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LINDA ACKERMAN ANDERSON, VICE PRESIDENT AND CO-FOUNDER, BEING FIRST

Ms. Ackerman Anderson is co-founder of Being First, Inc., a training and consulting firm specializing in leading conscious transformation in Fortune 1000 companies, military, government, and large non-profits. She helped define the field of organization transformation, and speaks globally about transformation. She co-authored The Change Leader’s Roadmap: How to Navigate Your Organization’s Transformation and Beyond Change Management: How to Achieve Breakthrough Results from Conscious Change Leadership, and spearheaded the landmark Change Leader’s Roadmap Methodology.
MIGUEL JOEY AVILES, CEO AND FOUNDER, MJA INTERNATIONAL LLC

Miguel Joey Aviles is a Professional Speaker, Change Agent and the Founder of MJA International. He has over five years of professional speaking experience advising more than 20,000 professionals on how to achieve change in life. Miguel solidified his background as Recruitment & Outreach Strategist with the Department of Defense. Miguel employs a combination of comedy and storytelling in his presentations. He is dedicated to deliver a message that motivates audiences to achieve greater accomplishments.
KELLY BAUGHMAN, PRINCIPAL, PLANNING DESIGN RESEARCH CORPORATION (PDR)

Kelly Baughman, a Principal with PDR, is a Founding Member of the Association of Change Management Professionals and an Associate Member of the International Facilities Management Association. Among her many accomplishments, she facilitated and planned the global corporate migration for a Fortune 100 Oil and Gas Firm involving 12,000 moves in 29 different countries during the first 16 weeks following the merger. Kelly is certified in Prosci’s Change Management methodology and in Prosci’s Train-the-Trainer Program.

AMY BECKER, SENIOR ASSOCIATE, PLANNING DESIGN RESEARCH CORPORATION (PDR).

Amy Becker, a Founding Member of the Association of Change Management Professionals, is a Senior Associate and Change Management Consultant with PDR. She concentrates her efforts on understanding the impact of the workplace redesign on her clients so she can create a customized change management plan. Within the last two years, Amy supported three Fortune 100 companies through transitions into new strategic workplaces. Amy is certified in Prosci’s Change Management methodology and Prosci’s Train-the-Trainer Program.
JESSICA BRONZERT, DIRECTOR CHANGE EXECUTION, LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC.

Jessica Bronzert is Director of Change Execution for Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Jessica has worked in a number of areas of human resources, including compensation, talent management and leadership development, and as a Human Resources Business Partner. She now supports the Chief Customer Officer organization within Lowe’s, guiding realization of its most critical changes. Jessica is a founding member of Lowe’s Change Execution Center of Expertise, and earned her MBA from Case Western Reserve University
KERRY BROWN, VP ENABLEMENT, SAP

Kerry Brown, evangelist and thought leader, helps companies achieve organizational competency with SAP to create value while becoming a best-run company. An international speaker on change management, learning, social and collaboration, she interacts with diverse global occupational cultures and industries, including many Fortune customers. Previously she has worked directly for Coca Cola Enterprises, Baker Hughes and CSR. For her thoughts on the evolution/revolution of learning and change see http://scn.sap.com/people/kerry.brown/content.

JASON CARLSTON, DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, COMMUNITY PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DIVISION, CITY OF REGINA

Jason is Deputy City Manager of Community Planning & Development Division for the City of Regina. Jason began his career with the City of Regina as a summer student cutting grass on the Municipal Golf Courses 13 years ago. Responsibilities have increased significantly since those days. Through the University of Regina, he obtained degrees in Human Geography, Psychology and a Masters of Arts in Urban Geography, and is actively involved as a regular sessional lecturer.
ALLIE CARROLL, ASSOCIATE, BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON

Ms. Carroll is an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton. By blending expertise in strategic and creative communications, Allie has successfully launched national and international campaigns for various clients including Hyatt, Unilever, Avon Cosmetics, The National Zoo and Chevrolet. Ms. Carroll has helped companies build, understand, and promote compelling, and value driven identities that effectively communicate with internal and external audiences. She is passionate about building experiences that give people the power to connect and share.
MATT CARSON, ASSOCIATE, BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON

