The “Humans at Work” Revolution is here.
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Meet the Authors
Dr Anna Tavis is Professor and Academic Director of the Human Capital Management Department at NYU School of Professional Studies, Senior Fellow with the Conference Board, and the Academic in Residence with Executive Networks. Dr Tavis has been named on the Thinkers50 Radar for 2020.
Dr Tavis is a former Executive Editor of People+Strategy journal and is an Associate Editor of Workforce Solutions Review. She publishes regularly in the business media and has been quoted by The Washington Post, Bloomberg, The Human Resources Executive, and Training magazine. Her Harvard Business Review articles with Peter Cappelli, “HR Goes Agile”1 (2018) and “The Performance Management Revolution” (2016) were reprinted in HBR’s Must Reads (2016 and 2018), Definitive Management Ideas of the Year2 (2016 and 2018) and in Agile: The insights you need from Harvard Business Review3 (2020). Dr Tavis co-edited two volumes of essays, that are approved for HR professional certification credit. Dr Tavis is a frequent presenter at international conferences on the topics of Future of Work, People Analytics and Technology, Employee Experience, and Intelligent Automation in the Workplace. Prior to joining the NYU faculty, Dr Tavis navigated a diverse global career in academia, business, and consulting. In academia, she was on the faculty at Williams College, Fairfield University and Columbia University. In business, Dr Tavis was the Head of Motorola’s EMEA OD function based in London, Nokia’s Global Head of Talent Management based in Helsinki, Chief Learning Officer with United Technologies Corp based in Hartford, CT, and Global Head of Talent and Organizational Development with AIG Investments based in NYC. Dr Tavis received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Princeton University and an Executive MBA in International Business from the University of South Carolina.
Stela is the founder of Reframe.Work Inc., a consulting firm advising clients on how to innovate and develop a workforce strategy that creates a resilient, inclusive, and accessible workplace through the use of technology, human-centered design, and future thinking. She is also the Program Director, Strategic Workforce Planning and Talent Management Councils as well as the Human Capital Analytics Institute Senior Fellow shaping the research agenda of the Conference Board—a member-driven think tank that produces economic indicators (such as Consumer Confidence IndexTM) and research, organizes conferences, and brings together peer networks. Stela is also the founder of amaz- ing.community, a non-profit organization extending the work horizon for women, empowering them to thrive in the workplace of the future. Most recently, Stela led the people analytics functions at Fidelity Investments and TIAA, where she developed analytics capabilities and enabled data-driven workforce decision making. Previously, Stela led the HR Strategy and Social Analytics function at IBM where she built their “future of work” strategy. She brought to these initiatives her consulting experience from Price Waterhouse, PwC Consulting, and IBM Global Business Services. Stela is the co-founder of the Strategic HR Analytics Meet-up, bringing together over 2,500 members in the NYC area to shape community thinking around people analytics. She has been recognized as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers, Top 40 Global Influencers in HR Tech, and was the judge for MIT’s Inclusive Innovation Challenge and MIT Solve (marketplace for social impact and social entrepreneurship, connecting startups with the funding and resources to solve global challenges). Stela teaches Digital Workplace Design at NYU. She holds a diploma in Mathematics and Computer Science, speaks English, Romanian, and Russian, has a patent pending for a social sentiment analysis tool, and is a sought-after speaker on the topics of People Analytics and the Future of Work.