The From Day One conference is a gathering of 300+ Founders, CEOs and principals across industries, designed to answer the question: how can we build stronger, more purposeful relationships with our employees, customers and community – starting today?
The conference, which will take place on June 19, 2019, at BRIC in Downtown Brooklyn, features a day of keynotes, panels, and fireside chats with leaders of businesses who are committed to putting people first. The day also includes opportunities to network and join discussions with like-minded principals and change makers.
At a time of rising expectations about corporate accountability, companies need to be more in touch than ever with all of their partners in business. Cutting-edge technology and a mission statement are not enough; a well-developed sense of purpose and code of values become the guiding lights of the conversation from Day One.
Join us on June 19, 2019
Our Sponsors & Co-Hosts
Jesse Abing, PhD, Chief Learning Officer, Lingo Live
Compensation and benefits count for a lot, but the biggest factor is whether the worker feels appreciated and valued. How can companies ensure that? An exploration of new thinking on subjects including healthy feedback, public recognition, and a sense of mission and purpose on the job.
Lydia Dishman, Reporter, Fast Company
Martha Delehanty, SVP HR, Verizon
Christopher Rotolo, VP Global Talent Management and Organization, Pepsi
Alyssa Schaefer, Chief Marking Officer, Laurel Road
Toby Hervey, Co-Founder & CEO, Bravely
Alex Seiler, HR, WeWork
How to build a corporate reputation that can withstand business cycles, industry disruption—and mistakes. What lessons can be learned from how companies that have managed crises and survived? How can leaders decide to take a public stand on issues that could be seen as political? Our experts and industry leaders explore the keys to building durable bonds with employees, customers and community members.
Damian Slattery, Chief Marketing Officer, Fast Company
Christine Salerno, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Marsh & McLennan
Howard Sherman, CEO, Good360
Colleen Devery, VP Strategy, NAF
Katherine Hand, Global Head Strategic Comm., Sustainability, and Social Innovation, HP
Hiren Shukla, Director, Americas Automation Center of Excellence, Ernst & Young
Survive or Thrive: A lesson from elephants and rats for developing organizational empathy – By Taylor Smith, Co-Founder & CEO, Blueboard
Join Taylor Smith, Co-founder and CEO at Blueboard for a discussion around developing organizational empathy – and the ability to welcome and support your employees in their current state, providing them the runway to truly thrive at work.
Manage Stress and Be Happier with Journey Meditation – By Stephen Sokoler, Founder and CEO, Journey Meditation
Stress Management classes are among the top wellness offerings for 2019. Research has shown that companies who offer onsite meditation classes have higher retention rates, increased employee performance and fewer sick days. Companies like American Express, Disney, Facebook and Google invest in the well-being of their workers by offering mindfulness training programs with Journey. Come sit with us, take a breath and learn more!
The pursuit of diversity is a given in Corporate America, yet progress can be a struggle. How new insights are emerging on factors including unconscious bias, pay equity, and employee feedback. What new practices, technology and ideas are driving the next wave of inclusion?
Emma Hinchliffe, Associate Editor, Fortune
Marisa Grimes, Director of Inclusion & Diversity, Mastercard
Lauren Lopez, Global Senior Director of HR, NBA
Tammy Sun, Co-Founder & CEO, Carrot
Jazmine Boatman, PhD, General Manager New York Metro Operations, DDI
What can be done to support the rise of women as leaders in the American economy? Despite notable breakthroughs by many women, the social and structural impediments are stubborn. How can more capital and other resources be made available to female founders? What do women need from Corporate America to keep their careers on track as far as they aim to go?
Sage Lazzaro, Journalist
Jamie Sears, Head of Community Affairs and Corporate Responsibility, UBS
Alex Cavoulacos, Co-Founder & President, The Muse
Jenny Chiu, VP Marketing, Maven
Susan McPherson, CEO, McPherson Strategies
Douglas Rushkoff, Author & Documentarian interviewed by Steve Koepp, From Day One
Willie Jackson, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Consultant, ReadySet
The Human Side of Business Transformation – By Katie Coupe, Executive Advisor, BetterUp
Explore the science behind lasting behavior change & how to incorporate purpose into your strategy.
Breakout – By J Zac Stein, COO, Lattice
Designing Simple Behavioral Nudges that Turn Intention into Action– By Héber Manuel Delgado-Medrano, Vice President, and Jenic Mantashian, Executive Vice President, BVA Nudge Unit USA
Inspired by the behavioral science principles described in our latest book, Nudge Management, the BVA Nudge Unit brings you an engaging, interactive workshop aimed at those seeking to achieve greater success rates in organizational change management.
Building a learning culture to bring diversity and inclusion to all in the workplace – By Kristy McCann Flynn, Founder and CEO, GoCoach
In this interactive session we will discuss the path and plan to build learning cultures in your organization that brings diversity and inclusion to all.
Join us on June 19, 2019
The conference will take place at both BRIC and MMDG situated in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District, near Atlantic Crossing and the Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. Registration and content sessions will take place at BRIC, and additional content sessions and workshops will take place at MMDG.