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Visier Announces Keynote Speakers and Session Lineup for Outsmart 2019

Conference brings together visionary minds in HR analytics and workforce planning

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Visier, the globally recognized leader in people analytics and planning, announced the keynotes speakers and session lineup for Outsmart 2019. Held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco on May 6-8, the conference brings together leading experts in people analytics and workforce planning for the 6th annual event.

With the theme Inspiring Change, Together, the conference brings together visionary leaders to engage in compelling conversations around data-driven HR and workforce planning.

Headlining this year’s event with the topic “Humanocracy: Building organizations as amazingly capable as those inside them” is iconoclast business thinker Gary Hamel. A published author and writer, Hamel has worked with leading companies across the globe and has been on the faculty of the London Business School for more than 30 years. His most recent bestsellers are The Future of Management and What Matters Now in which he presents an impassioned plea for reinventing management and lays out a blueprint for the future of work. Fortune magazine describes Hamel as “the world’s leading expert on business strategy.”

The closing keynote speaker will be Dr. John Boudreau on the topic “The Future of HR and your Pivotal Role in it.”  Dr. Boudreau is the Research Director for USC’s Center for Effective Organizations and Professor of Management and Organization at Marshall School of Business. He is a leader in the academic world for his insight and innovation in the fields of Human Resources, Human Capital Management, and Executive Development.

Other speakers at this year’s conference include:

  • Al Adamson of Insight222 and the Global PAFOW Event Series
  • Sue Ortenstone, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at CenterPoint Energy
  • Clay H. Worley, SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer at NCI
  • Anna Merritt, People Analytics Lead at Square
  • Joydeep Mutsuddi, Senior Vice President, Human Resources at BD
  • Dr. Gary Russo, Director of Workforce Intelligence at Providence St. Joseph Health

Registration for Outsmart 2019 is now open. Visit for further details about the speaker lineup, conference sessions, and accommodations.


About Visier

Our curiosity, the desire to understand, is inseparable from what it means to be human. But, in the hype of big data analytics, we’ve forgotten that data does not equal knowledge.

Visier was founded to focus on what matters: answering the right business questions, even the ones a person might not know to ask. Questions that shape business strategy, provide the impetus for taking action, and drive better business results.

Visier is dedicated to transforming business analytics, to providing leaders with clear answers to critical business questions — out-of-the-box, without the hassle and cost of data management, statements of work, and long and risky development projects.

Visier lets companies say goodbye to data quality problems, to complexity, to costly tools, to endless service fees, and to guesswork. A people strategy platform designed by domain experts for leaders, Visier lets leaders say hello to clarity, to confidence, to meaningful answers — and to better business performance. Say hello to Visier. Outsmart, outperform.

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