Jackye Clayton is a servant leader, uniquely inspirational speaker, and a revered thought leader. During her time as a member of the Junior League of Waco, she has served on the arrangement committee, Deck the Halls Tickets Vice-Chair and currently in her second year of a two-year term as a Board Member at Large. A proud Waco resident, she is a member of UnitedWomen, NAACP, the Waco ISD District level Threat Assessment Multidisciplinary Team and serves as a board member for the Waco Education Foundation, the Young Men’s Service League, the Waco High School PTSA, Cenikor and Communities in Schools. Jackye was named one of the 9 Powerful Women in Business You Should Know by SDHR Consulting, one of the 15 Women in HR Tech to Follow in 2019 by VidCruiter, 2019 Top 100 list of Human Resources Influencers by Human Resource Executive Magazine and one of the Top Recruitment Thought Leaders that you must follow in 2019 by interviewMocha Magazine. In her free time, this wife and mother of two serves as the Director of Customer Success for HiringSolved, named the Second Most Innovative Company in Artificial Intelligence by Fast Company.
Talent acquisition analyst looking at emerging trends impacting on hiring, retention and engagement in the HR, recruitment and technology sectors. Also an award winning recruitment blogger who regularly writes for a number HR and recruitment technology sites. Advises on content marketing strategies. Reports from recruitment, HR and technology events in the US and Europe and also a speaker, panellist and chairman at a number of industry conferences. Previously an accomplished Content and Community Manager, experienced in creating and curating topical, insightful and unique content that builds authority, creates advocacy, and increases unique interactions. Until 2013 held the position of Content and Community Manager at leading UK digital recruitment business, Jobsite UK. Produced analysis and created content around the world of work, careers, recruitment, HR and social business, and created a new blogging platform which increased unique visits three fold.
Jason Averbook is a global keynote speaker, industry analyst, thought leader and consultant on human resources and workforce experience. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Leapgen, a digital transformation company shaping the Now of Work. Author of The Ultimate Guide to a Digital Workforce Experience ~ Leap for a Purpose, Jason seeks to broaden executive mindset to rethink how to better design and deliver employee services that exceed the expectations of the workforce and the needs of the business. Prior to founding Leapgen, Jason served as the CEO of The Marcus Buckingham Company (TMBC). In 2005, he co-founded Knowledge Infusion, LLC, and served as its CEO until 2012, when the company was sold to Appirio. Earlier in his career, he served as the Chief Business Innovation Officer at Appirio Inc., where he led the HCM business. He has also held senior leadership roles at PeopleSoft and Ceridian Corporation. Jason has more than 20 years of experience in the HR and technology industries and has collaborated with industry-leading companies in transforming their HR organizations into strategic partners.
Dessalen Wood, CHRP, is an innovative HR executive, seasoned speaker, and coach. She specializes in passionately leading Learning and Development and Human Resources teams at some of North America’s most-respected organizations. Dessalen has over 25 years of experience in national corporations such as Reitman’s Canada, Hudson’s Bay Company, The Children’s Place and The Disney Stores. In 2019 she left her role as Vice President, Talent Development at Cineplex Entertainment to join Thoughtexchange in the newly created role of Chief People Officer. Thoughtexchange’s community intelligence software empowers leaders to find common ground, inspire trust and use data to make decisions that get genuine support. In her tenure, Cineplex was a 3-time winner of the Waterstone Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Culture award, in addition to having been recognized by the Retail Council of Canada, with their award for Talent Development in 2015. Throughout her career, Dessalen has coached senior leaders and built teams from the ground up, in addition to designing and delivering multiple original programs. The results have been engaging corporate cultures and high performing leaders at all levels.
is an Economist and Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.
His action research and consulting work with companies optimize organization performance through the scientific application of organization design, job design, human capital analytics and strategic talent management.
Three areas of primary focus include
(a) Optimizing the operating model to improve strategy execution and organizational performance
(b) Talent management practices for the new generation of workers and world of work
(c) Integrating analytics and OD to improve decisions around talent and work design
Ben Brooks is the Founder & CEO of PILOT, an award-winning employee coaching software product. Serving an impressive cohort of respected corporate, growth businesses, and nonprofits, PILOT is democratizing coaching at scale with a mission that “everyone feels powerful at work.” PILOT was named the #1 HRTech Startup to Watch in 2020 and won the industry’s largest Pitchfest in 2019. Inspired by his successful business & executive coaching practice, Ben saw an opportunity to democratize executive coaching by making it scalable, affordable, and flexible by leveraging technology. Previously, Ben held a number of leadership and management roles at Lockheed Martin, Oliver Wyman, and Marsh & McLennan Companies, where his last role was as SVP of HR, where he was named a “rising star” by HR Executive Magazine and later was featured on its cover for his innovative work in human capital. He started his career at Enterprise Rent-a-car. In the community, Ben served on the board of directors for OutServe-SLDN, the organization that spearheaded the successful effort to end the Department of Defense's discriminatory Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, and he co-founded the LGBT employee resource group at his management consulting firm (that continues to thrive a decade later). He's a proud graduate of the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business and has resided in Manhattan for more than a decade. Ben was recently named 1 of HR Executive Magazine's Top 100 HR Tech Influencers of 2019.
