Creating Innovative Solutions for Modern HR

Aug 17-19 2020

Daniel Zumbrunnen

Senior Director, Talent Development NBCUniversal Media

Daniel Zumbrunnen is Senior Director of Talent Development at NBCUniversal.

He’s responsible for NBCUniversal’s global development of high potential talent to create, invent, and deliver the future of media, as well as all broad development experiences focused on business and technical skills.  Daniel is one of the founding members of the Talent Lab, shaping its strategy and development since the lab’s inception in 2012.  In addition to his work at the Talent Lab, Daniel and his team also watch for emerging technology that can support the development of talent and enhance the employee experience at NBCUniversal.    

Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Daniel spent 15 years at Publix Super Markets, where he was responsible for training and development strategy for over 165,000 associates.  In this role, Daniel played a key role in reinforcing Publix’s position as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for by helping managers and associates connect to the company’s strategy and values through robust onboarding, operational training, and leadership development programs.  

Daniel holds a B.B.A. in Management from the University of Georgia and an M.S. in Human Resource Management from Florida International University.  Outside of work, Daniel’s an avid theater-goer and has seen at least one show in all 41 Broadway theaters, and regular performs with the New York Repertory Orchestra.  

Main Conference Day 2

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

11:30 AM Applying Design Thinking at NBCUniversal to Create a New Leadership Program

NBCUniversal has created a specific 15-week human centered design program for
leaders that helps define the culture and build employee engagement.
·· Learn about the benefits of using Design Thinking to better understand our
talent’s needs and our company’s culture
·· Find out how you can improve employee engagement by teaching your
managers to ‘walk in the employee’s shoes’
·· Explore how prototyping helps you learn how to consider change management
efforts when innovating the employee experience

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Daniel.

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