Vice President, Human Capital Research
The Conference Board
Amy Lui Abel is Vice President of Human Capital Research at The Conference Board. She leads research efforts focusing on human capital analytics, leadership development, labor markets, strategic workforce planning, talent management, diversity and inclusion, human resources, and employee engagement. In addition to published research, related products and services at The Conference Board include peer learning networks, conferences, webcasts and other executive events.
Amy frequently hosts Human Capital Watch™ and other webcasts that examine research and practitioner challenges in the field of human capital. She also manages the daily operations of the Human Capital Exchange™, a website that offers human capital research and insights from The Conference Board, practitioners and knowledge partners.
Amy was previously a Director of Leadership Development with Morgan Stanley supporting high potential senior leaders globally. She has also held roles at Accenture, Adobe Systems, JPMorganChase, and led a private consulting organization performance practice.
Amy currently serves on the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering Enterprise Learning Board of Directors. Amy has taught at New York University Stern School of Business in management and organization studies and served on the Board of Directors for the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) New York Chapter. She was named “Outstanding Alumni of the Year” from New York University Business Education Program. Based on her doctoral research study about corporate universities and organizational learning, she was recognized for “Best Workplace Learning Dissertation” from the American Educational Research Association Workplace Learning Group.
Amy was recently published in The Center for Creative Leadership Handbook of Coaching in Organizations by Jossey Bass, People + Strategy Journal, The Handbook of Workplace Learning by Sage Publications, Human Resources Development Quarterly Journal, and ASTD’s T+D (Training and Development) Magazine. She holds several degrees, including a PhD, from New York University in information technology, business education, and organizational learning and performance.