Mr. Bartley’s career has been effectively characterized as a subject matter expert for Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Acquisition. As a speaker and facilitator, DK Bartley has been very effective inspiring global audiences related to “Best-in-Class” Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion practices for both big and small corporations.
He is currently Chief Diversity Officer at Moody’s, the global credit rating and financial services company. He is keenly responsible for Moody’s acceleration of D&I as a business imperative and the international Diversity and Inclusion strategy for its internal and external framework.
Andrew Saidy is a Human Resources executive with more than 15 years of experience with public and private Multinationals and International Organizations. Specialized in leading Digital HR Transformations & Disruptions, Andrew has also held various roles in Talent Acquisition & Management, Executive Coaching, HR Business Partnering and Learning & Development. Andrew currently leads Schneider Electric’s ambitious Talent Digitization agenda, bringing digitization, AI and Machine Learning to Schneider’s HR ecosystem.
Chuck Heaton, People & Culture Expert and HRD Thought Leader, is a Senior HR Consultant for Talent IQ, LLC, a broad-based Human Resources and Talent consultancy. He serves as a senior advisor for the West Virginia University Masters of Human Resource programme and the HRD Summit US Conference. Chuck has also been a featured speaker and facilitator at multiple gatherings such as Leap HR, Ethics & Compliance Officers Association (ECOA) and Accenture Leadership.
Sebastien Girard joined Atrium Health as Senior Vice President of Workforce Engagement in December 2018. He is responsible for strategic and operational advancement of Atrium Health system employment and labor management strategies, talent acquisition, executive recruiting, HR strategy and business partners, HR compliance, and employment practice development and delivery – including a focus on advancing employee engagement and solidifying Atrium Health as an employer of choice.
Mike Bokina is Vice President, Head of Human Resources for Siemens USA, serving the company’s largest market in the world, with more than 50,000 employees and over $23 billion in revenues and $5 billion in annual exports. In this role, Mike is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation.
VaynerMedia’s —and the ad industry’s for that matter— first ever Chief Heart Officer, Claude Silver fuses empathy with agency to unlock employee potential and foster a culture of belonging. Between her education in psychology, years as an advertising strategist, and time at Vaynermedia, she’s been studying and influencing human behavior for over three decades. Outside of Vaynermedia, she speaks globally about the need for heart-leadership in today’s workplace and the importance of treating “employees” like people, not numbers. Her success guiding client relationships, global brand strategies, operations, management, and culture is driven by an abiding passion for creating spaces in which people can thrive.
Sarah Shepherd is AVP, HR Transformation and Employee Enablement at Manulife. As a member of the Employee Experience team, Sarah is responsible for supporting the transformation efforts aligned to HR’s strategic priorities and enabling a human-centered design mindset across the function.
Prior to joining Manulife, Sarah was a Senior Manager in the Talent and Organization practice at Accenture, a global management consulting firm. A passionate history buff, Sarah serves on the board of the Architecture Conservancy of Ontario and is an active member of Girl Guides of Canada. Sarah holds a Bachelors degree in History and Political Science from McMaster University.
Pramukh Jeyathilak is a global Human Resources Leader with broad based generalist experience in Fortune 500 companies, that includes Accenture, Microsoft and Amazon, with strong focus on business partnership, innovation, service delivery and people leadership for over 28 years.
Pramukh is currently the Head of Human Resources for Fidelity Investments’ Personal Investing (PI) Business Unit, out of Boston, MA (USA). In this role, he is an integral member of the PI Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for driving HR strategies and initiatives to support the organization’s mission and objectives across 16,000+ associates. He is also a member of the HR Leadership Team at Fidelity.
Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson is a researcher focused on the intersection of leadership and diversity. She works with the best companies to implement evidence-based practices to reduce unconscious bias and increase inclusion.
She is the author of the National Bestseller, Inclusify: Harnessing the power of uniqueness and belonging to build innovative teams. She has presented her work at over 170 meetings around the world including at the White House for a 2016 summit on diversity in corporate America. She has appeared on HBO Fox, ABC, NBC, CNN and CNN International and had written for Forbes, Bloomberg and Harvard Business Review.
Jason is Senior Vice President at Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, where he leads global efforts in Organizational Development, Customer Experience and Employee Engagement. He lives and works in Manhattan.