Speakers

CRAIG ALLARS
Vice President, Human Resources, Functional Transformation
Honeywell

Craig Allars is Honeywell's Vice President of Human Resources Functional Transformation. He is responsible for driving key Honeywell and HR Functional Transformation initiatives across all global businesses, such as creating more user-friendly HR process and systems by leveraging Honeywell User Experience, streamlining HR processes and client interactions, and incorporating principles from Honeywell's total business operating system initiatives into everything HR does.

JILLY ATHERTON
Chief Human Resources Officer
National Nuclear Laboratory

Jilly joined NNL as People Director in October 2014, having worked internationally as a human resources professional for over 20 years across various industry sectors for FTSE 100 equivalent companies, including Trelleborg Offshore, British Airways and Halifax. Prior to this she was a civil servant working for the Employment Service at the Inland Revenue (now part of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs).

PAUL BALDASSARI
Chief Human Resources Officer
Flex

Paul Baldassari is Chief Human Resources Officer of Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX). Flex is the Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With approximately 200,000 professionals across 30 countries, Flex provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.

MICHAEL EHRET
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Medical Devices Commercial Franchises
Johnson & Johnson

Michael Ehret is Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the three Medical Devices Commercial Franchises for Johnson & Johnson. In this role, Michael leads the talent and HR strategy agenda for the three franchises, the strategy office, and all of the centers of excellence in the Medical Devices sector. He also has HR responsibility for the Medical Devices Transformation Change Leadership Office and Human Resources Team. Michael has been at J&J for 10 years, and has spent his entire career working in the healthcare industry in both HR business partner and HR Specialist roles.

DAVID FAIRHURST
Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer
McDonald's Corporation

In a company powered by its people, David Fairhurst is strengthening McDonald’s position as a modern, progressive employer. Known for implementing innovative people practices, he places a high priority on training, education and leadership development.

Fairhurst leads global human resources and training, which make up McDonald’s People function. He is committed to transforming the culture of McDonald’s so we consistently put the customer at the center of everything we do.

JOSH GREENWALD
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
TIAA

Josh Greenwald is an accomplished HR executive, who has served in senior leadership roles at several fortune 500 companies across diverse industries. Mr. Greenwald joined TIAA in January 2013 and he is the Senior Vice President and head of Human Resources for the flagship institutional financial services business. In this role, Josh oversees all aspects of human resources strategy and execution.

Josh has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resource Leadership, Organizational and Leadership Development, Change Management and Management Consulting.

PAUL HUMPHRIES
Group President, High Reliability Solutions
Flex

Paul Humphries is the President of High Reliability Solutions at Flex. Flex is a leading sketch-to-scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help make the world Live Smarter™, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.

MARIANNE JACKSON
Chief Talent Development Officer
eBay

Marianne Jackson has devoted her career to leading effective people strategies aiding numerous companies in achieving their business objectives. She has 20 years’ experience as the Chief Human Resource Officer and Communication’s executive in some of California’s best known corporations. Her experience spans both healthcare and technology industries including Cisco Systems, Palm, Sandisk, Sun Microsystems, Logitech, Blue Shield of California, Workday and eBay. She is well known for her practical approach to organizational effectiveness, executive/leadership development, workforce optimization, strategic planning and culture-shaping. Her approach effectively links the business strategy with a targeted people strategy ensuring the right capabilities and culture have been invested to propel performance, increase engagement and strengthen the employer brand.

SALLIE LARSEN
Managing Director, Chief Human Capital Officer
LPL Financial

Sallie Larsen is managing director, chief human capital officer, for LPL Financial with oversight over Corporate Communication, Human Resources, Talent Development, Corporate Real Estate, and Total Rewards and Talent Acquisition. In this role, she is responsible for managing and developing the human capital systems, programs, and resources that support a satisfying and engaging work environment and cultivate a robust learning culture for ongoing professional development.

JENNIFER WALDO
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
GE Digital

Jennifer Waldo is SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer for GE Digital. She is responsible for leading the company's digital industrial transformation through its people strategy, building and growing digital talent and organizational capability across 26,000 digital employees.

She began her GE career in 2001 in the Human Resources Leadership Program, completing assignments in Union Relations in Lynn, Massachusetts and Corporate Union Relations in Fairfield, Connecticut, preparing and contributing to the 2003 national agreements.