Dan Pontefract has been Added to Renowned Speaker Lineup for LEAD2017 Forum in Nashville

AURORA, ON – HR.com will include Dan Pontefract as a speaker at the Leadership Excellence and Development (LEAD2017) forum in Nashville in February. Pontefract is an Author, Speaker, Thinker, and Chief Envisioner at TELUS.

As Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company, Dan Pontefract heads the Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance their corporate cultures and collaboration practices. Previously as Head of Learning and Collaboration at TELUS, Dan introduced a new leadership framework-called the TELUS Leadership Philosophy-that dramatically helped to increase the company’s employee engagement to record levels of nearly 90%.

He is the author of “THE PURPOSE EFFECT: Building Meaning in Yourself, Your Role and Your Organization” as well as “FLAT ARMY: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization“. He is an adjunct professor at the Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at multiple TED events and also writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Psychology Today and The Huffington Post.

Debbie McGrath, CEO and Chief Instigator, HR.com commented, “At HR.com, we are thrilled that Dan Pontefract has accepted our invitation to inspire and educate LEAD2017 attendees and simulcast viewers around the globe with proven techniques for leading employees to an engaged corporate culture.”

In addition to Dan Pontefract, other LEAD2017 confirmed speakers thus far are:
· Immaculée Ilibagiza, Rwandan author and motivational speaker
· Ken Medema, Entertainer and inspirational storyteller
· Caroline Adams Miller, Professional coach, author, educator and speaker

LEAD is an annual 2 day conference that brings together senior HR executives and leaders from across business, industry, and to network, learn, and be inspired. Attendees in person and via satellite exchange with one another to witness life-changing inspirational speakers. The first day, February 7th, will be a productive day of Leadership and HR-specific roundtables and workshops. On February 8th, 2017, thirteen speakers will be broadcasted live from the LEAD2017 event via high definition web stream technology.

Interested individuals can attend the live event or be instrumental in simulcasting these world-class speakers into their workplace, community, or corporate event. Find more information here: www.LEAD2017.com

About LEAD2017
LEAD2017 is a 2-day leadership forum designed to inspire leadership in people from all walks of life, live simulcast to hundred of remote host sites internationally. The event will bring top thought leaders and the world’s best leadership practices into any organization and is scheduled for February 7th and 8th, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Music City Center. This intimate venue will host the speakers who will be broadcast out to hundreds of host sites across the continent. The world renowned event will provide attendees with the tools and resources they need to create top leaders throughout their entire organization. The Leadership Excellence & Development Forum targets all levels of leadership and personal corporation goals by helping attendees create a company-wide leadership program.

About HR.com
HR.com, the largest global social networking and resource site for HR Professionals is committed to providing a deeper understanding of the HR function for 280,000 members by offering a Global Leadership annual event, Leadership Excellence Awards, HR Certification Exam Prep Courses, real-time matching for job seekers and employers, certification programs, a personal development app, monthly themed HR epublications, 4,500+ webcasts, 1,200+ eLearning credits, 230+ virtual conferences, blogs, community networks, industry news and advisory boards. www.HR.com

For more information, contact:
Debbie McGrath,
Chief Instigator and CEO