Community

A growing community of leaders from business, policy and civil society, committed to supporting a more positive work future for all.

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  • Dr. Fiona Aldridge

    Director for Policy and Research, Learning and Work Institute

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Fiona is responsible for leading L&W’s programme of research and development, ensuring that their work influences policy and practice in the UK and beyond.

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  • Gina Badenoch

    Founder, Capaxia/Ojos que Sienten A.C

    Lost Potential

    Gina's works to awake humane transformations - amplifying the voice of those who are not being seen nor heard in order to reduce inequality.

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  • Daniel J. Barker

    VP for Research, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Dan is Vice President for Research at Mastercard's Center for Inclusive Growth, where he focuses on building partnerships with leading research institutions.

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  • Debbie Bayntun-Lees

    Professor of Organisation Development, DEIB & Change Hult Ashridge Executive Education

    Lost Potential

    Debbie works at the intersection of leadership, strategy and cultural change, being passionate about building organisational cultures where inclusive conversations and ways of working are the norm.

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  • Todd Brooks

    SVP, Global Compensation & Benefits, Verizon

    Worker Prosperity

    As SVP, Global Compensation & Benefits, Todd is an important member of Verizon's leadership, entrusted with maintaining the happiness of employees.

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  • Dr. Caterina Bulgarella

    Co-Founder & Managing Director, Be Thread

    Technology and Ethics

    Dr. Bulgarella is an expert in organizational culture and behavioral ethics.

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  • Dr. Christian Busch

    Director, CGA Global Economy Program New York University & Author, The Serendipity Mindset

    Corporate Purpose

    Dr. Busch directs the CGA Global Economy Program at NYU, and is also the author of bestselling book The Serendipity Mindset.

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  • Alvaro Sanmartin Cid

    Founder, Minds Studio

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Alvaro designs and tests better ways of learning towards supporting people develop new skills.

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  • Lisa Ann Cooper

    Founder and Managing Director, Catalysts

    Lost Potential

    Lisa Ann Cooper is the founder and CEO of several social enterprises in Norway that are focused on creating social change

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  • Sabina Dewan

    President and Executive Director, JustJobs Network

    Worker Prosperity

    Ms. Dewan has over 20 years of experience working on labour markets, strategies for employment generation, school-to-work transition, digital transformation, workforce development, and social protection.

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  • Anna Filipopoulos

    Executive Vice President and Chief People and Culture Officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

    Worker Prosperity

    As Executive Vice President and Chief People and Culture Officer, Anna Filipopoulos’ mandate goes well beyond the traditional human resources…

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  • Laurie Forcier

    Chief of Staff and Director of Partnerships, EDUCATE Ventures

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Laurie has over 20 years of experience in the education sector, most recently as Chief Global Content Officer for Learnit, a 70K-strong education leaders' network focused on change.

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  • Noa Gafni

    Executive Director, Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation

    Corporate Purpose

    Noa is an affiliate at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and an honorary Social Innovation Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School.

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  • Scott Goodson

    Founder & CEO, StrawberryFrog

    Corporate Purpose

    Scott is the founder of the world's first movement marketing agency. He is also the author of Activate Brand Purpose.

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  • Carl Gombrich

    Academic Lead and Head of Learning, London Interdisciplinary School

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Professor Carl Gombrich is the academic Lead and founder member of a new university at the London Interdisciplinary School.

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  • Xiangcen Guo

    Assistant Director, SkillsFuture Singapore

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Xiangcen has extensive experience in education, skills and workforce development, spending over 15 years in both the school system as well as in the adult learning and workforce development space in EMEA.

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  • Samantha Hammock

    SVP Global Talent, Verizon

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Samantha leads the HR Talent Center of Excellence for Verizon. She works to deliver impactful experiences leveraging data and analytics, for employees and leaders.

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  • Rahaf Harfoush

    Digital Anthropologist, Executive Director, Red Thread Institute of Digital Culture

    Technology and Ethics

    Rahaf is a strategist, digital anthropologist, and New York Times Best-Selling Author who focuses on the intersections of emerging technology, innovation, and digital culture.

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  • Ruth Harper

    VP Global Comms, ManpowerGroup

    Worker Prosperity

    Ruth leads all aspects of strategic communications including research, thought leadership and content creation, ESG and sustainability across ManpowerGroup’s 75+ countries and family of brands.

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  • Christina Hitrova

    Doctoral candidate, Technical University of Munich

    Technology and Ethics

    Christina researches how legal values and policy shape technology and innovation, with a special interest on AI, human rights, and the environment.

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  • Patrick Hull

    VP, Future of Work, Unilever

    Corporate Purpose

    Patrick's role is to help people stay fit for work – now and in the future, responsible for bringing Unilever’s social commitments on the Future of Work to life.

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  • Maurice A. Jones

    CEO, OneTen

    Lost Potential

    Maurice is CEO of OneTen, where he works together with a coalition of leading chief execs and companies to upskill, hire and promote 1 million Black Americans who do not yet have a degree.

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  • Usha Kakaria-Cayaux

    VP HR North America, Estee Lauder

    Worker Prosperity

    Usha serves as a partner to the Global HRLT, providing insights and strategic direction to optimize functional impact and results, while identifying enterprise-wide opportunities.

