Senior talent, learning and HR executives will join analysts and executives from Bersin by Deloitte at IMPACT 2016. Executive speakers are carefully selected by Bersin analysts, who know them to be market leaders and innovators. You can learn much from their experiences, perspectives and real-world advice. We are adding new presenters to the agenda, so please check back for the most complete list of presenters and panelists.
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Bersin by Deloitte Speakers and Panelists
Principal, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Josh Bersin founded Bersin in 2001 to provide research and advisory services focused on corporate learning. He is responsible for Bersin by Deloitte's long-term strategy and market eminence. Josh is a frequent speaker at industry events and has been quoted on talent management topics in key media, including Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, on BBC Radio, CBS Radio and National Public Radio. He is a popular blogger for Forbes.com and has been a columnist since 2007 for Chief Learning Officer magazine. Josh spent 25 years in product development, product management, marketing and sales of e-learning and other enterprise technologies at companies including DigitalThink (now Convergys), Arista Knowledge Systems, Sybase, and IBM. Josh's education includes a B.S. in engineering from Cornell University, an M.S. in Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
Senior Consultant, Member Advisory Team, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Cherie Bescript is a Senior Consultant on the Member Advisory team. She brings more than 20 years of experience in Human Capital, with a focus on career development, talent management, training, assessments and talent acquisition. Cherie is a thought partner and advisor to the HR professionals at member organizations to address their talent priorities. Prior experience includes work in outplacement at DBM delivering coaching, training and facilitation to client organizations, advising on development and talent management strategies for during transition. In addition, Cherie has held both training and business consulting roles focused on technology and professional development training with Kaiser Permanente and KPIT. Cherie received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and an M.A. in Career Development from John F. Kennedy University.
Manager, Digital Product Development, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Scott Carmichael manages the BersinInsights platform for Bersin by Deloitte, and joined the company in late 2013. Scott has more than 18 years of digital product development, management and strategic planning experience. He has worked for and consulted with a number of major media companies and successful startups including The New York Times, AOL, Bertelsmann, Verizon, Cablevision, JibJab and Ranker. He specializes in UI/UX design, process development, product strategy and market operations. Since he joined Bersin by Deloitte, Scott has worked with the research and engineering teams to deliver a number of enhancements to the web site including Communities, Playbooks and Interactive Factbooks among others. Scott earned his B.A. form Columbia University.
Manager, Learning & Development Research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Janet Clarey is a manager in Learning & Development Research at Bersin by Deloitte where she has done work in the area of learning culture, high-impact learning organization maturity, and learning management systems. In the 2 ½ years since rejoining Bersin by Deloitte in 2015, Janet was responsible for developing the Guild Academy and Learning Exchange with additional oversight of the research and publications function for the eLearning Guild. With more than fifteen years in the L&D profession, Janet was previously a senior analyst for Bersin from 2010 through 2013 and has also held positions at Brandon Hall Research and Utica National Insurance Group. Janet holds a B.A. in Communications from the State University of New York at Oswego and a master's degree in Instructional Design for Online Learning from Capella University. She has also completed coursework toward a doctorate from Syracuse University in Instructional Design, Development, and Evaluation. Janet works out of Deloitte's New York office and lives in Clinton, New York.
Senior Consultant, Member Advisory Team, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Kris d'Ambrosio is a Senior Consultant on the Member Advisory team. She brings more than 15 years of experience in talent management, with a focus on learning and development, leadership development, and learning culture. Kris collaborates with members on their strategic goals and advises on ways in which to apply leading practices within their organization. Prior to joining Bersin by Deloitte, Kris spent six years in higher-education, then switched to a corporate setting where for about 10 years held various roles in the learning function for large and mid-size companies. Since 2010 she has worked with global organizations of all sizes as a consultant and advisor in talent management. Kris lives and works in Rhode Island where she received her B.A. and a master’s in Human Resources and Labor Relations from the University of Rhode Island.
Manager, Leadership and Succession Management Research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Andrea Derler, Ph.D., leads the Leadership & Succession Management research practice. She brings international work experience as leadership trainer & coach and a solid academic background to this role. Prior to joining Bersin, she collaborated closely with organizations in the USA as well as Europe in order to pursue practice-oriented leadership research. Andrea studied international management, organizational culture and integral leadership and facilitated leadership development efforts in a variety of industries. She holds a doctoral degree in Economics (Leadership & Organization), and a Master's degree in Philosophy. Her work about leaders' Ideal Employee recently received wide-spread media attention in Europe and was published in the Leadership & Organization Development Journal.
