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Emily Chang
Emily Chang

Host of Bloomberg Technology; author - BROTOPIA
Bloomberg
https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilychangbloomberg/

Emily Chang is the anchor and executive producer of Bloomberg Technology, a daily TV show focused on global technology, and Bloomberg Studio 1.0, where she regularly speaks to top tech executives, investors, and entrepreneurs. She is the author of the new bestselling book, BROTOPIA: Breaking Up The Boys' Club of Silicon Valley. She was previously a CNN correspondent based in Beijing and London, and has won five regional Emmy awards for her reporting. She is a graduate of Harvard University and lives in San Francisco with her husband and three children.

Episode: 4/26/2018 @6:00 PM


Dr. Patricia Thompson
Dr. Patricia Thompson

Corporate Psychologist & Management Consultant
Silver Lining Psychology
http://www.SilverLiningPsychology.com

Corporate Psychologist and Management Consultant, Patricia Thompson PhD, Founder of Silver Lining Psychology, has been consulting CEOs and senior executives since 2004. Clients include Home Depot, United Way, Chick-Fil-A, Habitat for Humanity and SunTrust Banks.

Patricia Thompson earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Georgia State University and completed a predoctoral internship at the University of Pennsylvania and a postdoctoral fellowship through Emory University’s School of Medicine. She has taught courses and facilitated seminars at the Wharton Business School, the University of Toronto, Emory University, Spelman College, Georgia State University, and various community organizations. Dr. Patricia Thompson has won awards from the American Psychological Association, the Southeastern Psychological Association, and the Georgia Psychological Association for excellence in research.

Dr. Patricia Thompson is the creator of the Executive Mindfulness Online C(Show Full Bio)ourse, a self-paced course designed to help professionals transform their work through mindfulness. She is also the author of "The Consummate Leader: a Holistic Guide to Inspiring Growth in Others…and in Yourself".

Dr. Patricia Thompson has been featured in The Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Money Magazine, Inc., Time, Investor’s Business Daily and many other national media outlets.

Twitter - @Patricia_Atl

Episode: 4/26/2018 @5:00 PM


Pat Harker
Pat Harker

President, CEO; Former Dean of The Wharton School
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
https://www.philadelphiafed.org/about-the-fed

Patrick T. Harker took office on July 1, 2015, as the 11th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this role, Harker participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation's monetary policy.

Before taking office at the Philadelphia Fed, Harker served as the 26th president of the University of Delaware. He was also a professor of business administration at the university's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the College of Engineering.

Before joining the University of Delaware in 2007, Harker was dean and Reliance Professor of Management and Private Enterprise at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to being appointed dean in 2000, Harker served as the Wharton School's interim dean and deputy dean as well as the chair of its operations and information management department. In 1991, he was the youngest faculty me(Show Full Bio)mber in Wharton's history to be awarded an endowed professorship as UPS Transportation Professor of the Private Sector. He has published/edited nine books and more than 100 professional articles. From 1996 to 1999, he served as editor-in-chief of the journal Operations Research.

In 2012, Harker was named a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He was also named a White House fellow by President George H. W. Bush in 1991 and served as a special assistant to FBI Director William S. Sessions from 1991 to 1992.

Harker serves as a member of the Select Operating Committee of Select Greater Philadelphia. He previously served on the boards of Catholic Relief Services, Pepco Holdings, Inc., and Huntsman Corporation and was a founding member of the board of advisors for Decision Lens, Inc. Harker was also a nonbanking Class B director of the Philadelphia Fed from 2012 to 2015.

Harker has a Ph.D. in civil and urban engineering, an M.A. in economics, and an M.S.E. and B.S.E. in civil engineering, all from the University of Pennsylvania.

Episodes: 4/12/2018 @5:00 PM, 3/1/2018 @5:00 PM


Ken Abosch
Ken Abosch

Compensation practice leader
Aon
http://aon.com

Ken Abosch has 30 years of experience consulting in all facets of human resources including linkage to business strategy, globalization, engagement, incentive design,
broad banding and employer branding. Ken has worked with numerous organizations to help them achieve breakthrough value creation through their people and is a frequent speaker on the topic. He holds an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University.

Episodes: 4/12/2018 @6:00 PM, 3/1/2018 @6:00 PM


Jonna Sjoval
Jonna Sjoval

Managing Director, Americas
Universum
http://www.universumglobal.com

Jonna Sjovall is the Managing Director for Americas at Universum. She is an employer branding expert with engineering background and believes that employer brand strategies should be closely connected to the business strategy.

