Dec 05, 2014
New York, USA
This program is hosted by PwC
. Sponsor companies may send 6 participants
. Partner business schools may send 1 participant
At this upcoming event, we will be sharing PwC's insights into the changing workforce and working with millennials; the moving market and the megatrends that are likely to impact us most; technology advancements and their implications on our people; and the future of the workplace.
With so many CEOs concerned about the availability of key skills, and others intent on increasing their headcount, it is more important than ever to be focusing on attracting – and keeping – top talent and developing our people.
- Examine how to attract, develop, engage, advance and retain Millennial talent
- Discuss which talent management practices can be globally standardized and which should be locally customized for Millennial employees
- Understand the key attributes of Millennial employees - learn about how they think and what they value at work
- Discover the similarities and differences between Millennial employees and their non-Millennial counterparts
Who Should Attend
Sponsor companies may send 6 participants. Partner business schools may send 1 participant.
This ICEDR Program is intended for individuals who are, for example:
- HR executives that are responsible for developing high potential or early career talent
- A Regional HR head or one or two moves away from the top HR job in their region
- Head of the HR function for a business unit
- Global HR Directors, responsible for a component of the corporate HR operation worldwide
- At a career midpoint, with about 10 years of experience in HR
US People Innovation Leader, PwC
As the U.S. and West Cluster People Innovation Leader for Human Capital at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Anne Donovan is responsible for human capital strategy and innovation. She leads culture change through a variety of initiatives, such as work/life flexibility and the development of workforce models and business strategies to support a more diverse, dynamic, and flexible workforce. Anne has strong expertise in operational effectiveness and in engaging and supporting the firm and its people in leading positive change. She works closely with PwC's global network of firms to share best practices and drive greater consistency and efficiency to support PwC's global human capital strategy.
Anne builds and drives innovative solutions for complex issues. She anticipates market trends and prepares for people-related implications. Anne helps the firm navigate organizational change from start to completion -- identifying key issues, designing solutions, executing on plans and assessing their outcomes. Anne leads the firm’s Flexibility2TM initiative, which has transformed the firm’s business model by injecting more everyday flexibility into the culture, while meeting changing business needs.
She is a recognized expert in understanding the next generation of workers and generational differences in the workplace. Anne speaks on these topics at numerous events and in media publications, including the Great Place to Work Institute’s annual conference, MIT’s Sloan Executive Education program, Fortune magazine and CNNMoney. Partnering with the University of Southern California and the London Business School, Anne led PwC’s NextGen global study – a look into how Millennials view and impact the workplace.
Anne’s deep knowledge of human capital issues draws upon her 30 years of experience at PwC where she has held diverse roles across client service, operations, diversity and firm strategy. Earlier in her career, she joined forces with PwC's Office of Diversity to create the Black Professionals Forum, an annual leadership forum to acknowledge and address challenges encountered by minorities within the profession. She later adapted the concept to create the firm's first-ever Latino and GLBT forums and also created the Diamond Program, which provides career path architecture for PwC's highest performing minority senior managers and directors.
A graduate of California State University, Northridge with a BS in Accountancy, Anne resides in Los Angeles with her twin girls, Grace and Kathryn.
US Services Leader and Vice Chair, PwC
Dana Mcilwain is the US Services Leader and Vice Chair at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) with responsibility for the US Advisory, Assurance and Tax practices. He serves as a member of the US Leadership Team and Global Advisory Leadership team. Previously, Dana was the US Advisory Leader, and prior to that he held regional Advisory leadership roles in the West, East and New York Metro regions. In addition, Dana was previously elected to the firm's Board of Partners and Principals.
He is based in the firm's New York office. With more than 30 years of experience at PwC, Dana has provided a wide range of advisory and consulting services to his clients in the areas of performance improvement, risk management and technology consulting. He spent 13 years of his career focused on serving clients in the entertainment and media industry in both New York and Los Angeles.
Dana is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Society of Certified Public Accountants in New York and California as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He serves on the Business School Council for the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. In addition, Dana is the former Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee for the American Red Cross in Greater New York, and also served as a Board and Executive Committee member. Dana earned a degree in Management from Tulane University, with a concentration in Accounting. He and his wife live in Manhattan.
Managing Director & Technology Transformation Leader, PwC
Scott advises the board and leadership teams of PwC on technology, while driving the technology strategy for the CIO. He currently focuses on the rise of intelligent machines created by the perfect storm of social, mobile, analytics and cloud computing. He has been instrumental in PwC's embrace of cloud in several operating territories. Scott is a frequent speaker and consultant to clients across multiple industries. His current passion is the requisite shift in education that will help current and future leaders prepare for a world of intelligent machines. These "DaVinci" programs focus on fun, educational programs with drones and software entrepreneurs.
Scott holds a PhD in artificial intelligence with computer science degrees from MIT. Prior to PwC Scott was the founder or head of engineering for multiple startups after a 12-year run at IBM. He began his C-suite advisory career as the technical assistant to IBM CEO Lou Gerstner in 1998. Scott is the proud father of two daughters, a triathlete, an amateur guitarist and an avid boater.
