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 Global Head & Managing Director of Diversity & Inclusion 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.
DK was previously Senior Vice President & Head of Diversity and Inclusion for Dentsu Aegis, where he advanced D&I through multicultural partnerships with some of Dentsu’s largest clients and partners, such as Microsoft, American Express, Facebook, and LVMH. He successfully managed and reengineered the Dentsu Americas talent acquisition team and created a Center of Excellence that transformed the employee value proposition, leading Dentsu Aegis to become an employer of choice.
He has also functioned as Chief Talent Officer for the global consulting firm Diversity Talent International (DTI), with a roster of clients that included some of the world’s most influential brands, Polo Ralph Lauren, Mercedes-Benz, Colgate-Palmolive, Huawei Technologies, and WPP. Prior to DTI, Mr. Bartley held senior level roles as Director of Human Resources at News corporations, HarperCollins Publishers, and also for Gust, the global startup funding platform.
He is a Board Member of the AAF, The American Advertising Federation and ACT-SO the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics of mind competition. Mr. Bartley is Certified in Diversity & Inclusion Management from Cornell University ILR, holds a master’s degree in communications from the New York Institute of Technology, and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from SUNY Stony Brook.
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.
Global Human Resources professional with broad based generalist experience in multi-national companies, with strong focus on innovation, service delivery and people leadership.
Proven experience in driving critical HR initiatives that support and further business goals and demonstrated success in large scale organization design and development, change management and leadership excellence initiatives.
Ability to address and implement strategic plans for talent acquisition, retention and succession planning at all levels, in both established and “start-up” environments.
Extensive global experience in Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia and North America, having lived and worked in Bombay (India), Prague (Czech Republic), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Singapore and Seattle (USA).
Jalihal oversees MongoDB’s human resources operations globally, supporting 2,100+ people in 29 countries. In this role, she leads workforce strategy, talent acquisition and development, diversity and inclusion, total rewards, and employee engagement.
Professor who translates research into action so organizations can get the best ROI on their D&I. Author of the National Bestseller INCLUSIFY. Thinkers 50 Radar Class of 2020. MG100 Coach.
Passionate about finding strategies to maximize employee innovation, engagement, and well-being by (1) overcoming unconscious bias and (2) building more diverse and inclusive workplaces.
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.
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