Jonna is originally from Finland and has been with Universum 10 years. She has worked in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland and Germany prior to running Universum's Americas business based out of New York City for the last 2 years.

She has been working with Universum's clients around the globe and from various industries and finds it very interesting how the employer branding field has change over the years to be more proactive, data-driven and targeted.

Twitter - @SjovallJ

Episodes: 4/12/2018 @6:30 PM, 3/1/2018 @6:30 PM


Katie Bardaro
Katie Bardaro

Lead Economist and Analytics Manager
PayScale

Katie joined PayScale in 2008 as a research analyst and now heads up PayScale's data team. During her tenure at PayScale, Katie has increasingly put her background in economics and statistics to good use and has further cultivated her penchant for public relations as PayScale's lead economist. Katie's publishing credits include: "Differences in the College Enrollment Decision Across Race," (The American Economist) and "The Changing Relation Between the Canadian and U.S. Yield Curves," (Journal of International Money and Finance). Additionally, she received numerous teaching awards as an economics lecturer at University of Washington (UW), including the Student Teacher of the Year award. Katie holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross and a master's in Economics from UW.

Episodes: 4/5/2018 @6:00 PM, 4/21/2016 @5:00 PM, 2/12/2015 @5:30 PM


Erica Violini
Erica Violini

US Human Capital leader
Deloitte Consulting
https://www2.deloitte.com

Erica is the US Human Capital leader for Deloitte Consulting. In this role, she is responsible for the 4,000+ practitioners focused on helping organizations solve their most complex and pressing Human Capital issues. In today’s world of constant disruption, those issues include: Determining the future composition of the workforce; Enabling the digital organization; Managing the cost of labor; and Optimizing the employee experience–all centered around how to optimize the intersection of people and business performance. Throughout her 20 year career, Erica has worked with some of the world’s leading organizations across multiple sectors and geographies and is a frequent speaker on how market trends are impacting the HR organization and profession as a whole. Within Deloitte, she serves as a member of Deloitte Consulting’s Management Committee and Board of Directors. She has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Twitter - @erica_volini

Episode: 4/5/2018 @5:00 PM


Annelise Orleck
Annelise Orleck

Professor of History; Author of "WE ARE ALL FAST-FOOD WORKERS NOW: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages"
Dartmouth College
https://home.dartmouth.edu/faculty-directory/annelise-orleck

Annelise Orleck is professor of history at Dartmouth College and the author of five books on the history of US women, politics, immigration, and activism, including Storming Caesars Palace: How Black Mothers Fought Their Own War on Poverty.

Episode: 4/5/2018 @6:30 PM


Jeffrey Pfeffer
Jeffrey Pfeffer

Professor of Organization Behavior; Author of "Dying for a Paycheck"
Stanford University
https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/faculty-research/faculty/jeffrey-pfeffer

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. In March, 2018, HarperCollins will publish Pfeffer’s latest book, Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—And What We Can Do About It.

He is the author or co-author of 15 books including:
• Leadership B.S.: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time;
• The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First;
• Power: Why Some People Have It—and Others Don’t;
• The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge Into Action;
• Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense: Profiting from Evidence-Based Management
• And more than 150 articles and book chapters.

Dr. Pfeffer received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University and his Ph.D. from Stanford. He began his career at the business school at t(Show Full Bio)he University of Illinois and then taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Pfeffer has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Business School, Singapore Management University, London Business School, Copenhagen Business School, and for the past 12 years a visitor at IESE in Barcelona.

From 2003-2007, Pfeffer wrote a monthly column, “The Human Factor,” for the 650,000-person circulation business magazine, Business 2.0 and from 2007-2010, he wrote a monthly column providing career advice for Capital, a leading business and economics magazine in Turkey. Pfeffer has also written for Fortune.com, BNET, the Washington Post, BloombergBusinessWeek.com, and is an Influencer on LinkedIn.

Pfeffer currently serves on the board of directors of Berlin Packaging, on the advisory board for Collective Health, and on the board of the nonprofit Quantum Leap Healthcare. In the past he has served on the boards of Resumix, Unicru, and Workstream, all human capital software companies, Audible Magic, an internet company, SonoSite, a NASDAQ company designing and manufacturing portable ultrasound machines, and the San Francisco Playhouse, a non-profit theater.

Pfeffer has presented seminars in 39 countries throughout the world as well as doing consulting and providing executive education for numerous companies, associations, and universities in the United States.

