Chris founded Fidello in 1987 and he brings over 28 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, the 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, 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.
Anne Fulton CEO Career Engagement Group
Anne Fulton, CEO of Career Engagement Group, has been a Registered Organizational Psychologist for over 20 years, executive career coach and strategic contributor to organizational development strategies that have resulted in tangible ROI and, in particular, engagement uplifts in multiple organizations. Working with Fortune 100 companies such as Citigroup, Coca-Cola and Global Top 10 banks such as Westpac, Anne’s experience spans all sectors. Anne is a recognized global expert in Career Management systems from Onboarding, Performance, Succession and Talent planning, consulting with many of the world’s thought-leading organizations. She has presented her research on Career Agility and Engagement Trends in New York, London and Sydney to much acclaim.
The Career Engagement Group are the creators of the innovative Fuel50 Career Management Cloud Technology that enables your employees to “own” their careers and get a line of sight to career opportunities with you, provides insights for managers to engage and motivate each and every employee, and enables HR to deliver a strategic, impactful career engagement initiative with ease and confidence. An executive-level influencer, Anne has worked alongside a number of award-winning HR practitioners to design HR initiatives and solutions that significantly raise business performance through engagement.
Shirley Engelmeier CEO & Founder InclusionINC
For nearly two decades, Shirley has advised Fortune 500 companies on creating inclusive, high performance leaders and enterprises. Prior to founding InclusionINC, Shirley held senior management positions in global consumer product organizations Brown & Williamson and Frito-Lay. She is one of the leading pioneers around workplace initiatives that improve business results through employee engagement and inclusion.
In Engelmeier’s latest book, Becoming an Inclusive Leader, she addresses the new leadership skills, experience and tools necessary to succeed in an increasingly diverse and participative workforce that will generate positive business results globally.
Since founding InclusionINC, she has introduced significant corporate training, leadership development, strategic business constructs (such as the Key Employee Demographics Required For Growth™ (KEDRG), customized web-based assessments, strategic and customized metrics and solutions for Learning Over Time®.
She is a frequent speaker at national HR, leadership, workplace and business strategy conferences in the US and abroad.
A highly regarded business strategist, Shirley has consulted with C-Suite executives globally on workplace Initiatives across a broad range of industries that include Cargill, PetSmart, Hershey’s, ESPN, Denny's/Advantica, 3M, Caterpillar, U.S. Bank, JM Smucker and others.
Shirley earned her B.S. degree from the University of Minnesota and resides with her family in Minneapolis.
Elizabeth A. Morrison Global Director Diversity & Inclusion Campbell Soup Company
Elizabeth A. Morrison is a highly-motivated, naturally energetic inclusion and communications professional with more than 15 years of success in engaging internal and external audiences to deliver business results. She leverages strategic communications, change management expertise and the ability to identify and ignite synergies to create dynamically diverse and inclusive environments, drive innovation, performance and strengthen engagement.
Currently, Elizabeth is the Global Director Diversity & Inclusion at Campbell Soup Company. In this role, she drives workforce diversity (the attraction and retention of top talent reflective of Campbell’s consumer and customer base) and cultural transformation (the journey to an authentically inclusive culture where all employees are valued, have the opportunity to thrive and are leveraged as a competitive advantage).
Previous to Campbell, she was the Global Director of Internal Communications for Mars Drinks. At Mars, she built and executed a comprehensive communications strategy that drove the business transformation of this global B2B subsidiary of Mars, Inc. Before Mars, Elizabeth spent eight years in progressive positions at Comcast in a variety of groups including, Comcast Business Services, the Comcast Programming Group, Comcast Enterprise Technology, Public Affairs and the Eastern Division. Before Comcast, she held leadership positions at the American Red Cross and WBEB FM Radio in Philadelphia.
Personally passionate about mentoring and diversity and inclusion in the workplace, she has a host of mentees and for the past 8 years has served on the Executive Board of the National Association of African American in Human Resources (NAAAHR Philadelphia) and as the Communications Director for the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). She is also a member of the Norristown Zoning Board and sits on the Conference Board D&I Leadership Council based in NYC.
Elizabeth earned both her Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media and her Master of Liberal Arts with a concentration in Communications Sciences and Marketing from Temple University.
