Indeed: “Transformational Talent”
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    Talent professionals know the allure of the exceptional hire, whose impressive resume, career path or charisma seem to guarantee high performance. We’ve been told the workforce contains a finite pool of these invaluable employees—but does it? What if you could look beyond standard recruiting assessments to identify more candidates with a high potential to transform your organization? Join Indeed for a new look at the traits and behaviors of exceptional employees who inspire teams and invigorate businesses. Learn how you can apply these insights to craft inbound recruiting strategies that attract transformational talent.

    Jeff McCarthy
    Recruitment Evangelist
    Indeed

  • 11:30am – 11:50am Networking Break
  • 11:50am – 11:55am Session Introduction featuring Optum
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    Ling Shao
    National Vice President, Client Solutions
    Optum

  • 11:55am – 12:40pm Panel Discussion: “The HR Impact in 2018 and Beyond”
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    Session topics include, but aren't limited to:

    • The rise of digital era and transformation in the workplace and its impact in HR leadership strategies
    • Preparing millennials as the next generation of leaders
    • Accelerating women and diversity in the workplace and in leadership roles
    • Leveraging data and technology to measure the business impact of leadership and HR initiatives
    • Driving and organizational culture of high performance in the organization
    • Generating leadership development and growth and preparing for the organization in the future 

    Panelists:
    Manish Asnani
    Senior Vice President, Human Resources
    Visa
     
    Harry Feuerstein
    President
    Merryck & Co
     
    Colleen McCreary
    Chief People Officer
    Vevo
     
    Karalyn Smith
    Senior Vice President of Human Resources
    Sephora

  • 12:45pm – 1:05pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring FitBit: “How Technology Enables 24/7 Corporate Wellness”
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    We’re moving less, we’re sleeping less, and we’re more stressed than ever. People’s health requires 24/7 care, and while you’re running a workplace wellness program with the best of intentions, that means it’s only 8 hours a day that your employees are under your guidance. How can you offer a program that empowers your employees around the clock? It's time to get your workforce healthy all day, all week, and all year. In this session, Ailene Bui from Fitbit Health Solutions will describe a forward-thinking approach, using the latest technology, to help you achieve that goal.
     
     
    Ailene Bui
    Business Development Manager
    Fitbit

  • 1:05pm – 2:05pm Lunch
  • 2:05pm – 2:25pm Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring The Marcus Buckingham Company, an ADP company
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    Alfredo Mendez
    Global Leader, Organization and Employee Experience
    AECOM

    Interviewed by:

    Amy Leschke-Kahle
    VP, Performance Acceleration
    The Marcus Buckingham Company, an ADP company

  • 2:25pm – 3:15pm Panel Discussion: “Futureproofing HR Leaders for Tomorrow’s Workforce”
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    Session topics include, but aren't limited to:

    • The rise of digital era and transformation in the workplace and its impact in HR leadership strategies
    • Challenges in administering talent
    • Ensuring HR investments are working for the organization
    • Leveraging data and technology to measure the business impact of leadership and HR initiatives
    • Driving and organizational culture of high performance in the organization
    • Generating leadership development and growth and preparing for the organization in the future

    Moderator:
    Stacey Bearden
    Head of Total Rewards & HR Operations
    Yelp

    Panelists:
    Jo Mackness
    Assistant Vice Chancellor, Human Resources
    UC Berkeley

    Sylvia Pagan
    VP, HR Operations
    ServiceNow
     
    Ceil Tilney
    VP, Talent Management – Principal
    Right Management

  • 3:15pm –3:30pm Networking Break
  • 3:30pm – 4:05pm Keynote Presentation featuring Juniper Networks: “5 Keys to Great HR Leadership”
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    In this session we will discuss critical elements of HR leadership. We’ll present 5 key areas that are essential to effective HR leadership and business partnership.   We will review how to learn the business and “connect the dots” to enable successful HR leadership and partnership.   Please join us for this enriching and impactful discussion.

    Terese Kemble
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Juniper Networks

  • 4:05pm – 4:15pm Closing Remarks featuring Argyle Host
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    Terese Kemble
    Chief Human Resources Officer
    Juniper Networks

  • 4:15pm – 5:15pm Closing Reception

Explore the most critical challenge areas and hot topics for HR leaders such as:

Revolutionizing HR

Examine how your organization is using technology to better align HR with the business to drive results, and how these adjustments are impacting the bottom line. Our speakers will discuss:

  • Using workforce and predictive analytics to make decisions
  • Leveraging mobile and social tools to manage recruiting efforts
  • Modernizing the function through adoption of new skillsets
  • Sharing the impact of human resources with the executive team

Empowering the workforce

Review the obstacles of building a unique organizational culture through employee engagement, and the importance of finding solutions to develop workforce efficiency. Get briefed on:

  • Pinpointing employee needs and wants through effective communication
  • Measuring the success of training initiatives and learning opportunities
  • Providing engaging learning and development options for staff
  • Deploying tools to nurture leaders and grow engagement from within

Recruiting top talent

Reflect on major issues that are intrinsic to identifying top talent and maintaining a high level of engagement, and discuss how the candidate profiles differ across generations. Gain insight into:

  • Approaching and engaging the digitally savvy candidate
  • Using innovative tools to attract and empower
  • Prospecting smart with a strategic, targeted workforce plan
  • Maintaining selectivity while humanizing the application process

The role of HR

The HR discipline continues to evolve in scope and practice. Discuss the ways human capital executives are change agents, reviewing the challenges of creating a results driven vision and culture. Hear about:

  • Aligning the organization with a new 'people' strategy
  • Creating a high performance culture that supports business goals
  • Leveraging mechanisms and tools to motivate and engage employees
  • Making a difference through a larger role on the executive team

Still have questions? We have answers.

I want to attend, but what if I'm unsure of my schedule and need to cancel my participation?

Just let us know. We understand that schedules change! However, we always have a waiting list for this event, and if you don't cancel, we will assume you are still attending and your spot will go unused. If you must, cancel at least 48 hours prior to the event to make room for others!

What if I can't be OOO for a whole day, or need to come late?

We have wifi and private rooms available for attendees to take calls and spend some quiet time on emails, as well as access to printing. Have a morning meeting you can't miss? No problem. This event was designed for busy executives - we get it.

I'd like to bring some colleagues. Do I need to register them online?

Events are more fun with friends, and we'd be happy to host your team. You can have them register online, or send us their names, titles and email addresses and we will take care of it for you! request a pass.

I don't see the event venue listed. Where will the meeting be held?

To maintain exclusivity, we don't release the venue address until the registration process has been completed. All logistical details will be shared once you have requested a pass and been approved.

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