MetLife, Hilton and Lockheed Martin Executives to Speak at i4cp's 2011 Annual Conference

Other presenters include thought leaders such as Stephen M.R. Covey, Marshall Goldsmith and Dr. John Sullivan

Seattle, WA (October 26, 2010) - Senior executives from MetLife, Hilton and Lockheed Martin have been added to the agenda of i4cp's 2011 Annual Conference: Next Practices of High-Performance Organizations. They join executives from i4cp member organizations Flextronics International and General Mills, as well as well-known thought leaders such as Stephen M.R. Covey, Marshall Goldsmith and Dr. John Sullivan. The vendor- and consultant-free conference will take place at the InterContinental Montelucia in Scottsdale, AZ from March 15-19, 2011.

Antoinette (Toni) Handler, Chief Talent and Learning Officer at MetLife will present on her company's talent management journey over the last year, a process that has created a strategic approach and organizational structure to enable high performance talent identification, development and deployment. Her presentation will be accompanied by another talent-focused subject presented by renowned HR strategist and thought leader Dr. John Sullivan.

Marilyn Figlar, Vice President of Leadership & Organizational Development at Lockheed Martin, will provide insights into her efforts to design and implement a leadership competency model for the company. She will be preceded in the leadership segment of the conference by Stephen M.R. Covey, who will present on using trust as an economic driver.

Dottie Brienza, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Talent Management at Hilton Worldwide, will also present. The topic will be announced soon.

"The addition of these three great leaders to an already excellent lineup of experts and practitioners adds to the unique value the i4cp Annual Conference provides to our members," said Kevin Oakes, i4cp's CEO. "i4cp's conference is consistently considered a top member benefit and we're preparing for a conference this year that exceeds expectations by combining the practices of high-performing organizations with insights from industry thought leaders."

Other speakers include Bill Price, author of The Best Service is No Service and the former Global VP of Customer Support at, and John Coné, former CLO of Dell Computer and Principal of 11th Hour Group.

In addition to its keynote speakers, attendees will participate in roundtable discussions, interactive interviews and member panels, which include a session on the future of HR moderated by Laurie Ruettimann.

For a full schedule of events, more information and to register, visit

About i4cp, inc.

i4cp is the fastest growing and largest corporate network focused on the practices of high-performance organizations. Through a combination of peer networking, human capital research, tools and technology, we enable high performance by:

  • Revealing what high-performance organizations are doing differently
  • Identifying best and next practices for all levels of management
  • Providing the resources to show how workforce improvements have bottom-line impact

With more than 40 years of experience and the industry's largest team of human capital analysts, i4cp is the definitive destination for organizations seeking innovative ways to improve workforce productivity. For more information, visit

Erik Samdahl
Erik is the head of marketing at i4cp, and has nearly 20 years in the market research and human capital research industry.