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Rebecca Ray PhD
Rebecca Ray PhD

Executive Vice President of the Knowledge Organization
The Conference Board
https://www.conference-board.org/

Rebecca Ray is the Executive Vice President of the Knowledge Organization at The Conference Board. She is a co-author of The Conference Board’s 2017 Job Satisfaction survey. She leads the global Human Capital practice and has oversight of the research planning and dissemination process for all three practices areas (Corporate Leadership, Economy & Business Environment, and Human Capital) and is responsible for the research agenda. Ray is the co-author of numerous publications with a focus on leadership development. She has taught at Oxford and New York Universities and led a consulting practice for many years, offering leadership assessment and development services to Fortune 500 companies and top-tier professional services firms. Read her full bio here: https://www.conference-board.org/bio/index.cfm?bio id=1088

Twitter - @RebeccaLeaRay

Episodes: 11/16/2017 @6:00 PM, 9/7/2017 @6:00 PM


Rahim Fazal
Rahim Fazal

Co-Founder, CEO
SVAcademy
http://www.SV.Academy

Raised in government housing in Vancouver, Canada to immigrant, East African parents, Rahim Fazal went on to found three startups before the age of 30 -- all without a college degree.

Today, Rahim is the CEO and co-founder of SVAcademy, an apprenticeship platform aiming to drive 1M+ women and minorities into new economy careers in sales and business development.

Prior to SVAcademy, Rahim was the CEO and co-founder of Involver, a social media marketing platform used by 2M small businesses and Fortune 500 brands like Nike, Best Buy, Target, and MTV. Rahim helped lead the company's acquisition by Oracle where he remained for three years as a product development executive.

Beyond that, Rahim has been honored at The White House with an Empact 100 Award by Startup America and The Kauffman Foundation, named one of the Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30 in America by Inc Magazine, one of the Top 40 Under 40 by the San Francisco Business Times, and one of the Top 25 Digital Th(Show Full Bio)ought-Leaders by iMedia. He was the youngest student ever accepted into his MBA program without an undergraduate degree and is well-known for his popular TEDx talk, “How Getting Fired from McDonald's Changed My Life.”

Personal Site - www.rahimfazal.com

Episodes: 11/16/2017 @6:30 PM, 9/7/2017 @6:30 PM


Michelle Kan
Michelle Kan

Associate Director of the Knowledge Organization
The Conference Board
https://www.conference-board.org/

Michelle Kan is the Associate Director of the Knowledge Organization at The Conference Board. She is a co-author of The Conference Board’s 2017 Job Satisfaction survey. She is responsible for supporting the research agenda and coordinating cross-practice enterprise-wide research projects. In addition to research in diversity and inclusion and talent management, she is the project manager for the annual global C-Suite ChallengeTM (formerly The Conference Board CEO Challenge®). Read her full bio here: https://www.conference-board.org/bio/index.cfm?bioid=3217

Episodes: 11/16/2017 @6:00 PM, 9/7/2017 @6:00 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: 11/16/2017 @5:30 PM, 9/7/2017 @5:30 PM


John Helliwell
John Helliwell

Professor Emeritus; Distinguished Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
University of British Columbia, Vancouver School of Economics
http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/jhelliwell/

John F. Helliwell is Senior Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research and co-director (with George Akerlof) of CIFAR's program on "Social Interactions, Identity and Well-Being". He is also Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of British Columbia, a member of the National Statistics Council, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously visiting special advisor at the Bank of Canada in 2003-04, visiting research fellow of Merton College, Oxford, in 2003, of St. Catherine's College, Oxford, in 2001, and Mackenzie King Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies at Harvard in 1991-94. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Episodes: 11/9/2017 @6:00 PM, 9/14/2017 @6:00 PM


Joanna Bloor
Joanna Bloor

Professional Development Expert
http://www.joannabloor.com

People Accelerator, Futurist/Technology Nerd, Belief Agent for Brave and Curious Women, and Founder of The Amplify Lab. Joanna believes that if every decision made about you and your opportunities are made in a room you’re not in then you should have a plan. Because in your life there is no professional conversation more important.

