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In the Workplace: September 20, 2018

Hosts Peter Cappelli and Dan O’Meara are joined by Debbie Bolla (Editorial Director & Editor-in-Chief, HRO Today), Neel Bhatia (Founder and President, Scala Talent), and Erik Lorig (Wharton MBA Student; Former NFL Player; Middle Market Private Equity Analyst Intern, The Wharton School) on the Thursday, September 20, 2018 edition of In the Workplace.

Air Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Erik Lorig

Air Time: 5:30 pm
Featuring: Erik Lorig

Debbie Bolla

Air Time: 5:00 pm
Featuring: Debbie Bolla

Neel Bhatia

Air Time: 6:00 pm
Featuring: Neel Bhatia

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Debbie Bolla

Editorial Director & Editor-in-Chief, HRO Today

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Debbie Bolla has been covering the latest in human capital management trends for the last nine years. As Editorial Director and Editor-in-Chief of HRO Today magazine, she is responsible for the voice, design, and development of editorial and event content. Debbie joined HRO Today in 2009 as Associate Editor, then re-envisioned the magazine’s digital presence as Online Editor, and now is at the helm of all editorial products. She frequently speaks and leads panel discussions at industry events.

Twitter – @DebbieBolla | @HROToday
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Neel Bhatia

Founder and President, Scala Talent

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Neel is a talent-focused executive with over 20 years in consulting and operating roles. He is a professional speaker, organizational consultant, and thought leader on the topics of executive hiring and talent development. Over the past two years, Neel has delivered over 100 human-capital related keynotes and trainings across 4 continents, comprising over 1,500 attendees. Audiences include senior company executives, investors, and industry talent professionals.

Most recently, Neel was the Managing Partner of Green Peak, a premier Private Equity-focused talent advisory firm. Over his 9-year tenure, he served as a key advisor for over half of the top 25 Private Equity funds in the U.S., including KKR, Hellman & Friedman, TA Associates, TPG, and Madison Dearborn Partners. He has worked with over 150 companies with sizes ranging from pre-revenue startups to multi-billion-dollar corporations, including Asurion, JetBlue, and Schlumberger. Further, he helped to coalesce and align dozens of senior teams on the highest priority organizational challenges.

A CTI-certified executive coach, Neel has led over 75 developmental 360⁰ feedback and coaching programs for senior executives and investment professionals with measurable impact. Further, on senior talent evaluation, his success rate across 350 in-depth executive assessments is over 95% as measured by client reviews.

Prior to Green Peak, Neel worked with the Boston Consulting Group, spent several years leading startups and held positions at Intel, IBM, and Deloitte Consulting. He is also a guest lecturer on ‘Hiring Top Talent’ at the Wharton School and Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Neel holds an MBA from the Wharton School and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Erik Lorig

Wharton MBA Student; Former NFL Player; Middle Market Private Equity Analyst Intern, The Wharton School

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Erik Lorig is a former NFL player currently in the Wharton MBA Program. Lorig played college football at Stanford University for 4 years before being drafted to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2010. He also played for the New Orleans Saints from 2014 to 2016.

Lorig was accepted into Harvard and Stanford Executive programs in business. He went on to earn his Masters in Communication from Stanford in 2017. He also worked as a consultant at Sway Ventures, and held an internship at Altamont Capital Partners.
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