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Kevin Yip
COO
Blueboard

Day Two

9:40 am | Discover: Case-Study Led Presentation Delivered by Blueboard

10:00 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From the People Leaders Harnessing NonTraditional Workforce Strategies to Drive a High Performing Tech Workforce into the Future?

Liane Hornsey
Chief People Officer
Palo Alto Networks

LEAP: Pioneering radical approaches to learning through the ‘FLEXWORK Coalition’

Day One

2:40 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging to Build A Fit-For- Purpose Learning Framework That Truly Meets the Needs of Your Unique Tech Business?

2:00 pm | Discover: Disrupting the Nature of Work: Pioneering Radical Approaches to Learning Through the “FLEXWORK Coalition”

Day Two

7:30 am | Panel: How Turbocharged Tech Firms Are Gaining a Tech Talent Advantage in the Return to the Office

Rashmi Gupta
Chief Human Resources Officer
PRO Unlimited

LEAP: Partnering with industry leading research to drive a new way of thinking on diversity and inclusion with ‘Pro Unites’

Day Two

11:30 am | Discover: “PRO Unites”: Driving Non-Traditional Approaches to Curating a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy for Every Level of a Large-Scale Tech Workforce

11:50 am | Develop: What Impact Can Transforming Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Programs Make on Your People & Company Performance?

Scott Pitasky
Chief People Officer
Unity Technologies

LEAP: Driving a bulletproof culture in times of change with the ‘In It Together strategy’

Day One

10:10 am | Discover: Driving a Comprehensive Business Culture in Times of Change Through Unity’s “In It Together” Strategy

10:50 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From the People Leaders Harnessing Non-Traditional Workforce Strategies to Drive a High Performing Tech Workforce into the Future?

Katie Kulikoski
Chief People Officer
Progress Software

LEAP: Curating new, futureready people strategies for the tech workforce of tomorrow

Day Two

7:30 am | Panel: How Turbocharged Tech Firms Are Gaining a Tech Talent Advantage in the Return to the Office

Dave Almeda
Chief People Officer
UKG

LEAP: Transforming the employee experience with the “Manager Effectiveness Program”

Day One

9:00 am | Develop: What Are the Most Critical Aspects of a Disruptive Learning or Leadership Development Strategy?

8:20 am | Discover: Holding Managers Accountable: Revolutionizing the Employee Experience by Establishing a High-Trust, Data-Driven “Manager Effectiveness Program”

Rich Lang
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
VMware

LEAP: Rewriting the next era of work by building the forwardthinking ‘Future of Work’ strategy

Day Two

9:20 am | Discover: Re-Writing the “Future of Work” in Tech: Building a HighPerforming People Strategy to Enable Your Firm to Thrive in 2021 & Beyond

10:00 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From the People Leaders Harnessing NonTraditional Workforce Strategies to Drive a High Performing Tech Workforce into the Future?

Gianpaolo Barozzi
Global Lead – Talent Management, Digitization & Innovation
Cisco

LEAP: Radically re-inventing the theory behind effective workforce planning with the ‘TeamBuilder’ program

Day Two

9:00 am | Discover: Radically Re-Inventing the Theory Behind Effective Team Building and Workforce Planning in Tech: Exploring Cisco’s “TeamBuilder”

10:00 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From the People Leaders Harnessing NonTraditional Workforce Strategies to Drive a High Performing Tech Workforce into the Future?

Candace Byrdsong Williams
Global Lead – Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
GitLab

LEAP: Driving an industryleading approach with Gitlab’s ‘Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Certification’

Day Two

10:50 am | Discover: Championing Collective Learning & Responsibility for DE&I Through GitLab’s “Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Certification”

11:50 am | Develop: What Impact Can Transforming Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Programs Make on Your People & Company Performance?

Gabrielle Metz
Global Head of Leadership Transformation
Ericsson

LEAP: Driving a businesscentric leadership development strategy with the ‘Ericsson on the Move’ initiative

Day One

8:00 am | Discover: “Ericsson on the Move”: Driving a Business-Centric Leadership Development Strategy to Cultivate an Ultra-Competitive, High Performing Tech Workforce

9:00 am | Develop: What Are the Most Critical Aspects of a Disruptive Learning or Leadership Development Strategy?

Adrienne Szewczyk
Head of Organizational Development
Lextech

LEAP: Leveraging ‘LexGo’ to drive a connected virtual workplace culture

Kerry Brown
Head of Transformational Change & Future of Work
SAP

LEAP: Leading the ‘Future of Work’ taskforce to enable positive business change through people

Day Two

12:30 pm | Discover: Spearheading Disruptive People Strategies to Equip Your Workforce to Thrive with the Changing Face of the Industry

1:10 pm | Develop: What Can We Learn from the Tech Leaders Taking Novel Approaches to the Way They Leverage Their Product & Network?

Millette Granville
Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
2U

LEAP: Spearheading the ‘Netflix Virtual HBCU Boot Camps’ partnership to build a diverse pipeline of qualified tech talent

Day Two

11:10 am | Discover: “Netflix Virtual HBCU Boot Camps”: Championing Industry Partnerships & Product Agility to Transform the Way We Develop & Engage a Diverse Future Tech Workforce

11:50 am | Develop: What Impact Can Transforming Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Programs Make on Your People & Company Performance?

