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Thriving In The Remote-Work Era: Wellness Is Not A Luxury, It Is An Imperative For Organizational Performance

Wellness is not a luxury. It is imperative for organizational performance.

From ergonomics to mindfulness – employee wellness directly impacts productivity and happiness at the workplace.

Advice and strategies on how to proactively manage the mental and physical health challenges arising from working remotely.

Moderator: Jason Miller, Director & Culture Solution Designer @ The Clearing

Panelists: Nina Hersher, CEO @ Digital Wellness Institute; Pricelda Cid, Founder @ ErgoTherapy; D Sharma, CEO @ Wellness Coach & Michael Koenig, COO @ Time Doctor

From his time in the U.S. Navy, and throughout his civilian career, Jason Miller has always believed changing things for the better for just one person will ultimately make an impact on the greater good. That belief is why he feels so at home at The Clearing, where they put people at the center of everything they do — because no change or transformation can be successful without the support of the people it affects. Jason Miller leans into that mindset every day as the leader of The Clearing’s Culture Solution Area. They focus on transforming the values, principles, and behaviors for government and private sector clients and improve employee experience and drive better organizational results.

Nina Hersher is Co-founder of the Digital Wellness Institute and CEO and of the Digital Wellness Collective, the only global trade association for Digital Wellness researchers and experts. Nina Hersher is CEO of the Digital Wellness Collective and The Digital Wellness Institute, an international speaker, author, and leading expert in Digital Wellness. She holds a specialized MSW in Norms of Connectivity and Reconceptualizing Human Development in the 21st Century, and additional credentials as an Oasis in the Overwhelm Facilitator, Teen Outreach Program Facilitator, and Meditation Teacher.

ErgoTherapy was founded by Pricelda Cid, an Occupational Therapist specializing in Ergonomics. Pricelda leverages 17+ years in the medical field working in hospitals throughout the country. Her passion for ergonomics began while treating employees with chronic injuries in a pain clinic. There she witnessed firsthand how poorly designed work environments and specific work habits can lead to real life-changing injuries and how easily they could be prevented through simple but important shifts. Now, through ErgoTherapy, she applies her passion for healthcare to help create healthy and productive work cultures and spaces for people to thrive at work.

D Sharma is the Co-Founder & CEO of Wellness Coach. He is passionate about the future of humanity and the importance of protecting our mental health against the inevitable growth of AI and machine learning. As a serial entrepreneur and investor, D began his career at the Nokia Research Center as part of the team that created early access to the internet on mobile phones. Today, D is taking his love for meditation and investing to growing Wellness Coach and investing in various startups and growth funds.

Michael Koenig is a serial tech entrepreneur, experienced Chief Operating Officer, and a passionate promoter of remote work. As an early employee at Automattic, he helped scale their operations and increase their market share to power over 35% of websites. Most recently, Michael joined Time Doctor as the company’s first COO to further his goal of accelerating the world’s transition to remote work, and to build out all teams and operations within the organization.

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25—26 April 2023 | Lisbon, PT
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