Aisling Teillard is CEO and Co-Founder of Our Tandem, an HR technology solution to help HR Directors to shape culture for an agile world. Aisling’s HR career spans over 25 years, working across industry and sector. As a former HR Director of O2, Aisling led many global change initiatives that transformed performance management, talent management and led wider cultural change programs. She also established and ran Telefonica’s first European HR shared service organization. Prior to Telefonica, Aisling was an HR Director and Board member with SAP. Our Tandem was founded to help HR Directors in large enterprises to transform the way people are managed. Now used by the world’s largest companies in 3 different continents, and translated into 11 languages, Our Tandem is the world's most intuitive and effective employee engagement and experience solution.
James is a serial innovator and entrepreneur with a mission to help businesses find better ways to create truly engaging and business-aligned workplaces, he specialises in Infoviz (Information Visualisation), Product design, UI & UX design & Analytics. James has founded 4 technology businesses since 1995, including VeriSIM, a VC backed simulation software company which built a strong international blue chip client base, won several innovation awards, and was a regional finalist for E&Y Entrepreneur Of The Year 2004. This was followed by Visual Insight, a sales analytics and forecasting product with Salesforce.com accreditation, which he sold prior to founding Peachy Mondays. His early career was as a professional musician and in his spare time he can still be found recording and performing at events around Scotland and beyond.
Dr.Shiva has 25 years of experience in Hiring and Managing more than one hundred thousand workforces globally and ensuring that the skills, knowledge, abilities, and performance of the workforce meet the current and future business requirements. Designed and Implemented best practices, strategy and world-class WFM Tools in global standards and aligned in supporting business objectives He holds the Global Patent on Global Workforce Management Maturity Model & Analytics Shiva has done Ph.D. in Workforce Management Maturity Model & Analytics, Thought Leader in achieving WFM Operation model and framework with Revenue assurance 1st one to introduce WFM Maturity model in the world. And he has been passionate, global researcher His Education Profile: MBA in HR , MBA in Operations Management (Swiss University) & Ph.D. in Management (WFM Maturity Model & Analytics) Work Experience in top MNCs such as CGI, Wipro, HCL, IBM & Sodexo in Strategic HR & WFM leadership positions.
Partho Ganguly is an MBA and has a Post Graduate Degree in Sociology and from Osmania University Hyderabad. He has over 35 years of Experience in Market Research and Recruiting. He started his career in Management Consulting at SB Billimoria-PWC and moved to International Data Corporation (USA).He founded Marketscope the first Management Consulting firm dedicated to the IT Industry in 1988. He steered the company from a start up to one of the largest body shopping companies in India. He has a strong background in HR Analytics and is currently engaged in upskilling of HR professionals and supports HR Tech StartUps as a Strategic Advisor. He has authored several books in the published in France and India on Marketing and HR and since 1989 has been a Guest Columnist in leading Publications. He has a deep passion for improvement of Employability standards in India and works closely with leading Universities and B Schools.
Allyn Bailey is part of the Global Talent Acquisition organization at Intel. As part of a specialized team she is focused on keeping Intel’s Talent Acquisition process on the leading edge of recruitment techniques, technology advancements and customer experience. She designs, delivers and measures strategic programs focused on making talent experience a key differentiator for Intel. Allyn combines her expertise in UX research, HR technologies, organizational development and solutions design to generate standout experiences for hiring managers, candidates and recruiting teams, because she firmly believes that these experiences create behaviors, impact outcomes and make Intel an employer of choice
Maria Swerchowsky is a former Human Resources professional, who currently serves as the HR specialist on the Hyland technical sales team. Maria’s experience as an OnBase end-user in Hyland’s HR department and passion for HR solutions, allows her to leverage her knowledge in a consultative approach with customers. Maria has been with Hyland for 8 years, is a passionate Cleveland native/OU Bobcat, and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM.)
HR Executive with over 23 years of experience across Human Resources, Hospitality & Client Services. Today, I inspire ~000s of practitioners and leaders in Global Business Services - delivering HR solutions, Culture transformation and Talent strategies for one of the most innovative workforce in the world. Worked in multiple countries across varied roles - India, USA & UAE leading HR professionals and business engagements across Middle East & Africa. Prior to IBM, served as a Senior Coach leading a large team of highly motivated and diverse millenials. Previously a hotelier, managing creative food & beverage businesses in India’s leading luxury hotel chain.
Currently heading the HR functions for the Indian operations. Specialties: Have handled all areas in HR during my career.
Pawan is associated to VISA, India as Vice President & Head of Human Resources Technology. He possesses over 1 years of experience in HRD world. Before VISA, he was associated with Air Asia group.