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Have you seen the amazing speaker lineup for EmpowerHR?

By Casey Pechan
November 5, 2021
3 minute read

We’re thrilled to announce that EmpowerHR: A Betterworks Summit goes live this December 1-2! Our premier 2-day virtual conference is completely FREE to join and jam-packed with incredible panels, fireside chats, keynotes, and networking opportunities. Our speaker lineup is not to be missed (more on them shortly) but first, keep reading to learn why this year’s conference is a must-attend.

Why attend: Now more than ever, business leaders must be confident that their teams can increase ROI and produce results from anywhere. At the same time, HR leaders are being called to improve and maintain a company culture and employee experience like never before in this new hybrid work environment. 

This EmpowerHR virtual conference will help you empower your employees and your organization to close the loop between people, strategy, and results. HR leaders who attend EmpowerHR also have the opportunity to earn 6 SHRM CE credits!

Our theme this year is: Lead from anywhere, succeed everywhere. And that’s just what we want to empower you to do. You will hear from industry leaders and peers, as well as Betterworks thought leaders, to give you actionable insights on how to help your organization lead and succeed at every level. 

Who should attend: Business and HR leaders – this conference is for you! This is also a great opportunity to network with several of the Betterworks key industry partners, and customers. Current members of our Slack Community, In the Loop (also free to join if you haven’t already registered), will find this conference packed with the same valuable thought-leadership and insights brought to you by the community. 

Not to Brag But… Our Speakers are the Crème de la Crème of their Industries

Indra Nooyi, Former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of PepsiCo 

Indra Nooyi is a business powerhouse, globally renowned for leading the company through a decade of tremendous growth and change. Praised for her prescient and strategic thinking, she was responsible for growing PepsiCo’s revenues from $35 billion when she became CEO, to $63.5 billion in 2017.  

Nooyi currently serves on the boards of Amazon, Philips, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and is an independent director of the International Cricket Council.

Celebrated for her hallmark motto of “do well by doing good,” Nooyi was the chief architect of Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo’s pledge to do what’s right for the business by being responsive to the needs of the world through sustainable growth initiatives such as making healthier and more nutritious products, limiting the company’s environmental footprint, and empowering associates and people in the communities PepsiCo serves.

If you register for EmpowerHR you are automatically entered to win Indra’s new book, My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future!

Josh Bersin, Global Industry Analyst and CEO of The Josh Bersin Company

Josh Bersin founded Bersin & Associates in 2001 to provide research and advisory services focused on corporate learning. He expanded the company’s coverage to encompass HR, talent management, talent acquisition, and leadership and became a recognized expert in the talent market. Bersin sold the company to Deloitte in 2012.

In 2019, Bersin founded the Josh Bersin Academy, a professional development academy that has become the “home for HR” in past months. He is frequently featured in publications such as Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HR Executive, The Wall Street Journal, and CLO Magazine.  He is a popular blogger and has more than 800,000 followers on LinkedIn.

John Doerr, Chairman of Kleiner Perkins

John Doerr is an acclaimed venture capitalist who for 37 years has served entrepreneurs with ingenuity and optimism, helping them build disruptive companies and bold teams. In 2018, he authored Measure What Matters, a handbook for setting and achieving audacious goals. 

John was an original investor and board member at Google and Amazon, helping to create more than half a million jobs and the world’s second and third most valuable companies. He’s passionate about encouraging leaders to reimagine the future, from transforming healthcare to advancing applications of machine learning. Outside of Kleiner Perkins, John works with social entrepreneurs for change in public education, the climate crisis, and global poverty. John serves on the board of the Obama Center and 

Melissa Daimler, Chief Learning Officer, Udemy

Melissa Daimler is the newly appointed Chief Learning Officer at Udemy where she supports the employee experience through learning and organizational development, as well as helps the company culture continue to evolve. Melissa also works closely with Udemy’s customers as a trusted learning advisor, helping them develop learning strategies that will guide them through this next phase of distributed work. Daimler has over two decades of experience across HR and People, Learning and Development, Talent Management, and Organizational Development.

Drawing from her experience, Daimler is the author of the book, Reculturing, (McGraw Hill), which is slated for a Spring 2022 release. It examines the modern workplace by rebooting diluted definitions of corporate culture into an ongoing practice that helps both employees and organizations become successful.

Folks, this is the tip of the iceberg for EmpowerHR! To learn more about our speaker lineup and view our full agenda, visit our site

Remember, registration for EmpowerHR is free to attend. We encourage you to save your spot today