About the Event
Hunt Scanlon Media & Ezayo presents The Data-Driven Company: How Big Data & Talent Analytics are Revolutionizing the HR Sector.
Join us on April 5th at the Harvard Club of New York City for a captivating full-day conference exploring how big data, with its three key features of “volume, velocity, and variety,” is the foundation of modern analytical systems.
See how leading companies are developing substantive models that are driving HR and Talent Acquisition programs today.
Harvard Club of New York City
35 West 44th Street, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 840-6600
OPENING REMARKSRob Adams Moderator – Hunt Scanlon Media
Why Data-Driven Companies Have Become the Most ValuableAntoine Gourevitch Senior Partner & Managing Director - The Boston Consulting Group
In our opening presentation, this thought leader in big data & analytics will provide an in-depth look at why data-driven companies have become the most valuable. His presentation will cover how big data is becoming a question of life or death in most industries, but more importantly, he will discuss how CEOs can find a reliable way to move their companies into this data-driven future so that they will survive. Finally, with those factors in mind, Antoine will reveal a cutting-edge, three-step plan that will help companies utilize this data to make better decisions and improve performance.
Keynote Presentation: Performance with PurposeIndra Nooyi CEO - Pepsico
Find out how your company can thrive by “performance with purpose.” Discover how to by utilizing the three components of human sustainability, environmental sustainability and workforce development. More importantly, learn why Nooyi thinks the CEO role has changed dramatically over the years and how it will continue to do so. Learn Nooyi’s tops tips on how to successfully lead a company.
Panel DiscussionJason Hanold (moderator) CEO - Hanold Associates
Panelists: 1st Mark Berry, VP of HR – CGB Enterprises, 2nd Ian O’Keefe, Managing Director of Workforce Analytics – JP Morgan Chase & Co., 3rd Milton Hall, Managing Director – Human Capital Consultants, 4th Mandy Chessell, Chief Architect for Information Solutions IBM Analytics Group, 5th Kris Dunn, CHRO – Kinetix
Lunch In - The Age of Analytics: Competing in a Data-Driven WorldTamim Saleh Senior Partner & Leader of McKinsey Analytics Europe - McKinsey & Company
1:00PM-1:30PM lunch-in presentation by Tamim Saleh. For years, McKinsey & Company has highlighted the transformational potential of big data. Years later, they still remain convinced that this potential has not been oversold. In this presentation, Tamim Saleh, Leader of McKinsey Analytics, will reveal how many organizations are struggling to develop the talent, business processes and organizational muscle to capture real value from analytics. More importantly, he will cover how companies can incorporate data and analytics into a core strategic vision, that will allow them to harness these capabilities effectively to create significant value and differentiate themselves, while others will find themselves increasingly at a disadvantage.
What CEOs Should Demand from Chief Human Resources OfficersAlan Gaurino Vice Chairman, CEO & Board Services – Korn Ferry
In this presentation find out why Alan believes the role of human resources is at the dawn of an enormous transitional change that will drive better talent decisions throughout your company to create an edge over competitors. Find out how a CEO can empower an enlightened, ambitious human resources leader to revolutionize the HR model, turning their group into a powerful secret weapon.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine ManagementEllyn Shook CHRO - Accenture
In today’s business environment, companies need to continually reinvent themselves. At Accenture, they take an innovation-led approach to help clients “imagine and invent” their future. In this presentation, learn how the upcoming trend of Artificial Intelligence will redefine management and why it should not be a concern for managers. See why AI will ultimately prove to be cheaper, more efficient and why managers should view AI as an opportunity to flourish.
When HR Meets SciencePrasad Setty VP People Operations - Google
Prasad Setty, Vice President of People Analytics & Compensation at Google, will reveal how to use data to make better people decisions. Google uses data and analytics to inform all its people decisions, from choosing benefits options to promotions to hiring. Setty will explain Google’s approach, and how it starts with looking at the existing research, developing a new hypothesis, and then testing it internally.
Closing RemarksRob Adams Moderator – Hunt Scanlon Media
Tim McHugh is a global services analyst with Chicago-based William Blair & Co., a global investment banking and asset management firm. His research coverage focuses on the executive search, consulting, HR technology, information services, and staffing sectors. Tim joined Blair in 2002 and is a partner in the firm. Tim’s role generates frequent dialogue with investors that focus on both publicly-traded and privately-held companies, as well as leaders of executive search firms that are trying to stand out to these investors.
