Leadership Development for the Hybrid Workforce

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Christine Tao, Co-Founder & CEO, Sounding Board; Jeff Orlando, Vice President, Global Learning and Leadership Development, Medtronic; Mary Slaughter, Global Head of Employee Experience, MorningstarĀ ; and Rob Ollander-Krane, Talent Management Leader

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The global pandemic completely changed the way we work. HR has played a significant role throughout the crisis, but our work is just beginning. We must prepare for the hybrid workforce. This new way of working requires a different approach to talent development to ensure that leaders have the skills and experience to be effective. Join a panel of industry leaders sharing their perspectives on the hybrid workforce and leadership skills required to navigate this changing business landscape.

During this webinar, you will learn:

  • How the pandemic has changed the way organizations think about leadership
  • About the critical leadership skills for the hybrid workforce
  • How to accelerate leadership development to meet the moment


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Christine Tao
Christine Tao

Co-Founder & CEO, Sounding Board

Christine Tao is the co-founder and CEO at Sounding Board, a cloud-based coaching platform and managed network of leadership coaches that makes leadership development scalable and measurable. Her rapid career growth in Silicon Valley at Google and various hyper-growth startups she scaled inspired her to co-found Sounding Board with Lori Mazan, her executive coach. Based on her positive and impactful experience with leadership development, Christine was driven to make leadership development coaching accessible to people at all levels of the organization. Customers include leading enterprises such as Cloudera, Kraft Heinz, and Intel as well as hyper growth startups like Chime, Bill.com, UserTesting, and Klarna. Sounding Board is backed by leading investors like Canaan Partners, Correlation, Bloomberg Beta, and Precursor, and is one of less than 3 percent of female-founded companies to raise venture capital, most recently completing a Series A fund of $13.1 million.

Jeff Orlando
Jeff Orlando

Vice President, Global Learning and Leadership Development, Medtronic

Jeff Orlando joined Medtronic in March 2020, overseeing global learning and leadership development. Jeff’s current areas of focus include enterprise learning strategy, executive development, early career talent, digital learning, and Medtronic’s culture transformation. Prior to joining Medtronic, Jeff served as managing director and chief learning officer, leader development and performance at Deloitte LLP. Deloitte is the world’s largest professional services firm. In this role, Jeff oversaw leadership development and various talent management processes. Prior to working at Deloitte, Jeff worked for a boutique change management and leadership consultancy, serving Fortune 100 clients in the healthcare and entertainment sectors. Jeff has presented on the topics of leadership, learning, and performance alongside university professors, professional sports coaches, and business leaders. His work has been featured in several publications, including Harvard Business Review and People+Strategy.

Mary Slaughter
Mary Slaughter

Global Head of Employee Experience, MorningstarĀ 

Mary Slaughter is the global head of employee experience at Morningstar, an investment research and management firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to joining Morningstar, she served as a managing director, people advisory services at EY. Mary is a seasoned corporate executive and an experienced human capital consultant. Based in Atlanta, Mary specializes in driving behavior change at scale including workplace purpose, culture, leadership, and learning, equity, and inclusion. Mary brings in-depth practitioner experience to her work at Morningstar having worked as a CHRO, chief talent officer, chief learning officer, and chief inclusion officer. She holds an undergraduate degree in psychology and chemistry as well as a master’s in communications. She’s a private pilot, an avid international traveler, a choral singer, and the mom of two amazing teenage daughters.

Rob Ollander-Krane
Rob Ollander-Krane

Talent Management Leader

Rob Ollander-Krane is a talent management innovator and his passion is performance. He is best known for reinventing Gap Inc.’s performance management process, making it more human and effective—as he describes it, changing the process to focus more on performance and less on management. He has also made similar innovations to succession planning. More recently, Rob worked for the Neuroleadership Institute, where he helped bring his passion for better performance to hundreds of NLI clients.