Lynne brings to Zoom extensive experience driving transformational human resources strategies while overseeing a full scope of local and global initiatives. She is an inspirational and successful developer of talent with a passion for instilling leadership that improves organizational culture, company bench strength, business operations, employee morale, internal communication, recruitment strategy, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
While serving as chief people officer for Televerde, Lynne led ongoing organizational reinvigoration efforts through strategic management of people and leadership development, compensation and benefits, talent acquisition, employee relations/communication, and HR systems. Lynne is credited with influencing an all-around operational and culture shift in a stalled organization, leading to a 30% increase in revenue in under two years. Previously, Lynne ran her own business as founder and chief consultant of Human Capital Dynamics LLC—a consulting firm assisting companies with achieving better business results through effective leadership and alignment of culture, talent, and strategy. Prior, Lynne was senior vice president and global chief human resources officer for Driscoll’s where she was called in to establish HR strategy, processes, and operations to support sustainable growth. Earlier in her career, Lynne held roles as SVP of organizational effectiveness & transformation for Suntrust; CHRO, Americas for BNP Paribas; and director of HR & shared services for Castrol.
Lynne holds a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Business Administration from State University of New York, College at New Paltz.
Guillermo Miranda is Vice President and Chief Learning Officer for The Boeing Company, responsible for enterprise learning strategy, workforce skills and leadership development initiatives for the company’s 140,000 employees. Miranda has extensive leadership experience in complex multinational environments, focused on organizational development and people performance acceleration, driving digital platforms and user-centered business initiatives across global organizations. He joined Boeing in March, 2021 from IBM, where he was the vice president of Corporate Social Responsibility, a role which orchestrates the overall strategy and business execution of corporate responsibility, sustainability and education impact initiatives. He spent more than 20 years with IBM, including a stint as Chief Learning Officer in charge of reinventing the end-to-end education, career, leadership development and skills practices and platforms across the company.
Miranda was also the Chief Human Resources Officer for the InterAmerican Development Bank Group. Preceding his corporate work, he was the Human Resources Head of the Internal Tax Agency in Peru (SUNAT), and the Legal Counsel of the Peruvian National Television and Broadcasting Company (TNP). Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English, Guillermo brings a truly global perspective to his role at Boeing. He lived and worked in Lima, Peru; San Sebastian, Spain; Caracas, Venezuela; Vienna, Austria; Nairobi, Kenya; and Miami, New York City and Washington, D.C. at various points during his career. Miranda is a lawyer, having graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima, and attended the Master in Business Administration Program at Deusto University in San Sebastián, Spain.
Henrietta Maria De Beer serves as Chief, Human Resources (HR) Policies Division, United Nations International Civil Service Commission. She has an academic background in social work and public administration. Her work experience spans over 30 years in Human Resources Management (HRM) within the international public sector, including over 25 years of leadership roles in diverse, multi-cultural and politically sensitive environments. Henrietta’s experience is fully representative of corporate strategic results planning, implementation/execution of Human Resources (HR) strategies and reforms.
Her attributes and achievements include:
I&D champion. Strength Finder. Customer and Employee Engagement specialist. Content marketer. Brand builder. Trainer. Coach. Team builder. Event programmer and producer. Sought after speaker. Expert at diagnosing problems and prescribing solutions.
Serve as a strategic catalyst to unleash a company’s full potential, both strategically and tactically, by driving loyalty, enhancing customer experience and supporting acquisition efforts. My mission is to serve as a leader in the development and deployment of cutting edge marketing and human capital programs. Maniacal about driving and measuring results.
Jill Gibson has a long tenure leading complex talent transformation programs at large, multi-national companies. Jill has an extensive background in Human Resources, management consulting and as a commercial litigation attorney.
Currently, Jill serves as the Senior Director of Talent Programs at Walmart where she builds and drives enterprise capability, crafts the strategy and operationalizes key initiatives to meet Walmart’s culture, diversity and talent attraction and mobility priorities. Priorities for her team include Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Campus Recruiting and Internship Programs, STEM, Recruitment Marketing, Military Programs and Events & Conferences. Before joining Walmart, Jill spent sixteen years at IBM where she last served as a Partner in IBM’s Talent & Transformation group and helped clients with their HR and business reinventions. During her extensive tenure at IBM, she held several other leadership roles leveraging her background in strategy and change management. Earlier in her career, Jill was an attorney practicing commercial litigation.