Twitter - @joannabloor

Episodes: 11/9/2017 @5:00 PM, 9/14/2017 @5:00 PM


Bill Taylor
Bill Taylor

Co-Founder, Founding Editor; Author of "Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways"
Fast Company Magazine
https://williamctaylor.com/

Bill Taylor is a best-selling author, celebrated entrepreneur, and groundbreaking thinker. He made his name as co-founder and founding editor of Fast Company, one of the most influential magazines of the last two decades. Fast Company has won countless awards, from “Startup of the Year” in its early days to 2014’s “Magazine of the Year,” the highest honor in its field, and has earned a passionate following among executives around the world. Fast Company recently celebrated its twentieth anniversary and continues to shape the conversation about business.

Since starting Fast Company, Taylor has written three books on growth, leadership, and change. His new book, Simply Brilliant: How Great Organizations Do Ordinary Things in Extraordinary Ways, was published in September. Simply Brilliant was named Best Leadership and Strategy Book of 2016 by 800CEORead and one of the Best Leadership Books of 2016 by Leadership Now. His last book, Practically Radical, was a Wall Street Journal bes(Show Full Bio)tseller. His previous book, Mavericks at Work, was a New York Times bestseller and was named a “Business Book of the Year” by The Economist and the Financial Times.

Twitter - @WilliamCTaylor
Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BS7N7A8/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Episode: 11/2/2017 @5:00 PM


Laura Heckathorn
Laura Heckathorn

Of Counsel
Ogletree Deakins
http://www.ogletree.com

Laura Heckathorn is Of Counsel with Ogletree Deakins’ Los Angeles office. Ms. Heckathorn’s practice focuses on employment litigation defense and providing advice and counseling to employers. She has experience in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, wage/hour law, reasonable accommodation and leave issues, and breach of contract claims. Ms. Heckathorn has represented numerous companies in single plaintiff and class action lawsuits. Ms. Heckathorn also has broad experience, working as both outside and in-house counsel, providing general advice and counseling to employers on a wide variety of employment matters, including employee handbooks, reasonable accommodations for disabled employees, wage and hour issues, sexual harassment claims and prevention training, and federal and state family and medical leave laws.

Prior to joining Ogletree, Ms. Heckathorn worked at Edwards, Wildman, Palmer, LLP, where she was res(Show Full Bio)ponsible for managing the California and nationwide portfolio of single-plaintiff employment lawsuits filed against two large national retail companies. As national employment counsel, she was tasked with becoming uniquely knowledgeable about clients’ business, internal procedures and policies, and litigation expectations.

Ms. Heckathorn also worked in house for three years at Fox Group Legal, representing the entertainment company in all aspects of employment litigation and counseling. In this capacity, Ms. Heckathorn worked closely with a diverse group of media entities, including MySpace, Fox Interactive Media, Fox Broadcasting Company, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Fox Television Stations, Fox News Group and Fox Sports.

Ms. Heckathorn began her career in Employment Law at Paul Hastings, where she was an associate in the Los Angeles Office for five years.

Episode: 11/2/2017 @5:30 PM


Miruna Petrescu-Prahova
Miruna Petrescu-Prahova

Senior Lecturer, Seattle; Investigator, Health Promotion Research Center
University of Washington
http://depts.washington.edu/hserv/faculty/Petrescu-Prahova_Miruna

Miruna Petrescu-Prahova, PhD is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington. She is also an Investigator with the Health Promotion Research Center, a CDC-funded Prevention Research Center. Her research focuses on dissemination and implementation of evidence-based programs for chronic disease prevention and healthy aging. She has also published in the field of immigrant health and working conditions, and modeling of disaster response networks.

Episode: 11/2/2017 @6:00 PM


Joya Misra
Joya Misra

Professor of Sociology and Public Policy
University of Massachusetts
http://people.umass.edu/misra/Joya_Misra/index.html

My research and teaching primarily focuses on inequality. As a political sociologist, I try to understand labor market inequalities, including how they vary by factors like race, gender, nationality, citizenship, education, and parenthood status, and how they differ across countries and over time. My aim is create more equitable societies. In all of my work, I consider how policies may work to both reinforce and lessen inequalities. Gender is a central lens for my analyses, although I also explore its intersections with many other statuses.

