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Capital One

Responsible for New Hire Onboarding programs for Exempt & Executive populations joining the organization. 
Consults with both Campus New Hire programs & Non-exempt/Hourly programs across the enterprise.
Lead team of program managers & instructional designers.

 

Steven Curtis

Onboarding Experiences Lead

INTUIT

Dwight Davis is passionate and focused on helping individuals and organizations disrupt the status quo. His innovative spirit and naturally curious mindset bring transformational change to leaders, teams and programs. Dwight provides 20+ years of people and program leadership across multiple industries including tech, finance, higher education and nonprofits.  At Intuit, he is the Global Onboarding Leader and is developing the end to end strategy for the 1st year experience of all new employees.
 

Dwight Davis

Sr Talent Development Manager

 Fannie Mae

Curious, experienced, collaborative, strategic-minded Learning and Development professional, Saloma strives to keep customer needs top of mind. Extensive Learning Management experience, best in class Onboarding program development, oversight and facilitation. Course creation and facilitation, curriculum consultation and development. Vendor and budget management. People development and management experience. Current endeavors include building a program from incubation to integration.
 

Jennifer Saloma

 Learning and Development - Program Management - Lead Associate

Google

Passionate about helping people, Leah’s focus at Google has always been in Sales Enablement. Before Onboarding, she was focused on building the best Brand Sellers in the world through delightful learning experience. Prior to that, she focused on activating competitive intelligence to enable Google’s global salesforce to pitch bigger, better and faster. Prior to Google Leah was a technology consultant at Capgemini..
 

Leah Schachar

Global Head of Google

Sales School

NETFLIX

Cherliza has always found deep meaning in helping others and playing a role in their wellbeing at work. As a Senior Generalist at Netflix, Cherliza focuses on innovating people-focused solutions, leading with empathy in project design, and removing distractions so people can do their best work. Her passion for inclusion has helped to elevate and scale the onboarding experience for leadership, employees, and HR partners.
 

Cherliza Jimenez 

Senior Generalist,

Employee Services 

ring

Brandon is a passionate and solutions-driven individual with extensive experience in learning and development, including management, instructional design, leadership development, facilitation, and program implementation across small and large enterprise companies. In addition to his experience he leverages his education background to design innovative solutions that align to company initiatives, vision, and culture.
 

Brandon Kruger

Director, Learning and Development

sales force

Jessica has over 20 years of sales and enablement experience.  She got her start in enablement when Salesforce was about a 300 person company with little if any internal training.  Since then she’s done onboarding and enablement programs for sales, consultants, and managers.  She’s led sales and operations teams at both small and large companies.  For the past two years, Jessica has been leading the Sales Onboarding team at Salesforce where they onboard over 3,000 new sales people each year.
 

Jessica Marr

Sr. Director Global Sales Onboarding

 

SIGURA

Wendy Smith is a self-proclaimed lifelong learner, and there’s nothing she’s more passionate about than challenging old paradigms, especially when it means helping organizations to create workplaces where their employees can truly thrive. Today, she is blessed with the opportunity to channel this passion as Global Director of Talent Enablement at Sigura.

Wendy is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt that touts nearly 20 years of HR experience in HRIS, HR Shared Services, Total Rewards, Learning & Development, Employer Branding, Recruitment Marketing, Culture & Engagement, Onboarding, and Employee Experience (EX). The HR programs she has delivered have been recognized with several external awards, including Workforce Optimus, Brandon Hall Excellence Award, CLO Learning in Practice, CandE, and Asia Best Employer Brand awards. Wendy was previously honored as a Workforce Magazine Game-Changer, which recognizes the next generation of innovative, dynamic leaders to watch in human resources and workplace management.

Wendy Smith 

Global Director of Talent Enablement

servicenow

Over the past 20 years I’ve been fortunate to find my passion for helping others be their best self through Servant Leadership.  True Leadership, to me, is working with individuals to identify and refine their skills, build their confidence and reach their goals. In June of 2019, I earned my “Psychology of Leadership” certificate from eCornell. 
 

Amanda Gold

Sales Manager  Development,

Senior Manager

TAsKUS

Elizabeth is an established talent industry professional dedicated to driving a progressive learning culture throughout organizations to meet company, customer, and employee goals for strategic growth. She has 20+ years of in-depth knowledge focusing on employee development, talent lifecycle design, and leadership evolution. Her experience ranges from large scale organizations such as Oracle and Walmart eCommerce to hyper-growth startups Uber, Eventbrite, Glassdoor and Zenefits. She was recently honored to be part of the Top 50 Leaders in Learning and Development, Americas by Corinium. 
 

Elizabeth Pierce

Director, Learning Experience Consulting

 

UNIVERSITY OF minnesota

Ms. Doepner-Hove has responsibility for the academic and administrative work at one of the top Master’s programs in the nation. She works with the students, staff, and faculty in the program to create an exceptional educational experience for students from recruitment for admission through to graduation. She is also an instructor at the Carlson School of Management where she teaches a Capstone course at the graduate level as well as a core Human Resources course with an international component for undergraduate students. Prior to this position, Ms. Doepner-Hove was the Director of Onboarding and Engagement for the University of Minnesota’s Office of Human Resources where she established a new Onboarding program that has been highlighted in articles, books, and conference presentations and sited by others across the nation. Ms. Doepner-Hove holds a BA in history, a JD, and a MA-HRIR from the University of Minnesota.

Stacy Doepner-Hove

Director, Master of HR 

& Industrial Relations Program 

vmware 

Michael is an innovative global business leader based in Silicon Valley.  He is at the forefront of critical business transformation for the world's leader in digital workspace technology, cloud computing infrastructure and modern apps.  He is responsible for the talent-related strategy and plans to produce business outcomes for the Digital Workspace and the Office of the CTO.


Michael has been solving complex organizational challenges through people-related solutions for over 20 years. His specialties include: international talent management, creative org and talent solutions, delivering workforce insights and experiences, and how to use digital technology in ways that are most effective for distributed workforces. 

Michael McCreary

Senior HR Business Partner

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