Jeffrey Pfeffer has won the Richard D. Irwin Award presented by the Academy of Management for scholarly contributions to management and numerous awards for his articles and books. He has been listed in the top 25 management thinkers by Thinkers 50 and as one of the Most Influential HR International Thinkers by HR Magazine. In November, 2011, he was presented with an honorary doctorate degree from Tilburg University in The Netherlands.

Twitter - @jeffreypfeffer
Personal Site - http://www.jeffreypfeffer.com
Dying for a Paycheck Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071VR9313/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
The Knowing-Doing Gap Book - https://www.amazon.com/Knowing-Doing-Gap-Companies-Knowledge-Action/dp/1578511240

Episode: 3/29/2018 @6:00 PM


Mike Eichenwald
Mike Eichenwald

Leader
LRN's Goverance, Culture, and Leadership Advisory Services
http://lrn.com/

Mike Eichenwald is an Advisory Leader at LRN Corporation, which helps corporations build values-based cultures and leadership, strengthen their ethics, governance and compliance efforts and inspire principled performance in their operations.

Twitter - @lrn | @mikeeichenwald

Episode: 3/29/2018 @5:30 PM


Michael Schmidt
Michael Schmidt

Partner; Vice Chair of Labor and Employment Department; Attorney; Creator of "Employment Law Now" Podcast
Cozen O'Connor
http://www.cozen.com

Michael C. Schmidt is the vice chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Department, and the office managing partner, vice chair, of the New York Midtown office, where he is resident.

For more than two decades, Mike has concentrated his practice on representing companies and management in all facets of employment law, such as: (i) defense in litigation involving wage and hour (overtime and unpaid compensation), discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistle-blowing, noncompetes and trade secrets, and disability and other leave-related issues, including claims covered under EPLI (employment practices liability insurance) policies; (ii) day-to-day counseling and in-house training on issues from hiring to firing, and other questions unique to his client’s industries and business; and (iii) drafting and reviewing employment agreements, termination and severance agreements, confidentiality and non-competes, and employment policies and manuals. A substantial portion of Mike’s practi(Show Full Bio)ce is devoted to maintaining collaborative relationships with his clients, and developing appropriate strategies to avoid litigation and minimize potential exposure in the area of employee relations. He has tried cases and argued appeals in federal and state courts, and has represented companies (non-union and union) in arbitration, and before federal and state administrative agencies such as the EEOC, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the Department of Labor (state and federal), OSHA, and the National Labor Relations Board.

Mike is an adjunct professor of law at Touro Law School (Central Islip, N.Y.), where he teaches a course on Employment Law, and is called upon regularly as a course planner and speaker for conferences, seminars and continuing legal education programs addressing employment law issues and developments. Mike has been frequently quoted on employment law topics, and is regularly interviewed by trade publications and national journals (online and “traditional”) for his opinions on legal trends. He is proud to be the publisher and editor of a blog devoted to the interplay between social media and employment law, an extremely topical and significant area of law for employers in this new technology era (Social Media Employment Law Blog). Mike also records and produces a podcast called Employment Law Now, which brings listeners the latest trends, news, and updates in employment law topics. Mike is also an Advisory Board member for Bloomberg BNA's Social Media & Policy Report.

Beyond his regular client practice, Mike serves as the chairman of the board of directors of AfterSchool All-Stars of New York, a New York chapter of a national charitable organization founded by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the mid-1990’s to provide after-school and summer programs for inner-city youth. He also spends significant time providing pro bono counsel to various organizations and individuals who are less able to afford representation in times of need.

Mike earned his undergraduate degree, with honors, from Brandeis University in 1990. He earned his law degree, with distinction, from Hofstra University School of Law in 1993, where he was a notes and comments editor of the Hofstra Law Review.

Twitter - @MSchmidtEmpLaw
Employment Law Now Podcast - www.employmentlawnow.com

Episodes: 3/29/2018 @5:00 PM, 11/16/2017 @5:30 PM, 9/7/2017 @5:30 PM


Chris Powell
Chris Powell

CEO
Talmetrix, Inc.
http://www.talmetrix.com

Chris Powell is the CEO of Talmetrix, an employee feedback, and insights company. Chris built Talmetrix around his perspective on HR - that organizations are human systems, not machines, and should be managed accordingly. To this end, Talmetrix’s mission is to enable organizations with the tools to source, aggregate and connect disparate talent data to improve their employee experience, engagement, retention, and employer brand reputation.

