Human Leadership For The New World Of Work
Mark runs his own consulting business focused on helping organizations, HR teams and leaders thrive in the new world of work. He is the co-founder of future foHRward – a community for HR professionals to build their capabilities and confidence in leveraging the opportunities that come from the new world of work. He is also a board member of Strategic Capability Network.
Most recently Mark worked for RSA for over 8 years in the role of CHRO with overall responsibility for HR and Communications for the Canadian business. Previously, he was based in the UK as Head of Human Resources within Centrica Plc; a major energy company operating in the UK under the British Gas brand. He has also worked for BSkyB, a TV, broadband and phone company, in an HR role responsible for their operational business units and customer facing teams.
Mark lives in Canada with his wife and two daughters and spends his time playing, coaching and watching soccer – or what he calls football!
Dr. Ann Cavoukian
Executive Director, Global Privacy & Security by Design Centre
She is presently the Distinguished Expert-in-Residence, leading the Privacy by Design Centre of Excellence at Ryerson University. Dr. Cavoukian is also a Senior Fellow of the Ted Rogers Leadership Centre at Ryerson University, and a Faculty Fellow of the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
Dr. Cavoukian is the author of two books, “The Privacy Payoff: How Successful Businesses Build Customer Trust”, with Tyler Hamilton, and “Who Knows: Safeguarding Your Privacy in a Networked World”, with Don Tapscott.
The numerous awards she has received which recognize her leadership in privacy include: being named as one of the Top 25 Women of Influence in Canada, among the Top 10 Women in Data Security and Privacy , one of the ‘Power 50’ by Canadian Business, one of the Top 100 Leaders in Identity; the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General of Canada for her outstanding work on creating Privacy by Design and taking it global (May, 2017); being named as one of the 50 Most Impactful Smart Cities Leaders, (November, 2017), among the Top Women in Tech, (December, 2017). Most recently, she was awarded the Toastmasters District 60 Communication and Leadership Award, (April, 2018).
President & Chief Change Agent, Capillary Consulting
He has a masters in change management and is certified in Project Management, Process improvement, Facilitation, HR, Coaching, Counseling and Psychotherapy. He is also a Certified Lego® Serious Play® Facilitator & Workshop Designer, Certified in facilitating organizations through uncertainty and complexity and an accredited emotional culture deck “elephant rider” !
His presentation delivery is known for its passion and direct challenges to the audience. He enjoys the opportunity to disrupt traditional thinking, bring humour to the learning space and enable curiosity to take control of the change space for everyone.
Practice Lead and Director - People, Culture and Change Consulting, CGI
She has worked across industries to develop innovative solutions for large-scale problems using methods tailored to her clients’ needs. Her work has included building and executing strategy for new technologies and business transformations, regulatory change support, learning, talent and culture strategies and introducing new and emerging ways of working. She regularly provides advisory services in Change Agility methodology, people-first transformation, the future of work and advancing talent capabilities to adapt to emerging technology advances such as AI.
Danielle is a certified Change Manager, ScrumMaster and Prosci practitioner. She is an accomplished speaker on local change management conference circuits and regular facilitator at local technology meet-ups.
CEO, Trend Hunter
Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Harbinger SCR
Her work with global entities, mid-market companies and local family-run businesses has included the implementation of corporate development strategies, continual service improvement and end-to-end project learning initiatives. In her roles as coach and facilitator to leaders and teams, Krista has assisted leaders in clarifying their vision for their organization, and transitioning the vision to actionable behaviours and defining accountabilities, competencies and outcomes that enable organizational results.
Prior to co-founding Harbinger, Krista began her consulting career working for OmniLogic/PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting and IBM as a Senior Managing Consultant. Krista is PROSCI, CTDP Sr., PCC, ITIL and PMP certified.
In her spare time Krista loves to read, spend time outdoors and appreciates a nice glass of wine.
Managing Director, Talent, Organization & Human Dynamics, Accenture
Head of Americas HR Operations Services, Dell Technologies
With his 20+ years Technology experience and passion for people and leadership, Mohammed is continuously exploring how Technology has shifted the nature of work and the critical role the HR function plays with people and culture strategies to enable business success in a digital economy.
Partner and Emotional Intelligence Subject Matter Expert , PwC
Principal and Global Change Management Strategist, Copious Boom
Her employment history includes Oracle, RBC, KPMG (Global Knowledge), and Deloitte and her private clients include leading Canadian Banks, a global energy efficiency company, the Toronto Police Services 911 Responders, and Victory Reproductive Care.
Dr. Wendy Cukier
Professor and Founder of the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University
Wendy has been recognized with the Harry Jerome Diversity Award, the Bob Marley Award, the Canada-Pakistan Business Council’s Female Professional of the Year, the Metropolis ResearchAward, the CATA Alliance, Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and 100 MostPowerful Women by WXN. She has been named a YWCA Woman of Distinction, a Woman of Influence and one of the "100 Alumni who shaped the Century" by the University of Toronto. Wendy holds a PhD, an MBA, an MA, and honorary doctorates from Laval and Concordia.