ESIX NY 04-03-19
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ESIX NY 04-03-19

Our regular ESIX NY Member Meeting at The Oak Room, The Algonquin Hotel, New York.

When: Apr 03, 2019
Breakfast at 9:30am, meeting starts at 10:00am
Where: The Oak Room, Algonquin Hotel
59 West 44th Street
New York, New York  10036
United States
Presenter: Simon Mullins
Contact: Simon Mullins

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Location: The Oak Room, The Algonquin Hotel, 59 West 44th Street, New York City, 10036


9:30am           Arrival, Coffee/Continental Breakfast

10:00 am        Meeting begins/Introductions

10:15 am        Constant Evolution: How Does an Organization the Scale of IBM Do It?

One of the original ESIX members from 1996, IBM has seen a lot of change in their executive recruiting model over the last 20+ years and has never stopped innovating: Note, for instance, the title of the function leader, Eric Goldstein – Vice President, Executive Search & Integration Global Leader, as well as that of his colleague, Aaron Kliner - Manager Global Research & Market Intelligence. Eric and Aaron will kindly share with us an overview of their ground-breaking function, particularly focused on several recent initiatives on optimization and best practices, including their successes in diversity and inclusion.

11:15 am                    Break

11:30 am        Roundtable Discussion: Participant-chosen topic

News Roundup

12:30 pm                    Lunch

1:30 pm          Asking the Difficult Questions Around Diversity Programs, & Why Some Don’t Work

For this segment, we will be joined by Dr. Roberto M. Fernandez, the William F. Pounds Professor in Management and a Professor of Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Dr. Fernandez’s research focuses on the areas of organizations, social networks, and race and gender stratification. He has extensive experience doing field research in organizations, and his current research focuses on the organizational processes surrounding the hiring of new talent using data collected in 14 organizations. He is the author of more than 50 articles and research papers published in top academic journals in his field. Dr. Fernandez will discuss why we still have a glass ceiling for women, despite our organizations’ best intentions, as wells as ideas around the business case for diversity.

2:30 pm          Adjourn