APR 3, 2020
FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS
The Talent Management track features leaders in the area of talent management. These thought leaders are reimagining the ways in which talent management can be applied within organizations. Our speakers are creating a new vision for how the different parts of talent management: leadership development, high potential employee development, competency modeling, and talent development can fuel an organization’s growth. This track will provide attendees with new ways of viewing the individual parts of talent management and a new, holistic vision for talent management practices across an organization
Matthew Kleinman, Ph.D.
Topic - Feedback at the Core: Optimizing Performance Management Processes for Growth
Matthew Kleinman, Ph.D. is Managing Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness & Work Sciences at Gartner, the world's leading research and advisory company, where he is responsible for Gartner's enterprise performance management, succession planning, leader assessment, and organization development activities. Previously, Matt was Vice President, Global Talent Development at Goldman Sachs and Corporate Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness at the New York Life Insurance Company; he has also held roles at Oliver Wyman and the Citigroup Private Bank. Matt has worked with executives on a range of tailored initiatives that span organization culture assessment, organization design, post-merger integration, and executive team alignment initiatives, and he has served as an adjunct instructor at Teachers College, Columbia University in the graduate Social-Organizational Psychology program.
Managing VP, Org Effectiveness & Work Sciences at Gartner
Head of Field Force Learning & Development at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Lauren C. Baginski
Talent Management track topic -
Laura is the Head of Field Force Learning and Development, at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company where she brings deep expertise in strategy and execution, team leadership and excellence in operations. In her most recent role as Director, Oncology Commercial Strategy and Operations, Laura led key US Commercial strategic initiatives, business development projects and culture change initiatives that had broad impact across the business.
Over her 18+ years of experience in the industry, she has built a strong track record of leading teams, driving sales performance
Topic - What is learning when all your people want to do is search?
Andrea joined ADP in 2016 as VP, Enterprise Learning. In this role, Andrea is transforming the learning & performance function, bringing together learning professionals across multiple business lines to create a center of expertise called Enterprise Learning. Her team received a bronze “Best Learning Team” Excellence in Learning award from Brandon Hall in 2018. Having recently absorbed ADP’s knowledge management function, Andrea is challenging the team to explore an absolute new way of thinking about knowledge management and learning, to meet the evolving needs of our audience. She is laser focused on helping ADP manage the pace of change in this new transformational era.
VP, Enterprise Learning, ADP
Assistant Dean of Mentoring and Executive Director at Weill Cornell Medicine
Ruth Gotian, Ed.D, M.S
Talent Management track panelist
Dr. Ruth Gotian is the inaugural Assistant Dean of Mentoring and Executive Director of the newly launched Mentoring Academy at Weill Cornell Medicine. In addition, she is the Chief Learning Officer in Anesthesiology and Assistant Professor of
Education in Anesthesiology. Dr. Gotian received her B.S. and M.S. in Business Management from the University at Stony Brook in New York as well as certificates in Executive Leadership and Managing for Execution from Cornell University. She earned
her doctorate at Teachers College Columbia University where she studied Adult Learning and Leadership and focused her research on optimizing success of physician-scientists.
Dr. Anika Gakovic
Talent Management track panelist
Dr. Anika Gakovic is a trusted talent executive and business advisor, with expertise developing leaders and teams to achieve results for the organization. She has the distinctive ability to design, facilitate, and deliver strategic learning and change management solutions that are aligned with business objectives and create impact. Highly regarded for building long-term relationships, navigating stakeholder complexity, and adapting to ambiguity to deliver results. Dr. Gakovic is currently the Director at Memorial Sloan-Kettering specializing in talent management.
Director at Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Michael Wright, Ed.D
Talent Management Panelist
Michael Wright, Ed.D., is currently Vice President of Diversity and Health Equity for Northwell Health system. He joined Northwell Health in August, 2014. He has over 20 years of experience in leadership development and implementation of talent strategies across various industries globally. Michael earned his Doctorate in a joint business/organizational learning program with the Wharton School of Business and the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He also has two Master's degrees from the University of Toronto and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Waterloo.
Vice President of Diversity & Health Equity at Northwell Health System