Meet the Speakers

We are honored to present each edition with an entirely new speaker faculty, comprised of the most energetic and accomplished leaders in the industry.

2020 Distinguished Speakers


Kristin Oliver
Kristin Oliver
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Hanes Brands
Tonya Cornileus
Tonya Cornileus
Vice President, HR, Development, Inclusion & Wellness
ESPN
Kirsten Marriner
Kirsten Marriner
Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer
The Clorox Company
Mike Clementi
Mike Clementi
Executive Vice President, Human Resources, North America Customer Development and Global Markets
Unilever
Mike Bokina
Mike Bokina
Vice President, Head of Human Resources
Siemens US
Timothy Goodly
Timothy Goodly
Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
AMB Sports & Entertainment
Mary Bilbrey
Mary Bilbrey
Global Chief Human Resources Officer
JLL
Lori Billingsley
Lori Billingsley
Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer
The Coca-Cola Company
Matthew Gosney
Matthew Gosney
Vice-President, Organizational Development & Learning Services
UCHealth
Heidi Capozzi
Heidi Capozzi
Executive Vice President and Global Chief People Officer
McDonald’s
Melanie Berman
Melanie Berman
Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
The Michaels Company, Inc.
Gloria Goins
Gloria Goins
Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion – NA Consumer
Amazon
David Atkinson
David Atkinson
Vice President of HR Strategy and Transformation
Atrium Health
Amy Hanlon-Rodemich
Amy Hanlon-Rodemich
Chief People Officer
Globallogic
Donna Howard
Donna Howard
Vice President of Human Resources
Fresenius Medical Care

Partner Speakers


Rajesh Anandan
Rajesh Anandan
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Ultranauts Inc
Andrew Blum
Andrew Blum
Chief Executive Officer
Trium Group
Matthew Daniel
Matthew Daniel
Solutions Principal
Guild Education
Joe Essenfeld
Joe Essenfeld
Vice President of Strategy
iCIMS
Peter Hames
Peter Hames
Chief Executive Officer
Big Health
Emily He
Emily He
Senior Vice President Of The Human Capital Management
Oracle
Livia Martini
Livia Martini
Chief Human Resources Officer
Gympass
Darren Nerland
Darren Nerland
Learning Strategist
Degreed
Jared Pope
Jared Pope
Chief Executive Officer/Founder
Work Shield
Craig Simmons
Global HR Executive & Thought Leader
InStride
Melissa Swisher
Melissa Swisher
Chief Revenue Officer, Co-Founder
Socrates.ai
Adam Tanner
Adam Tanner
Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder
Waggl
Garry Thaniel
Garry Thaniel
Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
InStride
Regan Turner
Regan Turner
Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
InStride
Michael Wilbert
Michael Wilbert
Chief Revenue Officer
Purchasing Power
Dessalen Wood
Dessalen Wood
Chief People Officer
Thoughtexchange