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Shawn Minard / Ultimate Software
Director of Talent Development
Shawn has over 12 years’ experience in the field of Talent Development. He specializes in designing professional development courses and large-scale talent programs for corporations. Previously, as a learning professional at E*TRADE Financial, Shawn held a wide range of roles including Corporate Trainer, Project Manager, Manager, and then Director of Talent Management. Currently Shawn serves Ultimate Software as the Director of Talent Development where he drives company values, culture, and philosophy through the creation of strategic Talent Management and Leadership programs.
Julie Johnson is a Service Delivery Leader at Xerox Learning. Driving service delivery and ensuring client satisfaction, she is a trusted advisor to client executives. Julie manages day to day internal operations including resource management, revenue and cost; provides learning strategy, innovation and thought leadership consultation; and builds relationships to drive strategic learning initiatives in alignment with client business strategy and goals. Julie came to Xerox as an accomplished professional with extensive experience in the development, implementation, and management of organizational, leadership and human resource strategies for the private and non-profit sectors. She has an impressive track record of innovation and results during 15+ years in leadership and consultative roles to support organizational and individual capacity building. She is an expert in building collaborative relationships, gaining buy-in for new ideas, advancing technology engagement, and driving strategic projects through complex organizations with cross-functional teams. Julie is experienced in managing multimillion-dollar budgets; and leading and managing staff to deliver best practices for workforce transformation. Julie is PMP certified and a member of the Project Management Institute, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and the Association for Talent Development.
Brett Rose is a Program Manager on the Integrated Learning Team at Delta Air Lines. This team, as part of the corporate HR function, works with various departments and the operational divisions of Delta to drive strategy and adoption of training technology, manage vendor relationships and provide design and development services. Brett manages the training design and development relationship with Xerox; coordinates instructional design project resources; and, most recently, provides training and support for a new Learning Content Management System (LCMS). He has successfully worked with and led teams in higher education, government, military, and corporate settings. Brett has over 15 years of experience in distance education, media development, and elearning, and project management, along with a passion for creative problems solving, collaboration, and process improvement.