Wellbeing at Work event New York

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The Wellbeing at Work Event arrives in New York on June 6th, 2019. The event provides HR, Reward & Benefit professionals and business leaders with the opportunity to learn from experts and their peers about the latest wellbeing developments and successes that are enhancing individual and organizational performance in companies across the world.

A phenomenal programme with passionate, innovative and successful industry leaders sharing experiences about improving the ever-changing workplace

Head of Reward, Google

Hear from these leading employers and many more!

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Key Reasons to Attend:

  • Learn how multinational organizations are creating workplaces that thrive 
  • Leadership panel discussions informing workplace change
  • Employer case studies providing the secrets to employee wellbeing success
  • International experts bring best-practise from across the globe
  • Invaluable networking with business and HR leaders 

Organizations that prioritise workplace wellbeing out-perform their competitors and thriving workplaces are more profitable and creative so this is an essential must-attend event for those companies who want to succeed!

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Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer, VaynerMedia (HR/People)

Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer, VaynerMedia (HR/People)


An emotional optimist, coach, manager, and mentor. The first ever Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia

Jason Herman, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Financial Wellness

Jason Herman, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Financial Wellness


A wealth of experience in financial benefits & now leading the financial wellness team at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Meeghan Ward, Head of People and Culture – USA, World Economic Forum

Meeghan Ward, Head of People and Culture – USA, World Economic Forum


Mission driven culture champion creating value for society through work with individuals and teams

Julia Blickenstaff, Head of People (People & Learning, Community US & Canada), WeWork

Julia Blickenstaff, Head of People (People & Learning, Community US & Canada), WeWork


Passionate about finding the win-win for team members and managers of people

Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life Inc.

Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life Inc.


New York City based international keynote speaker & global expert on performance, engagement & culture

Mayank Bhatnagar, VP & Global HR Head, GE Capital Aviation Services

Mayank Bhatnagar, VP & Global HR Head, GE Capital Aviation Services


Member of senior leadership team of world’s largest Aviation Leasing company. Responsible for HR strategy and hands-on delivery

Liana Douillet Guzman, COO, Blockchain

Liana Douillet Guzman, COO, Blockchain


Develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel designed to accommodate rapid growth

Damian Smith, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Societe Generale

Damian Smith, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Societe Generale


15 years experience in leadership development & talent management working for a number of global organizations on developing talent

Ann W. Marr,  Vice President Global Human Resources, Worldwide Technology

Ann W. Marr, Vice President Global Human Resources, Worldwide Technology


Oversees all human resources functions including talent management, benefits, training, leadership development and employee relations

Tim Middleton, Agency Director, Havas People

Tim Middleton, Agency Director, Havas People


I love culture, I love brands and I love how tightly interwoven they both are!

Annette Alexander, Chief People Officer, WP Engine

Annette Alexander, Chief People Officer, WP Engine


Responsible for setting the strategic vision for WP Engine’s human resources and company culture based in Austin, Texas

Ashleigh Buston, Global Chief Talent Officer, Allison+Partners

Ashleigh Buston, Global Chief Talent Officer, Allison+Partners


Leads a team of Human Resources Professionals in both US and Canada particularly from the perspective of the impact on people

Richard Byrd, VP of Culture Transformation, Sprinklr.

Richard Byrd, VP of Culture Transformation, Sprinklr.


Richard’s passion is building great workplace cultures & he is currently serving as VP of Culture Transformation at Sprinklr.

Anthony Franzese, Account Executive, Headspace

Anthony Franzese, Account Executive, Headspace


Certified in teaching meditation, Anthony recently joined Headspace to help bring health and happiness to the business world

Nicole Wolfe, Director of Corporate Sales & Partnerships, ClassPass

Nicole Wolfe, Director of Corporate Sales & Partnerships, ClassPass


Nicole believes that workplace culture can make the strongest impact on an organization and loves to work with innovative organizations

Robert Humann, General Manager, Credible

Robert Humann, General Manager, Credible


Robert oversees the go-to-market strategy of Credible’s marketplaces for Student Loans, Student Loan Refinancing, and Personal Loans

Sara Josephs, Director of People, Vestwell

Sara Josephs, Director of People, Vestwell


Strategic People Operations professional focused on high-growth startup technology companies

Wendy E. Kagan, EVP, Director of Employee and Community Engagement, BankNewport

Wendy E. Kagan, EVP, Director of Employee and Community Engagement, BankNewport


Leading the Employee & Community Engagement at BankNewport

Beth Brockland, Senior Director, Financial Health Network

Beth Brockland, Senior Director, Financial Health Network


Beth leads the Financial Health Network’s strategy for financial health in the workplace

Steve M. Stano, VP, Corporate and Institutional Solutions Marketing, Morgan Stanley

Steve M. Stano, VP, Corporate and Institutional Solutions Marketing, Morgan Stanley


Leading the marketing strategy and development for Morgan Stanley at Work including Morgan Stanley Financial Wellness

Barbara Kogen, Vice President, People Engagement, Frenkel & Company

Barbara Kogen, Vice President, People Engagement, Frenkel & Company


Enhancing company culture & increasing employee engagement. Accountable for providing HR leadership to management team and employees

Natalie Ledbetter, VP of People Operations, Stash

Natalie Ledbetter, VP of People Operations, Stash


My passion in life is people, what motivates them & where their passions lie

Kerry Held, Strategy Director, Employee Engagement, Siegel + Gale

Kerry Held, Strategy Director, Employee Engagement, Siegel + Gale


Results-oriented, creative and passionate professional with 12+ years of experience strengthening organizations

8:00 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast Networking

 

8:45 a.m. – 9.00 a.m. Welcome and Chair’s Opening Remarks

Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life

 

9:00 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Building the Fearless Organization
Employers are asking for people to bring their whole selves to work; walk in with their strengths and vulnerabilities held high and seize the day!
Employees are responding to that ask saying “how are you going to take care of me when I walk in the door?”
We know that safety is key to creating a culture of belonging. But that’s only step-one. Let’s talk about how employers go about really understanding their people and what they need to be at their best.

