2018 CHRO Leadership Forum
Why You Should Attend!
Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together leading 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 for our 2018 CHRO Leadership Forum in New York City. Key topics that we will discuss include (but not limited to):
- Building an HR for managing change in the organization
- Using an agile approach in talent recruitment and employee development
- Employee engagement and talent management and its impact in performance
- Collaborating across the C-Suite to redesign organizational structures
- Increasing innovation in the workplace
Our keynote presentations, fireside chats, panel sessions, and interactive group discussion sessions will give you the perspective and 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 in NYC!
This event will feature insights from top executives, including:
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EVERFI View Bio »
Elizabeth Bille, JD, SHRM-SCP, is an employment law attorney and HR leader who currently serves as the Senior Director of Harassment Prevention at EverFi, Inc. As EverFi's subject matter expert on the prevention of harassment and discrimination in the workplace, Elizabeth conducts and presents cutting-edge research, informs the development of evidence-based educational tools and courses for organizations, and builds strategic partnerships with leading experts and organizations. Prior to joining EverFi, Elizabeth was the General Counsel of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She also has served as the legal and policy advisor to former Vice Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Leslie Silverman; in this capacity, she provided legal advice to the EEOC regarding the federal laws prohibiting harassment and discrimination in the workplace, contributed to the development of regulations and enforcement guidance, and the like. Elizabeth has also provided counsel to employers of all sizes on a range of employment and labor law matters as an attorney in the global law firm of Hogan & Hartson. Elizabeth's work has been cited in various publications and news outlets including National Public Radio, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and the New York Times.
O.C. Tanner View Bio »
A frequent speaker at ATD, the world’s largest training and development conference, Jeff Birk has inspired thousands for the last 25 years as a keynote speaker, trainer, stand-up comedian and corporate emcee for the likes of Bayer, Honda, Liberty Mutual, 3M, Pepsi, Ralph Lauren, Bose, Footlocker, and Pier 1 Imports. His rare combination of stand-up comedy along with years of corporate keynoting and training engages and inspires audiences around the world. With a unique balance and poignancy in every message he delivers, Jeff draws on his trademark style and experience to make presentations on employee recognition, career achievement, and team building more purposeful, meaningful, and memorable. In his spare time he listens to as much music as he can ranging from Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd to Hans Zimmer and Rachmaninoff. He lives in the Salt Lake City area with his wife and daughter.
You can find Jeff on twitter @jtbirk
Fidello View Bio »
Chris founded Fidello in 1987 and he brings over 30 years of experience in consulting and solutions development in the area of performance improvement and human resource development. A strength of Chris' is his ability to identify and address the unique needs of each individual client and help them design and deliver human resource solutions that give them a competitive advantage in their marketplace. He has helped his clients create or modify systems designed to attract, develop, reward, and retain individuals who can meet the organizations high standards of strategic performance while enhancing their culture.
He designed and initially developed Fidello's HR Web™ product line. HR Web is Fidello's internet based software system used by customers worldwide. This system is modular in its design with modules supporting; competency assessment, managerial review, gap analysis, learning resource identification, developmental planning, ascension and succession planning, performance management, organizational assessment and reporting, 360 degree assessments, learning management, and much more.
Over the years Chris brought his experience to help enable his clients to succeed. A partial list of his clients is: Xerox, Avon, EDS, United Nations, United States Army, United States Air Force, United States Marines, United States Navy, Department of Veteran Affairs, 3M, Home Box Office, Aveda, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Publicis Groupe, Harley-Davidson, Johnson & Johnson, University of Calgary, Amgen and many more.
Chris is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He resides in Upstate New York with his wife Heidi and their seven children. Chris is active in his community participating in a variety of community based organizations.
Warner Media View Bio »
Michelle is the Senior Vice President of Talent Management and the Head of Corporate Human Resources at Time Warner Inc. These roles include responsibility for executive development, talent management and succession planning, change management as well as strategic human resource business partnership.
Formerly, Michelle was a Managing Director, Head of Global Leadership and Talent Development, and Head of the Business University for the Americas at UBS. She created a full range of leadership, management, and talent development strategies and initiatives for UBS globally from 2004-2011. Offerings ranged from graduate hire programs through to executive leadership and external client education. Many of these programs were recognized with external awards.
Prior roles in organizations include Charles Schwab & Co., Smith Barney Shearson (which became Travelers and ultimately Citi) and JP Morgan. Michelle brings a strong background in human resource business partner consulting, building corporate learning centers, talent management and large- scale change efforts. Michelle is an extremely creative professional who enjoys leading teams and working to accomplish business results.