Mr. Carson is an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Carson holds two advanced degrees in Business and Technology and blends those competencies with a background in software engineering, digital strategy, design thinking and strategic methods to incite change in organizations. Mr. Carson is currently a board member of the Chicago School of Business Architecture and has prior work experience at DePaul University, Northrop Grumman and SEARS Corporate HQ.
APURVA CHAMARIA

Apurva is a part of HCL Technologies Vice Chairman Vineet Nayar's office and heads Global Sales & Marketing Excellence, Digital & Brand team. Prior to this, he was Sales Director at HCL America, Inc. responsible for managing the multi-country, multi-million $ relationship between HCL and the largest pharmaceutical company in the world. He has Lifesciences industry experience having worked in various sales and marketing positions at Ranbaxy Laboratories. Apurva holds MBA degree from IMI India.
STEPHANIE CHRISTENSEN, CHANGE MANAGEMENT LEADER

As the Director of Change Management, Stephanie developed and implemented a change management center of expertise for the largest consumer electronics company in the U.S., embedding change management practices throughout the organization. She was a Change Leader on multiple enterprise transformational programs and responsible for overseeing the company’s Change Community. She is also a founding member of the ACMP and lives by managing change, one person at a time.
TIM CREASEY, CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, PROSCI

Tim Creasey is a dynamic presenter, researcher and thought-leader in the field of change management. Through conference presentations, webinars, tutorials and tools, he has advanced the discipline of change management over the last decade by adding rigor and a focus on benefit realization. Tim is the coauthor of Change Management: The People Side of Change and has led Prosci’s last six benchmarking efforts. Tim is currently Prosci’s Chief Development Officer and resides in Boise, ID.
JOSH DAVIS, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND LEAD PROFESSOR, NEUROLEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

Josh Davis is the Director of Research and Lead Professor for the NeuroLeadership Institute. He received his bachelor’s from Brown University, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. His career began in engineering, from which he transitioned to academic teaching and research about the mind and brain. His research has dealt with adaptive emotional state control and mind-body connections. He has received funding from the National Science Foundation, and he has taught at New York University, Columbia University, and Barnard College. He is also a member of the Barnard College Department of Psychology.
DANIEL DENISON, CHAIRMAN AND FOUNDING PARTNER, DENISON CONSULTING, LLC

Daniel R. Denison, Ph.D. is the Chairman and Founding Partner of Denison Consulting, LLC. He is also Professor of Management and Organization at IMD in Lausanne Switzerland. He is the author of the Denison Organizational Culture Survey and the Denison Leadership Development Survey. Dr. Denison has consulted with many leading corporations regarding organizational change, leadership development, and the cultural issues associated with mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds and transformation, strategic alignment, and globalization.
SUPRIYA DESAI, CEO, ASC* ADVISORY

Supriya Desai has deep experience with strategy execution and change/transformation as a consultant and corporate leader and, now, as CEO of ASC* Advisory. She has helped lead efforts for companies like PwC, AIG, J&J and Marriott, including enterprise wide process improvement, reorganizations, and technology-heavy global transformations. Supriya earned an MBA from Darden Business School and BS in Hospitality from Boston University, and is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (PwC) and Change Leader (Cornell).
TAMMY DOLLAR, GLOBAL CHANGE LEADER, COSTCO

A Global Leader in Organizational Change, Ms. Dollar has spent 20+ years building, directing and inspiring cross-functional, multi-national teams to achieve lasting change. With a track record of successfully leading change in complex and decentralized global organizations, Ms. Dollar has earned a reputation for transforming organizational challenges into sustainable success.
HOLLY DOWLING, KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND MASTER COMMUNICATOR

Holly Dowling has more than 20 years of experience motivating, inspiring, and impacting audiences of all ages. She truly lives by the mantra, "Live life with a passion!" Holly has created and implemented ongoing customized programs for Fortune 500 companies and has spoken to thousands of individuals around the world. Her dynamic and unique approach provides innovative tools that have led managers to become stronger leaders, individual contributors to achieve higher levels of performance and companies to discover new opportunities for success. Through interactive learning experiences along with her extensive knowledge in managing and leading the workforce, Holly's work has proven to expertly improve team relationships, taking them to their next level.
For additional information on Holly please visit the Keynote Page.
DR. ROGER DEAN DUNCAN, DUNCAN WORLDWIDE

Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan is widely known for his expertise in leadership and the strategic management of change. He is author of the internationally bestselling book Change-friendly Leadership: How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance (foreword by Stephen M.R. Covey). Rodger is a regular contributor to Forbes magazine. His blog reaches subscribers in more than 150 countries. His clients range from senior leaders in multiple industries to cabinet officials in two White House administrations.
MELANIE FRANCIS, SR. DIRECTOR CHANGE MANAGEMENT, SYMANTEC

As the leader of a Change Management COE for one of the top software companies in the world, Melanie has spent more than 20 years working at the intersection of people, process and technology. Melanie has been responsible for building the company’s internal change management expertise while overseeing the change management efforts within a large project portfolio. Melanie is a founding member of the ACMP and has presented at several prior ACMP Global Conferences.
MARK GOODMAN, SENIOR DIRECTOR, WORLDWIDE OPERATIONS PLANNING, CITRIX

Mark Goodman is the Senior Director of Worldwide Operations Planning for Citrix Systems in Fort Lauderdale. Mark's career began in politics, as a legislative aide to the Senate Majority Leader in Florida. Deciding it was time for a change, Mark started in the IT profession on the ground level as a PC Analyst, back when PCs were cool. Eventually he joined Citrix, where his responsibilities have included driving organizational change adoption, and facilitating strategic planning.Mark Goodman is the Senior Director of Worldwide Operations Planning for Citrix Systems in Fort Lauderdale. Mark's career began in politics, as a legislative aide to the Senate Majority Leader in Florida. Deciding it was time for a change, Mark started in the IT profession on the ground level as a PC Analyst, back when PCs were cool. Eventually he joined Citrix, where his responsibilities have included driving organizational change adoption, and facilitating strategic planning.
VICTORIA GRADY, ASSISTANT PROFESSORIAL LECTURER, THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

Victoria M. Grady is an Assistant Professorial Lecturer at The George Washington University. Her research is focused on understanding the tendency of individuals, often subconsciously, to struggle, resist, and potentially disrupt the organizational change initiatives. Dr. Grady continues to build upon her original research through the development of a quantitative measure that identifies individual change readiness/response. The research population includes Healthcare organizations, Federal Gov't agencies, Higher Education Institutions, and Military Personnel, and Private companies.

AMY HAWORTH, GROUP MANAGER, ORGANIZATIONAL READINESS, CITRIX

Amy manages the Organizational Readiness practice at Citrix - a technology company focused on powering mobile lifestyles and cloud services. Amy helped lead the change aspects of two IT-focused ‘workAnywhere’ implementations at Citrix, where she was both leading the change and a target of the change herself. A passionate proponent for the ‘workAnywhere’ workstyle, you’ll find her maneuvering her overstuffed backpack around Fort Lauderdale. Prior to Citrix, Amy worked at companies including MillerCoors and Accenture.
STEVEN HERZOG, VICE PRESIDENT, STRATEGY AND EXECUTION, MD PHYSICIAN SERVICES

Steven Herzog is Vice President, Strategy and Execution at MD Physician Services, a financial wealth management firm for Canadian physicians. Steve is responsible for strategy, corporate planning, and communications, and has lead enterprise change initiatives related to restructuring, divestiture, technology, strategy, and employee experience. Most recently, Steve led a program to enhance flexibility and collaboration through the implementation of an alternative workplace strategy, including an extensive office refurbishment and acceleration of technology deployment and adoption.
DR. LINDA HOOPES

Dr. Linda Hoopes is the president and founder of Resilience Alliance, and author of Managing Change with Personal Resilience. She has worked in the change management field for over 20 years, most recently at Conner Partners, and has developed and applied multiple interventions to assess, manage, and increase organizational change capacity. Formerly on the faculties of Georgia Tech, Rutgers, and Colby College, she holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee.
UNA HRNJAK, ASSOCIATE, BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON

Una Hrnjak is an Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton with 4 years of experience in developing communications, change management, and marketing approaches for U.S. and international organizations. Her clients have included a large-scale government agency, foreign governments, and Fortune 500 corporations both here in the United States and internationally, including a transformation effort with the Inter-American Development Bank and the United States Agency for International Development Mission in Jordan.
VICTORIA JAROSZ, PRESIDENT/CONSULTANT, BEI CONSULTING

