HR TRENDS 2020 THE NEXT DECADE OF WORK
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time: 2:00 PM ET
2020 is the year that accelerates HR’s focus on supporting the changing nature of work. We see the convergence of trends in people analytics, employee experience and the race to embrace digital strategies in every industry. Nobody disputes that the future of work is being shaped by what many call the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Join Paul Rubenstein, Chief People Officer, Visier and Ravin Jesuthasan, Author and Managing Director, Willis Tower Watson as they explore the role that HR leaders will play in supporting business and talent outcomes.
We will dive into the new expectations of HR’s capabilities around technology and people science and examine practical insights drawn from Willis Towers Watson’s new white paper HR4.0: Shaping People Strategies in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This will include a discussion of case studies and experiments from organizations who are breaking new ground in the use of analytics, assessment science, talent management techniques and other practices as their HR functions shift from being stewards of employment to being stewards of work.
Paul Rubenstein is the Chief People Officer at Visier. With more than 25 years of experience consulting and working in HR, Paul has extensive experience in leading the transformation of Talent Strategies and HR Functions, with work spanning M&A integration, corporate strategy, total rewards, outsourcing, and service delivery design. Paul most recently served as Visier's Vice President of Advisory Services, where he worked with senior executives from Global 2000 organizations to help them drive change through data-driven HR practices. Prior to Visier, Paul was a partner at Aon Hewitt, where he advised large enterprise HR leaders on talent and HR function strategy, and was the general manager of the leadership and assessment businesses. Paul's experience includes global consulting at Mercer and working in the HR functions of Home Box Office, Scholastic, and Hyatt Hotels.
Ravin Jesuthasan is a recognized global thought leader, futurist and author on the future of work and human capital. He has led multiple research efforts on the global workforce, the emerging digital economy, the rise of artificial intelligence and the transformation of work. Ravin has lead numerous research projects for the World Economic Forum including its ground-breaking studies; Shaping the Future Implications of Digital Media for Society, Creating a Shared Vision for Talent in the 4th Industrial Revolution and HR 4.0: Shaping People Strategies in the 4th Industrial Revolution. He is a regular participant and presenter at the World Economic Forum’s annual meetings in Davos and Dalian/Tianjin and is a member of the forum’s Steering Committee on Work and Employment.
Ravin has been a featured speaker on the aforementioned topics at conferences in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America. He has also been featured and quoted extensively by leading business media including CNN, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, CNBC, Fortune, FT, The Nikkei (Japan), Les Echoes (France), De Telegraaf (Netherlands), Valor Economico (Brazil), Business Times (Malaysia), Globe and Mail (Canada), South China Morning Post, Dubai One TV and The Australian among others. Ravin is a frequent guest lecturer at universities around the world including Oxford University, Northwestern University and the University of Southern California.
He has been recognized as one of the top 25 most influential consultants in the world by Consulting Magazine, one of the top 8 future of work influencers by Tech News and one of the top 100 HR influencers by HR Executive. He is the author of the books Transformative HR, Lead The Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment and Reinventing Jobs: A 4-Step Approach to Applying Automation to Work. Ravin has authored over 100 articles including 10 for the Harvard Business Review and his article in the HR People and Strategy Journal entitled Performance Management as a Business Discipline received the Walker Award for the most original and valuable contribution to the HR profession.
Ravin has led numerous large-scale, global restructuring and transformation engagements for companies around the world. His clients include six global high-tech companies, eight international financial services organizations, four large retail organizations, a major U.S. motion picture studio, four international consumer goods companies, six large pharmaceuticals firms, five major energy companies and twelve global airlines among many others.
Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson 25 years ago, Ravin was a consultant with the strategy practice of a major management consulting firm.