Sanja M. Haas, M.A.
Senior Fellow, Human Capital The Conference Board
Sanja Haas is a Senior Fellow, Human Capital at The Conference Board. In this role, Sanja supports the Human Capital Practice which includes The Human Capital ExchangeTM, research, conferences, webcasts and programs in a broad spectrum of human capital areas. In addition to serving as a Senior Fellow, Sanja is also the Council Director for Leadership, Talent and Learning for The Conference Board and is the founder and managing director of Haas Consulting. She consults and trains large regional and global companies in the area of business strategy, organizational strategy and leadership development. She combines her consultancy and Conference Board work withWebsterUniversity,Vienna, where she is an adjunct professor in International Marketing, Global Strategy and Training & Development on a graduate (MBA) level. Her special interest and additional area of expertise is Creativity. In the past 2 years she has developed, with 2 business associates, a new, unique global methodology for assessing individual and organizational creativity and how to link/correlate this to more and better innovation in the workplace.
Haas was previously a senior HR Manager in the Western European organization of Procter & Gamble, inGeneva,Switzerlandand also held various senior HR and Marketing positions for the company in the Nordic countries andAustria. She has extensive experience of managing large scale change programs and organizational redesign/restructuring, talent management and strategic workforce planning. She is particularly interested in leadership/organization development & culture, creativity & innovation, the future of both the workplace & workforce (especially Gen Y) and the future of education, ie how will we need to change/adapt our current educational systems to develop the young talent we need for future business successes. She is passionate about connecting theory with practice and people with business opportunities.
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