MITX Talent & Career Development Summit 2017

Google Cambridge

  • 355 Main St
    Cambridge, MA 02142
  • Wed, October 25, 2017
    8:30a - 5:00p


It’s no secret that employees and leaders see the importance of purpose in business. But, what does it really mean to bring purpose to life for individual employees? Join MITX for a fresh perspective on the purpose behind your decisions on leadership, talent, culture, and career development, and the impact it has on your organization. This summit will help mid to senior level leaders navigate their personal career development, become more effective leaders, and the ripple effect on team and company culture that individualized purpose drive work can provide.


2017 Topics covered include:

  • The importance of having an intentional, inclusive culture.
  • What makes a great team
  • The role of self-awareness in being a strong leader
  • A professional development toolkit
  • Leadership vs. management
  • Getting ahead of the common missteps of leaders
  • Unique challenges and opportunities for senior leaders
  • Blending a seasoned employee base with Gen Y

Who attends?

  • Emerging Leaders transitioning from individual contributor to leader
  • Professionals in the marketing, technology, and design sectors from large brands like TripAdvisor to startups like Draft Kings.
  • Mid to senior level employees honing their leadership development skills
  • Senior management focused on team and culture building
  • HR professionals charged with talent acquisition, retention and development

2017 Advisory Board:

  • Erica Casey, SVP, Talent, Digitas
  • Mike Cassani, VP of HR, Cengage Learning
  • Jennifer Hayes, President, Dalton HR Solutions
  • Katie Kulikoski, SVP of Human Resources, Brightcove
  • Christina Luconi, Chief People Officer, Rapid 7
  • Beth Monaghan, CEO, InkHouse
  • Tiffany Mosher, SVP People Strategy, DataXu
  • Erica Seidel, Founder, The Connective Good
  • Dave Will, Entrepreneur, Customer Advocate & Culture Evangelist

Keynote Speakers

Michele Salle

Northeast HR Lead / Accenture

Kim Castelda

Chief People Officer / Bullhorn

Rob Salafia

Founder and Executive Coach / Protagonist Consulting and MIT

Eric Trickett

Director of Talent Acquisition / Wayfair

Katie Kulikoski

Senior Vice President of Human Resources / Brightcove

Ronnie Dickerson Stewart

VP Group Director of Talent Engagement & Inclusion / Digitas

Tania Del Rio

Diversity Outreach Officer, Office of the Mayor / City of Boston

Michelle Jones-Johnson

VP, Talent & Chief Diversity Officer / Worcester Polytechnic Institute

David Bowman

Partner / Morgan Lewis

Amp Knapp

Head of Talent / Redpoint Ventures

Erica Seidel

Founder / The Connective Good

Marcus Tgettis

VP of Talent Strategy / Rapid7

Stefania Mallett

Co-Founder & CEO / ezCater

Camille Preston

Founder & CEO / AIM Leadership

Lee Moreau

Principal / Continuum




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