Claude Silver, Chief Heart Officer, VanyerMedia 

 

9:25 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. Ensuring Financial Wellness is at the Heart of Your Wellness Strategy

This panel session will feature a discussion about a new survey and research conducted by the Financial Health Network and Morgan Stanley, the student loan challenges facing employees today, case studies and educational content covering the importance of financial wellness and why it is a business-critical component for your wellness strategy.

Jason Herman, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management 

Beth Brockland, Senior Director, Financial Health Network

Robert Humann, General Manager, Credible

Steve M. Stano, VP, Corporate and Institutional Solutions Marketing, Morgan Stanley

 

10:05 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. How Bringing your Whole Self to Work Drives a Culture of Innovation
– How encouraging vulnerability (in leadership/the overall population) can drive well-being in the workplace
– Why vulnerability is key in any diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging strategy
– Why continuous improvement is a necessity for any well-being strategy
– Lessons learned while scaling well-being in a hyper growth startup

Natalie Ledbetter, VP of People Operations, STASH

 

10:25 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. Networking Break

 

10:55 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. Audience Energizer

Led by Anthony Franzese, Account Executive, Headspace

 

11:05 a.m.  – 11:45 a.m.  Panel Discussion: Respectful Workplaces and Employee Resilience

  • Defining your employer brand from the inside out
  • Do ‘resilient’ and ‘respectful’ need to be broadened or re-defined altogether?
  • Shifting the focus from physical wellness initiatives to fully supporting mental resilience of employees?
  • What are the practicalities of what employers can do to support respect at work?

Meeghan Ward, Head of People and Culture – USA, World Economic Forum

Wendy Kagan, EVP, Employee and Community Engagement, BankNewport

Barbara Kogen, Vice President, People Engagement, Frenkel & Company

Kerry Held, Strategy Director, Employee EngagementSiegel + Gale

Nicole Wolfe, Director of Corporate Sales & Partnerships, ClassPass

Sara Josephs, Director of People, Vestwell

Chaired by Jeanette Bronée, CEO, Path for Life

 

11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Meaning in the Age of the Employee

  • What sets Meaningful Brands Apart
  • How Meaning Impacts the Employee Experience
  • Creating Meaningful Experiences through Communications

Tim Middleton, Agency Director, Havas People

 

12:10 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. Fireside Chats: Creating a Culture of Well-being for All Employees

Allison + Partners, Blockchain, WP Engine and Dashlane are known for their desire to purposefully create a culture of well-being and employee empowerment.  This session will explore how workplace cultures can be created that fuel creativity and collaboration for all.

Ashleigh Buston, Global Chief Talent Officer, Allison + Partners 

Liana Douillet Guzman, COO, Blockchain

Mayank Bhatnagar, VP and Global HR Head, GE Capital Aviation Services

 

12:40 p.m.  – 1:45 p.m. Networking lunch & Energiser Sessions

 

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Round Tables

The opportunity for attendees to join a focused discussion on a specific area of wellness

 

2.15 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Driving Bold Cultures – Going Beyond Great Employee Experiences

  • Implementing a culture of wellness and happiness to drive organizational change
  • Understanding what employees want in order to improve their employee experience

Julia Blickenstaff, People & Learning, Community US & Canada, WeWork

 

2:40 p.m. – 3:05 p.m. Building Effective Cultures and Great Places to Work

  • Why organizations need to think differently about their culture to secure the long-term survival of their businesses
  • How employers can support individuals’ need to think differently about their vitality, skills, social networks and personal transformation to meet changing workplace needs
  • How employers and employees need to connect to drive the success of well-being strategies and support transformation

Richard Byrd, VP of Culture and Talent, Sprinklr

 

3.05 p.m.  – 3.35 p.m. Networking Break  

 

3.35 – 4.05 p.m. Fireside Chat: What Makes a Great Place to Work

How do leaders ensure their workplaces are awesome, healthy and equitable that enable the unlocking of human potential?

Annette Alexander Chief People Officer, WP Engine 

Ann W. Marr,  Vice President Global Human Resources, Worldwide Technology

 

4:05 p.m.  – 4.35 p.m. Two Perspectives on the Impact of D&I Initiatives on the Employee Experience

• Why leaders should commit to creating a more diverse and inclusive work environment
• The importance of cultivating an environment where diverse experiences and perspectives are welcome
• Understanding how the diversity of companies’ management teams and boards can positively impact employee well-being
• What can firms do now to actively communicate about diversity?

Damian Smith, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Société General

 

4.35 p.m. – 4.45 p.m. Chair’s closing remarks

 

4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception

 


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Headspace

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LightUp Lab

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Morgan Stanley

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SWIFT WorkWellness

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WeWork
54 W 40th St
New York, NY 10018 United States
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