Girish Ganesan VP & Global HR Client Services Head Manulife
Girish Ganesan is a human resources (HR) executive with 15 years of global experience. In his current role, he is responsible for a multifunctional shared services portfolio focused on evolving and optimizing Manulife’s front line HR services including manager and employee self-service, HR contact centre services, and HR data administration & transactional activities, globally. His mandate includes strategizing the use of global HR technology, processes, policies, defined performance metrics and service management framework to embed an efficient, effective and client centric focus in HR.
An international professional, Girish was recognized for his HR vision and business acumen when he was named HR Professional of the Year in 2013 by Human Resources magazine in Asia. Most recently, he was also awarded the Golden Globe Tiger Award for Excellence in HR Leadership endorsed by Asian Confederation of Businesses.
Girish has been with Manulife Financial for the past 8 years, with 5 years in North America and little over 3 years in Asia. He has held a range of senior positions at both global and regional levels in Total Rewards, Operations and HR advisory. He has worked in Canada and Singapore with exposure to over 30 jurisdictions across Asia, Canada and the U.S.
During his career, he has led both generalist and specialist human resources functions in the financial services, high technology, retail and consulting fields. Prior to Manulife, Girish worked for other well-known multinationals including Accenture, Primus Telecommunications and Gap Inc.
Born in New Delhi and educated in Canada and India, Girish has an honours degree in Political Science and Economics, and a post-graduate degree in Human Resources Management. He holds the Canadian Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation
Andres Gonzalez VP, Chief Diversity Officer Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
Andres Gonzalez has worked in the non-profit sector for over 20 years. He has been instrumental in creating culturally and linguistically competent programs. He serves as the Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer at Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin located in Milwaukee, WI. He provides direction to the Office of Diversity & Inclusion where he leads Diversity & Inclusion strategic initiatives that include Diversity Action Teams (DATs), Diversity & Cultural Competence blended strategy, Emerging Markets Initiative, Supplier Diversity, Community Engagement and Interpretation Services.
In his previous role, Mr. Gonzalez served as the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for Baystate Health in Springfield, MA from November 2012 to June 2015. He provided direction to the Office of Diversity & Inclusion where he led the strategic initiatives system wide that included: Business Employee Resource Groups (BERGs), Diversity Council, Leadership Development Initiative, Diversity & Cultural Competency blended strategy, Supplier Diversity and the Diversity Conference.
In his previous role, Mr. Gonzalez served as the Director, Diversity & Community Outreach and Interim Supplier Diversity Director at Cleveland Clinic Health System from February 2007 to October 2012. He provided direction to the Office of Diversity & Inclusion where he led the strategic initiatives system wide that included: Employee Resource Groups, Diversity Councils, Language Enrichment and Supplier Diversity Programs and Community Outreach initiatives.
Mr. Gonzalez has worked in the community based field providing leadership as Executive Director for Hispanic Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program (UMADAOP), a chemical dependency prevention, intervention and treatment agency from October 1994 to December 2004. He also led efforts as the Executive Director of El Barrio, a workforce development agency that serves the Hispanic/Latino community in the Near West Side of Cleveland from January 2005 to February 2007.
Mr. Gonzalez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Cleveland State University and a Master’s Degree in Education with a concentration on Community Agency Counseling from Cleveland State University. He also completed the certification program at Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations Department allowing him to become a Cornell Certified Diversity Practitioner/Advanced Practitioner (CCDP/AP).
Mr. Gonzalez is a graduate of Cleveland Public Schools, a 2004 German Marshall Fund Fellow, an alumnus of: Esperanza (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Bridge Builder’s Flagship Program, Leadership Cleveland and Next Generation Executive Leadership Program (The Partnership, Inc. based in Boston, MA).
Jack Morehouse COO & EVP Perceptyx
Jack is the co-founder and driving force behind the fastest growing employee engagement survey company in the market. Jack's background in curriculum design, executive management training and consulting, leadership training, internal operations management and customer service program development informs and enhances the intuitive design of Perceptyx™ systems. Perceptyx has now touched millions of employees in almost every industry in over 80 countries with astounding results. Using the speed and reach of the most powerful survey platform available, companies large and small continue to switch to Perceptyx for positive organizational alignment, and the resulting transformational gains for employees and their organization.