Global Leader, Strategy and Leadership, PwC
Blair Sheppard joined PwC in June 2012 as Global Leader, Strategy and Leadership. Blair leads the team who focus on strategy and leadership for the PwC network, working closely with leaders of the lines of service, clients and markets, and PwC member firms.
Prior to joining PwC, Blair was the Special Advisor to Duke Kunshan University and was responsible for directing corporate development, non-degree programme development and regional development for the newly formed campus in China which will open in summer 2014. From 2007 to 2012, he was the Dean of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University during which time Fuqua opened offices in five locations outside the U.S., developed a pre-experience Masters programme already considered to be one of the best in the world, and rose across all business school rankings significantly.
Blair is also the Chair of the Board for Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE), a company that he founded in 2000. Under his leadership, Duke CE grew from one office to multiple offices on three continents and has been ranked #1 in the world for cumstomised executive education by the Financial Times and BusinessWeek for twelve years in a row.
Blair has advised more than 100 companies and governments in the areas of leadership, corporate strategy, organisational relationships and design, and has published more than 50 books and articles.
Blair was the first recipient of faculty of the year at Fuqua; received the Business Person of the Year award for Education in 2011 (Triangle Business Journal); Eminent Scholar Award, Institute of Finance, Frankfurt University in 2007; and was a Canada Council Doctoral Fellow.
Blair received his Doctorate in social psychology from the University of Illinois in 1980 and his Masters from the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario) in 1977.
Vice Chairwoman, Global Human Capital Leader / Partner, PwC
An eternal optimist with a genuine belief in human potential, Nora serves as Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited. Prior to taking up this role, Nora was the PwC China Senior Partner for the Shanghai office, the Central China Markets Leader and the Asia Pacific Human Capital Leader giving her continuous opportunity to work with some of the best minds in Asia. Overseeing the Central China Markets, Nora was responsible for operations in eight major cities across all lines of service. A trained tax partner, Nora also has extensive consulting experience advising multinational companies across a broad range of industries in establishing their China investment projects, providing consultation on tax, business, M&A and human resource issues. As PwC’s Global Human Capital Leader, Nora brings a passion for talent and a dedication to understanding the needs of people in PwC’s Global Network.
Nora’s interests include music, opera and community development at all levels. In Shanghai, Nora has worked with government and business leaders to promote the city’s sustainable economic and social development with a focus on benefiting people from all walks of life. She was a founding member of the Shanghai Youth Orchestra, which aims to foster the best musical talent from all backgrounds and corners of China, served as Chairwoman of the Shanghai Charity Foundation United Way Fund Council, was appointed by the Mayor of Shanghai as the Executive Advisor to his office’s International Business Leader’s Advisory Council, and worked extensively with the Shanghai Red Cross as a committee member since 2009.
Besides overseeing PwC’s Global Human Capital Strategy, her passions at work have included chairing the Culture and Corporate Responsibility Committee for the China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore firms and serving as a council member on the PwC Global Gender Advisory Council. Most of all Nora’s passion is being a mentor. She helped create TEDx Shanghai Women, an annual talk with the aim of inspiring women in Mainland China, serves as a board member of the YK Pao School, regularly advises young entrepreneurs through Relay China, is an active participant in Amcham Shanghai’s Women’s Executive Network and initiated the annual PwC Business Women Leadership Roundtable.
8:45 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome, by Doug Ready, President, ICEDR
9:10 - 9:30 Opening remarks, by Nora Wu, PwC Global Vice Chair and Global Human Capital Leader
9:30 - 10:30 Global Megatrends, by Dana Mcilwain, PwC US Services Leader and US Vice Chair
10:30 - 11:15 Leaders of the Future, by Blair Sheppard, PwC Global Leader of Strategy and Leadership Development
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:30 Technology and Implications on Talent, by Scott Penberthy, PwC Technology Transformation Leader
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch (provided)
1:15 - 1:30 ICEDR Millennial Women Research, by Lauren Noel, Director of Talent Management Initiatives, ICEDR
1:30 - 2:30 PwC's NextGen and Future Leaders Panel, by Anne Donovan, PwC US Human Capital Transformation Leader
2:30 - 3:00 Closing remarks, by Nora Wu, PwC Global Vice Chair and Global Human Capital Leader
This program will take place at PwC’s New York City office at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, NY.The program will run from 9:00-3:00. Please plan to arrive no later than 8:45 to pick up your materials.
300 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Please bring your ID with you as you will need this to enter the building.
Each participant is responsible for making his/her own hotel reservations. We suggest the following hotels:
Renaissance Hotel - Times Square
714 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10036
Marriot Marquis Hotel
New York, NY 10036
The New York Helmsley Hotel
212 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
Comfortable, casual clothing is recommended for the program.
Final participant list for ICEDR's Program: Talent Journey to 2020 hosted by PwC.
Engaging and Empowering Millennials
PwC prepared this white paper as a follow-on to their NextGen Study.
This comprehensive and global generational study conducted by PwC, the University of Southern California and the London Business School looks into the aspirations, work styles and values of “Millennial”/”Generation Y” employees (those born between 1980 and 1995).
Global Megatrends Report
PricewaterhouseCoopers completed this report on the 5 megatrends the world is facing. PwC discussed this report at ICEDR's Talent Journey to 2020 program as well.