August 19 - 21, 2018
The Loews Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL

Dr. Samuel Rindell

Head, Global Talent & Learning

Dr. Rindell leads a multifunctional global human resource team that is responsible for enterprise learning and development, leadership development, client management, change management, coaching, facilitation, global educational reimbursement, advisory services, vendor relations, consulting services, learning technologies, and innovation at Cigna. During his tenure at Cigna, Sam has played a key role in enhancing performance management across the global enterprise, significantly advanced leadership development, and revamped Cigna's educational reimbursement program.  He also leads the Global Leaders as Teachers and Manager Effectiveness initiatives for the company.  Prior to joining Cigna, Sam spent twelve years at Pfizer in various senior leadership roles within sales, research and development, human resources, and talent, learning and organizational development. Sam holds many professional certifications including: Hogan, viaEDGE Learning Agility, MBTI, DiSC, ProSci Change Management, Linkage Change Management, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Hay Group Leadership Styles & Climate, TKI Conflict Modes and is certified as an executive coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). In addition to his role at Cigna, Sam has serves as a professor and often leads executive education sessions and key note lectures in the areas of leadership, management, human resources, sales, and healthcare. He holds a doctorate degree in Leadership and Healthcare and completed a post-doc Advanced Certificate Program in Strategic Human Resources Management at Cornell University. 

12:50 PM Conquering L&D Challenges: Lessons From the Pros

You told us about your top challenges, and we listened. Enjoy a series of 15 minute mini case studies led by practitioners
Building a Learning Culture During Constant Change 
How do you create a transformative and inclusive learning culture to support growth, empowerment and innovation?
Led By: Chris Lubrano, VP, Learning & Org Development, International Flavors & Fragrances

Revitalizing Outdated Performance Management
How do you move performance management from a quantitative, annual appraisal-based system to a more personal, ongoing conversation-based process aimed at maximizing the growth potential of all employees?
Led By: Dr. Samuel Rindell, Head, Global Talent & Learning, Cigna

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