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  • Jude Kelly CBE

    Founder and Director, The WOW Foundation

    Lost Potential

    Theatre director and producer Jude Kelly is founder and director of The WOW Foundation - WOW - Women of the World Festival.

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  • Rachel Lauter

    Head of Innovation, WorkMoney

    Worker Prosperity

    Rachel Lauter is the outgoing Executive Director of Working Washington/Fair Work Center, a Seattle-based, multi-industry workers' rights organization.

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  • Donna Lyden

    VP of Communications & Employee Engagement (Consumer Group), Verizon

    Corporate Purpose

    Lyden is responsible for engaging employees across Verizon in support of their corporate culture based on Verizon's values and credo.

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  • Dr. Gail O. Mellow

    Executive Director, NY Jobs CEO Council

    Lost Potential

    Dr. Gail O. Mellow is the inaugural Executive Director of the non-profit NY Jobs CEO Council, seeking to strengthen the City by bringing business, education & the local community together

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  • Jamie Merisotis

    President and CEO, Lumina Foundation

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Jamie is a globally recognized leader in philanthropy, education, human work, talent development, and public policy.

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  • Malaika Myers

    Chief Human Resources Officer, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

    Lost Potential

    Malaika has been the Chief Human Resources Officer for Hyatt Hotels Corporation since 2017. She is responsible for setting and implementing Hyatt’s global HR enterprise strategy worldwide.

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  • Johannes Nuutinen

    Director, Demos Helsinki

    Worker Prosperity

    Johannes is a social scientist working towards a sustainable and fair societal transformation at Demos Helsinki – a leading independent think tank focused on societal transformations.

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  • Brian Offutt

    Chief Workforce Innovation & Operations Officer, Weber Shandwick

    Lost Potential

    Brian as Chief Workforce Innovation & Operations Officer at Weber Shandwick, focuses on shaping the future of the company's global workforce and workplace.

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  • Miguel Padró

    Senior Program Manager, Aspen Institute Business & Society Program

    Corporate Purpose

    Miguel currently leads the program’s Ideas Lab on Worker Voice in Corporate Governance, Purpose of the Corporation work, and manages the Long Term Strategy Group.

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  • Konstantinos Pagkratis

    International Consultant and Researcher, Lifelong Learning Education

    Education and Lifelong Learning

    Konstantinos has recently served as a member of staff of UNESCO UIL in the field of adult education, from a perspective of lifelong learning.

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  • Dr. Desmond U. Patton

    Associate Dean for Innovation and Academic Affairs, Columbia School of Social Work

    Technology and Ethics

    Through keynote presentations and interactive workshops, Patton is helping organizations develop a better approach to diversity and inclusion that includes fairer practices that address the challenge of prejudice.

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  • Anne Pearce

    VP Performance & Deployment, Shell

    Technology and Ethics

    Anne is responsible for several key global lines of practice; performance management, international mobility, job evaluation and educational services in Shell.

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  • Jorge Pikunic

    CEO, Xynteo

    Lost Potential

    Jorge is the CEO of Xynteo, the leadership advisory company supporting business leaders. He is focused on strategy, execution, and the expansion of Xynteo’s client services.

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  • Neena Potenza

    Co-worker Experience Manager, IKEA Group

    Corporate Purpose

    Neena has over 25 years of experience from various HR roles within IKEA starting her human resources career as HR Assistant in the IKEA London, UK office in 1993.

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  • Charles Radclyffe

    Partner at EthicsGrade

    Technology and Ethics

    Charles is a serial entrepreneur who has focused his career on solving tough technology challenges for some of the world's largest organisations.

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  • Andrew Sears

    Lead Product Manager, Platform UX Strategy, IBM

    Technology and Ethics

    Andrew is a tech ethicist and design-minded product strategist who is passionate about emerging technologies and the future we’re building with them.

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  • Aditya Shetty

    VP, HR Digital & Analytics, Verizon

    Technology and Ethics

    Adi's is team is responsible for a range of functions including employee digital strategy & experience, HR Technology Platforms (HCM) to people analytics.

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  • Janet Marie Stovall

    D&I Pragmatist, Speaker, Award-winning Speechwriter, Social Impact Warrior

    Lost Potential

    As Senior Client Strategist at The NeuroLeadership Institute, Janet helps companies replace subjectivity with science to make diversity, equity and inclusion more brain-friendly, human and effective.

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  • Rick Wartzman

    Head of the KH Moon Center for a Functioning Society, Drucker Institute

    Worker Prosperity

    Rick has helped to develop the Institute’s rankings, which are the foundation of The Wall Street Journal’s annual “Management Top 250”. Also leading Bendable, the Institute’s initiative to create communities of lifelong learning across America.

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  • Tony White

    Head of People Development Solutions – Logicearth Learning Services/Huntsworth group

    Worker Prosperity

    Tony White is the Head of People Development Solutions for Logicearth.

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  • Charles Wookey

    CEO, A Blueprint for Better Business

    Corporate Purpose

    Charles was one of the founders of Blueprint and its approach, which asserts that people are not solely self-interested and that business is not solely driven by profit.

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  • Magda Yrizarry

    SVP and Chief Diversity Officer, Verizon

    Lost Potential

    Magda works to develop strategies that infuse greater equity in Verizon's processes, behaviors and operations to ensure that all employees have equal opportunity.

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