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Karie Willyerd Workplace Futurist in the HR Line of Business, SAP Cloud, SAP

Karie Willyerd is the Workplace Futurist in the HR line of business for the SAP Cloud.  Prior to that she was the cofounder and CEO of Jambok, a video social collaboration platform acquired by SuccessFactors in 2011 and now part of the SAP Jam platform.

While Karie was the Chief Learning Officer for Sun Microsystems, she and her team won over 50 awards for learning excellence, including being named by ASTD as the #1 BEST in the world.  She is the coauthor of the bestseller, The 2020 Workplace and has written dozens of articles, including a feature in Harvard Business Review on Mentoring Millennials

She blogs for Harvard Business and Forbes, and is an advisor to the business school at Colorado State University and the Center for Effective Organizations at USC.  She serves on the board of City Year, Silicon Valley. 

Karie is co-author of the new book, Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow’s Workplace (Wiley, January 2016).


From Workers as Assets to Workers as Investments

The buzz: Future-proofing. Wake up, HR! The Industrial Age that demanded workforce consistency and compliance is long gone. It’s time to abandon the unspoken notion that…

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Employee Engagement Part 2: Following the Leader – Who?

The buzz: The power to inspire. Executives and employees agree that leadership today is lacking. Who says so? A Workforce 2020 studied initiated by SuccessFactors,…

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Mission Critical: Identifying and Developing Leaders

The buzz: Leaders. Employee engagement. Retention. Your employer brand. The leaders you hire or promote from inside will make or break your workforce strategies. The…

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Work-Life Balance: What’s Your Flexstyle?

The buzz: Work-life what? The term ‘work-life balance’ has become a cliché for a frustrating goal that few of us in the workforce ever reach,…

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2020 Leader: Leadership in the New World

The buzz: Leaders. The workplace of the future is already being shaped by breakthrough technologies, the entry of the millennial generation and the impending departure…

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Bonnie D. Graham

A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.

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