February 10 - Workplace Tech Solutions Enhancing Employees' Wellbeing

February 10, 2022 - 5:30 to 7:30 pm PT (Virtual Event)

Members: $20   
Non-Members: $30

Event Description:
The pandemic has thrust human resources into the forefront of organizations, with HR professionals being asked to tackle unprecedented, exceptional challenges.

Collectively it is time to reflect and reassess what it is our workforces not only need, but also what they want so that employee and employer may thrive together.

This roundtable brings business leaders, startups, human resource professionals, and technology experts together to ideate on, and collaboratively work to solve for, today’s most pressing workplace challenges.

What’s working? What’s not? Where is there opportunity to implement digital solutions to fill the gaps? What’s missing?

Revolutionizing how workplaces operate takes collaboration and each of our areas of expertise. So, put on your thinking cap and make plans to join us!

SHRM Certification holders receive 2 PDCs.

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Session Moderator:

Guillermo Corea, Managing Director of SHRMLabs
SHRMLabs is SHRM’s (Society for Human Resource Management) workplace innovation lab, and venture capital arm. With more than 20 years of experience in digital technology, he [leads](https://calbizjournal.com/tag/leads) SHRMLabs’ efforts in the [development](https://calbizjournal.com/tag/development) of new technologies that create better workplaces. Prior to this, Corea served as Director, Digital Media and Business Development, overseeing SHRM’s [e-commerce](https://calbizjournal.com/tag/e-commerce) operations. Corea has held positions at Scripps Networks and at telecom networking company Spirent Communication plc. among others. Connect with Corea on [LinkedIn](https://www.linkedin.com/in/memocorea) and [Twitter](https://twitter.com/memocorea).

About the Panelists:

Bernard Coleman, Head of Employee Engagement at Gusto

Bernard is the Head of Employee Engagement at Gusto where he leads the Employee Engagement team which encompasses our diversity, equity and inclusion, employee relations and people integrity/governance/compliance functions. Prior to Gusto, Bernard lead diversity efforts at Uber and before that, directed Hillary for America’s HR and D&I efforts, and was the first ever Chief Diversity and HR Officer in U.S. history for any presidential campaign. His insights have appeared in The New York Times, TIME, TechCrunch and USA Today. Bernard holds an M.B.A. from Trinity University, a B.A. in psychology from Hampton University, a Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Management certification from Georgetown University and is a graduate of the University of Virginia's Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bernardcolemaniii/


Rob Whalen, CEO & Co-Founder PTO Exchange

Rob Whalen is co-founder and CEO of PTO Exchange, the world's only comprehensive flexible benefits platform. He is a Sales Operations Executive with 17 plus years of executive level experience in selling software, hardware through partner/channel operations. He strategically analyzes problems to increase customer acquisition and create product enhancements that can deliver a competitive advantage. He brings a fiscal perspective to product transition and channel strategies. He has built and enabled cross company teams to deliver solutions that help companies achieve their goals and accelerate their business.
LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-whalen-1287077

Jennifer Henderson, Founder & CEO, TiLT
Jen spent 15 years in Corporate America in Operations, Talent Development, and Leadership. She built TiLT to equalize career opportunities. Jen has served as a mentor for startup communities like Galvanize, a Career Coach United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, and mentor for American Corporate Partners. Jen is a leader in leader in building the new global standard for leave management. To make work...work. For everyone. LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenniferhendersonjctcjcdc/

Ben Brooks, Founder & CEO, PILOT
Ben is an award-winning employee career development software platform. Inspired by his successful CEO & executive coaching practice, Ben saw an opportunity to democratize executive coaching and empower employees at scale. He invested his life savings into founding the company with a mission of ensuring everyone “feels powerful at work.” PILOT was named #1 HR Tech Startup to Watch in 2020 and HR Executive Magazine named him one of the Top 100 Influencers in HR & Technology in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Last fall PILOT was named a Top HR Product of 2020.

Previously, Ben held a number of leadership and management roles at Lockheed Martin, Oliver Wyman, and Marsh & McLennan Companies, where his last role was as SVP of HR, where he was named a “rising star” by HR Executive Magazine and later was featured on its cover for his innovative work in human capital. He started his career at Enterprise Rent-a-car.

In the community, Ben served on the board of directors for Out Serve-SLDN, the organization that spearheaded the successful effort to end the Department of Defense's discriminatory Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, and he co-founded the LGBT employee resource group at his management consulting firm (that continues to thrive a decade later). He's a proud graduate of the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business and has resided in Manhattan for a decade. 
LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benbrooksny/

Shavon Lindley, CEO at ion 

Shavon Lindley is the award-winning CEO and co-Founder of ion, a future of learning platform that is removing the barriers for companies to scale peer-learning in a way that’s a better fit for hybrid work environments.

Shavon’s magnetic personality and ground-breaking technology & research has her speaking at many events, including TEDx, Chief Learning Officer Exchange, and Forum on Workplace Inclusion. She is a Forbes Contributor and former host of the “The CEO Show” on ESPN where she has interviewed over 200 executives and discovered exactly what is needed for diverse talent to thrive in any organization.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shavonlindley/

LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shavonlindley/

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Anne Gamino, CMP