organization, you first have to build
more disruptive leaders,” he says.
Williams will share ideas on how to
go about it as the opening keynote at
the Executive Briefing Conference,
which runs April 14-16 at the San Jose
Widely regarded as an inspiring
speaker, who delivers a high-energy jolt
to audiences, Williams is among more
than two dozen presenters and panelists who will be featured at the 2019
Executive Briefing Conference.
Issues surrounding workforce
- which are cited as the overriding
concern for wood industry managers - will be a recurring theme at the
2019 Executive Briefing Conference,
with sessions focused on recruitment,
development, education and retention
of what for any business is its most
important asset: human resources.
Drawing on its location in Silicon
Valley, among the world’s most competitive markets for personnel, EBC
has invited Danielle Clark, Adobe’s
Director of Talent Development, to
address ways the software giant goes
about improving its own workforce.
At a luncheon address on April 15,
“Getting the Most from Your People,”
Clark will reveal how Adobe supports individuals in career paths that
embrace professional development and
self-actualization. The approach yields
more satisfied and productive individuals who form a powerful engine for
As Director of Talent Development
at Adobe, Clark is responsible for a
global team, which creates and delivers
development programs for employees.
She is an expert in assessment, facilitation, program design and coaching.
Clark’s consulting background
includes work with Hay Group - Korn
Ferry in organizational design and
leadership transformation. Clark says
her approach is driven by an unwavering curiosity in why people do what
Among other human resource-oriented sessions will be a presentation
about the Woodwork Career Alliance,
EXECUTIVE BRIEFING CONFERENCE
Danielle Clark, Director of Talent
Patrick Molzahn, director of the
caibnetmaking and millwork program
at Wisconsin’s Madison Area Technical
Educators at the EBC address the workforce
pipeline (from top to bottom): John Stearns,
The MiLL; Jeff Wasserman, Seattle Central
College; and Thomas Allott, manager of
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