The Conference Board Presentation: The 5 Truths About Transforming Your Talent Strategy and Driving Culture Change for Inclusion


There has been a seismic shift in how people view work and what they want from their employer, which has created the biggest talent crisis for organizations in recent history. People want to work in an environment that prioritizes equity and inclusivity, and when that’s not the case, they’re moving on to organizations where they feel valued and have a sense of belonging. So how can companies revamp their talent strategy to meet the demands of current and prospective employees? 

In this session at The Conference Board, we shared the five key focus areas for recruiting and retaining top talent. Watch below to learn more:

Chris Thornton is a Senior Principal and member of the global leadership team at Daggerwing Group. In his role, Chris serves as a source of strategic counsel for Senior Executives with client firms, advising them on how to help clients achieve Executive alignment, transform their cultures and equip and enable people managers to lead and embed change. An expert in the people side of change with both client-side and consulting experience, Chris has worked with leading companies including Nestlé, Pfizer, and GE Aviation to do change right and make it stick. He is also an active speaker on business transformation, a driver of innovation in Daggerwing’s breadth of change consulting services, and the host of Daggerwing Group’s podcast, Change@Work. Chris and his wife were featured in the New York Times for their love of pie.
Daniel Oppong is the Founder of The Courage Collective, a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultancy that takes a strategic, holistic and human centered approach to DEI work. He is also the Founder of Boundless, a platform designed to create access for underrepresented identity groups – specifically Black & Brown folks – pursuing career opportunities in Marketing, Consulting and Tech. His professional background includes work in Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital, Tech, Education, Consulting and the Nonprofit Sector. His academic background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Education, and Master's degree in Organizational Leadership.
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