My work has appeared in the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Gender & Society, Social Forces, Social Problems, and numerous other professional journals and edited volumes. I edited the journal Gender & Society, a top-ranked journal in both Gender Studies and Sociology, from 2011-2015. My public sociology work has appeared in a variety of venues, including an op-ed in the New York Times, and recent quotes to my work(Show Full Bio) appear in pieces on CBS news and Nature.

I am also deeply engaged in working with students, and especially proud of my College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Teacher Award (2004-05), UMass Sociology Mentoring Award (2009-2010, 2014-15), and Sociologists for Women in Society Mentoring Award (2010).

I have been involved in many governance activities for the American Sociological Association, Sociologists for Women in Society, and Society for the Study of Social Problems. I was a member of the governing Council of the American Sociological Association from 2010-13 and the 2010-2011 Chair of the Race, Gender, and Class section of the American Sociological Association, and have served on the Councils for the ASA Political Sociology Section, Race, Gender, and Class Section, and Political Economy of the World-Systems section.

Episode: 11/2/2017 @6:30 PM


Graham Hetrick
Graham Hetrick

Dauphin County Coroner; President of Hetrick Forensic Consulting; Star of "The Coroner, I Speak for the Dead" on Investigation Discovery ID
Hetrick Forensic Consulting
http://www.grahamhetrick.com/

Graham Hetrick is a subject matter expert on drug abuse, child death and child abuse, organ tissue donation, violent crimes, medical legal death investigation, forensic methodology, and the grieving process. He has advanced training in blood pattern analysis, crime scene management, forensic sculpting, and shallow grave recovery.

Graham advises the news media and consults attorneys on the investigative process for cases facing litigation. He lectures widely on forensic autopsy, crime scene management, and critical thinking within the investigative process. He is an adjunct professor of forensics and human anatomy at Harrisburg University School of Science and Technology.

Graham is also a motivational speaker for students and troubled youth who are trying to get control of their lives through a speech entitled “Doors.” Over the last 35 years he has written and lectured on grief and loss recovery to the medical community, hospice groups and loss recovery organizations. Gra(Show Full Bio)ham’s upcoming book explores improving the relationship between forensic evidence collection and organ tissue donation. His case studies are featured on the Investigation Discovery (ID) channel in THE CORONER: I SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, now in its second season.

Twitter - @GrahamHetrick

Episode: 10/26/2017 @5:00 PM


Adam Waytz
Adam Waytz

Associate Professor of Management & Organizations
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/faculty/directory/waytz_adam.aspx

Adam Waytz is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations. His research uses methods from social psychology and cognitive neuroscience to study the causes and consequences of perceiving mental states in other agents and to investigate processes related to social influence, social connection, meaning-making, and ethics. Professor Waytz's research has been published in leading journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Psychological Review. In recognition of his work, Professor Waytz received the 2008 and 2013 Theoretical Innovation Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the SAGE Foundation Young Scholar Award, and the International Social Cognition Network's Early Career Award. Professor Waytz received his BA in Psychology from Columbia University, his PhD in social psychology from the University of Chicago, and received a National Service Research Award from the National Institute(Show Full Bio) of Health to complete a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard University.

Twitter - @KelloggSchool ?
Personal Site - http://adamwaytz.com

Episode: 10/26/2017 @6:00 PM


John Wood
John Wood

Partner; Vice Chairman
Heidrick & Struggles
http://heidrick.com/

John Wood is Vice Chairman and a member of Heidrick & Struggles’ Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors Practice based in New York. He has 20 years of executive search consulting experience, having completed more than 200 chief executive officer and board directors for a broad range of clients.

John joined Heidrick & Struggles from another executive search firm where he was a core member of their chief executive officer, board, private equity and consumer practices. He began his career in advertising and has held senior management positions at Grey Advertising (now the Grey Group) and Foote, Cone & Belding.

