CHRO’s Perspective on the Future of Work with Jeanne Meister

October 13, 2022

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We live in a time when technology has made it possible for people from all over the world to work together as one team. CHROs have been at the forefront of this change, creating new ways that employees can be engaged and motivated while achieving personal success outside their jobs with flexible schedules or remote working options. Learn more from Jeanne Meister as she shares with host Shari Simpson the results of the Executive Networks research from the CHRO’s perspective on all things future of work.

Jeanne is the best-selling author of three books: Corporate Universities: Lessons in Building a World- Class Work Force, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop and Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today, and The Future Workplace Experience: 10 Rules for Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees.  Jeanne’s books have received the Silver Best Business Book Award for Human Resources professionals and the Bellwether award by the Community College Futures Assembly. Jeanne is also a regular contributor to Forbes and Harvard Business Review. She is leading a multi-client research program for Executive Networks on the Future Role of the CHRO, the Future of Working and Learning and Employee Well-being.

Jeanne is the receipt of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award, given to one HR executive each year by Association for Talent Development (ATD). This award honors Jeanne’s body of work in preparing executives for the future of work. Jeanne is also the recipient of the Colin Corder Award for Outstanding Achievement in Workplace Learning by The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI). During 2021 and 2022, Jeanne was named in 22 HR People To Follow in 2021, 100 Most Influential People in HR, Top 100 HR Tech Influencers for 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, Top 100 HR Influencers in 2022 and Top HR Experts to Watch in 2020 by People Managing People Magazine.

Jeanne is a sought-after expert on the future of work, having appeared in CIO, CNBC Power Lunch, CBS News, CNN, Fast Company, Fox Business, Harvard Business Review, HR Executive, NPR, SHRM Magazine, Market Watch, Time Magazine, The Globe, and Mail, and WPIX, New York.

Jeanne was previously Vice President of Market Development at Accenture. Jeanne is a member of the Executive Committee of Excelsior College Board of Trustees. Jeanne is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master degree from Boston University.

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Shari Simpson

Senior Manager Thought Leadership

Jeanne Meister

Executive Vice President
Executive Networks

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