Jill has an MBA from the Yale School of Management, a JD from Arizona State University College of Law and a BA from California State University, Sacramento. She is licensed to practice law and is a certified mediator. Jill, her husband and two children live in Washington, DC.
Bhavana Bartholf is the Global Head of Strategy for Sales and Business
Development as a part of the Microsoft WW Solutions which is part of the Worldwide Commercial Business. Microsoft Solutions is responsible for building the technical sales strategy for ~$101B across the globe. The strategy across our solutions is to enable our customers/partners to successfully modernize their businesses. She directly reports to Corey Sanders, CVP for Microsoft Solutions who reports to Microsoft EVP, Worldwide Commercial Business, Judson Altoff. She is responsible for building and landing the transformation strategy to accelerate the evolution and shift of our solution sales bringing together industry aligned to solution aligned customer/partner strategy.
Bartholf has served in many leadership roles over the past 20 years at
Microsoft. Prior to this role she was Chief Transformation Officer for Microsoft USA, a $46B business and responsibility across Customer Success, Professional Services leading technical teams across our technology stack of ~$1B P&L.
She has been recognized by the National Diversity Council as one of the Top 100 Women in Technology (2021) and has been named one of the 2021 “Power 50” diversity champions. She is a transformational leader, innovative technologist, STEM advocate, and ally for women and racial/ethnical minorities (REM). She has a proven track record for growing female/REM workforce while promoting diversity and inclusion. She is dedicated to driving systemic systems to drive inclusive work environments.
Bartholf serves as a board director for WEX Inc, payment solutions for every business, as well served for six years on the board of The Gift of Adoption, a non-profit that provides adoption assistance through grants. She also continues to support her passion for women in Technology. She earned her Master’s degree in Engineering from North Carolina State University, as well as her Bachelor of Science in Math, Physics and Manufacturing Engineering (triple major) from NCSU.
Bhavana and her husband, Matt Bartholf, reside in Charlotte, North Carolina, with their three adopted children.”
“Mai Ton is an award-winning executive with more than 20 years experience leading Human Resources, people, and culture for innovative startups based in San Francisco and New York. She is the author of
Come into My Office: Stories from an HR Leader in Silicon Valley from New Degree Press. Over the course of
her career, she has been the first Vice President of Human Resources at six companies, including five start-ups. She helped these companies through IPOs and M&A transactions and built the people function from scratch at every company where she has worked.
She has been recognized by the media as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology, Top 50 Tech Leaders, and a Top 20 Tech Trailblazer.
Committed to driving positive change, she is the Board Chair of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP), a non-profit organization advancing Asian leadership in business. Ms. Ton is a CEO coach and advisor for HR technology companies. She believes deeply in the power of technology for good; mentoring the next generation of talent; and advocating for equity and inclusion in the world of tech. She is currently the Chief People Officer at Kickstarter. “
Donna Dorsey is a Senior Global Business Executive who brings the strong combination of deep Human Resources experience and legal expertise. She serves as the conscience of the corporation, respected for ensuring a culture of equality and clarifying the enterprise’s dual purpose of being profitable as well as providing a positive place for employees to make a living for their families.
As Senior Vice President & Chief People & Diversity Officer for Navistar Inc., the producer of the International brand of trucks and diesel engines, and military vehicles, as well as a provider of financing through its subsidiary, Navistar Financial Corporation, Donna leads all human resources activities. She oversees more than 200 HR professionals and holds full global accountability for a $16 million budget. Responsible for driving strategic investment in global best-practice programs, processes and tools, she is a Member of the Executive Leadership Team and interacts extensively with the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors to revamp the compensation programs linked to ever-changing business conditions. She also relaunched a diversity & inclusion program, implemented technology to optimize the HR Service delivery model, created a new performance management process and redesigned the Annual Incentive and Long-Term Incentive Programs.
Earlier, she was Navistar’s Vice President Human Resources – Business Operations, leading the HR Business Partner organization for the company’s 14,000 employees around the world. In this role, Donna implemented Lean principles into HR and was the Executive Sponsor for WWIN (Working Women In Navistar) – Navistar’s Women’s Network.
