Speakers

Main stage speakers are curated by the editors of Chief Learning Officer

Confirmed Speakers

Mike Prokopeak

Mike Prokopeak

Editor in Chief, Chief Learning Officer
Priya Parker

Priya Parker

Author, The Art of Gathering
Amy C. Edmondson

Amy C. Edmondson

Novartis Professor, Leadership & Management, Harvard Business School & Author, The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth
Leland Melvin

Leland Melvin

Engineer, Educator, Former NASA Astronaut & NFL Wide Receiver

Heide Abelli

Heide Abelli

Senior Vice President, Content, Training & Development, Skillsoft
Judy Albers

Judy Albers

Learning Strategist, Learning Experience Design, Intrepid by VitalSource
Diane August

Diane August

Chief Learning Architect, Nationwide Insurance
Brad Beacom

Brad Beacom

Vice President, Senior Systems Consultant & Talent Development, MUFG Union Bank, N.A

Ryan Berman

Ryan Berman

Founder, Courageous
Dr. Bea Bourne

Dr. Bea Bourne

Professor, Graduate Marketing, Purdue University Global
Anita Bowness

Anita Bowness

Principal Product Manager, Customer Success, Saba
Brooke Breit

Brooke Breit

Facilitator, Second City Works

Michael Brenner

Michael Brenner

Speaker, Author & Chief Marketing Officer, Marketing Insider Group
Matt Bruce

Matt Bruce

Executive Director, Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance
Marla Caceres

Marla Caceres

Facilitator, Second City Works
Kelly Cassaro

Kelly Cassaro

Chief Learning Officer, Generation

Kristin Cassino

Kristin Cassino

VP, Learning Services, Liberty Mutual
Charlie Chung

Charlie Chung

Senior Director, Solutions Consulting, NovoEd
Julie Curtin

Julie Curtin

Director, Learning & Performance Innovations, BorgWarner
Summer Davies

Summer Davies

Global Senior Manager, Leadership Development, Mars, Inc.

Matt Donovan

Matt Donovan

Vice President,Global Digital Learning Strategies and Solutions, GP Strategies
Lisa Doyle

Lisa Doyle

Vice President, Global Learning, Booz Allen Hamilton
Julie Dozier

Julie Dozier

Former Head, Learner Experience and Innovation, The Kraft Heinz Co.
Chicka Elloy

Chicka Elloy

Senior Director, Strategic Talent Management (Global), BCD Travel

Ben Eubanks

Ben Eubanks

Principal Analyst, Lighthouse Research & Advisory
Rob Griffin

Rob Griffin

HCM Technology Leader, DXC Technology
Trish Holliday

Trish Holliday

Former Assistant Commissioner & Chief Learning Officer, Tennessee State Government
Allison Horn

Allison Horn

Learning & Leadership Development Lead, Accenture

Dr. Richard Irwin

Dr. Richard Irwin

Executive Dean, University of Memphis Global & Academic Innovation
Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson

Head, Firmwide Learning & Talent Solutions, JP Morgan Chase
Kent Jonasen

Kent Jonasen

Global CEO, Leadership Pipeline Institute
Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly

Manager, FedEx – Memphis World Hub

Sarah Kimmel

Sarah Kimmel

Vice President, Research & Advisory Services, Chief Learning Officer
Rob Lauber

Rob Lauber

Senior Vice President, Chief Learning Officer, McDonald’s Corporation
Sarah Lindsell

Sarah Lindsell

Global Chief Learning Strategist, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Justin Lombardo

Justin Lombardo

Sr Advisor, Talent Management Archdiocese of Chicago

Tamera Maresh-Carver

Tamera Maresh-Carver

Managing Director Learning, FedEx
Molly Nagler

Molly Nagler

Chief Learning Officer, PepsiCo
Jason Oliver

Jason Oliver

Vice President, Human Resources, AT&T
Dana Palmblad

Dana Palmblad

Segment Sales Director, Leadership & Professional Development, Kaplan

Alysa Parks

Alysa Parks

Senior Vice President, Learning & Development, Spencer Stuart
Michael Poll

Michael Poll

Director, Talent & Development, AbbVie
Amy Powell

Amy Powell

Vice President, Global Talent & Learning, The Marcus Buckingham Company, an ADP Company
Michael Reed

Michael Reed

Director, Instructional Design & Administration, Liberty Mutual

Sean Stowers

Sean Stowers

Learning Business Partner, Pearson
Adam Taylor

Adam Taylor

Director, Leadership Solutions, DDI
Steve Woodward

Steve Woodward

Learning & Development Leader, Red Roof
Ashley Yousufzai

Ashley Yousufzai

Solutions Consultant, BetterUp