Silicon Valley business is facing unprecedented change on many levels. Globalization, process optimization, re-orgs and mergers & acquisitions are some of the major change drivers in today's business environment. Communication is an essential tool for minimizing the disruption that comes from continual change and keeping stakeholders engaged - yet many Leaders and Communicators are not confident in how to apply communication as an integral tool of successful change management.
Please join us for a discussion of how business communicators can help effectively support change in their organizations. Our expert speakers share their first hand insights into change leadership from the executive to the employee level, and will offer tips that communicators can put to work in their organizations to help lead change now.
Jean Lea, Vice President of Human Resources for Plastic Logic, has over 20 years of executive-level HR and Change Management Communication experience with Hewlett-Packard, Silicon Graphics Syntex, and now Plastic Logic, a "hot" emerging growth company in the Plastic Electronics and e-Reader business. Jean is an expert in change management from both an HR and an Internal Communications perspective. She served as lead executive on 10 acquisition and integration programs including the HP/Compaq merger, and has led change management and communication teams on many outsourcing programs and transformation initiatives.
Sara Roberts is President and CEO of Roberts Golden Consulting, a management consulting firm that specializes in helping companies drive greater employee engagement and organizational performance. Sara has championed multiple change management and performance improvement efforts for F500 leaders for mergers and acquisitions, business process optimization, technology implementations and rebrandings. A sought-after keynote speaker and facilitator, Sara has been quoted in numerous publications including BusinessWeek and Forbes.
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