Susan Steele Global Chief HR Officer, IBM
Susan Steele is a seasoned Global Chief HR Officer at IBM who advises C-Suite leaders on workforce strategies that increase revenues, enhance profitability, expedite process efficiencies and create sustainable organizational change.
Susan, an Executive Partner in IBM’s Global Talent & Engagement Center of Excellence, had held Chief HR Officer, Chief Learning Officer and Chief Recruitment Officer roles at WPP, Deloitte and Linklaters.
Her early career was in P&L leadership roles at investment banks JPMorgan Chase and HSBC and with the NASDAQ/PHLX derivatives exchange.
Susan is a frequent commentator on the evolving nature of the workplace and the importance of employee experience design.
Susan has been interviewed by Forbes and The Economist and chaired CHRO roundtables and conferences.
Born in the US, Susan has spent more than 50% of her life living abroad; she has worked in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas and speaks fluent French.
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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