March 20-21 2018

San Francisco, CA

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Deep Dives

What is a Deep Dive?

This deep dive breakfast session will provide you with an opportunity to join a highly-interactive group of senior tech talent leaders to dig deep into the very latest strategies enabling turbocharged tech firms prepare for an unknown future.

Tuesday March 20, 7:15-9:15

Before the first conference day begins, get a head start with this interactive session that will allow you to spend time engaging in a smaller group to rethink the way you develop the leaders your business needs as it grows. Leave with an in-depth knowledge of what works – and what doesn’t – and quiz the speakers to ensure you can implement change immediately.

Breakfast Deep Dive A – This session is separately bookable

Innovative Approaches to Accelerate the Development
of the Next Generation of Technology Leaders

07.15 Deep Dive Registration, Networking & Breakfast
07.30 Deep Dive Leader’s Welcome and Introduction Kate Shaw, Director of Learning, Airbnb
07.40 DiscoverA Radical New Approach to Transforming Leadership Across a Rapidly Growing Tech Business Kate Shaw, Director of Learning, Airbnb
  • Create a strong philosophical alignment to define what a leader looks like in your organization today, and what you need for the future
  • Understand how to develop an immersive leadership development program that centers on what true habit formation looks like and creates opportunities for self-organized learning
  • Know how to empower your leaders to deliver on 6 core competencies to take charge in new and significant leadership positions vital to your business’ success
08.00 DiscoverTransforming Millennials into the New Leaders Needed for an Unknown Tech Future Jing Liao, Chief Human Resources Officer, SoFi
  • Building a people strategy to successfully attract, retain and identify future tech leaders
  • How a millennial-centric people strategy is keeping SoFi at the cutting-edge of the tech industry
  • Creating a culture where the bravest and most talented millennials rise to the top
08.20 Debate: What Are the New Attributes We Need to Develop in the Successful Tech Leaders of Tomorrow? Kate Shaw, Director of Learning, Airbnb
Jing Liao, Chief Human Resources Officer, SoFi
08.40 Action: What Will You Now Do Differently to Transform Your Leadership Development Initiatives Now? Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Deep Dive Leader
09.00 Deep Dive Leader’s Recap & Conclusion Kate Shaw, Director of Learning, Airbnb
09.15 End of Deep Dive
Conference Day One starts at 9.30, immediately after the end of this Deep Dive

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Wednesday March 21, 7:15-9:15

Before the second conference day begins, this interactive deep dive session will again allow you to spend dedicated time in a smaller group to discover how you can support the leaders who need to shape the future, when that future is anything but clear. Learn new ideas, engage with the presenters – and your peer group – to get a jump start.

Breakfast Deep Dive B – This session is separately bookable

Radically Rethink How You Build a People Strategy Able to Flex in a World of Flux

07.15 Deep Dive Registration, Networking & Breakfast
07.30 Deep Dive Leader’s Welcome and Introduction Kelley Steven-Waiss, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, HERE
07.45 DiscoverWhat Does a Talent Sharing Platform That Enables Talent to Truly Cross Silos Look Like? Kelley Steven-Waiss, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, HERE
  • A radical new approach to tap into the talent and organizational capacity you have today and transform it for the tech world of tomorrow
  • How to create the framework and assessment tools needed to enable your best people to learn, relearn, unlearn and be reimagined
  • How to dynamically put your teams together and shift leadership mindset to vastly increase your competitive advantage
08.00 DiscoverHow HR Can Change to Lead the Transition of Our Businesses into More Agile, Simplified Tech Organizations Linda Rogers, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Dolby
  • How to connect the dots to predict what the future of work will look like as the use of automation and machine learning increases within our businesses
  • Moving from just ‘muscle’ in creativity and innovation to a leadership mindset shift ready to embrace inevitable change
  • How to create an organization structured as a network, instead of a hierarchy, to remove obstacles, increase efficiency and simplify
08.15 DiscoverHow HR Can Support the Leaders Who Need to Shape the Future, When That Future is Anything but Clear Li-Meng Pu, Learning & Development Leader, Google
  • Making the pivot from what got you here won’t get you there when you don’t know what ‘there’ is
  • When you don’t know what the knowns are, how can you build agile teams able to operate in an unknown environment?
  • Giving our people the tools to succeed as they move from a complicated to a complex operating environment
08.30 Debate: How Do We Prepare For an Unclear, Unpredictable Future in Tech? Kelley Steven-Waiss, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, HERE
Linda Rogers, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Dolby
Li-Meng Pu, Learning & Development Leader, Google
08.45 Action: What One Thing Can You Now Do to Rethink HR to Prepare Your Business & Ready Your People For Tomorrow? Output-Focused Action Session Facilitated by the Deep Dive Leader
09.00 Deep Dive Leader’s Recap & Conclusion Kelley Steven-Waiss, Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, HERE
09.15 End of Deep Dive
Conference Day Two starts at 9.30, immediately after the end of this Deep Dive