Business Week recently named John one of “The 50 Most Influential Headhunters in the World”. He is a regular commentator in the media on issues including succession planning, executive compensation and board assessment.

Education: John earned a bachelor of science degree in journalism and an MBA from the University of Oregon


Twitter - @HSIItw(Show Full Bio)eets

Episode: 10/19/2017 @5:00 PM


David Brody
David Brody

Associate Professor
Parsons School of Design
https://www.newschool.edu/parsons/faculty/David-Brody/

David Brody teaches at Parsons School of Design, which is a division of the New School in New York. He is the author of Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor, which was published last year.

Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LW3BLMD/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Episode: 10/19/2017 @5:30 PM


Mary Daly
Mary Daly

Executive Vice President and Director of Research
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
http://frbsf.org

Mary C. Daly is executive vice president and director of Economic Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. In this role, she oversees key research functions and supports the development of monetary policy by guiding and providing relevant economic and financial analyses. Ms. Daly is also the chair of the Bank’s Diversity Council, committed to creating an inclusive environment where employees have an opportunity to grow and develop. Furthermore, she serves on the Bank’s Executive Committee in charge of strategic direction and policy for the Twelfth District. She began her career as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 1996 after completing a National Institute of Aging Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Northwestern University.

Twitter - @sffed

Episode: 10/19/2017 @6:00 PM


Jenny Dearborn
Jenny Dearborn

Chief Learning Officer and Senior Vice President; Author of "The Data Driven Leader"
SAP
https://www.sap.com

Accountable for the talent development strategy through learning execution for SAP’s nearly 90,000 employees worldwide (from college hires to executive succession), Jenny Dearborn is a thought leader in human capital management and business culture. She is one of the pioneers of the revolution in using data to harness employee strengths and predict success in sales. She has also worked at Hewlett Packard and collaborated with dozens of other firms to revitalize employee performance in even the tightest markets. These experiences, along with over 100 interviews with top global leaders, formed the foundation for her books. Dearborn is author of Data Driven (March 2015), which shot to #1 for new business releases on Amazon. Employing the same relatable style, Dearborn follows up with The Data Driven Leader (November 2017), a clear, eminently readable step-by-step guide to solving leadership challenges through data-analytics.

Dearborn has been recognized as one of the 50 Most Powerf(Show Full Bio)ul Women in Technology in 2014, 2015, and 2016 by the National Diversity Council, and was the recipient of the Silicon Valley Women of Influence Award 2014, and the Silicon Valley Tribute to Women in Industry Award 2013. Through the Fortune Most Powerful Women Network, she has been a mentor for the US State Department to female entrepreneurs in developing countries. She was invited to The White House in fall 2015, where she was asked to present to the Council of Economic Advisers and the Council on Women and Girls on how to increase female access to STEM and business careers. Dearborn holds degrees from UC Berkeley, San Jose State, and Stanford University, and resides in Palo Alto.

Twitter - @DearbornJenny

Book - https://www.amazon.com/Data-Driven-Leader-Delivering-Breakthrough/dp/1119382203/

Episode: 10/12/2017 @5:30 PM


Amy Kurzban
Amy Kurzban

Creative Director of Operations
Philadelphia Orchestra
https://www.philorch.org

Amy Kurzban is the Creative Director of Operations for the Philadelphia Orchestra. Which is a fancy way of saying she manages the things (not people) that it takes to put on an orchestral performance for one of the top five Orchestras in the country. Part of creating the famous sound of the Philadelphia Orchestra, she works on ensuring all of their logistical needs are met at their home in Verizon Hall, as well as their needs on tour in China, Japan, Mongolia or Colorado. It is her responsibility to make sure each performance lives up to the expectation the Orchestra patrons have come to know and love whether it be in Verizon Hall or at a diplomat’s house in Hong Kong. Not new to Philadelphia, Amy previously held the Assistant Production Manager position at the Kimmel Center for 5 years where she learned the ins and outs of the orchestra. When not back stage, Amy can be found hosting poker games, socializing with friends or walking her dog, Gimlet, in South Philly.

