Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston. She is the author of four #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, and Braving the Wilderness.
Dan Pink is the acclaimed author of #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human.
Ellyn Shook is Accenture’s chief leadership & human resources officer. She has been ranked by Forbes.com as one of the top 10 CHROs..
Patty McCord, former chief talent officer of Netflix, brings the Silicon Valley concepts of fresh ideas and innovation and applies them to rethinking the way we work.
As head of inclusion & diversity, Candice Morgan is tasked with improving diversity at Pinterest, the discovery app people use to design their lives, which has 175M active global users.
Andrew Razeghi, ranked by Inc. as one of top 100 speakers, is a professor at The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and founder of StrategyLab, Inc.
Jacqui Canney is executive vice president of the Global People Division for Walmart Inc. She is responsible for attracting, retaining and developing talent within the nation's largest private workforce.
Sydney Finkelstein is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and member of the global Thinkers50 list of top management gurus.
Tameika Pope is the Chief Human Capital Officer of the United States Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., also known as the U.S. Central Bank.
Barbara Whye is Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and VP of HR at Intel Corporation. She leads Intel’s initiative to reach its goal of full representation in its U.S. workforce by 2020.
Chip Bell, repeatedly ranked by Global Gurus as the top speaker in the world on customer service, is the author of several bestselling books including The 9 1/2 Principles of Innovative Service.
Michael C. Bush is the CEO of Great Place to Work for All®. He has over 30 years of experience in growing organizations and increasing efficiencies of innovative business units.
Betty Thompson is Booz Allen's chief people officer. Betty is responsible for ensuring Booz Allen has the most talented doers, drivers and dreamers who drive the firm’s purpose – to empower people to change the world.
John A. Challenger is CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas. A recognized thought leader on workplace, labor, and economic issues, his insight is often sought out by major foreign and domestic broadcast and print media.
For over a decade, Rob Cross's research, teaching and consulting has focused on applying social network analysis ideas to critical business issues for actionable insights and bottom-line results.
John Boudreau is recognized for breakthrough research on human capital, talent, and sustainable competitive advantage. Boudreau's latest research is on the evolution of employment and its far-reaching implications.
Nina Easton is an award-winning author, writer, TV commentator, and entrepreneur. Her three decades in the news media spanned Fortune Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, and Fox News.
Denise Young Smith is the executive-in-residence at Cornell Tech and was previously the former head of talent and diversity at Apple.