This followed her time as Vice President Human Resources – Global Product Development & Navistar Financial Corporation, when she was responsible for all HR functions for global product development in the U.S., Brazil, China and India, in addition to Navistar Financial Corporation – more than 3,000 employees in North America, including UAW-represented populations and an additional 1,000 global employees. She began her time with the company as Vice President Human Resources – Navistar Financial Corporation, maintaining full bottom-line responsibility for all HR function in the U.S. and Mexico.
Prior to this, Donna spent four years with Sears, Roebuck & Co., becoming Manager, Human Resources. Earlier career positions include Human Resources Generalist with American Hospital Association (AHA), Employee Representative with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (Dean Witter Discover) and Assistant to the Superintendent of Employment for the
Chicago Park District.
Donna’s extensive Board of Directors experience includes serving as a Board Member for the Allen Robinson Within Reach Foundation, Junior Achievement of Chicago, HealthConnect One, Empowering Women Network and HRMAC (Human Resources Management Association of Chicago).
Donna earned a Juris Doctor with a Certificate in Labor & Employment Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology, where she was President of the Black Law Students Association. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She completed The Signature Program with Signature Leadership, Soul of Leadership with Northwestern University Executive Education and Strategic Business Leadership through the University of Chicago Executive Education. She is a certified Paralegal and Senior Professional in Human Resources.
Donna is a proud “boy mom” – her three sons are ages 22, 13 and 11. She enjoys reading, cooking and entertaining family and friends, as well as traveling anywhere warm with a beach.
Anne-Claire leads Culture & Engagement worldwide for Danone. With more than 100,000 employees across 60 countries and as the largest global company to publicly commit to its B-Corp agenda, Danone puts people at the core of its mission to bring health through food to as many as possible and has embarked on an innovative journey to co-build its future with its employees.
Anne-Claire started her career in 2001 as an attorney with King & Spalding in New York. In 2007, she became co-founder and General Counsel of LUXE.TV, the worldwide leading television network dedicated to the art of living. In 2010, she joined Danone, first as the Global Head of Intellectual Property, before becoming the Corporate Affairs Director and General Secretary for Danone in the UK, sitting at the Management Committee. Since 2017, Anne-Claire has been spearheading Danone transformation, leading Danone Culture & Engagement plans worldwide. As part of her role, Anne-Claire also drives Inclusion & Diversity for Danone with inclusive growth at the heart of Danone vision, empowering all employees to create new futures because our differences will make the difference and working with partners to create and share sustainable value.
Anne-Claire was trained as lawyer and as a journalist and is a member of the NY Bar. She also holds an Executive MBA from HEC Business School with a focus on social business gained at the University of Cape Town and IIM Bangalore.
Anne-Claire is a regular speaker at high impact events such as the UN WEP (Women Empowerment Principles) Forum or Advertising Week New York. She’s the author of leadership articles as well as a regular Guest Lecturer at Harvard University on Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership.
She is the President of HEC Alumni NY enabling alumni to join forces and thrive in the tri-state area.
Anne-Claire has been awarded the 2019 Change the Game Award and was a finalist of 2018 Prix Trajectoires HEC.
As Chief Responsibility Officer, Tim Dismond oversees the company’s Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) efforts. He previously served as CBRE’s first global Chief Diversity Officer, leading the company’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) strategy. In February 2021, Mr. Dismond’s scope of responsibilities expanded to include all ESG efforts including DE&I, Environmental Sustainability, Workplace Safety & Wellbeing, Philanthropy and Public/Government Affairs. In 2020, Mr. Dismond was named as one of the Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America by Savoy, the leading African American business and lifestyle magazine.
Tom Verbeke currently oversees as Vice President HR the Talent functions in CommScope, as well as leads the Diversity & Inclusion practice globally in addition to overseeing the global regions in HR for CALA & Mexico, EMEA, APAC, China and India. CommScope is a 10 BN+ $ world leader in networking and telecommunications infrastructure, pushing the boundaries of technology to create the world’s most advanced networks. Tom currently oversees the diversity & inclusion, talent acquisition, learning and development, talent management, leadership development, employee experience, culture, change & OD practices for it’s nearly 30,000 employees globally across more than 60 countries.