Episode: 10/12/2017 @5:00 PM


Ben Casselman
Ben Casselman

Reporter
New York Times
http://nytimes.com

Ben Casselman is a reporter for The New York Times, where he covers employment, entrepreneurship and other topics in economics. Ben previously served as senior editor and chief economics writer for the web site FiveThirtyEight, and before that as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. A frequent speaker on topics in both journalism and economics, he serves as an adjunct lecturer at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism.

A graduate of Columbia University, Ben lives in New York.

Twitter - @bencasselman

Episode: 10/12/2017 @6:30 PM


Paul Harrington
Paul Harrington

Professor, Director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy
Drexel University
http://drexel.edu/soe/faculty-and-staff/faculty/Harrington-Paul/

Paul Harrington is the Director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy. The Center for Labor Markets and Policy (CLMP) is an applied research, teaching and technical consulting unit within Drexel University that is focused on a variety of human resource development issues and their connections to the labor market.

Twitter - @CLMPDrexel
CLMP - http://www.drexel.edu/clmp

Episodes: 10/5/2017 @6:00 PM, 6/22/2017 @5:30 PM, 3/23/2017 @6:00 PM, 1/5/2017 @6:00 PM, 6/9/2016 @5:30 PM, 12/3/2015 @6:30 PM, 5/14/2015 @6:30 PM


Gordon Hanson
Gordon Hanson

Acting Dean and Pacific Economic Chair in International Economic Relations; Director, Center on Global Tranformation
UC San Diego
http://gps.ucsd.edu/faculty-directory/gordon-hanson.html

Gordon Hanson holds the Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations at UC San Diego, and has faculty positions in the Department of Economics and GPS, where he also is director of the Center on Global Transformation. He is the acting dean of the School and is presently a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and co-editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives. He is a past co-editor of the Review of Economics and Statistics and the Journal of Development Economics.

Hanson received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1992 and his B.A. from Occidental College in 1986. Prior to joining UC San Diego in 2001, he served on the economics faculty of the University of Michigan and the University of Texas. Hanson specializes in the economics of international trade, international migration and foreign direct investment. He has published extensively in the top academic(Show Full Bio) journals of the economics discipline, is widely cited for his research by scholars from across the social sciences and is frequently quoted in major media outlets. Hanson’s current research addresses how trade with China has affected the U.S. labor market, the consequences of skilled immigration for the U.S. economy and the long-run determinants of comparative advantage.
Education and CV

Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992
A.B., Economics, Occidental College, 1986

Episodes: 10/5/2017 @5:00 PM, 2/23/2017 @5:30 PM


Peter Navin
Peter Navin

Senior VP, Employee Experience
Grand Rounds, Inc.
http://www.grandrounds.com

Peter is a proven strategic executive with deep experience in high-growth, rapidly changing global organizations. As our SVP of Employee Experience, Peter leads the team focusing on organizational and leadership development; identifying and retaining the company’s top-tier talent; and creating a culture and environment where teams can deliver the best service to our members. Most recently, Peter was the CHRO at DocuSign responsible for scaling the human resources, employment branding, internal communications, real estate and workplace services, and philanthropy teams as the company expanded globally. Prior to DocuSign, Peter spent six years at Shutterfly, serving as its SVP of Human Resources. There, he was instrumental in architecting Shutterfly’s award-winning, high performance culture. He’s held additional executive roles at Electronic Arts, ChemConnect, Brown Brothers Harriman and First Physician Care. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree from The Catholic Univ ersity of America.
(Show Full Bio)>Twitter - @GrandRoundsInc

Episode: 10/5/2017 @5:30 PM


Subha Barry
Subha Barry

Senior Vice President & Managing Director
Working Mother Media
http://workingmother.com

Subha V. Barry is Senior Vice President & Managing Director of Working Mother Media. She joined as Vice President and General Manager of Working Mother Media in January, 2015. Subha oversees Working Mother magazine, workingmother.com, Diversity Best Practices, the leading corporate membership organization supporting diversity and inclusion and the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). Working Mother Media is a division of the Bonnier Corporation.

