Our era of dynamic change and its profound impact on personal lives and businesses throughout the world represents a new normal. How organizations learn will determine whether they rise to the occasion and adapt or struggle behind outdated practices and processes. This webcast features the best of the best—three talent development executives who have led high-performing, award-winning learning organizations. Attendees will learn: - Lessons about how to shape a learning organization that is innovative and aligned to business needs - Rich examples of what has worked when managing the learning function in terms of vision, people, and process - Strategies to gain support for learning from key organizational stakeholders - Ideas about how to use the resources you have to deliver high-impact learning
Forward-Focused Learning: Inside Award-Winning Organizations
Tamar is an experienced Human Resources Executive, Chief Learning Officer (CLO) and thought leader in the talent, learning and organizational development field. She has expertise managing global growth and leading international teams, as well as an extensive background implementing best in class people practices in technology companies. Tamar is currently the Head of Human Resources for XCOM Labs, a wireless technology company propelling the next mobile revolution.
Prior to this role she was Chief Talent Executive for Atlantic Bridge Capital, a global venture capital firm focused on technology investments. Previously Tamar was the
Chief People Officer for Quixey, a Silicon Valley tech start-up, and before that was the CLO at Qualcomm. In her nearly 25 year tenure as CLO at Qualcomm she helped
grow the company into one of the most successful companies in the world. There she led the development of Qualcomm’s workforce, scaling the employee base from 700 to
over 31,000 employees worldwide.
She has been featured in several publications including CLO Magazine, Training Magazine, T&D Magazine and HR Executive magazine for her leadership and innovative
contributions. Throughout her career she has earned numerous awards, including the “Learning Elite Trailblazer” Award (2014), the prestigious “San Diego Women
Who Mean Business” Award (1998) and the “Tribute to Women in Industry” Award (2004). In 2010 she was named “CLO of the Year” by CLO Magazine and in 2014 was named “Top Influential” by the San Diego Daily Transcript for her significant impact and leadership in the technology industry. In addition to her executive roles, she has authored three books: The Chief Learning Officer, Measuring the Success of Learning Through Technology and The Chief Talent Officer.
Tamar is a member of the Board of Directors for GP Strategies (NYSE: GPX) as well as a Board Member for The Forbes School of Business & Technology. She also serves on
the CLO Magazine Editorial Board and the Association for Talent Development (ATD) Chief Talent Development Officer (CTDO) Next Board. Tamar was a member of The
Conference Board’s Executive Council on Talent and Organizational Development and also served on the Board of Directors for ATD, the world's premier professional association and leading resource on workplace learning and performance. Tamar holds both a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology.
Jayne Johnson is former vice president of enterprise learning and development for Alkermes. She started her professional career at GE, where she held a series of leadership positions, starting in IT and eventually transitioning into HR, where she has dedicated the majority of her career. She spent time in quality, strategic staffing, global employer of choice and learning & development, the last six years of which were at GE’s John F. Welch Leadership Centre, also known as Crotonville. While there, she was responsible for GE’s leadership development curriculum and the Customer Education Team, providing strategic consultative services and training to GE’s customers.
She moved to Deloitte in 2010, where she customized learning at the firm’s new Deloitte University for high-potential partners and principals, building a deep bench of experienced leaders with the capabilities required to deliver Deloitte’s strategic and financial targets. She also supported Deloitte’s global member firms with their efforts in leadership development and deployed a consistent succession management process for the Partner population.
She also held roles at Keurig Green Mountain and Vertex Pharmaceuticals prior to joining Alkermes in February 2018. Excited to be part of the biopharmaceutical industry, she is helping to shape Alkermes’ approach to talent management and development.
Jayne has been a member of a few boards, including the Institute for Corporate Productivity’s (i4cp) Chief Learning & Talent Officer Board, the Southern Connecticut chapter of ATD as well as the Executive Committee of The Conference Board’s (TCB) Executive Council for Talent and Organizational Development. She is a mentor for Women Unlimited and also had the pleasure of serving as a Girl Scout troop leader for her daughter until recently. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and two children.
Kevin Wilde is responsible for world‐wide people growth at General Mills, including talent management, executive development and the Leadership Institute. Since joining the company in 1998, the organization has been consistently recognized for its innovative development work, highlighted by Fortune’s #3 ranking as one of the best companies in the world at leadership development and Training magazine’s “Hall of Fame” designation as a top company for employee development. In 2007, Chief Learning Officer magazine selected Kevin as CLO of the year. Kevin is a columnist for Talent Management magazine and serves on the editorial board for a number of professional journals. His work has been published in over a dozen books, including Coaching For Leadership and the Pfieffer Annual on Leadership Development. He has been quoted on leadership and development by Business Week, the Financial Times, Fortune and Time magazine. Before joining General Mills, he spent 17 years at General Electric in a variety of human resources positions in the healthcare and capital divisions, as well as corporate assignments at GE’s renown Crotonville management development center. While at GE, he also held positions in manufacturing, marketing and six sigma quality. He received a bachelor’s degree in marketing and education from the University of Wisconsin at Stout in 1980 and a master’s degree in administrative leadership and adult education from theUniversity of Wisconsin at Milwaukee in 1981.