Agenda

OPTIMA 2019 AGENDA

Strategy
& Design

Hire

Inspire

Consultants

12:00 PM
Registration Open
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Talent Optimization Certification Workshop Kick-Off
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Break
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Talent Optimization Certification Workshop Continues
5:45 - 4:45 PM
Talent Optimization Certification Exam
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast & Registration Open
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Welcome to OPTIMA 2019
Introduction to Talent Optimization
Mike Zani
CEO
The Predictive Index
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Keynote Presentation
Talent Optimization is Moneyball for Business
Billy Beane
EVP
Oakland Athletics
11:00 - 11:30 AM
Morning Break
11:30 - 12:15 PM
Play Even Bigger: Align People Strategy with the Business to Become Category King
Kevin Maney
Partner
Category Design Advisors, authors of "Play Bigger"
Hiring & Motivating Sales Millennials
Hubspot
Creating Confidence: Real Science. Real Results.
Alyssa Dver
Chief Confidence Officer
American Confidence Institute
Consultants Breakout Track
12:30 - 1:30 PM
Lunch
1:45 - 2:30 PM
Strategy & Design Breakout Track
Katie Kulikoski
Chief People Officer
Brightcove
0 to 5-Stars on Glassdoor
Emma Woodthorpe
CHRO
Mercury Systems
Jonathan Anderson
VP, Professional Development
Softworld, Inc.
Tracie Sponenberg
SVP
The Granite Group
Moderator: Jackie Dube
VP, Talent Optimization
The Predictive Index
Inspire Breakout Track
Consultants Breakout Track
2:45 - 3:30 PM
Do Better Work
Max Yoder
CEO & Co-Founder
Lessonly
Heather Haas
President
Advisa
Hire Breakout Track
Erica Seidel
Founder
The Connective Good
Inspire Breakout Track
Consultants Breakout Track
3:30 - 4:00 PM
Afternoon Break
4:10 - 5:30 PM
Keynote Presentation
Hypergrowth and Talent Optimization
David Cancel
CEO
Drift
7:00 - 10:00 PM
OPTIMA Party
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Breakfast & Registration Open
9:00 - 9:15 AM
Day 2 Kick-Off
Drew Fortin
SVP, Sales & Marketing
The Predictive Index
9:15 - 10:00 AM
Keynote Presentation
The Practical Implications of Talent Optimization
Professor Lynda Applegate
Harvard Business School
10:00 - 10:30 AM
The Future of Work is Talent Optimization
Matt Poepsel, Ph.D
VP of Product
The Predictive Index
10:30 - 11:00 AM
Morning Break
11:00 - 12:00 PM
CEO Panel Discussion
Moderator: Kirk Arnold
Executive in Residence
General Catalyst
Hypergrowth Teams at Toast Require the Right Ingredients
Nettie Nitzberg
Senior Manager - Learning and Development
Toast
David Lunken, Talent Optimization Advisor
PI Midlantic
The Use of Action-Based Teams to Drive Cultural Change
Kristy Jungemann
Sr. Manager of Talent Optimization
Tyson Foods
Consultants Breakout Track
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Go Beyond Performance Management
Gene Hammett
Columnist, Inc. Magazine
Host of "Leaders in the Trenches"
New Economy & The Future of Work Panel Discussion
Ariel Avila
General Manager of New England
Sonder
Jessica Beck
COO & Co-Founder
HelloAlfred
Marlon Litz-Rosenzweig
Co-Founder & CEO
WorkGenius
Moderator: Greg Barnett, Ph.D.
SVP of Science
The Predictive Index
Hire Breakout Session
Consultants Breakout Track
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Keynote Presentation
The 5 Second Rule: Achieve Breakthrough Performance in Your Career & Life
Mel Robbins
Author, The 5-Second Rule
Host, "The Mel Robbins Show"
3:00 - 3:15 PM
That's a Wrap!
Mike Zani
CEO
The Predictive Index

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