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17 October, 2012 | (01 hr)

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Like mountaineers reaching a false summit, most human capital leaders find that when they think they have reached the point where they can make a strategic difference to their organizations, in fact they have far to go. This research effort from The Conference Board and McKinsey & Company highlights the most significant trends, challenges, and opportunities identified by HC executives, and it also examines four ways they can better manage the global talent pool in an unpredictable business environment. This session offers insights for Human Capital professionals interested in leveraging these research findings to drive better business performance.


Amy Lui Abel, PhD

Amy Lui Abel, PhD
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 eng...Full Bio

Bryan Hancock

Bryan Hancock
Partner, Atlanta Office
McKinsey and Company

Bryan Hancock is a partner in the Atlanta office of McKinsey and Company. Hancock is a leader of the firm’s service on human capital management. Currently, he serves clients in retail, airlines, manufacturing, healthcare, the public and social sectors, and professional services on a range o...Full Bio

Emily Lawson, Ph.D.

Emily Lawson, Ph.D.
Partner, London Office
McKinsey and Company

Emily Lawson, PhD, is a partner in the London office of McKinsey and Company. Lawson is a leader of the firm's service on human capital management. She serves clients across a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, financial services, and professional services, with a...Full Bio

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