There is no better learning than learning from the best. Experts who are harnessing technologies that can enable disproportionate leaps in work efficiency or redefining the future of work and raising the bar for productivity, innovation, and growth. If your business or organization is looking to get insider tips from HR thought leaders at the forefront of driving change, look no further. People Matters TechHR 2019, Asia’s largest HR and Work Tech conference is just the right place to listen and learn from these trailblazers.
Here’s a quick look at some of these thought leaders who will lead the conversation on our changing world of work.
Hod Lipson, Professor of Engineering & Data Science, Columbia University
An award-winning researcher, teacher, and communicator, Hod Lipson is a roboticist who works in the areas of artificial intelligence and digital manufacturing-particularly on self-aware robots. He and his students love designing and building robots that do what you’d least expect robots to do: Self replicate, self-reflect, ask questions, and even be creative. A professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia University, where he directs the Creative Machines Lab, which pioneers new ways to make machines that create, and machines that are creative, Lipson enjoys sharing the beauty of robotics through his books, essays, public lectures, and radio and television appearances.
Click here to view his TED Talk on self-aware machines, which is one of the most viewed presentations on AI and robotics.
Leena Nair, Chief HR Officer, Unilever
As the CHRO of Unilever, Leena is responsible for the human capital needs of the organization which operates across multiple regulatory and labor environments. She is passionate about leading Unilever's global people agenda that spans across 160,000+ employees in over 100 countries. As the first female CHRO at Unilever, her personal goal is to build an inclusive environment where all members of a diverse society can contribute and succeed in equal measure.
Click here to read her views on why gender inclusion is a business issue and to create a balance we need to change the men, the women, and the culture.
David Green, Founder & CEO, Zandel
David Green is a globally respected speaker, advisor and executive consultant on People Analytics, data-driven HR and the future of work. He works with HR practitioners and organizations to leverage analytical insights from employee data to drive business outcomes, increase performance and improve employee experience and well-being. Prior to launching his own consultancy business (Zandel Limited) and taking up board advisor roles at Insight222 and TrustSphere, David was the Global Director of People Analytics Solutions at IBM Watson Talent. He has received a number of industry accolades including winning Best Writer at the HR Tech Writers’ Awards, being included as one of 10 ‘Power Profiles’ for HR by LinkedIn and is regularly included in influencer lists on people analytics, HR and the future of work.
Click here to read his data-driven HR blog.
Josh Bersin, Founder of Bersin by Deloitte, Analyst, Author, Thought Leader
Josh Bersin needs no introduction. Founder of Bersin, Deloitte Consulting, LLP provides research and advisory services focused on corporate learning, leadership, talent management, and HR technology. He studies the world of work, HR and leadership practices, and the entire marketplace of HR technology and is often cited as one of the leading HR and workplace industry analysts in the world. Josh is a well-known industry analyst, serves on various advisory boards, and has been featured discussing talent management topics in media outlets, including Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, BBC Radio, CBS Radio, and National Public Radio.
Click here to read Josh’s interesting session on HR and the flow of work, which he presented at TechHR 2018.
Brigette Hyacinth, Author, The Future of Leadership: Rise of Automation, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence
Brigette Hyacinth is an international keynote speaker, bestselling author and thought leader on leadership, AI and business transformation. She has been ranked in the top 100 HR Influencers (Leadership & Development) of 2018. Brigette has authored 4 books including, “The Future of Leadership: Rise of Automation, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence.” She is also the founder of MBA Caribbean Organisation, a firm she established in 2008 which specializes in seminars and workshops in leadership, management, and education. An acclaimed leadership guru, Brigette provides consultancy and training services to many prominent companies both in the private and government sector and is sought out by organizations all over the globe for her leadership insights.
Click here to hear Brigette’s views on future proofing yourself.
Ricardo Viana Vargas, Executive Director, Brightline Initiative
A specialist in project management and strategy implementation, Ricardo Viana Vargas, over the past 20 years, he has been responsible for more than 80 major transformation projects in several countries, covering an investment portfolio of over $20 Bn. He is currently the Executive Director of the Brightline Initiative™, a coalition of leading global organizations from business, government and not for profit sectors, dedicated to providing a knowledge and networking platform that delivers insights and solutions to successfully bridge the gap between strategy development and strategy implementation. Vargas has written fifteen books on the subject of project management, and also host one of the most relevant podcasts in the field, the 5 Minutes PM Podcast, with more than 4 million views.
Click here to hear Ricardo’s latest podcast on project management.
Don’t miss out the opportunity to engage in a tête-à-tête with these leaders at TechHR 2019 on 1st and 2nd August 2019 at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram. Register now.