Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable & Economic Opportunity Summit

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May 18-19, 2023

Innovative, Interactive and Invitation-Only

  • Limited to technically advanced participants
  • In-depth discussions on cutting-edge topics
  • Open discussion of successes, challenges, and learnings
  • Formal presentations followed by discussion and interactive knowledge exchange
  • Significant networking time with all meals provided

Agenda (pdf)

Speaker Bios (pdf)

For more information, please email wsp@northwestern.edu

Themes and Topics

  • Elevating People Analytics: Strategies for Success
  • Communicating with Stakeholders
  • The Power of Skills Data
  • Creating a Culture of Data-Driven DEI
  • Leveraging Analytics to Drive Employee Experience
  • Using Advanced Analytics to Build High-Performance Teams


  • Al Adamsen, Founder & CEO, PAFOW
  • Gayatri Agnew, Senior Director and Head of Accessibility Center of Excellence, Walmart
  • Besat Asani, Senior Mgr People Analytics, KeHE Distributors
  • Kerya Ball, HR Data Science Leader, Kroger
  • Michael Baum, Principal, Product Management and Customer Outreach M365 Data, Microsoft Corporation
  • Buddy Benge, Head of Human Capital Insights, Edward Jones
  • Susan Biancani, Director, Talent Analytics, Netflix
  • Nicholas Bremner, Senior Manager, People Decision Science, Uber
  • Chris Broderick, Sr. Partner, Global Advisory, RADICL
  • Michelle Buckley, Portfolio Manager, Director of Multi-Asset Solutions, Boston Common Asset Management
  • Dean Carter, Chief People Office, Guild Education
  • Catherine Coppinger, Head of Customer Insights, Worklytics
  • Caitlin Cavanaugh, Talent Analytics, Angi
  • Elizabeth Crofoot, Senior Economist, Lightcast
  • Bethany Dohleman, Director: Organizational Research, AbbVie
  • Kevin Erikson, Global Head of Talent Insights, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • Dave Fineman, Global Leader, People Analytics and Workforce Planning, PTC
  • Nicholas Garbis, VP, People Analytics & Workforce Planning, Ford Motor Company
  • Allison Gerber, Director, Employment, Education and Training, The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Adrianne Gilbert, Principal Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Business Partner, Amazon Web Services
  • Lorraine Goffe, Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer, Northwestern University
  • Genetha Gray, Data Scientist, MEQ Advisory Board
  • Justin Grimm, Senior Manager, HR Solutions Technology, Constellation
  • Mark Hanson, Vice President of Strategy, Skills & People Analytics, Lightcast
  • Kim Harner, Sr. Director Compensation & People Analytics, KeHE Distributors
  • Wendy Hirsch, VP HR Technology, Analytics, & Services, Eaton
  • Bradley Hubbard, Employee Experience & Strategies Executive
  • Caitie Jacobson, Behavioral Science Consultant, Dell Technologies
  • Jennifer Kurkoski, Director, People Analytics, Google
  • James Lane, Manager, Workforce Intelligence, Raytheon Technologies
  • Michael Lemberger, People Analytics Manager, Zurich Insurance
  • Nicole Lettich, Director, People Analytics & Insights, Nasdaq
  • Sanja Licina, President, QuestionPro Workforce
  • Chris Mason, VP, HR Tech, Talent & Total Rewards, KeHE
  • Bruce Medler, HR Analytics, Automation, and Manufacturing Excellence Manager, International Paper
  • Michael Moon, Director, People Intelligence, Viasat Inc.
  • Stephanie Murphy, Adjunct Faculty at University of Texas at Austin; Former Head of People Insights at Dell Technologies
  • Cole Napper, VP, People Analytics, Orgnostic
  • Alex Obenauf, HR Reporting & Analytics Manager, Constellation
  • Ian O'Keefe, Director, Head of Talent Science and Analytics, Amazon
  • Sam Orelove, Sr Manager, Talent Analytics, Grainger
  • Emina Palos, Director - People Analytics, United Airlines
  • Brandy Parker, Senior Director of People Analytics, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Zachary Rosch, Manager People Analytics, The Farmer's Dog
  • Richard Rosenow, VP of People Analytics Strategy, One Model
  • Michael Schnapp, Director, HC Technology, Analytics, and Operations, KKR
  • Rachel Sederberg, Senior Economist, Lightcast
  • Guru Sethupathy, Affiliate, Learning Collider
  • Aaron Sorensen, Partner; Head of Business Transformation and Chief Behavioral Scientist, Lotis Blue Consulting
  • Amy Stevenson, Director, People Analytics, HP Inc.
  • Andy Styx, Solutions Lead, General Motors
  • Paul Tsagaroulis, Chief Science Officer, SurePeople
  • Deborah Weiss, Director, Workforce Science Project, Northwestern Center on Law, Business, and Economics Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Brian Wiemhoff, Director, People Analytics, Willis Towers Watson (WTW)
  • Ray Yang, VP, Manager of Talent Analytics, Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Aaron Youngstedt, Director Talent Analytics, Whirlpool Corporation
  • Ben Zweig, CEO, Revelio Labs

With Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors

Sustaining Sponsor

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