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21 January, 2020 | (01 hr)

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What strategies are companies such as Microsoft, American Express, and 3M employing to strengthen their talent pipeline?

In this episode of Conference Keynotes, Richard Brown, VP of Philanthropy at American Express Foundation, Erika Yuang, Internal Consultant/Challenger at Microsoft, and Matt Luke, Global Leadership Development Manager at 3M, will discuss their insights from our 25th Annual Leadership Development Conference.

Join this expert panel to discuss:

  • How organizations can optimize opportunities that allow for both men and women to succeed
  • How the most innovative companies have taken a novel approach to strengthening leadership and driving innovative products and services to their customers
  • How to invest in the development of a growth mindset at your organization and develop innovation in your leadership ranks 

Who Should Attend: CHROs as well as practitioners in the fields of leadership and executive development, talent management, and learning & development


Richard Brown

Richard Brown
Vice President of Philanthropy
American Express

Richard Brown is the Vice President of Philanthropy at American Express where he oversees all three of the company’s global giving themes: Historic Preservation, Leadership Development and Community Service.  Special Initiatives include the Partners in Preservation pr...Full Bio

Matt Luke

Matt Luke
Global Learning & Development Strategy & Creative Manager

Matt Luke leads the Global Learning and Development Strategy and Instructional Design team at 3M.  He is based in St. Paul, MN. 

Matt has over fifteen years of experience in HR and L&D roles at 3M and IBM.  He holds an MA in Human Resources from the University of Minnes...Full Bio

Erika Yuag

Erika Yuag
Community and Networks Leader, Global Learning & Development

Erika Yuag has a mission: to empower others to achieve their greatest potential. Currently serving as the Communities and Networks Leader in Global Learning and Development at Microsoft, she leads an informal divergent change strategy designed to advance the cultural transformation of the c...Full Bio

Russell Morris

Russell Morris (Moderator)
Vice President, US Councils
The Conference Board

Russell Morris is the vice president of US Councils at The Conference Board. He leads an amazing team that supports and engages almost 3,000 senior executives in a broad array of executive peer-learning networks. From its first Council on Personnel in 1927 to its latest Council on Intelligent Aut...Full Bio

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