Michelle is currently on the Board of FRED and has served on; the Board of ASTD, was Co- Founder of the Wall Street CLO Club and President and Executive Committee member of the Conference Board Learning Council 2007-2011. Michelle is a frequent speaker at conferences including the Conference Board, The NeuroLeadership Institute, Fortune magazine, and Internationally.
Previous distinctions include being featured on the cover of the Chief Learning Officer Magazine. Michelle also serves as an advisor to Fiver, a non-profit organization dedicated to the long- term development of underserved children in the NYC area.
Michelle resides in Connecticut with her husband, three children and a Maltese dog. She enjoys cake decorating, art collage and traveling.
Skanska USA View Bio »
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Indeed View Bio »
Carmen Bryant is the Director of US Marketing at Indeed where she is responsible for the development and execution of the US integrated marketing plan and go-to-market strategies in the US. In this role she also leads US employer insights, marketing programs and our executive briefing center. Carmen’s global experience allows her to develop scalable strategies that help companies find critical talent.
Prior to Indeed, Carmen led the trends and insights practice for the Content Innovation Agency at NBCUniversal as well as other strategic insights positions at top tier companies including Time Inc. and L’oreal USA. Carmen is a graduate of Harvard University, where she studied Sociology and African American Studies.
Comcast View Bio »
Adwoa Dadzie serves as Vice President of Human Resources for Comcast’s Western New England Region. In this role, Dadzie is responsible for strategically executing all aspects of the human resources function throughout the region, which serves customers in more than 300 communities in Connecticut, western Massachusetts, western New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. She and her team support more than 1,700 employees with the goal of helping the business achieve financial targets, build a culture of employee commitment and drive business growth.
Dadzie began her Human Resources career first at Pepsi Beverages Company (PepsiCo) and then Nestle USA where she steadily took on more demanding human resource roles moving from HR Manager to Director, before coming to Comcast as Vice President. Her roles have been varied, and include responsibility of safety, health and wellness, compensation design and analysis, organizational culture, employee relations, labor awareness and negotiations, organizational design, change management, talent development and talent acquisition.
Outside of work, Dadzie has been involved with a number of charitable organizations and serves as mentor for several young women she has met over the years through the Urban League, past work experience, and other avenues. Her volunteer efforts include: Make-a-Wish volunteer; West Coast chapter of Goodie Two Shoes – a foundation that fits under-privileged children with new shoes; volunteer at Trinity College in Hartford to train seniors on key skills they need for life after college; and volunteer for a New York Urban League leadership workshop for young professionals of color.
In 2017, Dadzie was named a member of Hartford Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty Class of 2017, an annual celebration of young leaders and entrepreneurs in the greater Hartford area. During that year she was also honored as a Millennial Move Maker by the Greater New Haven Chamber.
Adwoa earned her BS in Psychology from Trinity College and her Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She resides in New Haven, CT and in her free time she enjoys listening to music, reading, painting and working out.
GE Capital View Bio »
Stacey Hoin is the executive vice president of Human Resources at GE Capital. She is responsible for developing organizational and talent strategies and leading the company’s global HR team. She has been with GE for 30 years and has held a number of roles of increasing complexity across the company.
Before taking on her current post in 2016, Stacey was GE Capital’s Organization & Talent Development leader and was responsible for driving organizational effectiveness in support of the company’s business strategy.
Stacey started her career with GE in the Lawyers’ Development Program. She then moved to GE Capital’s Retail Finance business where she served as business counsel and labor and employment counsel. In 2002, she joined Retail Finance’s Human Resources team as Manager of Organizational Design and Growth. After a series of roles in that business, in 2008 she was named the HR leader for Corporate Treasury and in 2011 she was named the Senior HR Leader for GE’s Commercial & Communications function.
Stacey holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center and a BA from St. Mary’s College and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club. She is married with three sons and lives in Fairfield, CT.
National Basketball Association View Bio »
Eric Hutcherson leads the NBA’s Human Resources department, managing a team that drives the NBA’s global workforce strategy built on a commitment to attracting, retaining, developing and engaging top talent for the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League. With a focus on people, culture and innovation, Hutcherson is responsible for leading global projects, processes and analytics that address business needs. He partners with the leagues’ senior leadership to enable, empower and develop employees in 13 U.S. and international offices guided by the league’s strategic direction.