Victoria Jarosz is President of BEI Consulting, a consulting firm that provides change management consulting, curriculum design, custom learning content, and communication strategies. As a senior consultant, Ms. Jarosz oversees client projects such as change management process design, competency model development, proficiency simulation design and development, and curriculum design and development. Ms. Jarosz has consistently improved project outcomes for clients by implicitly or explicitly integrating change concepts and tools into BEI’s core processes.
BERNADETTE JOHNSON, OWNER/CONSULTANT, CORE CONSULTING

Bernadette Johnson, CPT is an author and the owner of CORE Consulting. She acts as a collaboration strategist for organizations and leaders who want to create an environment that nurtures the human spirit while achieving award winning results and as a catalyst for aligning practices with desired outcomes. With over 25 years in the learning and organizational development fields, serving numerous industries, her experience creates fertile ground for developing greatness in organizations and their leadership.
GAURAV KAKKAR

Gaurav Kakkar is part of HCL's Corporate Marketing team & leads Sales & Marketing process excellence team which is responsible for improving productivity of sales & Marketing teams by providing world class platforms.He specializes in designing Sales & Marketing processes & getting these enabled through systems.His other areas of interest include CRM technology & Product management.Gaurav holds MIT degree from Virginia Tech, Computer Science degree from Thapar University,India & is active member of IIBA.

BRIAN KEDZIOR, ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, CHANGE MANAGEMENT (P&C U.S.), BMO HARRIS BANK

Brian has spent more than 10 years practicing change management in different disciplines, including banking, insurance, and technology/user experience design. Currently, Brian is Assistant Vice President, Change Management (P&C U.S.) for BMO Harris Bank. He also owns a creative services consultancy that provides eLearning, presentation design and voice-over support to various clients. Brian is a certified change practitioner who strives to simplify the complex and find creative ways to engage people during times of change.
MARGARET KELLEHER, SENIOR MANAGER, ADOPTION, CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING, VMware

Margaret is a dynamic, engaging presenter with over 20 years of experience leading and managing change. With experience in manufacturing, operations, human resources, finance and IT, Margaret has seen her fair share of resistance to change and has developed many muscles over the years. Passionate about change management, she thrives on collaborating with others to deliver results. Margaret has an MA and BA in Economics from Stanford University where she was a public speaking instructor.
SUSAN KICHUK, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT AMERICAS, DB SCHENKER

Susan is the Senior Vice President Corporate Development and Marketing (Americas) for DB Schenker. She is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of strategic initiatives for the Americas Region. Prior to Schenker, Susan worked as a Senior Consultant, and spent time as a Business Professor at various universities in the U.S. and Canada specializing in Strategy, Marketing and Organizational Development. Susan has a Bachelor of Engineering Science and a Ph.D. in Business.
SONDRA KISS, SENIOR PARTNER, KISSINGER GROUP

As senior partner of Kissinger Group, Sondra calls on her background in journalism, her understanding of psychology and her corporate training expertise, to design change leadership and communication programs for some of the nation’s largest organizations. Successes include merger integrations, enterprise-wide technology implementations, major process improvements and critical cultural shifts in financial services, healthcare, energy and technology industries. Her career includes over a decade in consulting, and 7 years running a large Canadian training firm.
PARKER LEE, PRESIDENT, XPLANE

Parker Lee currently serves as president and EVP of business development at XPLANE. Lee has been actively “designing” organizations for better performance and empowering change makers since the 70s. A graduate in Organization Development and Long Range Planning from the University of California, Davis, Lee is an accomplished public speaker on the topic of change, adoption, technology marketing, communications and design thinking.
DENISE LEE YOHN, AFFILIATE PARTNER, KISSINGER GROUP

Denise cultivated her brand-building and change engagement approaches through several high-level positions in advertising and client-side marketing. She served as lead strategist at advertising agencies for Burger King and Land Rover and headed Sony Electronic Inc.’s first ever brand office, garnering major corporate awards, as the vice president/general manager of brand and strategy. Denise recently wrote the book What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest (Jossey-Bass).

KRISTEN LILLY, CONSULTING MANAGER, PERSHING, YOAKLEY AND ASSOCIATES (PYA)

Kristen M Lilly has over 14 years of experience in the U.S. healthcare industry as an operations director at the hospital and corporate levels. Kristen’s expertise is broad in scope including health information management, quality metric analysis, EMR implementation, and training and organizational development. Kristen has presented at the national level as well as provided numerous training and development sessions for departmental teams.


