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Hans van der Reijden
Founder & CEO
Ithaka Hospitality Partners

LEAP: "Creating the Culture that Connects People, Purpose & Performance in Hospitality."

Ginny Too
Senior Vice President, People & Culture
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

LEAP: “Building a magnetic hospitality culture.”

Robert Mellwig
Chief Culture Officer
sbe Lifestyle Hospitality

LEAP: “Rethinking the HR delivery model to support organizational growth.”

Nikki Massey
Vice President Human Resources
Hyatt

LEAP: “Overhauling traditional HR to drive vital business metrics.”

Gretchen Stroud
Vice President, Talent Learning & Engagement
Hilton

LEAP: “Rethinking learning & development to enhance the decision making process.”

Randy Goldberg
Vice President Talent Acquisition Strategy
MGM International

LEAP: “Redesigning the candidate experience in hospitality.”

Erica Briody
Vice President & Head of Talent Acquisition
OYO

LEAP: “Rethinking how to bring the human element back into HR.”

Daniel Waite
Vice President, People Operations
SH Group

LEAP: “Re-imagining learning and development as a competitive differentiator.”

Holly Lawson
Head of People & Culture
Pivot Hotels

LEAP: “Redefining the role of HR to enhance stakeholder relations.”

Glenn Willocks
Vice President Human Resources
TradeWinds Island Resorts

LEAP: “Driving engagement & retention in a future-focused hospitality organization.”

Kathy Prime
Chief Learning & Talent Development Officer
The High Co.

LEAP: “Taking new approaches to developing the hospitality leaders of tomorrow.”

Kelly McKinney
Vice President Human Resources
LTD Hospitality

LEAP: “Redesigning HR’s role as the internal communicator to improve stakeholder relationships.”

Roberto Vizcaino
Vice President, Learning & Development
Viceroy Hotels Group

LEAP: “Breaking away from traditional performance management.”

Susan Sanders
Chief Human Resources Officer
Hospitality Ventures Management Group

LEAP: “Taking new approaches to build a pipeline of top hospitality talent.”

Doug Patrick
most recently Senior Vice President Human Resources
Hyatt

LEAP: “Challenging traditional HR in Hospitality.”

Erwin van der Vlist
Founder & CEO
Speakap

LEAP: “Taking a unique approach to engaging & re-energizing hospitality talent.”

Hannah Wilken
Senior People Scientist
Culture Amp

LEAP: "Rethinking culture in hospitality."

Justin Black
Director of People Science
Glint

LEAP: "Rethinking Engagement in Hospitality."

Bob Gabriel
Strategic Partnerships Manager
Snag

LEAP: “Rethinking how to take hiring to the next level in hospitality.”

Astrid Coleman
Director Product Marketing
GoodHire

LEAP: "Challenging traditional thinking around fair chance hiring in hospitality.”