Prior to joining Talmetrix, Chris was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Scripps Networks Interactive, a global media and digital company (HGTV, Food Network, etc.). Chris has also held HR roles with Voya (formerly ING), Marriott International, and Deloitte.

Chris currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for Project ReDirect in Washington, DC, and serves as a governor-appointed member of the Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) for the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Twitter - @talmetrix; @xrispowell

Episode: 3/22/2018 @5:00 PM


Cord Himelstein
Cord Himelstein

Vice President, Marketing and Communications
HALO Recognition
http://www.halorecognition.com

Serving as the Head of Marketing for over a decade, Cord Himelstein has helped HALO Recognition become one of the leading providers of employee recognition and incentive programs. Since 2007, he has been responsible for leading the company’s strategic marketing initiatives and communications efforts. Cord works closely with customers to help them develop measurable workforce recognition strategies and create memorable experiences for their employees.

Cord is also a recognized thought leader in the human resources community and is a regular contributor to our corporate blog, where his articles have enjoyed national exposure through major HR publications including SHRM, Workspan, TLNT, Smartbrief, and Entrepreneur. Prior to joining HALO Recognition, Cord worked in the entertainment industry for more than 15 years, where he held senior positions with Elektra Entertainment and EMI Music Group.

Twitter - @CordHimelstein; @HaloRecognition

Episode: 3/22/2018 @6:00 PM


Lydia Frank
Lydia Frank

Vice President, Content Strategy
PayScale
http://www.payscale.com/

Lydia Frank is Vice President of Content Strategy for PayScale, the leader in modern compensation data and software. PayScale creates products that help employees and employers understand market pay and have more open and mutually beneficial conversations about compensation. While at PayScale, Lydia has collaborated with a number of media partners to showcase PayScale’s data around topics like the skills gap, underemployment and economic mobility through education. She has contributed articles to various publications, including Money, Fortune, Harvard Business Review and TechCrunch. She is also a regular speaker on the topics of salary negotiation, gender equity and compensation best practices. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Central Washington University and previously led editorial teams for both MSN and About.com, covering topics including careers, technology and personal finance.

Twitter - @payscale

Episodes: 3/15/2018 @6:30 PM, 2/15/2018 @6:30 PM, 8/24/2017 @5:00 PM


Daniel Shapero
Daniel Shapero

Vice President Talent Solutions, Careers, & Learning
LinkedIn
https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/authors/d/daniel-shapero

I'm passionate about building companies, growing great teams, and having my work change the world for the better. I've had a diverse mix of experiences, but I'm an operator and problem solver at heart. I studied math and computer science in college. Started my first company when I was 19, which I sold when I was 21. I've worked as an entrepreneur, management consultant, start-up utility player, global sales and analytics leader, and now as a product manager.

I believe that all great technology leaders must understand how amazing products are envisioned and built, and so I have recently embarked on a "tour of duty" in Product Management at LinkedIn.

Twitter - @danshapero

Episodes: 3/15/2018 @5:00 PM, 2/15/2018 @5:00 PM


Paul McDonald
Paul McDonald

Senior Executive Director
Robert Half
http://RobertHalf.com

Paul McDonald is senior executive director at Robert Half, which specializes in the placement of professionals in the accounting and finance, technology, legal, creative and administrative fields. He writes and speaks frequently on hiring, workplace and career management topics. Over the course of more than 30 years in the recruiting field, McDonald has advised thousands of company leaders and job seekers on how to hire and get hired.

McDonald joined Robert Half in 1984 as a recruiter for financial and accounting professionals in Boston, following a public accounting career with Price Waterhouse. In the 1990s, he became president of the Western United States overseeing all of the company’s operations in the region. McDonald became senior executive director of Robert Half Management Resources in 2000, and assumed his current role in 2012.

Twitter - @PaulCMcDonald

Episodes: 3/15/2018 @5:30 PM, 2/15/2018 @5:30 PM


Matt Charney
Matt Charney

Executive Editor and Head of Content
Recruiting Daily
http://recruitingdaily.com/

Matt Charney is the Executive Editor for Recruiting Daily, whose flagship property, RecruitingBlogs, is the world's largest social network and content sharing platform for recruiting and HR professionals. Matt oversees editorial strategy and content marketing for Recruiting Daily's portfolio of online properties. Prior to joining RecruitingBlogs, Matt served in marketing leadership roles at leading HR technology companies like Talemetry, Cornerstone OnDemand & Monster Worldwide. Matt began his career as a corporate recruiter for such companies as Walt Disney and Warner Bros.

