Rebecca Ray serves as executive vice president of the knowledge organization at the Conference Board. In this role, she has oversight of the research-planning and dissemination process for all three practices areas: corporate leadership, economy and business environment, and human capital. She is also responsible for the research agenda, which, in turn, drives much of the business-planning process for the Conference Board.
Rebecca is the co-author of numerous publications with a focus on leadership development and engagement, including an employee engagement chapter for the ATD Talent Management Handbook. She is a frequent speaker at professional and company-sponsored conferences and business briefings around the world. She is often a guest in business media, such as Bloomberg TV (Hong Kong and Europe), Bloomberg Radio, and CNBC India. Her research, commentary, initiatives, and accomplishments from various teams have been featured in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and South China Morning Post, as well as in Harvard Business Review, Chief Learning Officer, Leadership Excellence, Training, CIO, Workforce Management, Human Resources, HR Magazine (Hong Kong), Chief Executive Officer, HR Magazine (UK), EMBA Magazine (Taiwan), Bloomberg BNA, People & Strategy (the Professional Journal of HRPS), and Talent Management. Her co-authored works include Measuring Leadership Development, Measuring the Success of Leadership Development, and Measuring the Success of Employee Engagement.