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29 April 2014 

Top 25 Most Engaging Speakers at HR Conferences

Stephanie Brenner

Human Resources related conferences have some of the most engaging and interesting speakers, because, lets face it, nothing is more important than people in your business! While the HR industry has been disrupted and innovated by companies such as LinkedIn, Glassdoor and others – there is still a huge demand for HR professionals to help us sail through these changes. As part of our speakers series, we are bringing you a list of incredible speakers that will keep you mesmerized from session to session. Understanding how to recruit, grow and manage the right talent can dramatically effect your company’s success. Check out this list of enthralling HR professionals.


Aneel Bhusri @aneelb

Co-founder & CEO, Workday


Steve Boese @SteveBoese

Co-Chair, HR Technology Conference


Jenny DeVaughn @JennyDeVaughn

Sr. Director of Employment Branding and Sourcing, ADP


Michelle DiTondo @MGMResortsIntl

Senior Vice President of Human Resources, MGM Resorts International

139025527788458_(5) Kris Dunn @kris_dunn

Founder, Fistful of Talent and HRCapitalist blogs



Cindy Fiedelman @AmericanAir

Vice President People & Diversity, American Airlines



Craig Fisher @Fishdogs

CEO, Talent Net


China Gorman @ChinaGorman

CEO, Great Place to Work Institute


139025527788458_(9) Susan Heathfield @SusanHeathfield

Founder, Heathfield Consulting Associates 



Dr. Melissa Hungerford @CocaCola

Vice President Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Enterprises



Stephen Kelly @AvanadeNews

Chief Human Resources & Leadership Officer, Avanade


139025527788458_(12) Sharlyn Lauby @sharlyn_lauby

President, ITM Group, Inc. and Author, HR Bartender Blog



Suzanne Lucas @RealEvilHRLady

Founder, Carnival of HR



Trish McFarlane @TrishMcFarlane

VP of HR Practice, Brandon Hall Group and CEO, HRevolutionize, LLC


David MacLeod @davidtmacleod

Chair, UK Government Employee Engagement Task Force 


Jennifer McClure @JenniferMcClure 

President, Cincinatti-based Unbridled Talent.


Jeanne Meister @jcmeister

Partner, Future Workplace LLC


Adam Miller @amiller29

President & CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand


Ramon Ray @ramonray

Small Business Evangelist, Infusionsoft 


Laurie Ruettimann @lruettimann

Creator, The Cynical Girl and Punk Rock HR



Greg Savage @greg_savage

Founder, Recruitment Solutions


Mark Stelzner @stelzner

Founder, Job Angels 


Jerome Ternynck @jerometernynck

Founder & CEO, SmartRecruiters


Rob Van Elburg @RAVanElburg

Global Technology Recruiter, ING Bank


Maynard Webb @maynard

Author, Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship

Have any other jaw-dropping, mesmerizing, or otherwise badass speaker suggestions? Leave it in a comment below! 

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