HCMx Radio 110: Curation and AI/Machine Learning

Guests: Diane Haines VP of Marketing, OpenSesame and Stephen Sklarew CEO/Co-Founder, Synaptiq

Diane Haines has over 20 years of experience working in marketing, product marketing and management in software, healthcare and biotechnology companies. With a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree in Economics and Management, Diane helped co-found a startup and has worked at large organizations such as Sage, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Agilent Technologies, and Becton Dickinson. She is passionate about serving customers and helping them solve their business challenges.

Stephen Sklarew started his career at Ernst & Young LLP and has over 20 years’ experience as a management consultant and technology product leader at startups and public companies. He built and managed globally distributed teams, created productive partnerships, and led tech due-diligence for numerous technology acquisitions. He sold and delivered services and products to companies in technology, healthcare, financial services, entertainment, automotive and education industries. Most recently, Stephen was CTO / VP of Product at three innovative SaaS-based product companies using big data, machine learning, mobile and cloud technologies.

Topics and questions include:

  • How AI and Machine Learning technologies are impacting businesses
  • Data as a driver of business objectives
  • Humans and the fear of machine learning
  • How AI and Machine Learning are used in learning and development
  • Best practices in the use of AI and Machine Learning
  • AI and Machine Learning for non-data scientists
  • Leveraging AI and Machine Learning for ideation
  • The future of AI and Machine Learning
  • And more!

If you have questions about our discussion today, please contact us at – success@brandonhall.com.

We also are going on our third year of hosting our Women in Leadership Summit – WIL19. The event will be held on May 1 & 2 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Club in Fort Lauderdale, FL. We hope to see you at our event!

If you have questions about our guest or topic, or want access to our research, please contact us at success@brandonhall.com or visit www.brandonhall.com

Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.

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