An Exclusive, Invitation-only Forum for Senior-level HR Executives!

June 24 - 26, 2024

The Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa, California

Connecting an elite group of top human resource leaders to collaborate and share their vision of the future of work while also discussing both new and ongoing issues paramount to HR, the Human Resource Executive® Strategy Summit is undoubtedly the most engaging and top-of-the-line retreat for HR executives today. A carefully curated program of highly interactive sessions featuring today’s most respected thought leaders coupled with collaborative peer-to-peer conversations, the HRE Strategy Summit is where strategic relationships are built, innovative solutions are discovered and critical discussions impacting the future of HR take place. Space is limited to ensure an intimate summit with your peers.


2023 Summit Speakers

Josh Bersin

Industry Analyst & Thought Leader

Josh Bersin is an analyst, author, educator, and thought leader focusing on the global talent market and the challenges and trends impacting business workforces around the world. He studies the world of work, HR and leadership practices, and the broad talent technology market. He is often cited as one of the leading HR and workplace industry analysts in the world.

Jenny Dearborn

Sales & Talent Leader

Jenny Dearborn is an experienced Sales & Talent Executive taming complexity for distributed global firms. She is an entrepreneurial leader focused on driving people transformation aligned to company strategy / objectives to achieve growth targets. She is an award-winning thought leader, speaker and author on data-driven Sales and Leadership. Jenny is a painter, glass blower, metal sculptor (aka welder), film producer, bee keeper, competitive runner and neurodiverse.

Kevin Oakes

CEO & Co-Founder

Kevin is CEO and co-founder of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), the world’s leading human capital research firm focusing on people practices that drive high performance.

Kevin is also the author of Culture Renovation®, an Amazon bestseller which debuted as the #1 new release in a dozen Amazon book categories. Drawing on data from one of the largest studies ever conducted on corporate culture, Culture Renovation™ details how high-performance organizations have successfully changed organizational culture.

Keith Sonderling

Commissioner, EEOC

Keith E. Sonderling was confirmed by the U.S. Senate, with a bipartisan vote, to be a Commissioner on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2020. Until January of 2021, he served as the Commission’s Vice-Chair.

Prior to his confirmation to the EEOC, Commissioner Sonderling served as the Acting and Deputy Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the U.S. Department of Labor. Commissioner Sonderling also serves as a Professional Lecturer in the Law at George Washington University Law School, teaching employment discrimination.

2024 Agenda is under development!

2023 Pre-Summit: Pangeo presented by G-P

Wednesday, November 8

11:00 a.m.Global Growth Technology: Unlock the Power of the Everywhere Workforce
11:45 a.m.How a Global Mindset Can Shape Business Success
12:30 p.m.Lunch
1:15 p.m.Designing a Human-Centric HR Experience Leveraging the Power of AI
1:45 p.m.Break
2:00 p.m.Global Growth Idea Exchange Roundtables

Wednesday, November 8

3:30 p.m. Summit Welcome
3:45 p.m. Opening Keynote: Keeping Ahead of Trends and Disruptions: HR Tech in the Age of AI by Josh Bersin
4:45 p.m. Thought Leadership Presentation
5:15 p.m. Master Minds Session
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. After Party & Entertainment

2023 Summit Agenda

Thursday, November 9

8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Welcome
9:40 a.m. Network Learning Activity
10:25 a.m. ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) and Climate Strategy Workshop by Jenny Dearborn
11:25 a.m. Break
11:35 a.m. Thought Leadership Presentation
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. An “Inside the Beltway” Update from EEOC Commissioner Sonderling: What CHRO’s Can Expect from Washington, DC in 2024
2:00 p.m. Thought Leadership Presentation
2:25 p.m. Thought Leadership Presentation
3:00 p.m. Personal Time
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Small Group Dinner

Friday, November 10

8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:10 a.m. Top Thoughts
9:30 a.m. Culture Renovation®: 18 Leadership Actions to Build an Unshakeable Company with Kevin Oakes
10:30 a.m. Break
10:40 a.m. Roundtables
11:20 a.m. Rotation
11:30 a.m. Roundtables
12:10 p.m. Drilldowns & Summit Closing
12:30 p.m. Lunch