Prior to joining the NBA in July 2014, Hutcherson was Managing Director and Chief HR Officer for the U.S. and Canada Division of Marsh, a leading global insurance brokerage firm. Before that, he held several leadership positions at Mercer, a financial services and human resource consulting firm, including Chief Human Resources Officer - Americas, and Global Leader for Mercer’s Outsourcing and Global Operations and Shared Services businesses.
Earlier in his career, he worked for Foot Locker and served as Assistant Director of Public Relations for the Boston Celtics.
Outside of the NBA, Hutcherson is a motivational speaker and created a career development training program, “Say Yes to Success.” He serves on the Board of Trustees for The Hun School of Princeton, the Board of Directors for Covenant House and the Senior Advisory Council for the National Association of African Americans in HR.
Hutcherson earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from New York University and a master’s degree in Sports Management and Administration from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He resides in Freehold, N.J. with his wife Linda and their two sons, Austin and Myles.
UNDP View Bio »
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Randstad Sourceright View Bio »
Cindy Keaveney is a highly accomplished business executive whose expertise spans the realms of business leadership, human capital consulting, global business development and client relationship management. As Chief People Officer for Randstad Sourceright’s global operations, Keaveney leverages years of experience building high-performing teams and creating effective people strategies in complex, changing environments. She draws upon this unique background to manage the HR function for Randstad Sourceright’s solutions lines of business and strategic sales organization, while sharing her expertise as a leading expert in the human capital field.
With her proven experience as a business and human capital leader, Keaveney is instrumental in creating programs to promote the growth of Randstad Sourceright’s leadership impact and business growth. Throughout her career, Keaveney has held high-level leadership positions with prominent organizations, including Aetna, St. Paul Companies and a leading global provider of HR solutions and outsourcing services, helping to drive profitable growth by building high-performing teams and mentoring and developing future leaders. She is also principal and founder of Keaveney Partners, an organizational and executive leadership consultancy. In addition, Keaveney serves on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House and The Pathway School, a not-for-profit private school serving students with special needs.
Keaveney received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire and will soon complete her Master of Science in Organizational Consulting and Executive Coaching from the University of Pennsylvania. She has also completed an HR executive program at Cornell University and a global business leadership program at Northwestern University.
Zoetis View Bio »
Roxanne Lagano was appointed executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Zoetis in November 2012. In this role, she is responsible for the company's worldwide human resources management. In 2015, Roxanne was also given responsibility for the corporate communications function.
Prior to joining Zoetis, Ms. Lagano was senior vice president, Global Compensation, Benefits and Wellness for Pfizer. In that role, Ms. Lagano was responsible for the design and implementation of Pfizer's compensation and employee benefit programs around the globe. She was also responsible for Pfizer's wellness strategies, including the Healthy Pfizer program, and for the human resources aspects of the company's merger, acquisition and divestiture activities.
Ms. Lagano joined Pfizer in 1997 as manager, Tax Planning after specializing in employee benefits, executive compensation and mergers and acquisitions at Schulte, Roth and Zabel, LLP, a New York law firm.
After joining Pfizer's legal division in 1999, Ms. Lagano joined Pfizer's Human Resources organization in 2000. During her time in HR for Pfizer, Ms. Lagano held various positions of increasing responsibility, including senior director of business transactions (HR) and senior director, employee benefits.
Ms. Lagano holds a Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from Long Island University.
Macy's View Bio »
Elisa Leary is currently Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion Talent Strategy at Macys Inc., with over 24 years of Human Resource Management experience. Elisa has been newly appointed to lead Macy’s Diversity & Inclusion Workforce Talent Strategy. In her previous role, Elisa led the Strategy Analytics and Innovation teams in organizational strategy, employee relations, succession planning and organizational management.
Elisa’s prior experience spans retail as well as Consumer Products. In her prior role as Senior Business Partner Global Human Resources for Avon, Elisa was responsible for supporting the Asian, European and Latin American Markets. In this role Elisa used her wide knowledge of Human Resource competencies, to drive Strategy, talent and succession for Avon.
Elisa has held several management roles within the retail industry including serving 8 years at Bloomingdale’s where she held the role of Regional HR Director for the brands 11 metropolitan stores. Elisa was responsible for the regions 2500 employees. She played a key role in expanding the Bloomindale’s brand by opening the 4 New Jersey stores; leading the recruitment of 1500+ employees. During her career, she has also held management roles with the Limited Brands, Inc.
