August 19 - 21, 2019
Warwick Hotel, Chicago, IL

Main Conferece Day 2

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Mariano Suarez-Battan, Co-founder and CEO at MURAL

Mariano Suarez-Battan

Co-founder and CEO
MURAL

8:45 am - 9:15 am Applying Design Thinking at NBCUniversal to Create a New Leadership Program

Christopher Koch, Director of Talent Development at NBCUniversal

Christopher Koch

Director of Talent Development
NBCUniversal

Daniel Zumbrunnen, Senior Director, Talent Development at NBCUniversal Media

Daniel Zumbrunnen

Senior Director, Talent Development
NBCUniversal Media

Rohith Rai, Leader of Performance Management & Quality Analytics at UTHCM

Rohith Rai

Leader of Performance Management & Quality Analytics
UTHCM

Karishma Patel Buford, Chief People Officer at OppLoans

Karishma Patel Buford

Chief People Officer
OppLoans

9:45 am - 10:15 am Understanding and Prioritizing the ‘Human’ in ‘Human Resources’

Lydia Wu, Senior Manager, Talent Analytics at Panasonic

Lydia Wu

Senior Manager, Talent Analytics
Panasonic

10:15 am - 10:45 am Networking Break

11:00 am - 11:30 am How Design Thinking Helps to Create a New Performance Management System

Karen Kocher, General Manager, 21st Century Skills & Employability at Microsoft

Karen Kocher

General Manager, 21st Century Skills & Employability
Microsoft

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Deliver Personalized Learning through Human-Centered Design

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch

INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS TRANSFORMING HR PROCESSES

Group 1

12:45 pm - 1:05 pm THE FUTURE STRUCTURE OF THE WORKFORCE
Allison O'Brien, Head of People: Human Resources and Recruitment at Kin Insurance

Allison O'Brien

Head of People: Human Resources and Recruitment
Kin Insurance

Group 2

12:45 pm - 1:05 pm DATA ANALYSIS AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Group 3

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm RECRUITMENT AND TALENT MANAGEMENT How Design Thinking
Grace P. Nakar, Vice President, Enterprise Diversity & Inclusion Learning; Human-Centered Design Learning at Wells Fargo

Grace P. Nakar

Vice President, Enterprise Diversity & Inclusion Learning; Human-Centered Design Learning
Wells Fargo

Group 4

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm WHY DESIGN THINKING IS CRITICAL TO DEVELOPING NEW DIGITAL TOOLS THAT CAN MAKE WORK EASIER AND BETTER

In this roundtable discussion, you’ll learn how to balance world-class HR data solutions with a feeling of customisation and personalization to enhance new hire orientation and continuous employee productivity.  We will discuss:
  • Improving the employee experience in the moments that matter to attract and retain talent
  • Making each employee feel special - perceiving a standard interface as unique and custom, tailored just for them
Accelerating design thinking using agile and lean methodologies 
John Lawrence, Senior Leader, Data Governance - HR Reporting & Analytics CoE at GE

John Lawrence

Senior Leader, Data Governance - HR Reporting & Analytics CoE
GE

Group 5

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm LEARNING, DEVELOPMENT AND UX

Group 6

1:20 pm - 1:40 pm THE ROI OF DESIGN THINKING INITIATIVES
Nenuca Syquia, People Planning, Design & Analytics at Cisco

Nenuca Syquia

People Planning, Design & Analytics
Cisco

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm DESIGN DRIVE RAFFLE DRAWING

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Main Conference Concludes