Doug Johnson is managing director and CEO of Catapult Growth Partners. He has 25 years of experience developing and executing strategic growth plans within a wide range of professional service firms. His career highlights includes strategy and business development leadership at Arthur Andersen and several other top-tier regional consulting firms. At Andersen, he led numerous marketing and business development initiatives for practices, industry groups, offices and key client teams.
He was also responsible for developing and growing specialty tax and corporate finance practices. He has a strong record of success helping firms achieve and exceed their revenue and profitability goals. Both in terms of organic growth as well as growth through mergers and acquisitions.
Doug has held executive leadership positions and has been involved in all aspects of the revenue generation process including strategy development, tactical execution, as well as building and managing marketing and business development teams. Aligning and supporting go-to-market strategy with tactical execution has been a specific focus of his. He has also helped support the execution of mergers, recruiting and talent retention efforts by linking strategy, marketing, business development and integration efforts.
Chris Pierce-Cooke is managing director – corporate development for Catapult Growth Partners. He brings over 20 years of multinational experience as a business leader, entrepreneur and trusted adviser in publicly traded, private partnership and family-owned businesses with revenues between $1m and $16b. He has built and led diverse teams to turnaround, scale and accelerate the profitability and equity value of organizations in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
He has particular expertise in evaluating, advising, acquiring and selling professional services firms focused on management consulting, strategic change, talent acquisition and human capital consulting. Chris uses his ‘walked in those shoes’ experience to work on growth strategies with firm owners and leaders, focused on building near and long-term value in their business. At Heidrick & Struggles, he took the lead in the acquisition of multiple professional services firms across the globe, giving him a depth of insight into the factors that are critical to strategic and financial buyers in assessing value and risk.
Years spent identifying top talent, as a business leader and search executive, have honed his ability to assist firm owners and leaders assess their own leadership and talent needs, and directly support the identification and attraction of key talent required to grow the business. In his work for Catapult Growth Partners, Chris draws on the insights and intelligence of an extensive global business network developed over three decades through relationships built on trust and mutual respect. His value lies in bringing together thought leaders, exploring innovation and sharing best practices, and arranging suitable investment and exit strategies for small business owners.
Larry Hartmann is chief executive officer of ZRG Partners, one of the fastest growing mid-sized global executive search firms with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and in Asia-Pacific. As CEO, Larry is a results-driven leader responsible for driving overall growth, client engagement and profitability of the firm, with a broad business background in executive search as well as in industry. ZRG Partners completed searches in 34 countries in the past 12 months and has a strong global footprint in commercial lending and specialty finance, equipment leasing & finance, as well as in the life sciences, private equity-backed recruiting, industrial, business services and technology sectors.
A key focus for Larry is engaging and recruiting top talent to join the firm as well as selectively pursuing additional acquisitions that fit the ZRG culture. He also leads the charge in continuing to innovate and enhance the firm’s data driven value proposition. In addition to his responsibilities in leading the firm, Larry supports senior level executive search engagements and consulting projects in the lending markets where ZRG has established a strong presence in several niche-lending areas. He also works with private equity-backed and family office-backed clients with various human capital needs.
Prior to joining the firm in 2002, Larry was an executive vice president with American Express Business Finance. From 1984 to 1998, he was the founder of Rockford Industries, a Nasdaq traded specialty finance company focused on providing specialized financing programs and sales support for the healthcare and information technology markets. While at Rockford, the company was recognized as an INC. 500 growth company. Later, the company received a major equity investment from Sun America Life Insurance, which led to a successful IPO and Nasdaq listing (NASDAQ: ROCF). This experience provided a unique view of growing a business, raising capital and hiring talent, through virtually all business stages.
Diversified Search is one of the top 10 retained executive search firms in North America. It has nine offices across the U.S. – in Philadelphia, Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. and global capabilities in 29 countries as the exclusive U.S. partner of Alto Partners. Diversified Search delivers leadership talent to its clients using a highly collaborative approach to each search assignment, viewing each one through a broad lens. This allows its consultants to consider all issues – including generational, cultural, ethnic, industry, gender and functional – to bring organizations fresh, high-potential candidates.
Thank you for your interest in attending our upcoming conference, ‘The Data-Driven Company: How Big Data & Talent Analytics are Revolutionizing the HR Sector,’ to be held on April 5th, 2018 at the renowned Harvard Club of New York City. The full-day event will begin at 8am with continental breakfast, a mid-day luncheon along with seven very exciting presentations by top professionals in the sector. We anticipate well over 250 attendees. Space will go fast so please book your delegate pass early. To purchase your pass and confirm your registration, please click the button below.