Elisa spends her free time mentoring youth in addition to serving as a career coach. She has served as a Moderator and Panelist in numerous Human Resource and empowerment forums including the 2017 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit. Elisa is often asked to share her expertise in employee relations, Diversity & Inclusion, executive coaching and career navigation within the corporate environment.
She serves on the Advisory board of the New Marketing Institute (NMI), the educational arm of MediaMath dedicated to educating the next generation of marketers and IAB, the Interactive Advertising Bureau.
Elisa is a 2008 award recipient of The Black Achievers in Industry, and was recognized as one of Black Enterprise 2018 top Executives in Corporate Diversity.
Conde Nast View Bio »
Lauren Lopez is Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Inclusion & Community for Condé Nast. Lauren leads the talent strategy across the organizations iconic brands and oversees inclusion & community efforts, including employee resource groups and external partnership activities; ensuring that Condé Nast retains its position as an employer of choice within the media industry.
Lauren joined Conde Nast in September 2017 from NBCUniversal where she held progressive management positions on the Talent Acquisition team since 2015 and prior was a Business Partner for NBC News, Broadcast and Digital. Earlier in her career at McGraw Hill Financial and Bloomberg she built capabilities across a variety of HR disciplines to include retention, diversity and talent development.
In addition to her “day job” Lauren is pursuing a professional coaching certification with a focus on community advancement and workplace inclusion aligned to her passion of eliminating barriers to entry related to career and professional development.
NBCUniversal View Bio »
Carrie Maltese is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for NBCUniversal’s Corporate Human Resources. In this role, Maltese oversees all human resources responsibilities for the Human Resources organization, Legal, Diversity & Inclusion, Corporate Communications, Strategic Initiatives & Global Talent Booking, Corporate Events, and Executive Communications. She also oversees the centralized employee call center, HR Connection, and corporate projects impacting HR process and employee policies. She reports to Vicki Williams, Chief Human Resources Officer.
Maltese previously served as Vice President, Human Resources leading the generalist team for the corporate functions since 2014. Prior to this, she was the Vice President, Human Resources for NBCU’s Operations & Technology (O&T) organization. In that capacity she oversaw the human resources responsibilities for 4 divisions within O&T’s expansive global operations, including Field Operations & Production Services, Business Services, Finance and Global Security. Maltese was also responsible for all organization development initiatives for the 4,000+ employee organization along with managing the technical talent pipeline programs, talent acquisition partnership, and NBCUniversal’s Page program.
Maltese has held various human resources leadership roles in Digital Media & iVillage, Campus Relations, and Staffing. She originally joined NBCUniversal in 2001 as Manager, Guest Relations & Page Program.
Maltese holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Quinnipiac College. She lives in Armonk, NY with her husband.
Sanofi North America View Bio »
Benoit Massal is Vice President, Head of North America Talent Management at Sanofi. Most recently Benoit was Head of HR for Sanofi in Canada.
A French citizen trained as an Aerospace engineer in France, Benoit started his career in the Automotive industry where he took positions of growing responsibility, including management of design teams, within the Engineering and Design division of Renault-Nissan.
He joined the Pharmaceutical industry (sanofi-synthelabo) in 2003, played a key role in the integration of sanofi-synthelabo and Aventis businesses. He went on to serve as Chief of Staff for the Head of Intercontinental Operations, and in 2006 Chief of Staff for the President & CEO of sanofi-aventis US Pharmaceutical Operations.
He joined the US HR team in 2008 and took on the role of Sr Director of HR Strategy & Org Effectiveness. He took on the responsibility for the NA Talent & Workforce Planning Center of Expertise late 2011 and was assigned the role of Head of HR for Canada in 2014. He has been in his current role since July 2016.
Benoit and his wife, Kosha, and their children Emma and Julien, reside in Maplewood, New Jersey.
American Express Global Business Travel View Bio »
Marieny Montero is the Head of Organizational Development and Enterprise Learning at American Express Global Business Travel. She oversees organizational design and development initiatives that drive talent management strategies in the areas of succession planning, enterprise learning, culture & engagement, and leadership development. Recently, Marieny launched the organization’s first corporate university and is leading the charge in enhancing leadership capabilities organizationally through assessments, targeted coaching and accelerated leadership programs. She is also a strategic talent advisor to business leaders during culture integration and transformation initiatives.