JAMES MACANUFO, SR. CONSULTANT, XPLANE

Macanufo is a facilitator and designer who brings the best ideas from a group and into reality. He has led transformation programs at Fortune 500 clients and helped startups move from whiteboard to IPO. He is passionate about design, technology, and what they can do for us humans. James is the co-author of Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers and Changemakers, and a frequent speaker on Participatory Design, Visual Thinking, and the Internet of Things.
TERRY MANDABLE, PRINCIPAL, BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON

Terry Mandable is a Principal with Booz Allen Hamilton on the Strategy and Organization team, where he manages the firm's strategic communications work across civil government agencies. Mr. Mandable has created strategic change management, communication, and training approaches to assist organizations and programs in reaching their objectives and led numerous change management programs that integrate organizational focuses on communication, training, workforce planning and business process reengineering to achieve buy‐in and ownership for change.
P. RICHARD MOLLER, CHIEF OF STAFF, NATO TRAINING MISSION-AFGHANISTAN, DEPUTY COMMANDER-ARMY TRAINING

Richard Moller’s academic studies include Mechanical Engineering, Psychology, and Fashion Design. In addition to being a business owner, he has had a 28 year career in the Canadian Naval Reserve, including two deployments to Afghanistan. He has an extensive list of domestic and international publications on leadership, ethics, organizational renewal, and strategic studies. He received his Prosci Change Management certification while serving as the senior change manager for the Canadian military training system.
JEFF NEVENHOVEN, SENIOR CONSULTANT, LIFE CYCLE ENGINEERING

Jeff Nevenhoven is a Senior Consultant for Life Cycle Engineering. He is Prosci-certified in change management and is one of the very few Prosci Authorized Training Provider Certified instructors in the world. Jeff’s rich blend of project, organizational and change management skills enable him to effectively work with employees throughout an organization to implement solutions that remove functional barriers and prepare and lead people through sustaining change.
LEVI NIEMINEN, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT, DENISON CONSULTING

Levi Nieminen, Ph.D., is the Director of Research and Development at Denison Consulting. His work focuses on conducting and translating applied research, as well as engaging with organizations as a thought leader in the areas of organizational culture, performance, and measurement. Dr. Nieminen has written about these topics in a number of scholarly articles and book chapters and is an active member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Academy of Management.

ROB ODDI, CHANGE MANAGEMENT & DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIST, V2R SOCIAL MEDIA

Rob is a Change Management Consultant and Engagement Strategist. He left his gig at an international consulting firm to go on his own as a serial entrepreneur and change management consultant. Rob combines his left-brain business experience with right-brain creativity to deliver exceptional results for his clients.

KRZYSZTOF OGONOWSKI, CEO, BPI POLAND

Krzysztof Ogonowski is President of BPI Poland, a part of BPI Group, global management and HR consulting firm dedicated to driving change. His consulting experience comes from projects of implementing major changes and organizational transformation in biggest companies operating in Poland. He has over 15 years of training experience and academic experience at Warsaw School of Economics in Project and Change Management. Founding member of ACMP, ICC coach. Certified PROSCI Trainer in Change Management.
WARREN PARRY, MANAGING DIRECTOR, GLOBAL CHANGE TRACKING LEAD, ACCENTURE

Warren Parry is the Accenture Global ChangeTracking Lead. He was founder and CEO of ChangeTrack Research which was acquired by Accenture in April 2013. Warren has over 20 years of experience in consulting with global clients in all industries. He has lodged 16 patents, published in international journals and talks regularly at conferences. He is writing a book which challenges the myths within traditional change management practices, to be published in early 2014 by KoganPage.
DEB PELUSO, PRESIDENT/CEO, THE CHANGE COLLABORATIVE LLC

Deb Peluso has spent 15 years collaborating with clients in military, government, for-profit and non-profit organizations to improve organizational performance and execute large scale change. Her work focuses engaging people in the change process to build commitment and support and ensure the change is sustainable. She is a published author and has also presented at a wide variety of conferences and professional meetings on topics such as knowledge management, leadership, decision making, and organization design.

