Leah Johnson

Leah Johnson

VP, Advisory
Leah Johnson is a Vice President, Advisory at Gartner, where she leads the firm's global meeting series for chief HR officers and is one of the leaders of research teams focused on strategic HR topics including culture, change management, innovation, digitalization, leadership, performance management, and succession management. Ms. Johnson has over 25 years of experience in conducting research and providing trusted advice in HR strategy. She also manages and hosts the global series of webinars for HR leaders. In addition, Ms. Johnson is a frequent speaker at Gartner's ReimagineHR Summit, external conferences and executive team offsites. She is a regular contributor to Gartner's ThinkCast series, and is consistently recognized as one of the top-scoring speakers for virtual events and at conferences and client meetings. Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Johnson started and ran the European Operations for the healthcare arm of The Advisory Board Company, based in London. She spent four years building the European business and expanding client relationships 300%.
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Monday, October 28, 2019 03:15 PM|Monday, October 28, 2019 04:00 PM
Overcoming Talent Scarcity: Breaking Talent Dependencies Through Operational Design

Most companies are trying to hire new staff or retrain their existing staff to support their “digital business” ambitions. However, every business is fighting for the best digital talent, making talent competition fierce. And the process of training staff is long and time-consuming while the shelf life of new digital skills gets shorter every year. If companies’ talent needs are a reflection of their operational and strategic decisions,can companies break talent dependencies by changing their operational decisions? What nontalent levers (e.g. role designs, structures and processes) can organizations use to relieve pressure on their talent gap?

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:00 AM|Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:45 AM
Ask the Expert: Managing the Cultural Evolution

How do I engage employees in helping us understand the gap between the current and desired culture? How do I convince my leaders that our culture needs to evolve? What’s the most impactful way leaders can role model culture, and how do we hold them accountable for it? Learn the answers to these frequently asked questions and more in this session with a Gartner expert.

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