John Schwarz Co-Founder and CEO Visier Solutions
Visier’s co-founder and CEO, John Schwarz brings to the Visier Board over forty years of business and IT experience. With over forty years experience in Information Technology, John Schwarz has previously successfully acted as CEO for Business Objects, now part of SAP. During his tenure, Business Objects doubled its revenue to more than $1.5 billion, improved profitability, and executed seven strategic acquisitions. After SAP’s acquisition of Business Objects, John oversaw a dramatic continuing expansion of its business as a member of the SAP Executive Board. Prior to Business Objects, John held senior executive positions at Symantec and IBM. John is a director on the Boards of Teradata, Synopsys, and Avast, and is a former board member of SuccessFactors and Verity. John is also a member of the Dalhousie University Advisory Board.
Lindsay Stanton Chief Client Officer Digi-Me
Lindsay Stanton is Chief Client Officer for Digi-Me, a Video Technology Company for talent acquisition that helps organizations add new dimension to their job and employment brand messaging. In her time with the company, Lindsay has facilitated relationships with 19 partners, including the largest recruitment advertising agencies, global recruitment process outsourcers, and staffing firms. These partnerships magnify the organization’s reach into the Global Fortune 1000, providing an effective and innovative solution to the largest global employers, including USG Corporation and Kiewit.
A subject matter expert on the use of video technology as a recruitment tool, Lindsay works closely with industry leaders, creating new and better ways to connect jobs and job-seekers. She has been a featured speaker at SHRM on the topic of “The Convergence of Video, Mobile, and Social for Talent Acquisition and Branding,” as well as a featured leader in the recruitment space through ERE, HRO Today, and major media outlets, including Forbes.com, ABCNews.com, and CCTV.
Lindsay possesses a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Her past experience includes Economic Development for a large Chicago municipality, wherein she facilitated retail and commercial growth by working with the nation’s largest developers. She also has extensive sales and marketing experience working with Fortune 500 accounts on product launches and developing and executing large-scale national retail programs.
Christopher Henry VP of Talent and Change Management Sutter Health
Christopher Henry, Sutter Health vice president of talent and change management,with a dual reporting relationship to Chief Enterprise Transformation Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Christopher applies his expertise in organization development and human resources practices to help Sutter achieve its strategic priorities related to a number of key initiatives, including workforce planning and analytics; talent acquisition and development; organizational change management and eLearning. Areas of focused leadership will include organization change initiatives, people-strategy development and performance management. Christopher comes to Sutter Health from MGM Resorts International, where he has served as vice president of talent and organizational development for the past three years where he led the alignment of the company’s people philosophy with its business strategy through its talent acquisition and organizational development teams and the MGM University. Before that, he served two roles for Kaiser Permanente Health Plan’s Northwest Region in Portland, Ore.: director of learning and organizational development and senior manager for national management development. Christopher holds two bachelor’s degrees—in psychology and Spanish—from Knox College and a master’s degree in psychology from Golden Gate University. He is currently completing his doctorate in organizational leadership and business administration through Argosy University.
Jon Canger VP of Global Talent Management Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
Jon Canger is the vice president of global talent management for Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation, where he is responsible for leading the human resources centers of expertise in talent acquisition, learning & performance management, internal communications, engagement, culture & organization effectiveness.
Jon’s career with Marriott began in 2007 as VP-Talent & Organization Capability. In 2009, he moved to Marriott’s Americas Division to become VP - HR Operations for the Southern Region, where he had responsibility for HR at 100+ hotels across the Southeastern US, the Caribbean and Latin America. In late 2011 Jon rejoined MVCI just prior to its spinoff from Marriott International into a stand-alone, publicly-traded company.
Prior to Marriott, Jon’s career included senior HR leadership positions with GTE (now Verizon), Motorola, the Coca-Cola Company and LAI Worldwide (now Monster Worldwide) where he was their first Chief Human Resources Officer. Jon also started and ran an HR consulting business, Skyway Associates, prior to joining Marriott.
Jon earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Rutgers University, as well as Masters and Doctorate degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida. He and his wife Giovanna split their time between Orlando and Anna Maria Island, FL.