RAY PITTS, ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS PRACTICE DIRECTOR, SLALOM CONSULTING

Ray has combined his 20 years’ experience in change management consulting with his experience designing and developing software to envision a new technology to support change management projects. He is excited to show designs and explore concepts that will inspire and support innovation that allow us to focus on the art of change, and less time managing spreadsheets. He is currently a Practice Director in Slalom Consulting’s Organizational Effectiveness practice in Seattle, WA.

AMBER RABO, DIRECTOR, OD AND TRAINING, HOUSTON METHODIST

Amber Rabo serves as the Director of Organizational Development (OD) and Training for Houston Methodist. In her current role, Amber is responsible for leading strategic organization and leadership development services across five business entities comprised of 15,000+ employees. Along with over 15 years of experience in OD, Amber holds a Doctorate of Philosophy in Business, a dual Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Social Work, and is a Prosci-certified change practitioner.

SHARON RICHMOND, BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION/CHANGE EXECUTIVE AND CONSULTANT

Sharon Richmond, MBA As Director of Change Leadership, Sharon built the first global change center for a Fortune 50 networking and IT giant. She led a community of 1300+ change agents, developed methodology, & consulted to internal initiative leaders (VP+). Her Center’s approach to enterprise-wide Change Agility was featured in Talent Development Magazine. Sharon’s roles include Management Consultant, Instructor (Stanford GSB), and ACMP founding member. She’s presented internationally on leadership, coaching, and change agility.
ANGELA SCHAFER, VICE PRESIDENT, TALENT MANAGEMENT, MD PHYSICIAN SERVICES

Angela Schafer has 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, most of that time with MD Physician Services. As the Vice-President of Talent Management, Angela leads a diverse team focusing on change leadership, talent recruitment and retention strategies, leadership development and learning. Prior to her current role, Angela was the lead of Enterprise Change Management and has been instrumental in leading change management for the organization’s most critical projects.
SARA SHELTON, DIRECTOR, CAPTECH VENTURES

Ms. Shelton is a senior level management consultant with over 14 years of experience in change management, organizational design, communications and training strategy development, project management and process improvement in the public and private sectors. Ms. Shelton is Prosci ™ certified in Change Management, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), and a Certified Scrum Master (SCM).
BRENDA SPRITE, FOUNDER, ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE LEADERSHIIP PRACTICE

Brenda Sprite founded the Organizational Change Leadership Practice for Navigator Management Partners in 2007. Experienced in strategic organizational change and enterprise resource planning implementations, Brenda has served clients in state governments, higher education, public utilities, health care and financial services for more than 30 years. Ms. Sprite holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology (with an emphasis on organizational behavior) and a Masters of Labor Relations (MLIR), both from Michigan State University.
TREVOR SPUNT, FOUNDER AND PARTNER, CHANGEWISE CONSULTING

Trevor Spunt has spent 20+ years helping global organizations successfully plan and execute change. A thought leader, coach, and passionate advocate for the power of managing change, Mr. Spunt has established and led a successful change management practice for one of the big 4 consulting firms, and helped clients develop their own change management competency. He currently manages his own Change Management firm, ChangeWise Consulting, dedicated to providing high value outcomes for his clients.
DR. JOHN STAHL-WERT, SERVING VENTURES

Dr. John Stahl-Wert is a founding partner of Serving Ventures, Senior Fellow for the Center for Executive Leadership (Beijing), and previously was columnist for Business Management Review (Beijing) addressing the subjects of leadership integrity and worker engagement. He serves as Adjunct Faculty for Bakke Graduate University (Hong Kong) and is a member of the National Speakers Association. John co-authored the international bestseller, The Serving Leader (over 100,000 books sold), and seven other highly acclaimed titles.
LINDA STOCKTON, VICE PRESIDENT, HEAD OF CHANGE MANAGEMENT, P&C U.S., BMO HARRIS BANK

Linda has over 20 years experience as an organization effectiveness professional, and has an impressive track record of success in the area of change management. Linda is the Vice President and Head of Change Management for BMO Harris Bank, Personal & Commercial U.S. She holds accreditations in change management, facilitation and leadership development and she has been a guest panelist at several universities. Linda’s passion is in demystifying change and helping change make sense!
KAREN STRONG, SENIOR DIRECTOR, GIMMAL