Matt has been named as one of the top 25 influencers in recruiting by publications like the Huffington Post, LinkedIn and Glassdoor, and has been recognized as one of the 2014 Recruiting & Staffing Watch List by HRMarketer, 2015 HR Trendsetter by HR Magazine/SHRM,, the 2015 HRO Superstar for Analyst Excellence and the 2015 Social Recruiting Chair for the Talent Management Alliance and chair of the 2015 North(Show Full Bio) America iTalent Awards presented by the HROA.

His blog mattcharney.com was also named one of the top 15 business blogs to follow by WordPress in 2014. Matt serves as a member of the advisory boards for the Candidate Experience Awards, Rolepoint, RecruitiFi, Take the Interview, Majio and Talent Tech Advisors. He also sounds way cooler than he is.

Follow him on Twitter @MattCharney and check out recruitingdaily.com for in-depth analysis and commentary on recruiting, marketing and technology.

Follow him @MattCharney or connect with him on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/in/mattcharney).

Episodes: 3/8/2018 @6:30 PM, 8/17/2017 @5:30 PM, 11/10/2016 @6:30 PM, 9/8/2016 @6:30 PM, 4/7/2016 @5:00 PM, 4/2/2015 @6:30 PM


Morten Hansen
Morten Hansen

Professor; Author of "Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More"
University of California, Berkeley
https://www.ischool.berkeley.edu/people/morten-hansen

Morten T. Hansen is a management professor at University of California, Berkeley. He is also a faculty member at Apple University, Apple. He is the coauthor (with Jim Collins) of the New York Times bestseller Great by Choice and the author of the highly acclaimed Collaboration and Great at Work. Formerly a professor at Harvard Business School and INSEAD (France), professor Hansen holds a Ph.D. from Stanford Business School, where he was a Fulbright scholar. His academic research has won several prestigious awards, and he is ranked one of the world’s most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50. Morten Hansen was also a manager at the Boston Consulting Group, where he advised corporate clients worldwide. Born and raised in Norway, he lives in San Francisco with his wife and two daughters, and he travels the world to give keynotes and help companies and people become great at work.

Twitter - @MortenTHansen
Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074ZKB2QT/ref=dp-kindle-redirect(Show Full Bio)?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Episode: 3/8/2018 @6:00 PM


Summer Crenshaw
Summer Crenshaw

Co-Founder, COO
tilr
http://www.tilr.com

Tech entrepreneur, speaker, and author Summer Crenshaw is an acclaimed powerhouse of innovation and business development in emerging media, startups, customer experience and recruitment. She is the Co-Founder and COO of tilr, the Cincinnati-based algorithmic hiring solution that has been voted as one of the Top 10 startups to watch outside of Silicon Valley for 2018 by VentureBeat, Forbes Top 5 Startups to Watch and InvestorPlace Top 10 Startups. Summer brings her passion for disruptive technologies to tilr and is an active leader in the Midwest startup community. In recognition to her contribution & impact on the local economy, Summer was awarded the Cincinnati Business Couriers’ “Woman Who Mean Business” in 2017.

Episode: 3/8/2018 @5:00 PM


Pat Harker
Pat Harker

President, CEO; Former Dean of The Wharton School
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
https://www.philadelphiafed.org/about-the-fed

Patrick T. Harker took office on July 1, 2015, as the 11th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this role, Harker participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation's monetary policy.

Before taking office at the Philadelphia Fed, Harker served as the 26th president of the University of Delaware. He was also a professor of business administration at the university's Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the College of Engineering.

Before joining the University of Delaware in 2007, Harker was dean and Reliance Professor of Management and Private Enterprise at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to being appointed dean in 2000, Harker served as the Wharton School's interim dean and deputy dean as well as the chair of its operations and information management department. In 1991, he was the youngest faculty me(Show Full Bio)mber in Wharton's history to be awarded an endowed professorship as UPS Transportation Professor of the Private Sector. He has published/edited nine books and more than 100 professional articles. From 1996 to 1999, he served as editor-in-chief of the journal Operations Research.

In 2012, Harker was named a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He was also named a White House fellow by President George H. W. Bush in 1991 and served as a special assistant to FBI Director William S. Sessions from 1991 to 1992.

Harker serves as a member of the Select Operating Committee of Select Greater Philadelphia. He previously served on the boards of Catholic Relief Services, Pepco Holdings, Inc., and Huntsman Corporation and was a founding member of the board of advisors for Decision Lens, Inc. Harker was also a nonbanking Class B director of the Philadelphia Fed from 2012 to 2015.