Kim Stepanski VP, HR Pfizer Vaccines
Kim Stepanski is the Vice President, HR Pfizer Vaccines. She has 16 years of experience the field of human resources and leadership development. She began her career within the retail sector focused on executive and organizational development. She designed people development programs that increased same store sales year over year. After her successful tenure in retail, she accepted a role as the lead for talent and organizational development within the IT industry at Dell. In this role, she worked closely with the Chief Information Officer to build leadership capability and diversity in the global IT organization. During her tenure in the IT industry she designed programs that built business and financial acumen of employees and was a key leader in the design of a new leadership development program that advanced the strategy of the company. From there she joined Pfizer in Organizational Development in 2003. Within Pfizer HR she has worked across many HR disciplines including organizational development, HR Generalist and HR Business Partner with several different client groups across Pfizer in the US and Internationally.
Kim has received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Political Science at The University of Michigan and her Ph.D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan.
Steve King VP, Talent and Leadership Effectiveness Allstate Insurance Company
Steve King is currently Vice President, Talent & Leadership Effectiveness for Allstate Insurance Company, with responsibility for Enterprise Learning, Talent and Succession Management, Performance Management, Leadership & Executive Development, and Energy for Life (a strategic initiative to help Allstaters identify their purpose and manage their energy effectively). Steve is a graduate of THE Ohio State University and Pennsylvania State University. He began his career in a variety of operations roles with Worthington Industries. Before joining Allstate, Steve held key leadership roles in leading organizations. He was the Director of Leadership & Management at a global consulting firm, Management Concepts, after which he took the role of the Chief Learning & Talent Officer with Constellation Energy in Baltimore, Maryland. In November 2008, Steve joined Allstate’s Human Resource Senior Leadership Team. Steve and his wife, Marsha, have one son and reside in Glenview, Illinois. In addition to spending time with his family, part of Steve’s personal purpose is helping children in need through his involvement in Safe Families for Children. He also enjoys fitness, gardening and strumming his guitar.
Gary Cunningham Global Head of HR Oerlikon Balzers Coating
Gary Cunningham is Vice President and Global Head of Human Resources for Oerlikon Balzers, part of the Surface Solutions segment and one of the world’s leading suppliers of surface technologies.
Gary is globally accountable for all aspects of Human Resources within Balzers, including defining and leading the People Agenda for the $700M USD business with 4,000+ colleagues in 34 countries, speaking 24 languages, in 105 sites around the world. He is also responsible for Oerlikon Balzer’s Organizational Development, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Total Rewards and M&A/ PMI strategies. All in addition to leading a global HR Transformation to implement a global HRBP model throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia.
With over 17 years of Human Resources experience, Gary has worked in corporate HR roles across a wide variety of industries for companies such as Omnicom, Kellogg, Adecco, and CNA Insurance.
Rosanna Durruthy Chief Diversity Officer Cigna
Rosanna Durruthy joined Cigna in 2010 as Chief Diversity Officer, and leads the company’s diversity and inclusion center of excellence practice, supporting Cigna’s mission to help customers improve their health, well-being and sense of security. Operating with a customer centric context, Rosanna frames diversity to drive talent engagement, business growth, customer satisfaction and cross-cultural capabilities for Cigna’s employees worldwide.
Prior to joining Cigna, Rosanna led an organizational consulting practice to identify and empower emerging leaders, focusing on executive coaching and personal network analysis for women and people of color. Rosanna has held human resources leadership roles in diversity recruiting, staffing, leadership development and human resources technology.
Rosanna attended Harvard College and has been recognized by Savoy Magazine as one of the 2012 Top Influential Women in Corporate America. In 2002, she was named one of the country’s leading Hispanic women by both Hispanic and Hispanic Business magazines.
Since Rosanna joined the Cigna team, the company has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, scoring 100% on HRC’s 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Additionally, in 2013 Cigna was named to the LATINO 100 by LATINO Magazine, as one of the top companies providing the most opportunities for Latinos.
She presently serves on the national board of directors of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and is a member of Diversity Best Practices’ Thought Leadership Editorial Board
Grady Crosby VP, Public Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer Johnson Controls
Grady L. Crosby is responsible for leading Johnson Controls’ government relations strategies, sustainability efforts and its philanthropic initiatives in order to maintain the company’s commitment to social responsibility, community involvement and the environment. As Chief Diversity Officer, Crosby continues to drive Johnson Controls’ commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce as well as partnering with a diverse vendor/supplier base aligned with company values. He also serves as president of the Johnson Controls Foundation.
