Hawley Kane is head of organizational talent and leadership development at Saba Software. As
the OD leader at a talent management provider, she has the unique opportunity to marry Saba’s
ongoing performance, continuous learning and career development strategies with the compa-ny’s
own cloud solutions and services. Kane is responsible for global initiatives ranging from
onboarding to performance management training and leader development, as well as Saba’s peo-ple
and team-driven development programs. Before her L&D leadership role, Kane served as
principal product manager at Halogen software, prior to the company’s acquisition by Saba in
2017. Read her article on creating a high-performance culture on page 21.
As a founding partner of Leaders International Executive Search, Richard Joly enjoys a suc-cessful
career in upper management recruiting. An expert in strategic business management,
he has vast expertise in consulting for Boards of Directors and CEOs and is well versed in the
assessment of Board effectiveness and in the search for executive talent. Joly has managed over
350 senior executive recruiting assignments for national and multinational corporations, large
and medium-sized businesses, start-ups and private and publicly traded companies. For more
information on Leaders International Executive search please visit leadersinternational.com. His
article on disrupting the traditional executive search process is found on page 23.
Organizational expert Karen Jaw-Madson enjoyed success as a corporate executive before pursu-ing
a “portfolio career” comprised of research, writing, consulting, teaching/speaking and creative
pursuits. As a versatile leader across multiple industries, Jaw-Madson developed, led and imple-mented
numerous organizational initiatives around the globe. She is principal of Co.-Design
of Work Experience, where she enables organizations with innovative approaches and custom-ized
solutions for intimidating challenges. She has a BA in ethnic and cultural studies from Bryn
Mawr College and a MA in social-organizational psychology from Columbia University. Visit
her website at www.designofworkexperience.com. On page 25, she explains the Design of Work
Experience engagement strategy.
Susan Hyatt is CEO and co-founder of Silver Sherpa Inc., a professional services company deliv-ering
crisis management for the elderly, along with independent advice in estate planning and life
planning. She is also president and CEO of global strategy company HYATTDIO Inc., which
was established in 1999. Her article explores why companies need to implement an eldercare
strategy for their employees; read it on page 29.
MARNIE DOWNEY, R.KIN., M.SC.
Marnie Downey R.Kin., M.Sc., is a Certified Canadian Professional Ergonomist (CCPE) and
the president of ERGO Inc., a professional ergonomic and injury management consulting and
training firm that has been providing ergonomic workplace solutions to employers for over 24
years. ERGO Inc. specializes in ergonomic risk assessments; office, industrial and healthcare
ergonomics; physical and cognitive demands assessments; ergonomic education and offers onsite
ergonomists for hire. More information can be found at www.ergoconsulting.ca. Read her article
to find out the truth about sit-stand workstations on page 35.
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