Dr. Iris Ware, PhD, Chief Learning Officer, City Of Detroit Dr. Ware is a Human Capital Strategist and Transformation Navigator. With more than 20 years of experience in senior-level leadership, managerial and consultant roles, she is known for building talent management capability, leading change, and designing accelerated learning. Dr. Ware’s work has been featured at conferences, in publications, podcasts and research. She holds several degrees and certifications including Lean for Office and Services, Design Thinking, Human Performance Technology, Human Capital Strategy and Change Management. Dr. Ware is a state licensed Personnel Consulting Agent and serves as a member of the Forbes HR Council, the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board and Harvard Business Review’s Advisory Council. She is native Detroiter and most importantly currently serves as Chief Learning Officer for the City of Detroit.