Atlanta, GA

2018 Speaker Highlights


Jennifer McNelly
Chief Executive Officer
American Society of Safety Professionals

Belinda Hyde
Chief Human Resources Officer
SPX Flow

LEAP: “Totally rethinking how we build careers in manufacturing to attract our next generation of vital talent.”

Dan Tyler
Corporate Director – Human Resources & Global Integrated Supply Chain

LEAP: “Challenging traditional thinking on how we build highimpact career pathways within manufacturing to retain top talent..”

David Ahlers
Chief Human Resources Officer

LEAP: “Transforming HR’s impact on the bottom-dollar by linking employee engagement and revenue.”

Deon MacMillan
Chief Human Resources Officer
Ardent Mills

LEAP: “Transforming how we shape cultures in manufacturing to boost engagement across a highly-distributed workforce.”

Ed Flowers
Most recently Chief Human Resources Officer
Corelle Brands

LEAP: “Reimagining the role of HR in manufacturing by radically rethinking how the CHRO works with the CEO.”

Jason Morgan
Head of Health & Wellbeing

LEAP: “Transforming energy and wellbeing for front-line employees to radically boost productivity.”

Jeff Zierenberg
Vice President Human Resources
Grain Craft

LEAP: “Shifting manufacturing mindsets away from ‘doing more with less’ to truly understand how we drive productivity.”

Larry Brand
Chief Human Resources Officer
Elkay Manufacturing

LEAP: “Rethinking the employee experience in manufacturing to maximize engagement and retention.”    

Mohit Misra
Vice President & Global Head of Talent Management
The Chemours Company

LEAP: “Asking how we can create a culture of transparency and authenticity to truly drive productivity in manufacturing.”

Patti Welch
Vice President Human Resources

LEAP: “Rethinking how we align ourselves with the shifting expectations of our workforce to ensure we engage and retain.”

Laura Sivertsen
Contingent Portfolio Strategist
Kelly OCG

LEAP: “Transforming talent acquisition to help businesses prepare for the future of manufacturing.”

Suruthi Bala
Head of Content
Hanson Wade – LEAP HR

LEAP: “Providing a platform to drive radical change through people.”