Presented By
O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Josh Bersin

Josh Bersin
Global Industry Analyst and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte

Website | @josh_bersin

Josh Bersin is an analyst, author, educator, and thought leader focusing on the global talent market and the challenges and trends impacting business workforces around the world. He studies the world of work, HR and leadership practices, and the broad talent technology market. He is often cited as one of the leading HR and workplace industry analysts in the world. He founded Bersin & Associates in 2001 to provide research and advisory services focused on corporate learning. Over the next 10 years, he expanded the company’s coverage to encompass HR, talent management, talent acquisition, and leadership and became a recognized expert in the talent market. He sold the company to Deloitte in 2012, when it became known as Bersin by Deloitte. He continues to serve as a senior advisor to Deloitte, advising large organizations and contributing to major research initiatives. He also sits on the board of UC Berkeley Executive Education. Previously, Josh spent 25 years in product development, product management, marketing, and sales of e-learning and other enterprise technologies.

Josh is frequently featured in talent and business publications such as Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HR Executive, FastCompany, the Wall Street Journal, and CLO Magazine. He is a regular keynote speaker at industry events and a popular blogger with more than 700,000 followers on LinkedIn. He is the author of two books—The Blended Learning Handbook and The Training Measurement Book—along with dozens of studies on corporate HR, learning, and talent technologies. His third book is currently under contract with Harvard Business Publishing. Josh holds a BS in engineering from Cornell University, an MS in engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.


11:00am11:40am Thursday, March 28, 2019
Future of the Firm
Location: 2014
Josh Bersin (Bersin by Deloitte)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Josh Bersin explains how firms are transforming for the digital era, covering the death of the traditional organizational hierarchy, new models of leadership and management, changes in the way people learn and progress, new models of pay, and the importance of trust and transparency as a central business value. Read more.
2:40pm3:20pm Thursday, March 28, 2019
Future of the Firm
Location: 2014
Moderated by:
Josh Bersin (Bersin by Deloitte)
Nancy Vitale (Genentech), Josh Alwitt (Publicis Sapient), Erin Flynn (Optimizely)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
In this panel session, executives will discuss how their companies are adapting to the workforce, business, and economic trends shaping the future of business. Read more.