Karen Strong, is Senior Director and Change Management Practice Lead at Gimmal; an IT solutions firm focused on designing and implementing enterprise-class information management tools like Microsoft SharePoint. Her passion is to help clients achieve optimal program outcomes by managing the impact of change on people. She has a Prosci Change Management methodology certification as a practitioner and trainer. Karen lives in the Cincinnati area and enjoys learning new things from her teenage children.
MARGIT TAKACS, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR & GLOBAL SENIOR CHANGE MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT, DEUTSCHE POST DHL

Margit is Associate Director and Global Senior Change Management Consultant at Deutsche Post DHL in Bonn, Germany. As an experienced change practitioner, trainer and coach with 10 years experience, she takes a leading role in the culture change of The First Choice Way management approach, and consults change programs. She has lived and worked in Hungary, New Zealand, Singapore, Belgium, Costa Rica and now in Germany. She holds a bachelor degree from Hungary, an MBA from the US and a diploma on personal performance coaching in the UK.


BARBARA TRAUTLEIN, PRINCIPLE, CHANGE CATALYSTS, LLC

Barbara A. Trautlein, Ph.D., is author of the best-selling Change Intelligence and principal of Change Catalysts. During her 25+ year career she has conducted workshops for thousands of participants, coached dozens of leaders, and facilitated significant change initiatives - achieving bottom-line business and leadership results. She is an engaging speaker across four continents. She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan. Clients served include BP, Cisco, Ford, Hyatt, Sears, and ThyssenKrupp.-
CLARENCE TROWBRIDGE, LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, WELLS ENTERPRISES

Clarence Trowbridge, MBA, is the Learning and Development Manager for Wells Enterprises and a seasoned organizational development consultant. He has over 30 years experience developing and implementing business and training solutions for industrial workforces. Clarence has designed and delivered training programs to hundreds of managers, technical professionals, and front line personnel, and has consulted on major plant-wide performance improvement initiatives. He holds an MBA from Aurora University and is a certified Project Management Professional.
GREG VOELLER, NATIONAL PRACTICE DIRECTOR, CHANGE EFFECTIVENESS PRACTICE, PATINA SOLUTIONS

Greg Voeller leads Patina Solutions’ Change Effectiveness practice, helping clients achieve and sustain measurable results from their change management and organizational communication programs. In staff leadership roles, Greg led global change management and organizational communication programs for Johnson Controls, Harley-Davidson, and Rockwell Automation. His consulting portfolio includes delivering change communication solutions for numerous clients. Greg is a member of the ACMP Standards Working Group, the ACMP Communications Committee, and the ACMP Chicagoland Chapter leadership team.
GAVIN WEDELL, DIRECTOR, BETTER BUSINESS LEARNING

Gavin Wedell is the author of the world’s most popular free change management learning materials. He is the director of change consultancy Better Business Learning and has taught at the University of Cambridge, HEC Paris, Copenhagen Business School. Gavin has an MBA from the Judge Business School and a degree in Psychology from the University of New South Wales. He also holds formal vocational training qualifications in Australia and the U.K.

VALERIA WEDOLOWSKI, ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT, THE INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IDB)

Valeria Wedolowski is an Advisor to the General Manager of the Budget and Administrative Services Department (BDA) at the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB), and has over a decade of experience with regard to IDB operations and projects pertaining to government modernization, justice, technology, and anti-corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean. Ms. Wedolowski is currently leading the implementation of Project LEAP, an organizational study of the BDA performed by Booz Allen Hamilton in 2013.
KIMBERLEE WILLIAMS, FOUNDER, IGNITEM, LLC CHANGE LEADERSHIP

Kimberlee Williams, founder of ignitem, LLC, is on a mission to guide businesses worldwide to accelerated growth and profitability through change leadership training and executive business transformation advisory services. She was the Global Head of Change Execution for the $46bb/90,000 employee base at Merck & Co. during one of the most transformational periods the company’s history. The cohesive change community, training, & methodology integration she led enabled $3.5bb in cost savings and numerous revenue/growth initiatives
CHRIS WORLEY, SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST, CENTER FOR EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS

Christopher Worley, Ph.D., is Senior Research Scientist with the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. He is well-known for his work with organizations in strategy implementation; organization design and development; and organization transformation; and for books such as Built to Change with Ed Lawler; and Organization Development and Change with Tom Cummings. His current research focuses on organization agility, dynamic capabilities, and the process of large-scale change.