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Silicon Valley The Must-Haves for a Thriving Culture

The workplace is changing at a rapid pace due to the challenges that come with remote-work. As HR Leaders, we need to take a refreshed approach to designing a culture that engages employees, creates buy-in, and levels up leaders to support their teams. High tides raise all boats. We’ll explore the latest tools and strategies to enhance your workplace culture and you’ll walk away with an action plan for things to try in your company!


Learning Objectives:  

  • We’ll define the current challenges your workplace culture may be experiencing
  • Evaluate where you can have the most impact within your organization first
  • Identify tools and strategies to implement right away by implementing an action plan for things to try within your organization


Speaker Bio

A.J. is a talent and human potential aficionado with over a decade of experience within Career Coaching and Human Resources–and has been featured in NBC, CBS, FOX, The International Business Times, and Yahoo! News.  Most recently, though, AJ left Facebook as a Global HR Leader where he supported an international team, and launched many innovative leadership programs under his guidance–that are still in full swing at Facebook today.  He’s supported global teams of over 3,000 people and currently serves as the CEO of The Human Reach–a human potential institute guiding high-achieving professionals to land their dream careers in record time, and coaching silicon valley leaders to be thoughtful, effective leaders.

His career stems from a foundation in training and development at KSL Capital, where he coached leaders on how to select, coach, and retain top talent at some of the world’s most prestigious luxury resort properties.  A.J. also served as a leader @ Premier Staffing where he worked alongside well-known tech giants in organizing talent strategy and recruiting tactics.  Before Facebook, AJ was the Vice President of Talent and Engagement at Sungevity—the world’s leading platform technology for residential solar—where he led an HR team that spanned across the United States. 

A.J. holds a Bachelor of Science from Ithaca College in Communication Management and Organizational Design.