She began her career as an HR Business Partner then led talent management initiatives at PVH Corp. resulting in the successful launch of the company’s talent review process, executive coaching program, and corporate university. After PVH, she became the Director of Talent Development and Learning within an education advocacy agency where she deployed national leadership programs while overseeing employee development and knowledge management. Marieny has delivered transformational results by setting effective talent strategies, leading high-performing teams, launching successful large-scale initiatives, and partnering with senior leaders to drive measurable change.
Marieny holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management from CUNY Baruch College and is a Korn Ferry certified feedback coach. In her spare time, she provides independent coaching and mentoring to post-graduate students and young entrepreneurs. She is also a member of WINiT, an organization aimed at driving change in the workforce and empowering women’s career development within the travel industry.
Oath View Bio »
Lisa Moore studied Modern Languages at college in the UK before embarking on a career in as an HR Business Partner in various multinational companies across multiple industry sectors: Arthur Andersen, Barclays Capital, Warner Bros., Publicis, Dentsu Aegis Network and AOL (which became Oath upon merger with Yahoo in June 2017).
She spent 15 years in various global HR Business Partner roles before being relocated by AOL to New York in 2017 to take up the role of Global People Operations Lead at Oath. In this role Lisa leads the global shared services function, operations teams, tools & technology, employee relations, contingent workforce program and PMO (program management office).
Lisa has lived and worked in the UK, Spain, France, Italy, Japan and now the US.
BetterUp View Bio »
Recognized as a leadership and development innovator, Alexi is the co-founder and CEO of BetterUp, the first leadership development platform to connect coaching to sustainable behavior change. As CEO, Alexi leads BetterUp on its mission to enable all professionals to live with greater purpose, clarity and passion.
Prior to BetterUp, Alexi was the Director of Product Management at VMware, where he led product and design teams in building enterprise collaboration software that earned Gartner’s “best in class” distinction. While at VMware, Alexi experienced first-hand how the relationship between employees and employers needed to evolve to support the innovation-driven work of the future.
Alexi is currently Chairman for Youth Leadership America (YLA), a nonprofit organization he co-founded in 2003 that fosters peer-to-peer leadership development and civic engagement in high school students. Under Alexi’s leadership, YLA has collaborated with leading companies including Disney, Google, and Hilton Hotels to coach and mentor future leaders.
Alexi holds a BA degree in political science and non-profit management with Summa Cum Laude distinction from the University of Southern California.
Espresa View Bio »
Alex Shubat brings an extensive history in executive management to his leadership of Espresa. Most recently he served as the CEO of Goji FS, an NEA-backed startup in the foodtech space. As co-founder and CEO of Virage, based in Silicon Valley, he oversaw the company’s highly successful performance and acquisition by Synopsys. He is a member of the Band of Angels. He is on the Industry Advisory Boards of Santa Clara University and the University of Toronto. He holds an executive MBA from Stanford University, a BS and MS from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. from Santa Clara University.
Wyndham Destinations Inc View Bio »
Ciara Sisk serves as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, for Wyndham Destinations, Inc., the world’s largest vacation ownership and exchange company. Reporting into the CHRO of the company, which has more than 25,000 associates worldwide, Ciara leads an international team of human resources professionals across five different continents. 20 years with the company, Ciara began her career in human resources in Ireland and had the opportunity to relocate to the U.S. in 2012 to take up her current role. With a wide range of experience in all areas of human resources, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate social responsibility, recruitment and executive coaching, Ciara holds a bachelor’s degree in French and Italian, in addition to a post-graduate degree in strategic HR management, from University College Cork, Ireland.
iCIMS View Bio »
As Chief Marketing Officer at iCIMS, Vitale is ultimately responsible for shaping and sharing the iCIMS story across various audiences, including prospective and existing customers, the media, industry thought leaders, employees and candidates. She is responsible for iCIMS’ marketing strategy across brand marketing, demand generation, public relations, events, partner marketing, product marketing and content marketing.
After graduating from Lehigh University in 2005, Vitale began her career as a marketing coordinator at iCIMS. She quickly grew alongside the company, becoming the director of marketing, and by the age of 30 was promoted to chief marketing officer.
Vitale takes pride in converging the worlds of recruitment and marketing, and incorporating this passion into the company’s own recruitment marketing strategy. Given iCIMS’ role in talent acquisition, she has a deep understanding of how to effectively manage recruitment advertising investments, social recruiting strategies, candidate relationship management (CRM) and recruitment events.
Vitale holds a BS in Marketing with Minors in both Public Relations and Communications from Lehigh University. As a member of several online mentoring communities, She provides career advice and insight on finding the right career fit for young professionals. Vitale also serves on the board of advisors at Switch, a job matching technology, and Oodi, a marketing services marketplace, and is a member of the board at NY/NJ Baykeeper Association.