Harker has a Ph.D. in civil and urban engineering, an M.A. in economics, and an M.S.E. and B.S.E. in civil engineering, all from the University of Pennsylvania.

Episodes: 4/12/2018 @5:00 PM, 3/1/2018 @5:00 PM


Ken Abosch
Ken Abosch

Compensation practice leader
Aon
http://aon.com

Ken Abosch has 30 years of experience consulting in all facets of human resources including linkage to business strategy, globalization, engagement, incentive design,
broad banding and employer branding. Ken has worked with numerous organizations to help them achieve breakthrough value creation through their people and is a frequent speaker on the topic. He holds an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University.

Episodes: 4/12/2018 @6:00 PM, 3/1/2018 @6:00 PM


Jonna Sjoval
Jonna Sjoval

Managing Director, Americas
Universum
http://www.universumglobal.com

Jonna Sjovall is the Managing Director for Americas at Universum. She is an employer branding expert with engineering background and believes that employer brand strategies should be closely connected to the business strategy.

Jonna is originally from Finland and has been with Universum 10 years. She has worked in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland and Germany prior to running Universum's Americas business based out of New York City for the last 2 years.

She has been working with Universum's clients around the globe and from various industries and finds it very interesting how the employer branding field has change over the years to be more proactive, data-driven and targeted.

Twitter - @SjovallJ

Episodes: 4/12/2018 @6:30 PM, 3/1/2018 @6:30 PM


Amanda Benincasa
Amanda Benincasa

Associate Director
Aon Equity Services
http://www.radford.com/rvs

Amanda Benincasa is an Associate Director with Aon Hewitt’s Global Technical Shared Services Team, the equity valuation and accounting group for Aon Hewitt that assists over 600 companies with all aspects of ASC Topic 718, ASC Topic 505, and ASC Topic 260, ranging from plan design considerations to expense accruals, to SEC filings.

Her background consists of both consulting and accounting for equity, handling topics including employee stock options, restricted stock units, performance share awards, restricted stock awards, repurchases, IPOs, and an array of SEC reporting responsibilities (10Q/K & Proxy). She is an industry speaker, addressing topics related to equity valuation and accounting, and has written several articles surrounding the same topics. She serves on the Board of Directors of the NASPP Western PA Chapter.

Amanda graduated from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA where she obtained her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analy(Show Full Bio)tics, and previously attended Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting with a dual minor in finance and business administration. She is pursuing the Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation. Amanda is based in Philadelphia.

Episode: 2/22/2018 @6:30 PM


Dennis Carey
Dennis Carey

Vice Chairman; Co-author of TALENT WINS: The New Playbook for Putting People First
Korn Ferry
https://www.kornferry.com/

Dennis Carey, PhD is a Vice Chairman of Korn Ferry, where he recruits board directors, CEOs, and their direct reports. He has placed and assessed some of the most successful CEOs and directors for over 75 leading companies in the Fortune 500. He founded several forums for chairmen, CEOs and C-suite executives including The Prium, the CEO Academy, and Academies for CFOs and CHROs of Americas best-managed enterprises. He has published four books and over 50 refereed journal articles. His most recent book, Boards That Lead, coauthored with Ram Charan and Mike Useem, was cited as book of the year by Directors & Boards Magazine. Carey also teaches corporate governance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has served on both public and private technology boards.

Twitter - @Korn_Ferry
Book - https://www.amazon.com/Talent-Wins-Playbook-Putting-People/dp/1633691187/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1519312366&sr=8-1&keywords=talent+wins

Episode: 2/22/2018 @5:00 PM


Amy Jennings
Amy Jennings

Partner, RewardsConsulting
Radford
http://www.radford.com

Amy Jennings is a Partner and senior consultant at Radford with over 18 years of experience in executive compensation, based in Chicago, Illinois. She works with both management and compensation committees to provide services in all areas of executive compensation, including: compensation strategy, competitive benchmarking, corporate governance, evaluation and design of short- and long-term incentive plans, transaction support and board of director pay.

Amy has spoken at national and regional forums including Chicago Compensation Association, and the NDI Executive Exchange.

Amy received her B.S. in Management from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and her M.B.A in Management and Finance from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois.

Amy began her career in executive compensation with Hewitt Associates over 18 years ago.
While Amy works with both public and private clients in the life science and medical devices industry.

Episode: 2/22/2018 @6:30 PM