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DDI LeaderCon 2018

Keynote speakers

Shawn Achor
Shawn Achor
New York Times best selling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness. Shawn has since become one of the world's leading experts on the connection between happiness and success.
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Bill Strickland
Bill Strickland
Community Leader, Author, and President and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation transforms the lives of at-risk youth and disadvantaged adults through the arts and his job training centers.
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The current list of presenters at LeaderCon 2018

Shawn Achor
New York Times bestselling author
Shawn Achor is a NYT bestselling author. Read Full Bio
Bill Strickland
Community Leader, Author, and President and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation
Bill Strickland is a community leader, Author, and President and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation. Read Full Bio
Lauri Lipka
AGCO Corporation
Lauri Lipka is the Vice President, Human Resources - Asia Pacific/Africa and Global HR Centers of Expertise for AGCO Corporation (headquartered in Atlanta, GA). Read Full Bio
Rachel Plugge
Baylor Scott & White Health
Rachel Plugge is the Talent Assessment and Selection Manager for Baylor Scott & White Health’s (BSWH) Talent Management team. Read Full Bio
Cory Kreeck
Cory Kreeck is Group Vice President, People Operations at Beachbody. Read Full Bio
Quesia McCambridge, GPHR, SPHR-SCP
Bimbo Bakeries USA
Quesia McCambridge, GPHR, SPHR-SCP is Director, Learning and Development at Bimbo Bakeries USA. Read Full Bio
Laura Kohlenberg
Bunge Limited
Laura Kohlenberg is the senior manager, global talent management at Bunge Limited. Read Full Bio
Lorraine Blair
CI Financial Corporation
Lorraine Blair is Senior Vice-President, Human Resources at CI Financial Corp. Read Full Bio
Mickey Scherer, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
CRH Americas Materials
Mickey Scherer is Vice President, Learning & Development at CRH Americas Materials. Read Full Bio
Kimberly Huffman
Dollar General Corporation
Kimberly Huffman is Director of Organizational Development at Dollar General Corporation. Read Full Bio
Cindy Fisher
Cindy Fisher is Director, Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness - Industrial Sector at Eaton. Read Full Bio
Steve Pilotti
Steve Pilotti is Senior Vice President-Human Resources Industrial Sector for Eaton. Read Full Bio
Wanda Hayes
Emory University
Wanda Hayes, Ph.D., is the Senior Director of Learning & Organizational Development at Emory University. Read Full Bio
Jeannie Hernandez
Envoy Air, Inc.
Jeannie Hernandez is the Director of Talent Development for Envoy Air, Inc. Read Full Bio
Rachel Walden
Rachel Walden is Senior Manager, Global Talent Management at Halliburton. Read Full Bio
John Gering
HCA Management Services
John Gering is AVP for HCA Management Services. Read Full Bio
Barbara Lech
Barbara Lech is the Director, Talent Management & Assessments for Honeywell. Read Full Bio
Gerri Buhl
Gerri Buhl is the Manager, Talent Management at Insperity. Read Full Bio
Ronda Bazley Moore
LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Ronda Bazley Moore is the Vice President, Global Talent Management at LexisNexis Legal & Professional. Read Full Bio
Connie Casey
Magna Training Center CAN/USA & Magna Training Programs
Connie Casey is Manager for Magna Training Center CAN/USA & Magna Training Programs. Read Full Bio
Tanuja Yalamanchili
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics
Tanuja Yalamanchili is the Senior Director of Global Talent Management at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. Read Full Bio
Linda Woodruff
Panasonic Corporation of North America
Linda Woodruff is Vice President, Human Capital & Motivation, Panasonic Corporation of North America. Read Full Bio
Angela Johnson
Progressive Insurance
Angela Johnson is a leader within the Center for Talent Development group at Progressive Insurance. Read Full Bio
Kate Kraus
Progressive Insurance
Kate Kraus is Manager for Instructional Design and Process in the Center for Talent Development at Progressive Insurance. Read Full Bio
William Ahern
Bill Ahern is the Head of Leadership Development for North America and LATAM for the Sanofi Group. Read Full Bio
La'Wana Harris, ACC
Sanofi US
La'Wana Harris is Director, Global Leadership Development for Sanofi US. Read Full Bio
Jodi Carradice
Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
Jodi Carradice is the Senior Vice President and Chief People & Culture Officer for The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company. Read Full Bio
Rossana Buonpensiere
Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
Rossana Buonpensiere is the Vice President Talent & Organizational Development for the Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company. Read Full Bio
Heather Swensgard, M.Ed.
Western & Southern Financial Group
Heather Swensgard, M.Ed. is the Director, Education & Development, Western & Southern Financial Group. Read Full Bio

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