Rod Lacey
Vice President of People
Talkdesk

LEAP: Leading the ‘Talkdesk Experience’ Program to redefine employee experience in a new virtual setting

Courtney Branson
Vice President of People & Culture
SquareRoot

LEAP: Enabling rapid business growth with ‘Adventures in Empathy’ culture and communication design

Sheela Subramanian
Senior Director, Future Forum
Slack

LEAP: Pioneering the ‘Future Forum Consortium’ to skill the tech industry with an agile approach to the future of work

Day Two

12:50 pm | Discover: Enabling Leaders to Create People-Centric & Digital-First Workplaces Through Data & Dialogue: Introducing Slack’s “Future Forum”

1:10 pm | Develop: What Can We Learn from the Tech Leaders Taking Novel Approaches to the Way They Leverage Their Product & Network?

Sondra Calhoun
Senior Director of Learning & Organizational Development
Pushpay

LEAP: Re-establishing mission and vision by integrating ‘Pushpay Values’ into company identity as a meaningful driver of growth in tech

Heather Henry
Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition
LogicMonitor

LEAP: Turning the traditional review process upside down to attract more diverse tech talent with the LogicMonitor’s ‘Quarterly Planning Initiative’

Day One

12:30 pm | Discover: How LogicMonitor’s ‘Quarterly Talent Planning’ Initiative Turned Its Traditional Review Process Upside Down & Is Attracting More Diverse Tech Talent

1:10 pm | Develop: What Extra-Mile Approaches Can We Take to Attract, Develop & Retain Top Quality Tech Talent?

Charles Stevens
Principal, Military Talent Development
Amazon

LEAP: Leading non-traditional approaches to talent attraction through the ‘military advancement’ program

Day One

12:10 pm | Discover: Engineering a Research-Backed Approach to Amazon’s “Military Advancement”: Transforming the Way we Engage, Develop, & Retain Diverse Workforces in Tech

1:10 pm | Develop: What Extra-Mile Approaches Can We Take to Attract, Develop & Retain Top Quality Tech Talent?

Kristin Swanson
Senior Talent Development Manager & Coaching Mastery Lead
Ellucian

LEAP: Building behavioral data into learning strategies with ‘Coaching Mastery’ to better develop leaders

John Radford
Founder & Partner
Rewards Solutions, Aon

Day Two

7:30 am | Panel: How Turbocharged Tech Firms Are Gaining a Tech Talent Advantage in the Return to the Office

Lila Millsap
Director, People Partnerships
InVision

LEAP: Transforming the future of work with ‘InVision’s Remote-First Organization & Culture Design’

Day One

10:30 am | Discover: Leading the Way for Completely Distributed Work: Creating the Culture & Infrastructure to Thrive Remotely with InVision’s “Remote-First Organization & Culture Design”

10:50 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From the People Leaders Harnessing Non-Traditional Workforce Strategies to Drive a High Performing Tech Workforce into the Future?

Hope Weatherford
Head of Talent Attraction
InVision

Day One

10:30 am | Discover: Leading the Way for Completely Distributed Work: Creating the Culture & Infrastructure to Thrive Remotely with InVision’s “Remote-First Organization & Culture Design”

10:50 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From the People Leaders Harnessing Non-Traditional Workforce Strategies to Drive a High Performing Tech Workforce into the Future?

Steve Dobberowsky
Director, Strategy and Value Services
Cornerstone

Day One

2:40 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging to Build A Fit-For- Purpose Learning Framework That Truly Meets the Needs of Your Unique Tech Business?

2:20 pm | Discover: Skills Are Only the Starting Point: How Modern HR Technology Is Changing Learning Strategy & How Work Gets Done

Matthew Reyes
Strategy & Value Services Associate Principal
Cornerstone

Day One

2:40 pm | Develop: What Traditional Thinking Needs Challenging to Build A Fit-For- Purpose Learning Framework That Truly Meets the Needs of Your Unique Tech Business?

2:20 pm | Discover: Skills Are Only the Starting Point: How Modern HR Technology Is Changing Learning Strategy & How Work Gets Done

Graham Walters
Chief People Officer
DraftKings

Day Two

7:30 am | Panel: How Turbocharged Tech Firms Are Gaining a Tech Talent Advantage in the Return to the Office

Rachel Bycer
Senior Learning Business Partner
Instacart

Day One

11:10 am | Fireside Chat: The Do’s and Don’ts of Hybrid & Virtual Onboarding

Sheryl Lavi
Senior Learning & OD Partner
Elastic

Day One

11:10 am | Fireside Chat: The Do’s and Don’ts of Hybrid & Virtual Onboarding

Chris Allen
Client Services and Innovation Director
AMS

Day One

12:50 pm | Discover: Building Your Tech Workforce. It’s time to Think Beyond Just Acquisition

1:10 pm | Develop: What Extra-Mile Approaches Can We Take to Attract, Develop & Retain Top Quality Tech Talent?

Annie Hammer
Head of Technology Advisory, Americas
AMS

Day One

12:50 pm | Discover: Building Your Tech Workforce. It’s time to Think Beyond Just Acquisition

1:10 pm | Develop: What Extra-Mile Approaches Can We Take to Attract, Develop & Retain Top Quality Tech Talent?

Jen Quirk
Regional Marketing Manager
Enboarder

Day One

11:10 am | Fireside Chat: The Do’s and Don’ts of Hybrid & Virtual Onboarding

Thomas Boyle
Regional VP of Sales
FUEL50

Day One

8:40 am | Discover: Case-Study Led Presentation Delivered by Fuel50

9:00 am | Develop: What Are the Most Critical Aspects of a Disruptive Learning or Leadership Development Strategy?

Alex Bratton
CEO & Chief Geek
Lextech

Elizabeth Fierman
VP of People
Robin

Day Two

9:40 am | Discover: Case-Study Led Presentation Delivered by Blueboard

10:00 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn From the People Leaders Harnessing NonTraditional Workforce Strategies to Drive a High Performing Tech Workforce into the Future?