Over the last years, Tom has been deeply involved in several multi-billion-dollar acquisitions within CommScope, leading the Culture and Organization Design workstreams to successfully integrate multiple large global organizations while building out the Talent function and teams. Over the last year, he has also established a new learning function, and built out the company’s diversity & inclusion practice.
Prior to his current role, Tom was the Head of International HR & Global Sales, overseeing the EMEA, APAC and China regions for HR. Prior to him joining CommScope, Tom spent 9 years with Sony Corporation, based in the UK for 6 years, and in Tokyo, Japan for an additional 3 years. During those years he held various positions both as a Strategic Business Partner as well as in Organizational Development, heading up Employee Communication & Engagement, Global HR head for Sales & Marketing and culminating as Global HR Talent Acquisition Head for Sony Corporation.
Tom has an Executive MBA from Kingston University in London, UK and a Masters degree from the Catholic University of Leuven Belgium, graduating in Work and Organizational Psychology.
Tom is currently based in Charlotte, NC after spending most of his career living and working across Europe and Japan with his family.
“Jen Schmit currently serves as the Vice President, Human Resources at Caliber Collision where she is responsible for aligning business objectives with key teammate strategies such as talent management initiatives, leadership coaching and development, succession and workforce planning, diversity and inclusion, and overall organizational effectiveness. Prior to joining Caliber, Jen was the Vice President of Human Resources for Abra Autobody & Glass serving in a similar capacity. In both roles, she has been instrumental in supporting Senior Operational Leaders to identify gaps, propose and implement strategies focused on increasing overall engagement and supporting growth. Abra merged with Caliber in February 2019, where she led the transition for the Abra HR function. She was asked to join Caliber in April 2019 in her current role.
Previously, Jen worked at The Schwan Food Company where she led the Talent Acquisition function responsible for the overall strategic direction to include sourcing strategy, employment branding, workforce planning, college, military, diversity, and recruiting operations resulting in over 6,500 hires per year.
Jen has worked in a variety of industries such as healthcare, consumer packaged brands, retail and automotive with an ability to lead in high growth, rapidly changing environments. Jen currently resides in Victoria, MN with her husband and 8-year-old son. She enjoys hiking, gardening, attending sporting events and traveling in her spare time.”
Jeff Ostermann is responsible for providing leadership to Sweetwater’s Human Resources group while also continually developing new ways for the company to invest in the growth of its team members to further its unique and industry-leading culture.
Jeff came to Sweetwater in 2012 and for his first 8 years provided leadership to the Sweet Family of Companies group of 14 businesses – including overseeing the acquisition and growth of Longe Optical and the launch and development of The Clyde Theatre – Sweetwater’s state-of-the-art music venue located in Fort Wayne. Jeff holds a degree in finance and international business from Indiana University, an MBA from Taylor University and a Professional Coaching Certification from Duquesne University. He began his career in corporate finance working for Nortel Networks and General Electric. Prior to joining Sweetwater, Jeff spent 6 years providing leadership to a private family foundation and impact investment group with investments and leadership development activities spanning 5 continents.
Jeff loves spending time with his wife Kelly and their four daughters. He is actively involved with Pathway Community Church and serves on the boards of the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission and As Our Own. He is also a former Division I collegiate swimmer and continues to race in U.S. Masters Swimming events and open water competitions.
Experienced CEO with 25 years of experience in general, commercial and change management in global, results-driven companies in the HR space (certification, research, talent development and employer branding).
“Xavier Joly is the Global Head of Human Resources for Vegetable Seeds and Environmental Science, based in St. Louis, Missouri. Xavier joined Bayer in May 2014 as Global HR Business Partner for Environmental Science – Emerging Countries, later becoming Global HR Business Partner for Environmental Science. In between his roles with Environmental Science, he was the Global HR Business Partner for Bayer Radiology. Xavier started his professional career in the automotive industry within the Volvo Group, initially in the Supply Chain function before moving into Human Resources. He took on some challenging and exciting assignments in different countries such as Sweden, Belgium, USA, France and Germany where he has
developed critical core competencies and strong expertise in human resources, change management, transformation, talent management and leadership development. Xavier enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah and his 2 boys, Luther and Adam. The whole family loves traveling and experiencing new cultures and is thrilled to be back in the USA. It is their 5th experience of living abroad after Gothenburg, Sweden; Brussels, Belgium; Hagerstown, MD, USA; and Berlin, Germany.”
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