Feb 26-28, 2020 l Orlando, Florida 

Main Conference Day Two: February, Friday 28 2020

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Welcome Coffee

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairman’s Opening Remarks - Recap Day One

9:00 am - 9:30 am Key Note: How to Tell a Better Business Story

Mark Ferrie - People Analytics Business Partner, Facebook

As companies collect more and more employee data many HR professionals aren’t sure how to tell the story to drive business insights. We will examine how HR can use a data-driven story to make real change within the organization to drive employee and customer engagement. Simple questions to ask
- What do you want your audience to know?
- How do you want them to feel?
- What do you want them to do?

Mark Ferrie

People Analytics Business Partner

9:30 am - 10:00 am How to Move Your Organization to a Data-Driven Entity

Ara Tucker - VP, Head of Talent and Culture, Audible
Before moving into predictive analysis, your organization requires clean data that can inform your future strategies. Helping your organization move in the right direction with data is also about ensuring employee buy-in. Employees can contribute to the growth and success of the organization by linking organizational strategy with individual performance improvement. 

  • Discover where data is located within your organization, and how to leverage data intelligence 
  • Find out how to overcome roadblocks to efficient data collection and analysis
  • Focus on data today to inform your intelligence of tomorrow

Ara Tucker

VP, Head of Talent and Culture

When we talk about modern HR, we are talking about data driven business-driven equal partner. Unfortunately, it's not always the case. In a lot of companies HR role and HR analytics while not completely separated, still remain different units. Let's discuss how the analytics team can help advance HR business partners’ relationship with executive leadership. What they can do on a proactive basis to identify insights and trends about a business that an HR partner can use to “look around the corner” and present perspectives on ideas/human capital trends, that might not be readily apparent.


John Lawrence

Senior Data Governance Leader - HR Analytics & Reporting CoE


Courtney McMahon

Former – Head of People Analytics


Elizabeth Collins

Senor Director of Human Resources

10:30 am - 11:00 am Speed Networking and Coffee Break

Speed networking is an opportunity for you to quickly and effectively get to know each other and your organizations. Bring your business cards!

11:00 am - 11:30 am Upskill Your Leadership Using Your Own Data

Courtney McMahon - Former – Head of People Analytics, AIG
On a healthy team, the buzz of positive energy is palpable. It shines through. But not every leader knows how to make this happen. What if you could take your best teams, analyze how they work, why they are successful and apply this data to design a development program for your top leadership? 
This multi-year journey set out to understand:
-What drives engagement on teams?
-What do leaders do to bring out the best in their teams? 
Learn the process and results of this research and how to help people and teams thrive to make work a more human place


Courtney McMahon

Former – Head of People Analytics

In today’s ever-changing environment, HR groups are tasked with creating long-term growth using short-term decisions. This is a big challenge and one that is critical to driving better business outcomes. HR must ensure they are finding the right talent, for the right jobs and in the right location.

Ali Badibanga

Global Talent and Organizational Analytics Leader
Tech Data


Akil Walton

VP of Talent Management
Tech Data

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Shared Networking Luncheon with EX Impact

The team building never stops! Hook up with your team members and peers from EX Impact over lunch. Discuss best practices and lessons learnt so far in a friendly, informal environment.
Often, we hear the success stories in HR. In this session hear about how HR used people analytics and failed. What could they have done differently? Take-away tips so you can learn from their experience.

Trevor Teason

Head of Recruiting Analytics
Capital One


Lydia Wu

Head of Talent Analytics & Engagement
Panasonic USA


Ali Badibanga

Global Talent and Organizational Analytics Leader
Tech Data

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Advancing Your Relationship and Delivering Value to Executive Leadership through People Analytics

For the past few years, concern regarding the ethical use of data was all around the newspapers. As a company, the store all possible data: how employees spend their time, how productive they are, and how different factors contribute to their output. Research in November 2017 from Insight222 found that 81% of HR people analytics leaders and practitioners reported that their people analytics projects were jeopardized by ethical or privacy concerns. In this session, we discuss the latest legal and digital advances on how to use employee data.

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Afternoon Tea and Networking

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm How cross functional teams can utilize design thinking to increase ROI in corporations?

High performance teams have become a major part of organizational success. There are individual high performers and there are individuals, who perform better when they are in a team. It is up to the Strategists to decide and put these teams together. We will talk about how to build these teams, how to ideate and use design thinking to overcome challenges and how to increase revenue. We will also discuss some of the common obstacles in such development.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Using a Data-Driven Approach to Talent Recruitment & Retainment

Talent recruiters have known that the traditional hiring model has long passed and are looking for new ways to find and retain the right talent. With the large amount of data many HR professionals are struggling with how to action and drive better outcomes. Using a data-driven approach can be a game changer for talent analytics. When using all the data available to a recruiter – not just resumes or cover letters – to make the right decision. This includes collecting
and analyzing candidate data from a variety of sources, including social media activity, past jobs, online publications, etc. and factoring it in alongside traditional data.

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Closing Remarks from Conference Chairman and End of Conference