Design Thinking Experts

UX teams to scale design thinking

Fortune 1000 HR Leaders

United States Illinois Chicago
December 1 - 3, 2020
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The 2nd iteration of HR Exchange Network’s Design Thinking for HR event will bring together leaders across HR from the Fortune 1000s, who are seeking to or are already embedding human centered design within their organizations, in order to transform people, places and practices.

Regardless of your maturity level, this year’s event is designed to provide you with actionable insights, strategies and tactics that you can bring back to your team to solve HR and workforce challenges.

Key Focus Areas

    • Spur cross-functional collaboration with UX teams to scale design thinking within HR
    • Break down empathy, the root of design thinking, to redefine HR capabilities that better align with end-user experiences
    • Integrate design thinking into agile processes
    • Get a leading input on key elements to launch and maintain a design thinking mindset in HR


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Speakers 31


Giancarlo Davila

  • Former Head of Digital HR SAP

Marlene Hernandez

  • Director of Learning & Development Steelcase

Oliver Sykes

  • Senior Lead, Global Talent Strategy Boeing

Danielle Norman

  • Vice President, HR Services AMITA Health

Monica J. Johnson

  • Service Design Strategist Wells Fargo

Jennifer Price

  • Director, Innovation Development IBM

Amy Rossi

  • Vice President, Employee Experience Expel

Jessica Marucci

  • Head of People and Places Catalyst Software

Sony Tiwari

  • Head of Talent Management Altisource

Niki Shah

  • Associate Director, HR Operations AbbVie

Cornelia Kunert

  • Employee Experience & Engagement Expert Pro Insurance Solutions

João Bonini

  • HR Automation Lead AbbVie

Adam Primi

  • Director of Human Resources Oncology Nursing Society

Chris Rinere

  • Manager, Global Trade Compliance Programs and Training Shure

Jacob Willinger

  • UX Researcher General Dynamics

Kevin Sella

  • Talent Business Partner Thoughtworks

Amy Ludwig

  • Learning and Development Specialist ThoughtWorks

Erik Rueter

  • HR Project Lead Oncology Nursing Society

Fernando Sanchez-Arias

  • Director, Learning Organization The Home Depot

John Lawrence

  • Senior Leader, Data Governance - HR Reporting & Analytics CoE GE

Christopher Koch

  • Director of Talent Development NBCUniversal

Daniel Zumbrunnen

  • Senior Director, Talent Development NBCUniversal Media

Brian Walsh

  • Human Capital Transformation Manager, VP Fifth Third Bank

Cornelia Kunert

  • Employee Experience & Engagement Expert Pro Insurance Solutions

Lisa Morris

  • Human-Centered Employee Experience Design & Service Design | Organizational Anthropology & Innovation XPLOR

Melissa Hui

  • Design for People & Culture Context Leap

Nenuca Syquia

  • People Planning, Design & Analytics Cisco

Margaret Maupin

  • Senior Leader - Talent Acquisition and Engagement Allstate

Rachel Nelms

  • Director of Talent Development Mailchimp

Rohith Rai

  • Leader of Performance Management & Quality Analytics UTHCM

TJ Cochran

  • Director Organizational Development Avis Budget Group


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