Work 4.0: Revolutionizing
April 15, 2021 at
PANEL: Strategies on maintaining innovation and collaboration
Jason Brommet, Head of Modern Work, Microsoft Canada
Robert Hosking, SVP, Managing Director - Search Practices, LHH
Kathy Parker, Partner, Consulting & GTA leader, Workforce of the Future , PwC Canada
Our expert panel will discuss the future of innovation and collaboration in a hybrid work environment, including how to pursue business growth through a crisis, and strategies for workplace leaders on managing for results, as opposed to attendance.
As Head of Modern Work for Microsoft Canada, Jason leads the team responsible for enabling organizations to amplify the ingenuity of their people with secure, collaborative platforms and tools that accelerate business growth and success. Within the Microsoft365 portfolio, he oversees productivity platforms, such as Microsoft Teams, as well as security and compliance tools. The Microsoft 365 team also works with and across Microsoft’s sales and delivery teams, and their market-leading ecosystem of partners. Jay is also an advocate for technology enabling inclusivity and accessibility.
A highly experienced, strategic recruitment leader and sales executive, Robert Hosking is Senior Vice President, Managing Director – Search Practices at Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge. A member of the senior leadership team, Robert leads the growth of the three search practices: Executive Search, Executive Interim Management and Leadership Search, with focus on setting the strategy direction, optimally organizing and aligning resources and developing approaches that will enable the teams to fully leverage the entire LHH Knightsbridge suite of solutions.
Kathy Parker is a Consulting Partner and the leader of PwC’s Workforce of the Future practice in Toronto. For the past 24 years, she has helped clients to deliver major transformations across a variety of industries by ensuring that people, culture, structures, and HR practices are aligned with changes in business goals and direction. Much of her more recent work focuses on helping clients plan for and build their workforces of the future, with a focus on specific people needs such as new ways to engage employees, understanding needed new skills, and upskilling and reskilling to support digitization. A frequent speaker, Kathy has presented on topics ranging from engagement strategies for millennials and gen Zs, to harnessing your organizational culture as a competitive advantage, to the future of work. Kathy holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Manitoba, and was a Governor General Gold Medalist for highest standing in a Masters program.