Crosby joined Johnson Controls in 2011 as vice president and global general counsel for the Power Solutions business. In that position he supervised all legal operations associated with the Power Solutions business and served as a member of the company’s senior legal leadership team providing support to the Johnson Controls General Counsel.
Previously, Crosby held positions with Hanesbrands, Inc., National Textiles and Sara Lee Corporation.
Crosby holds a Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University.
Mike Bollinger Global AVP, Thought Leadership & Advisory Services Cornerstone OnDemand
Mike Bollinger is an accomplished executive with 20 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility. Mike speaks regularly at HCM thought leadership events such as Evanta, Argyle, HCI, ICMI and others on HR trends, generations in the workplace and how to measure the impact of HR transitions.
Mike is honored to lead a team of industry experts who have strategic HCM Transformation conversations focused on delivering value-based customer solutions aligned to strategies and initiatives. Mike and his team delivers complex business process improvement recommendations, provides unique and strategic insight to drive business success and business case execution / ROI results.
Mike has deep HCM domain skills including strategic workforce planning, communication, team building, business case development and leadership. Mike has in-depth knowledge and experience in effective planning, budgeting and management as well as a comprehensive mastery of HCM technologies.
Harry Glantz Chief Human Resources Officer RailWorks
Harry Glantz has been Chief Human Resources Officer for 25+ years within fast paced/high growth companies; 17 years have been within PE backed companies. His experience with these organizations includes spin-offs, high growth companies, IPO’s and acquisitions. He has earned the reputation as an HR leader creating value and providing high HR ROI by managing his responsibilities with a lean and efficient staff. He is a respected professional who can directly influence the CEO and the other members of the senior leadership team.
Beginning in 1995 with GT Interactive Software, backed by General Atlantic Partners, he set-up an HR function to execute a spin-off and an IPO. GT went on to acquire 20+ companies in the US, Europe and Australia, completed a merger with the French company Infograms, and finally changing its name to ATARI through an additional acquisition. Throughout this Glantz was part of the due diligence team and responsible for employee assimilation. Reporting to the CEO, he participated in board meetings having responsibilities that included the Compensation Committee. The organization grew from under $100 Million in revenue to over $700 Million when he left in 2005.
In 2006 he joined ITOCHU International Inc. as Senior Vice President, General Manager for the $5 Billion North American unit of the Japanese trading company ITOCHU Corporation. He oversaw all Human Resources for a portfolio of over 40 companies spanning numerous industries including heavy machinery, energy, home building products, food, technology, healthcare, textiles, finance, aerospace and aviation. As head of HR he implemented new, innovative and successful programs for talent management and assimilating Japanese rotational executives while managing the full gamut of HR functions including compensation, benefits and human resources compliance.
In 2008 Glantz was hired as head of human resources for RailWorks Corporation, a company within the portfolio of the PE firm Wind Point Partners. RailWorks provides construction and maintenance to the rail industry in the U.S. and Canada. Since joining RailWorks, the company has grown to over $700 Million in revenue from $350 Million.
Working in this entrepreneurial environment Glantz has been a member of senior management recognized as a catalyst for change, an HR executive who understands the unique business requirements and strategic direction of his organization.
A sought after coach for senior management within his organizations, Glantz believes that managing talent and influencing the senior team to work together efficiently are keys to success. He has recruited and developed high performing executives that included presidents, CEO’s, CFO’s and senior operating executives in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Nicole Gregan HR Data Analyst Selective Insurance Company of America
Nicole Gregan is an HR professional with over ten years of experience in the field of Compensation. She has a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino and is a former employee of both Towers Perrin (now Towers Watson) and TIAA-Cref. She has been with her current organization, Selective Insurance, since 2010 and is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in Applied Statistics from Penn State in support of her new role as an HR Data Analyst.
Craig Fisher Director of Marketing and Communications, Talent Acquisition Americas Allegis Global Solutions @ CA
Head of Employer Brand, CA Technologies Craig Fisher is Head of Employer Brand for CA Technologies. His digital branding methods have been adopted as best practices by companies like Linkedin, Zappos, YUM! Brands, Hootsuite, and many more. He's the author of Inbound Recruiting, and a popular keynote speaker at tech, social media, HR, recruiting, and sales conferences worldwide.