You can find Susan on twitter @susan_vitale
7:45am – 8:45am Breakfast
8:45am – 8:50am Argyle Opening Remarks
8:50am – 9:25am Keynote Presentation: "Reimagining HR Development: How NBCUniversal Re-wrote the Script on Up Skilling HR Teams and Building a Cohesive Community"
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- Hear about the mission of the ‘HR for HR’ organization
- Learn about NBCUniversal’s HR school of learning, “tHRive University” from concept to creation
- Dive deeper into two impactful courses offered through the University: HR for GOOD and the Co-Op program
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Corporate Human Resources
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9:30am – 10:00am Thought Leadership Spotlight: "Trends Shaping the Global Labor Market: What You Need to Know to Tap into Top Talent"
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Director of US Marketing
10:00am – 10:25am Networking Break
10:25am – 10:30am Session Introduction featuring Espresa
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CEO and Co-Founder
10:30am – 11:20am Panel Discussion: “Preparing the Organization of the Future with Transformative Leadership”
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Session topics include, but aren't limited to:
- How HR is facilitating the development of transformative leadership and digital fluency
- Training management teams on developing an agile workforce
- Building a leadership framework
- Driving engagement and retention through alternatives to annual performance reviews
- Leveraging technology to respond to feedback
- How to foster transformative leadership
- Technology adoption in an ever-changing digital world
Head of Organizational Development
American Express Global Business Travel
SVP of Talent Management and Corporate Human Resources
Chief People Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Wyndham Destinations Inc
11:20am – 11:40am Thought Leadership Spotlight featuring BetterUp
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Co-Founder and CEO
11:40am – 12:00pm Networking Break
12:00pm – 12:20pm Thought Leadership Spotlight: "Maximizing Impact in Anti-Harassment & Discrimination Trainings"
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The recent wave of #MeToo legislation in New York, California, and beyond is compelling companies to reimagine harassment prevention training as an all-employee initiative. During this session, the speaker will discuss key considerations for employers in implementing a company-wide harassment/discrimination prevention training strategy in 2018 and beyond. The session will also highlight evidence-based approaches to training which go beyond legal mandate compliance to transforming workplace behavior.
Elizabeth Owens Bille
Senior Director of Harassment Prevention
12:20pm – 12:25pm Session Introduction featuring Fidello
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12:25pm – 1:10pm Panel Discussion: “Building a High Performance Organizational Culture”
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Session topics include, but aren't limited to:
- Defining culture and how it is linked to the organization’s purpose
- The role of HR in creating and leading a cultural transformation
- How HR can impact organizational culture to align purpose, enhance leadership, and create growth and opportunity in the organization
- Enhancing employee engagement and sustaining a high performing culture
- Cultural barriers encountered and how they are formed
- Main factors that contribute to a high-performing culture
Vice President, Human Resources
Manager, Speaking and Training
Vice President, Human Resources
Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Talent Strategy
VP, Head of Global HR Operations and People Solutions
1:10pm – 2:10pm Lunch
2:10pm – 2:55pm Panel Discussion: “Talent Trends Impacting HR in 2018”
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Session topics include, but aren't limited to:
- Transforming talent strategies in the organization
- Aligning talent strategy with the overall business strategy
- Best practices in engaging today’s candidates
- Overcoming workforce challenges and turning it into a competitive advantage
- Creating a resource-rich organization in order to attract and retain the best people and leveraging automation and artificial intelligence
- Attracting and retaining talent for tomorrow’s workforce
- Talent trends impacting HR beyond 2019
Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Inclusion and Community
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Chief, Talent Development Unit
Head of Talent Management, North America
Sanofi North America
Chief Marketing Officer
2:55pm – 3:10pm Networking Break
3:10pm – 3:50pm Keynote Presentation: "Evolving your EVP – Becoming a Value-Driven Organization"
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Our perceptions are powerful – what we see, hear or feel become the view we hold about a company. Your Employee Value Proposition is now, more than ever, a key factor in whether employees join or leave. This interactive and engaging discussion will explore ways to ensure that your corporate values and purpose shine through to attract and retain the best talent for your culture and objectives.
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
National Basketball Association
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3:50pm – 3:55pm Argyle Closing Remarks
3:55pm – 4:55pm Closing Reception
Explore the most critical challenge areas and hot topics for HR leaders such as:
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
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