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.
Mike has more than 20 years HR experience with a focus in the areas of HR Strategy, HR Measurement, and improving the performance of the overall HR function.
Previously, Mike was Vice President and Global Head of HR Organizational Effectiveness. In this role, he was responsible for end-to-end planning for the Global HR function including HR Strategy, the HR planning cycle and the global HR budget. In addition, he was an architect and delivered on Siemens’ HR Global Transformation. Prior to this, Mike was an HR Strategy Consultant for PwC / Saratoga in New York City and held various HR positions at Prudential Financial across the US.
Mike graduated with a degree in English and Rhetoric from Drake University in Des Moines, IA and has a MBA with a focus on HR Management from Fairleigh Dickinson in Madison, NJ. Mike resides in Northern New Jersey with his wife, Erin, and his three kids- Ryan, Noah, and Sadie. He enjoys tennis, traveling, live music and time with his family.
For many organizations with required on-premise employees, business has continued at a rapid pace. HR Leaders are now tasked with the difficult balancing act of responding to the swift shift in safety protocols while building greater resiliency across the workforce during these unprecedented times. During this insightful session, Mike will address executing a clear strategy for mitigating risk, focusing on the health and safety of all employees and managing both internal and external employee relations.