Manager, Member Advisory, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Julie Duda is a Manager on the Member Advisory team. She has more than 25 years of professional experience in various areas, particularly learning, leadership development, talent management, and talent acquisition. Prior to joining Bersin by Deloitte, Julie worked at Jo-Ann Stores, where she led several key initiatives, including the selection and implementation of the organization's first LMS and the design and roll-out of an enterprise-wide orientation and onboarding initiative. Julie spent her first years at Bersin assisting our members to achieve higher levels of impact as a member of the Consulting function, leading projects involving systems selection, program assessment, and strategy development. In her current role, Julie works with members as a thought partner; providing diagnostics, insights into strengths and opportunities and recommendations for growth. She provides research-based guidance with the goal of helping our members solve talent challenges, execute on human capital initiatives and drive high-impact in their organization.
Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Engagement and Retention Research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Robin Erickson, Ph.D., directs Bersin by Deloitte's Talent Acquisition, Engagement and Retention Research practice, where she draws on her most recent experiences focused on Talent Strategies consulting and research for Deloitte's Human Capital practice. In addition to her Bersin by Deloitte publications, she led Deloitte's global Talent 2020 longitudinal survey series and has authored two Deloitte Review publications. With more than 20 years in management consulting, Robin has broad experience in talent strategy, change management, retention improvement, workforce planning, organization design, mass career customization, diversity and inclusion, leadership alignment, culture assessment, workforce transition, project management, and facilitation. Robin holds a doctorate from Northwestern University in Organizational Communication and Change, a Master's degree in Communication from Northwestern University, a Master's degree in Theology from Northern Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Chicago.
Vice President, Talent & HR Research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Stacia Sherman Garr leads Bersin by Deloitte's Talent Management research practice. She is responsible for Bersin by Deloitte's research on talent strategy, integrated talent management, performance management, career management, diversity and inclusion, employee recognition, competencies, and workforce planning. Stacia's work has been covered by The Wall Street Journal FINS website, as well as industry publications such as Human Resources Executive, Chief Learning Officer, Talent Management and TrainingZone. Prior to joining Bersin, she worked as a senior analyst for the Corporate Executive Board, serving as both a research analyst and an instructional designer. She also served as an adjunct history professor at Northern Virginia Community College. Stacia holds master's degrees from the London School of Economics and the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and bachelor's degrees in History and Political Science from Randolph-Macon Woman's College.
Manager, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Charles Goretsky has more than 30 years of both industry and consulting experience in human capital, with deep expertise in HR and Talent Management transformations, primarily focused on strategy development, analytics, operations, and technology selection. He leads consulting engagements for global clients across industries, where he assists organizations identify, develop and implement strategic human capital enhancements designed to substantially improve their ability to acquire, develop, manage, and lead high-performing workforces. His experience includes the development of leading edge HR analytics and predictive capabilities across the spectrum of HR, talent acquisition, retention, and learning functions. Prior experience includes corporate HR leadership roles, consulting, and coaching with leading companies in telecommunications, aerospace, healthcare, technology and publishing. He earned a master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Texas A&M University, and bachelor's degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech.
Director & Research Operations Leader, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Chris Howard co-founded Bersin & Associates, now Bersin by Deloitte. Currently, Chris is a Director at Bersin by Deloitte and heads research operations including publishing, research infrastructure and project management. Previously, Chris held roles as head of product development and head of research. He led the effort to develop the BersinInsights platform and other technology products. Chris was also instrumental in creating the research development processes at Bersin by Deloitte. He has an extensive background in learning and enterprise systems technology and has provided research and consulting services in the deployment of learning systems to many organizations. Earlier in his career, Chris held positions in product development and management for several industry-leading learning technology products including those from Adobe, IBM, and Convergys. He helped direct the product strategy and development for key systems in the early days of the enterprise learning systems marketplace. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Houston.