Subha’s career spans 30 years of experience in front-line business, operational, and leadership roles. She has a proven track record of building cohesive, productive teams to be agents of change, linking people leadership to business results and leveraging opportunities to drive profitability.

As a Principal of SV Barry Consulting Group, LLC, Subha applied her unique perspective on business culture, talent, and human capital to deliver global solutions on issues of diversity, inclusion, leadership development, cul(Show Full Bio)tural competence, and multicultural marketing to corporations, non-profits, and academic institutions.

Previously, Subha was Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Freddie Mac, where she served on the firm's management committee and had overall responsibility for the combined functions of Diversity & Inclusion, Supplier Diversity, Community Engagement, and the Freddie Mac Foundation.

During more than 20 years at Merrill Lynch, Subha was Managing Director and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion. She was responsible for diversity efforts across the corporation, including oversight of the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Council. Subha also created a highly successful Multicultural Business Development Group that helped establish Merrill Lynch as the preeminent wealth management firm among diverse and multicultural markets. She began her career at the firm as a Financial Advisor.

Subha is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs where she teaches gender policy. She serves on the board of Rutgers University, where she co-chairs the fund-raising efforts for the Gloria Steinem Chair for Media, Culture and Feminist Studies. Subha is also on the boards of Rice University's Graduate School of Business, and Princeton Hospital, and is Chair of the Rutgers Cancer Institute's Director's Advisory Council. She is a Senior Advisor to the New York-based Center for Talent Innovation and the Asia Society's Talent, Diversity and Inclusion Council. She previously served on the boards of Rice University, the National Council for Research on Women, and the Chapin School.

A native of India, Subha holds a BA from Bombay University and an MBA and MS in Accounting from Rice University.

Twitter - @_workingmother_ | @subhabarry

Episode: 9/28/2017 @6:00 PM


Lindsay-Rae McIntyre
Lindsay-Rae McIntyre

Chief Diversity Officer
IBM
https://www.ibm.com/us-en/

Lindsay-Rae is currently the Human Resources Vice President, Executive Succession and Development and IBM’s Chief Diversity Officer.

From 2009 to 2015, Lindsay-Rae lived and worked in the growth markets of Dubai and Singapore, opening new markets for IBM, primarily through the Services business.

Previously Lindsay-Rae was the GTS HRVP for IBM’s Growth Market Unit, comprised of 140 countries across Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as Asia Pacific. In addition to her 15 plus years as a Business HR leader, early in her HR career, Lindsay-Rae was the Global Program Manager for IBM’s Global Work/Life Fund (GWLF) and Lifeworks for IBM’s Global Workforce Diversity division. The GWLF was a $50 million global fund to develop and support work/life programs in communities where IBM employees live and work.

Lindsay-Rae is known for implementing innovative, transformational HR strategies that drive business performance and capture HR s(Show Full Bio)hifts in the marketplace to keep IBM competitive and attractive.

Lindsay-Rae graduated with highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a Morehead Scholar and has an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Lindsay-Rae and her husband have three small children, all born in Singapore. Her family of five have eight passports between them, speak four languages, and have lived and worked on four continents.

Twitter - @IBM

Episode: 9/28/2017 @6:15 PM


Alex Scott
Alex Scott

Operator, Manager, Scheduler
New Jersey Air National Guard
http://www.nj.gov/military/air/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-scott-2a42157/

Education
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Candidate, 2018
United States Air Force Academy
BS Field Of StudyBiology/French, 2001

Episode: 9/28/2017 @5:00 PM


Ben Leubsdorf
Ben Leubsdorf

Reporter
the Wall Street Journal
https://www.wsj.com/news/author/7948

Ben Leubsdorf is a reporter in The Wall Street Journal's Washington bureau, covering the economy. He joined the Journal in January 2014 after working for the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire and the Associated Press in Detroit.

Twitter - @BenLeubsdorf

Episode: 9/21/2017 @5:30 PM