• May 29, 2018
HCMx Radio 90: Managing the Increasingly Mobile Global Workforce

GuestJulie Knight-Ludvigson, Chief Marketing Officer at Topia. Julie has years of experience in building world-class marketing organizations and helping companies to accelerate their go-to-market strategies. Prior to joining Topia, she was the CMO at Reflektive and held executive positions at Zendesk and SAP and SuccessFactors.

Topia is a sponsor of the upcoming Women In Leadership Summit.

HostRachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer, Brandon Hall Group

Topics include:

  • Global mobility as a key top enabling the agile organization
  • Mobility as a “benefit” to recruit and retain your talent.
  • How technology shapes employee experience
  • Facing the talent shortage
  • Relocation management logistics
  • Relocation and repatriation
  • Risk mitigation and compliance
  • Acquisitions and rebranding
  • Rebranding and reinvention

And a preview of Julie’s session at the upcoming Women In Leadership Summit: The world is more globally connected than ever and global mobility has become increasingly sophisticated and digital. The mobile workforce is expected to represent 42% of the global workforce by 2020. This panel will address how female executives will address critical changes brought about by expanded mobility.


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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