2019 Annual Conference

Courageous Leaders + Bold Culture

April 7 - 10, 2019 Aventura, FL

 Thought-provoking Speakers

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Kelly Palmer

Chief Learning Officer

Kelly Palmer is on a mission to change the way the world learns. A well-known thought leader on learning, business, and career development, she is currently on the executive team of Degreed and was formerly the chief learning officer of LinkedIn. Prior to LinkedIn, Kelly was vice president of learning at Yahoo! and held executive positions in learning, M&A, and product development at Sun Microsystems. She speaks regularly at companies and business conferences around the world, has been featured in Big Think, Forbes, and Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine. 

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Pamela Stroko

Vice-President HCM Transformation and Thought Leadership 

Pamela Stroko is Vice-President HCM  at Oracle Corporation and a recognized leader in HCM and talent management with over 20 years’ experience as a practitioner.  She is an author, keynote speaker, seminar leader, executive coach, and consultant working with Oracle’s customers in the HCM space.  Over her career she has developed deep expertise in all aspects of talent management, focusing on delivering business results by aligning enterprise strategy with strategies for building people capability across the organization.  
As a recognized thought leader, Pamela is frequently a keynote speaker and workshop leader at the industry’s largest forums:  SHRM (Internationational and Regional events), HCI, Argyle, Evanta, TMA, HRMA, Oracle HCM World, Oracle Open World, Gulf Coast Human Resource Symposium as well as numerous regional professional groups and Human Resource forums.  Pamela has authored white papers, workbooks, and research reports.  Her e-book series:  The Chemistry of High Performance, which is a 7-part series, launched in June 2016. 

Dan Schawbel

Author, Entrepreneur, Partner and Research Director 
Future Workplace

Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace, and the Founder of both Millennial Branding and WorkplaceTrends.com. He is the bestselling author of two career books: Promote Yourself and Me 2.0. His third book, Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation, will be published by Hachette on November 13th, 2018. Through his companies, he's conducted dozens of research studies and worked with major brands including American Express, GE, Microsoft, Virgin, IBM, Coca Cola and Oracle. Dan has interviewed over 2,000 of the world's most successful people, including Warren Buffett, Anthony Bourdain, Michael Bloomberg, Chelsea Handler, and Colin Powell. In addition, he has written countless articles for Forbes, Fortune, TIME, The Harvard Business Review and others that have combined generated over 15 million views. He has been recognized on several lists including Inc. Magazine's "30 Under 30", Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30", Business Insider's "40 Under 40", BusinessWeek's "20 Entrepreneurs You Should Follow," and as one of Workforce Magazine's "Game Changers". 


Additional speakers coming soon!