• May 6, 2019
HCMx Radio 122: IGNITE-ing Talent

Guest: Meredith Lubitz, is Senior Vice President of Talent Management at Dow Jones. She leads company-wide talent acquisition, talent development and executive coaching efforts. Her work is focused on building and managing a broad spectrum of global initiatives including: recruiting, talent branding, onboarding, performance management, succession planning, change management, career development, employee engagement, high-potential initiatives, executive coaching, leadership development, top talent and digital transformation programs. She is a certified executive coach and serves on various boards focusing on the future of work and how to drive learning that informs rather than reacts to change.

Topics and questions include:

The origin of the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winning IGNITE program

  • Thinking through the application process
  • Video references
  • Gender-neutral leadership programs
  • Changing the culture
  • Sponsors and advocates
  • Becoming a change catalyst
  • Being motivated for change
  • Bringing humanity into the workplace
  • And more!

If you have questions about our discussion today 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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