Modern Workplace – Discovering Canada’s Dynamic Workforce

2019 Ethnic Summit

June 10, 2019
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. ET
Members: Free
Non-Members: Free



Modern Workplace – Discovering Canada’s Dynamic Workforce

Microsoft uncovers the different work style personas that exist within the dynamic workforce and discuss how organizations can embrace these differences to create an environment that powers creativity, collaboration and ultimately fuels innovation.

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Jordan  SheridanJordan Sheridan
General Manager
Modern Workplace at Microsoft Canada

As General Manager, Modern Workplace at Microsoft Canada, Jordan leads a national team responsible for helping businesses to digitally transform their organizations by leveraging technology to empower their employees to do their best work. Since joining Microsoft in 1994, Jordan has held various positions across Support, Services and Enterprise Sales and is passionate about mentoring talent and management as a vocation. He is also a founding member of the Management Excellence Council at Microsoft Canada and a member of the advisory board for the CPSA (Canadian Professional Sales Association).


Julie McCarthy Julie M. McCarthy
Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management at Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto

Julie McCarthy is a Professor in the Department of Management at University of Toronto Scarborough and holds a cross-appointment to the Organizational Behaviour and HR Management area at Rotman. Her work is published in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and Psychological Science. In the corporate sector, Julie has developed resilience training programs, job performance management systems and personnel selection tools on behalf public and private corporations.


Naomi TitlemanNaomi Titleman
Collaborativity Leadership Advisory
Naomi Titleman Colla is Founder at a Toronto-based consultancy focused on driving progressive talent strategy in this new world of work. From 2014-2016, Naomi was VP and CHRO of Amex Canada, responsible for all aspects of the end-to-end employee experience for the Canadian business. In this role, she drove the employee engagement agenda through targeted development programs and worked with business leaders to plan for and implement critical HR strategies and processes.


Harry ZarekHarry Zarek
President & CEO
Harry Zarek leads Compugen, one of Canada's largest IT service providers. Harry holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering Science and a PhD in Physics from the University of Toronto. Harry started a small business in the basement of his Toronto home in 1981, building and selling PCs and setting them up for customers. He called the company Compugen, short for computer generation, which under Harry’s stewardship, has grown to become one of Canada’s largest IT solutions providers. He is an active investor and a member of the board of directors for a number of early stage technology companies in Canada and the US.