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Talent has changed forever: A CEOs playbook to building and retaining tomorrow’s distributed workforce

The modern workforce is in the middle of one of its biggest shifts since the industrial revolution. Businesses have encountered the rise of global talent pools and entirely new sets of jobs and skills needed to grow. Now, they need to completely rethink how they source, train, equip, motivate, and reward workers. In this session, we explore strategies, systems and tools around building the ‘human enterprise” in this decade. Global VC firm General Catalyst reveals the technology innovation needed to create successful and enduring businesses that promote thriving cultures in the new global, remote working world. Quentin Clark, General Catalyst Managing Director and former Dropbox CTO discusses the needs of the modern hybrid workforce with Sophie Ruddock, VP and GM North America at Multiverse. They will explore a world in which the Chief Human Resource Officer is becoming the new Chief Growth Officer and talent retention is as critical as customer retention. A whole new era of innovation around workforce transformation is just beginning. We’ll explore what work in the human enterprise looks like in 2030. Talent Has Changed Forever. Attendees will take away a playbook to build and retain tomorrow’s distributed workforce.


Quentin Clark | Managing Director, General Catalyst

Quentin Clark, managing director at venture capital firm General Catalyst, focuses on investing in enterprise software and platforms that are transforming the workplace. He has made investments in Aviatrix, Eightfold, Glean, Lessen, Neon, Percent, TripleBlind and several yet to be announced companies. He was an early investor into and is on the boards of Coda, Commure, Minio and ThoughtSpot. Prior to joining GC, Quentin was CTO at Dropbox (NASDAQ: DBX), where he led the company’s engineering, product, design, and growth teams. Prior to Dropbox, he was CTO at SAP, and previously spent two decades with Microsoft leading the entire family of data products. Quentin received a BS at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Sophie Ruddock | VP & GM of North America, Multiverse

Sophie founded Multiverse’s operations and delivery organization, growing the team tenfold in four years. Prior to joining Multiverse, Sophie was an early pioneer of impact investment at Social Finance, bringing together business, investors and the government to generate meaningful social change and capital returns. She is passionate about social justice reform, and sits on the board of the prison coaching non-profit, Spark Inside.

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