Future Talent Summit

June 14-15, 2023

Welcome to Future Talent Summit, the world’s most influential gathering of policymakers, educational leadership and senior HR executives


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Stockholm, Sweden

On June 14-15, 2023, world-leaders gather in the Swedish capital Stockholm, widely recognized for being one of the most most inclusive and welcoming cities in the world


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Delegates representing an expected +40 nations, ensure a diverse set of perspectives, insights and connections


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The Transformation of Working Life

Future Talent Summit is an invitation-only gathering of policymakers, corporate executives, and university leaders from around the world. In disruptive times, with macro-political sensitivity, accelerating digitization, and a changing talent landscape, Future Talent Summit in Stockholm represents a pivotal moment for the world’s leaders to gather, realign and partner on talent strategies and policies able to serve organizations, institutions, and societies for generations to come


June 14-15, 2023


Stockholm, Sweden


Posthuset 7A

Agenda Highlights

Work Is a Product, Your People are Its Customers, & That Changes Everything

Dart Lindsley

Global Head of People, Google

The New Law of Talent Attraction


Jonna Sjövall

Global Head, Talent Attraction, UBS

A New, Holistic Approach to Working Life

Christian Schmeichel

Chief Future of Work Officer, SAP

From Hiring Experience to Screening for Potential:Are University Degrees Becoming Useless?

Ben Nelson

Founder and CEO, Minerva Project

Life Design: Imagining a Better World of Work & Education

Farouk Dey

Vice Provost for Integrative Learning
and Life Design, Johns Hopkins University

The New Talent Management: Re-engaging the Workforce

Nicole Haris

Global Talent Director, AstraZeneca

Featured Participants

Dart Lindsley

Head of Global Process Excellence for People Google

Christian Schmeichel

SVP Chief Future of Work Officer SAP

Jo Ritzen

Longest-serving Minister of Education, EU, The Netherlands

Jonna Sjövall

Global Head of Talent Attraction UBS

Ben Nelson

Chairman and CEO at Minerva Project

Sharan Singh

     Vice President Strategic Partnerships Minerva Project

Mark Patterson

Executive Director Magnet

Emily Madden

  Senior Director Strategy & Operations Magnet

Kerstin Wagner

Executive Vice President Talent Acquisition at Deutsche Bahn

Chris Dito

Executive Director UC Berkeley 

Sandy Nunez

Vice President Talent Management NFL

Anthony Wheeler

Dean School of Business Administration Widener University

 Monroe France

Senior Associate VP, Global Engagement & Inclusive Leadership NYU

Greg Muccio

Head of Talent Acquisition at Southwest Airlines

Sofian Lamali

 Global Head of Leadership Development & Executive Succession Planning SABIC

Farouk Dey

Vice Provost Johns Hopkins University

Dirk Werth

Managing & Scientific Director August-Wilhelm Scheer Institute

Nicole Haris

Global Talent & Development Director AstraZeneca

Tahsin Alam

Associate Dean of Advancement University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business 

Charles-Henri Besseyre des Horts

Professeur Émérite HEC Paris

Steven Ehrlich

SVP Global Client Development ……….Radancy……..

Sven Winterhalder

Chief Strategy Officer Hochschule München University 

Joanne Shoveller

President and Vice-Chancellor at International Business University

Mark Presnell

Executive Director Career Advancement Northwestern University

Jeanette Sutherland

Workforce Development and Edge up Director, Calgary Economy Development

Julia Duhamel

Global Director Talent Branding McKinsey & Co.

Kevin Hannigan

Head of Talent Consulting


Nimai Swaroop

Global Director Employer Branding
Philip Morris Intl.

Joann Kozyrev

Vice President Development Western Governors University

 Mamta Motwani Accapadi

Higher Ed Consulting Director Huron

Mike Elias

Executive Director Strategic Initiatives University of Pennsylvania

Deena Elsori

Advisor to the Dean of Faculty & Associate Professor Rabdan Academy

Dr Steven Liss

Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Toronto Metropolitan University

Dr Marshia Akbar

Research Area Lead on Labor Migration, Canada Excellence Research Chair, Toronto Metropolitan University

Dr Stein Monteiro

Senior Research Associate, Canada Excellence Research Chair, Toronto Metropolitan University

Pedro Barata

Executive Director Future Skills Centre, Toronto Metropolitan University

Yvette Munro

Assistant Vice Provost Student Success

York University 

Lorenzo Cappannari

CEO & Co-Founder


Christian Haahr Sigsgaard

Group VP of Learning & Development Valtech

Polly Barnes

People and Growth

EQT Ventures

Matthew Bowler

MBA Director Spears School of Business

Robert Maguire

CEO Altruistic

Mellener Anne Coelho

Senior Vice President Northern Trust Corporation

Venky Shankararaman

Vice-Provost Singapore Management University

Lee Howell

Executive Director

Villars Institute

Fernando Valenzuela


EdLatam Alliance

Andrea Prencipe

Rector Magnificus Luiss Guido Carli University

James Genone

Vice-President of Academic Solutions and Innovation Minerva Project

Veronika Ivanovic

Vice President People Europe & LATAM


Constance Yowell

Senior Vice Chancellor Education Innovation

Northeastern University

Diana El-Azar

Senior Director, Strategic Communications and Thought Leadership Minerva Project

Noah Pickus

Professor and Associate Provost Duke University, Senior Advisor Duke Kunshan University

Amanda Nolen



Johanna Bolin Tingvall

Global Head of GreenHouse, Talent Growth, CommunityX  Spotify

Marc Zao-Sanders

Founder & CEO


Meredith Wellard

VP Group Talent Acquisition, Learning and Growth DHL

Samuel Martin-Barbero

President Franklin University Switzerland

Michael Allen

Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Zayed University

Roy Vaz

Group Head of Talent Acquisition

Al Rostamani Group

John McNally

Program Director, Place Centre/ Smart Prosperity Institute

Inara Joanethis

Talent Acquisition Executive


Jo Blake

Group Lead Talent Acquisition
Absa Group

Kristin McJunkins

Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Careers

Yale University

Wendy Cukier

Founder and Academic Director

Diversity Institute

Michele Tuccio

Economist, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

Welcome to Stockholm

Swedish Midsummer

Mid-June is the lead-up to the famous Swedish midsummer. During this time, Stockholm is a spectacular place to visit with its 14 islands on an extensive Baltic Sea archipelago – and 10pm summer sunsets. 

Sustainability & Equality

Stockholm is recognized for being one of the most sustainable, inclusive, and welcoming cities in the world. The Summit itself will be hosted without compromising the ability of future generations.

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