General Manager, Director, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Andrew Huddart is responsible for running the Bersin by Deloitte business. He has built multiple global content and technology businesses over a 30 year career. He was most recently General Manager of the Corporate Leadership Council (Human Capital franchise) and Asia Pacific region of the Corporate Executive Board. Before joining CEB, Andrew was President of Moody's KMV, a credit risk software and analytics business. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer for mPower, an investment advisory firm (sold to Morningstar in 2003) and was Chief Operating Officer and then President, International, at Barra (now MCI Barra), institutional investment analytics provider. Andrew spent the first 14 years of his career with Reuters (now Thomson Reuters), the global news and financial products company, in sales, marketing and product management positions around the globe. He has a degree (B.A. Hons.) from the University of Leeds, England, in French and Management Studies.
Vice President, Learning & Development Research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Dani Johnson has spent the majority of her career writing about, conducting research in, designing, and consulting on human capital practices. Johnson led the Human Resource Competency Study with the University of Michigan and six other professional organizations around the world, which resulted in her coauthoring the book, HR Competencies: Mastery at the Intersection of People and Business. Her ideas have also appeared in publications that include HR Magazine, Employment Relations Today, and The Human Factor. Johnson has an MBA and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University.
Vice President, Product Management, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Kim Lamoureux joined Bersin by Deloitte more than eight years ago and currently leads the development of the corporate membership products. She previously led the Leadership and Talent Acquisition research practices and specializes in leadership development, succession management, career management, high-potential development and recruiting. With more than 20 years of professional experience in talent management and more than 200 works published, Lamoureux is a recognized thought leader in the talent industry. Prior to joining Bersin, she held several leadership positions throughout her 13-year career as an HR practitioner at Textron Inc., a $12 billion global multi-industry manufacturer and service provider.
Head of Research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
David Mallon leads the Research team — setting strategy, ensuring high-quality operations, and driving continuous innovation. He is also the steward for our Learning and Development research practice and is the primary force behind our work in learning cultures, high-impact learning organization maturity, and learning management systems. He is a recognized thought leader in the learning industry and a frequent speaker at key industry events. Before joining Bersin, Mallon led the consulting practice for a major LMS provider. Prior to that, he held learning and organization development-related positions with EarthLink, where he was responsible for overall learning strategy for its global call center organization. He holds a B.A. in English Literature from Emory University and an M.S. in Digital Media from the Georgia Institute of Technology with focuses on computer-aided distance learning and on storytelling in digital environments.
Manager, Mid-Market Research, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Denise Moulton is a senior research analyst at Bersin by Deloitte where she researches talent acquisition best practices, manages projects, and helps members address their talent acquisition challenges. Prior to joining Bersin by Deloitte, Moulton was a senior talent acquisition leader at Hasbro, Inc. where she provided end-to-end recruitment management for both the global and commercial business units, and helped establish the organization’s first Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence. In her role, she led the development of talent acquisition strategies and drove reinvention across onboarding programs, employment branding initiatives and candidate experience. She partnered closely with key business leaders in the development of unique talent programs and led a cross-functional campus recruitment and ambassador program. During her tenure at Hasbro, Moulton also held positions across the HR suite, focusing on talent management, human resources administration, and field operations.
Senior Consultant, Member Advisory Team, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Christina Rasieleski is a Senior Consultant on the Member Advisory team. She brings more than 15 years of experience in talent management, with a focus on leadership development, succession planning, performance management, career development and mentoring. She works with members as a thought partner; providing diagnostics, insights into strengths and opportunities and recommendations for growth with the goal of helping them build high impact human capital programs. Prior to joining Bersin by Deloitte, Rasieleski worked with Hasbro, Inc. and led the transformation of its performance management process and organizational change management efforts. She was instrumental in the development of career and mentoring programs and led the organization's Great Place to Work efforts. Prior to Hasbro, Rasieleski held several positions in HR and global leadership development at Textron, Inc. She received a B.A. in Management from St. Mary's College of California and a M.A. in HR Management from National University.
Vice President, Sales, Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Keather Snyder leads the Bersin by Deloitte sales organization. Snyder brings more than 25 years of experience in the Human Capital industry. She was most recently Vice President of Inside Sales and Channel Distribution Management at AchieveGlobal, where she spent close to 20 years in a variety of positions including sales leadership, sales, consulting and learning & development. Prior to AchieveGlobal she served as program manager at RMS Technologies. She began her career as a learning practitioner, providing customer support and training at Electronic Data Systems (EDS). Snyder holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Marketing/Advertising and a minor in German studies from Ferris State University. She did post graduate studies toward a completion of an MBA in International Business at Baldwin-Wallace University.
Please note: Non-Deloitte IMPACT speaker biographies have been provided by the individual speakers.