Craig created the first Twitter chat for recruiters, and partnered in the first Linkedin certified training company in North America.
He’s been detailed in the Wall Street Journal, Mashable, NBC News, and The Huffington Post; and is listed among HR and Recruiting's top influencers and most engaging conference speakers.
Pouya Khani Sr. Director, HR Operations CA Technologies
Pouya is the Sr. Director of HR Operations at CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA). He joined CA in 1996 and is responsible for leading the HRO & RPO services focused on quality, globalization, and maximizing efficiencies for their 12,000 employees. Pouya and his team have an emphasis of continuous improvement and re-engineering of HR business processes and development of supporting policies and procedures to delight their customers and pushing the boundaries of thought and innovation leadership. Pouya led HR through their business transformation back in 2005 with the global implementation and deployment of SAP HR in less than 16 months and later in 2006 continued with the transformation to expand a global HRO implementation that included RPO as well as the global implementation of their applicant tracking systems across their 52 countries in less than 6 months. From 2010 to 2012, Pouya led the deployment of RPO into EMEA, APJ and Latin America. Most recently Pouya led the Global roll out of Success Factors Recruiting and Onboarding modules to attract, develop and retain the talent CA needs today and to grow tomorrow.
Since joining CA in 1996, Pouya has held several HR & Recruitment Management positions. He completed his Bachelors in Psychology from City University of New York, Queens College and his Masters of Business Administration from Dowling College.
Doris Wong CEO Smart ERP Solutions, Inc.
Doris Wong is a long-time veteran of the computer software industry with over 25 years of technical, product development and business experience in the enterprise software arena. Prior to joining SmartERP as CEO, she served as Group Vice President and General Manager at Oracle Corporation responsible for the entire PeopleSoft software application product line, which included Human Capital Management, Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship Management, Enterprise Performance Management, as well as the PeopleTools technology platform.
She is a hands-on leader with a passion for innovating and delivering the right tool for the job. Much of her current focus at SmartERP is working directly with clients on contemporary technology innovations to automate HR business processes including employee onboarding, offboarding and electronic HR personnel actions. Automation garners not only efficiencies and cost savings for organizations but through automation she has helped organizations big and small advance HR best practices, address compliance requirements, save a few hundred thousand trees and even increase revenue. Clients she has worked with to improve HR processes range from local to federal organizations, universities, as well as commercial companies including leading staffing firms hiring hundreds of thousands of positions per year.
Kathy Hietala National Account Manager DeVry University
Kathy Hietala is an 11 year veteran of the higher education industry; working with corporations, community colleges and K-12 organizations. During her career she has supported the goals of both the organizations she has worked with as well as the individuals within them, through a clear understanding of professional and personal goals. Her dedication to higher and continuing education is apparent in her diligence and the knowledge that she has gained to support the communities she serves. Kathy has a bachelor degree in marketing and a masters in management.
Shane Green President & Founder SGEi
As President & Founder of SGEi, Shane collaborates with client’s c-level executives to craft customer experience and employee engagement strategies to support brand promises. He leads SGEi’s team of operations, human resource, and training professionals: together, they inspire brands to deliver exceptional internal and external experiences that create brand advocates and loyal customers.
Prior to founding SGEi, Shane consulted for The Ritz-Carlton, where his foundation for understanding customer and employee dynamics was fostered. Since then his work with many of the finest hotels in the world, and well-known brands like BMW, NetJets, the NBA, Le Frak, Cisco Systems, and Christy’s, has established him as one of the most sought-after speakers and insiders on customer experience and employee engagement.
Shane’s multicultural background has created an ambiance of diversity and global thinking at SGEi. He received his BS of Commerce in Marketing and Business Psychology from Canterbury University in New Zealand.
Dr. Darren Piercey CEO WellTrack
Dr. Darren Piercey is a professor of psychology at the University of New Brunswick where he studies the effectiveness of virtual reality for the treatment of stress, anxiety and depression. In 2010 he founded WellTrack as a direct spinoff from the research he was conducting.