It is said that crisis bring out the best in leaders. They set aside grievances, band together for a shared purpose and focus on helping others. But beneath the strategic choices and genuine care lie fear, uncertainty, and exhaustion. From redistributing disrupted supply chains to safeguarding essential employees and at the same time maintaining their own energy so that they can continue to inspire and motivate, we know leadership demands constant efforts.
These experiences assist in garnering an abundance of skill and expertise. Knowledge might be power, but it’s much more powerful when it’s shared. Hence, managing wisdom properly and giving people a platform to share and access it is essential to open the door to a whole host of benefits. At Asia’s largest HR and Work Tech conference, People Matters TechHR Singapore 2022, we will put you in front of the leaders and experts who know the industry in and out. They will offer their valuable ideas on a variety of topics, to help you to make changes in the workplace.
The annual conference will also provide a platform for sharing and learning the best practices, insights and the latest breakthroughs in the industry to enable you to Rethink What’s Possible with #Fresheyes in a post-pandemic world. Since sharing and learning is the need of the hour, we have invited some great leaders and thinkers on board so that they can transfer their wisdom. Take a look at their brief introduction:
Co-Founder & Principal, The RBL Group
A professor, author, speaker, management coach and consultant, Dave Ulrich is a man with multiple talents. Besides being a professor of business at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, he is also co-founder of The RBL Group. Ulrich believes in passing down his knowledge and expertise. Hence, he has authored over 30 books that have shaped the HR profession, defined organisations and shown the impact of leadership on customers and investors. A Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources, he served on the Board of Directors for Herman Miller for 17 years and on the Board of Trustees of Southern Virginia University for 9 years.
Vice President and Principal Analyst, Constellation Research
Holger Mueller, the VP and Principal Analyst of Constellation Research, provides strategy and counsel to Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Product Officers, Chief HR Officers, investment analysts, venture capitalists, sell-side firms, technology buyers and many more. He assisted companies and led to the transformation of products to the cloud and laid the foundation for new Business Process as a service (BPaaS) capabilities. A scholar from the University of Mannheim, Mueller started his career with Kiefer & Veittinger, which he helped grow from a startup to Europe’s largest CRM vendor from 1995 onwards.
Global Chief People Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Lisa Chang, the global chief people officer for The Coca-Cola Company, oversees the company’s talent and people strategies, culture, diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. In her role, which she has held since 2019, she is responsible for leading the company’s global people strategy, aligned to the company’s purpose of refreshing the world and making a difference. Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Chang served as senior vice president and chief human resources officer for AMB Group, LLC in Atlanta, a privately held sports and entertainment conglomerate. Chang has held HR roles at various companies, including Equifax, Turner Broadcasting System Inc and The Weather Channel Companies. She also serves on the Board of Advisors for Catalyst, a non-profit organisation with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion.
Founder and CEO, Atlas
Founder and CEO of Atlas, Rick Hammell, started his company in 2015. Through his commitment to simplifying expansion, he pioneered the Direct Employer of Record business model that aimed at supporting companies with global aspirations. Under Hammell’s leadership, Atlas has grown from a local startup to a global tech firm with the capability to support clients in more than 160 countries. The company has since developed proprietary cloud-based software platforms further supported by a worldwide network of experts helping clients to navigate the complexities of international HR, payroll and local compliance. The author of ‘Getting Sh*t Done!: The Millennial CEO,’ Hammell was also named an Ernst & Young (EY) 2021 Midwest Entrepreneur of the Year winner.
Managing Director, Head of Group HR, United Overseas Bank Ltd
The Head of Group Human Resources at UOB, Dean Tong is currently leading the group-wide people and organisation transformation. With over 20 years of consulting experience with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), he has done extensive work in the space of talent and leadership across Asia, Europe and America. He headed BCG's People and Organisation Practice in SEA and was an executive member of BCG's People and Organisation practise globally. While developing vast experience by working across multiple industries, he has been credited for playing instrumental roles in the creation of the award-winning low-cost banks in Malaysia, and a number of multi-finance businesses in Indonesia.
If you are a curious and revolutionary leader in search of answers to questions like how do we prepare for these unpredictable times, how can we reset the mindsets and incorporate the tools needed to adapt and develop, then People Matters TechHR Singapore 2022 is the perfect place to imagine what's possible in a post-pandemic world. So, get over your fears, set the course and learn from the best in the business.