Dethra Giles, CEO @ ExecuPrep
Drew Calin, Global Sales Director @ Multiplier
Zoë Harte, Chief People Officer @Upwork
Matthew McKinney, Head of People Strategy @Poly
Moderated by: @Mike Vardy | The Productivityist
Remote team culture is one of the hardest areas to identify and sustain. How you make sure that your team understands your cultural values and integrates immersive experiences with other team members is critical to its success. In this panel, we break down specifically how to measure culture inside of a remote-first and hybrid organization and how to make sure you have a clear plan on keeping a vibrant team culture long term.
Mike Vardy – also known as “The Productivityist” – is a highly-acclaimed productivity strategist and the creator of the productivity philosophy and framework known as TimeCrafting. He’s considered to be one of the top thought leaders in the personal productivity and time management space, with over 15 years of expertise under his belt and having coached hundreds of clients over that timespan.
Dethra Giles is a four-time TEDx speaker, executive coach, and award-winning author best known as the CEO of ExecuPrep, a remote-first, international Performance Optimization Consulting firm specializing in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Her unique blend of advanced education and industry experience positions her to provide maximum impact to executives and high potential teams.
Drew was born and raised in Los Angeles, but has spent the past decade living and working in Asia. His entire career has centered on commercial roles, building sales teams at fast-growth digital businesses. Today, he’s focused on pioneering the movement of the distributed workforce at Multiplier, one of the world’s leading digital employment software solutions.
Zoë Harte holds the position of Chief People Officer at Upwork and leads their talent strategy. She has guided the growth of the company’s team by more than 75 percent, from startup to becoming a public company. She implements innovative management approaches and focuses on building a mission-driven culture for Upwork’s team of employees and global network of freelancers.
Matt McKinney is the Head of People Strategy Execution at Poly. In this role, Matt integrates workstreams between the HR Leadership Team, other corporate functions, and the broader organization. Matt helps lead remote working strategies at Poly where work is no longer a place, it’s what you do.