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June 12, 2018

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Leah Johnson

Leah Johnson is a Principal Executive Advisor with CEB now Gartner, where she heads up executive education offerings for Chief HR Officers in the HR Practice.  Ms. Johnson has ongoing responsibility for creating and presenting insights at global executive meetings and managing the HR Practice’s webinar series serving CHROs and their direct reports. Ms. Johnson began her career with CEB’s Financial Services division in 1992.  In 1993, she moved to the United Kingdom where she co-founded and managed CEB’s European operations for four years.  Since moving back to the US in 1997, she has worked exclusively with the HR team and has been a leader of every research team (Leadership, Engagement, Performance Management, HR Business Partners, Succession Management, Diversity, Millennials, Change, HIPO, Culture and more) for over 20 years.  In 2018, she is a co-leader of the HR practice’s digitalization research series. Ms. Johnson has led over 800 national and international meetings for HR executives and hosted more than 1000 webinars.   She is also a keynote speaker at many company and industry conferences and for our annual HR Summits.

Alejandra Lozada

Alejandra Lozada is a Senior Research Director with CEB now Gartner. She has more than 15 years of international experience leading research and analysis on strategy, management, and finance practices. Her extensive experience includes advising and delivering projects to board-level executives (mainly CFOs and CSOs of Fortune 500, FTSE 100 and the largest European companies). She has a proven track record in global business leadership, with experience in simultaneously managing teams in Europe, the United States, and India. She also has strategic and tactical experience in business management, having successfully developed and launched new business units both in the United States and Europe.

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181: Make Business Personal | ThinkCast - Gartner Podcast

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180: Build Powerful Partnerships | ThinkCast - Gartner Podcast

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Take it from a combat pilot … battlefield lessons also apply to your workplace: “We knew that we would absolutely be there, period, because lives were on the line. And I believe that if we execute it that way in business, our relationship with our teams, our leadership, our timelines, our processes, our digital transformation would look quite different.” (Vernice “FlyGirl Armour, Combat Pioneer) We’ve enlisted groundbreaking U.S. Marine Corps pilot Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour on a mission to empower you, your team and your company to be stronger and more effective. We also follow your money down potentially dangerous wrong paths.

The “New” CIO: Taking Care of Business | Gartner Podcast

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