CNBC Announces Lineup for Latest Future of Work Conference, ”@Work Talent + HR”

March 4, 2019

CNBC to Host Summit on Tuesday, April 2 in NYC

Englewood Cliffs, N.J., March 4, 2019 – CNBC today announced the lineup of its latest event about the future of work, ”@Work Talent + HR,” which will take place on Tuesday, April 2 in New York City.

”@Work Talent + HR,” part of CNBC’s three-part @Work editorial franchise, will welcome an audience of Chief Human Resource Officers and senior human resource professionals to explore balancing the needs of the workforce – present and future – with overarching business priorities and demands for increased productivity. Top executives from leading companies like Adobe, Microsoft and IBM will be joined on stage by today’s most influential thought leaders for a deep dive into how top executives and decision-makers are building their future workforces to best position for success amid vast disruptive technological innovation in the workplace, including AI, machine learning and automation.

Featured ”@Work Talent + HR” speakers will include:

  • Ginni Rometty – IBM, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Kathleen Hogan – Microsoft, Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President, Human Resources
  • Adam Bryant – Merryck & Co., Managing Director; former New York Times “Corner Office” Columnist
  • Jason Fried  Basecamp, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer; “REWORK,” Author
  • Tom Gimbel – LaSalle Network, Founder and Chief Executive Officer
  • Francine Katsoudas – Cisco, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer
  • Rita Gunther McGrath – Columbia Business School, Professor; “The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business,” Author
  • Donna Morris – Adobe, Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President, Employee Experience
  • Nancy Reyes – TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, President
  • Dov Seidman – LRN, Founder and Chief Executive Officer; “HOW: Why HOW We Do Means Everything,” Author
  • Arun Sundararajan – New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Professor and Faculty Fellow; “The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism,” Author

To kick off the day, select attendees will be invited to attend CNBC “Wellness and the Bottom Line.” This three-hour event and luncheon, brought to you by Hospital for Special Surgery, aims to examine the best methods to maximize attendance at work, improve productivity, and have positive, measurable impacts on a company’s bottom line.

Featured “Wellness and the Bottom Line” speakers will include:

  • John Harrison – WebMD Health Services, General Manager
  • Gary Loveman, Ph.D. – Harvard Business School, Senior Lecturer; Former Caesars Entertainment Corporation Chief Executive Officer
  • Janice Marturano – Institute for Mindful Leadership, Founder and Executive Director
  • David Osborne – Virgin Pulse, Chief Executive Officer
  • Jim Purcell – Returns on Wellbeing Institute, Founder and Former Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Chief Executive Officer

”@Work Talent + HR” is the first of three @Work summits in 2019, each addressing specific aspects of key workplace changes impacting companies and their employees, today and tomorrow. Sponsors for the event include Hospital for Special Surgery, Prudential, Workday and ZipRecruiter.

Next, ”@Work Human Capital + Finance,” which will take place this July in Chicago, IL, is designed for an audience of Chief Financial Officers and senior financial leaders and will focus on the future of work through the lens of corporate finance. Later this year, ”@Work People + Machines,” which will take place on November 4, 2019 in San Francisco, CA, is designed for an audience of Chief Information Officers and Chief Technology Officers and will examine the winning strategies best-in-class companies have employed to successfully compete in the digital economy. Additional details will be announced in the coming weeks.

CNBC anchors and reporters will moderate on-stage interviews and panel discussions, which will be amplified by coverage on CNBC broadcast and digital properties, including a digital special report available at:

As part of the event, CNBC, in partnership with SurveyMonkey, will unveil its new @Work Survey and Workplace Happiness Index, an exclusive quarterly measure of employee satisfaction and attitudes about key workplace issues.

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