Dr. Greg Ketchum, dubbed the “Frasier of the Cubicles” by the San Francisco Chronicle, is a former clinical psychologist-turned CEO and media career coach. He presides over an executive talent firm, providing coaching and recruiting for executives and Fortune 500 companies. A unique mix of psychology and coaching expertise gives Dr. Greg a great understanding of people and what it takes for career success. Combined with his keen insight into today’s job market, and infused with his trademark quick wit, Dr. Greg challenges his audience to reach for career success on their own terms—and to have a good time doing it.
Greg Ketchum, Ph.D. entertains and helps working people “step up” to the next level of career success, by giving them the new skills and information they need to navigate the ever-changing 21st Century workplace. Dr. Greg’s weekly 2 hour call-in/interview show was heard throughout the San Francisco Bay Area on KNEW AM 910 (CNET Radio) and nationwide on XM satellite radio. The show focused on job/career issues and the challenges of keeping on top in today’s fast-evolving workplace.
He received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Phi Beta Kappa and a Dean’s List Scholar. He received his M.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his Ph.D. from California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley. During his graduate studies he was awarded a California State Fellowship. He has also served on the faculty of the University of California at Berkeley Extension. Dr. Greg lives with his wife and children in Muir Beach, California.
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August 28 • 09:00 am - 03:30 pm
SVP Sales & Marketing, Blue Marble PayrollRead Bio
Join Blue Marble Global Payroll for an interactive look at global payroll, challenges to overcome, and unique technology and service solutions to help companies with international employees.
Victor Lobo, SVP Sales and Marketing
Jason Cadle, Regional Sales Executive
August 28 • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Director, People Ops, Figure EightRead Bio
Eric brings over 20 years of experience in technology, science, hospitality, and government to Figure Eight. He acts as a strategic partner for growing the company and in making it a “great place to work.” He recently led the People Operations functions at Enjoy and ZeroCater, taking each through hyper-growth phases and early funding rounds while focusing the team on culture and performance.
August 28 • 09:15 am - 10:00 am
Senior HR Operations Manager, AstreyaRead Bio
Jenny Hayes, MSOD, PHR, has over 15 years of experience in the staffing and technology industries. She recently published a book on organizational behavior entitled The Cheating Boyfriend (And Other Organizational Indiscretions). Jenny earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma and her MS in Organization Development from the University of San Francisco. Jenny currently manages HR Operations at Astreya, a Silicon Valley IT services company and is an adjunct instructor at UCSC Silicon Valley. She resides in San Jose, California.
August 28 • 01:45 pm - 02:30 pm
Chief Product Officer, Sounding BoardRead Bio
Amir Borna is the Chief Product Officer at Sounding Board, a VC-backed startup in the $40B+ leadership and training industry. Sounding Board is an innovative coaching platform, combining professional coaches and software to deliver highly-impactful, personalized and feedback-driven leadership development.
Amir has over 25 years of experience in engineering and product with a focus on user interaction design. His work has centered around building digital workflows across various industries. He has worked for Fortune 100 companies and even founded his own company across various industries including mobile advertising, social networking, innovative solutions for Hollywood movie production, enterprise collaboration, a convertible bond trading platform for Wall Street, the first tablet PC, and desktop publishing.
Amir holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Vienna, Austria, and an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University.
August 28 • 03:00 pm - 03:45 pm
Emcee & CEO, NCHRARead Bio
Greg Morton is a corporate strategy & growth development specialist and Chief Executive Officer of San Francisco based, Next Concept HR Association. With years of Fortune 500 and start-up experience within the Human-Capital-as-a-service space, he’s been characterized as a visionary, strategist and marketing organization leader with a consistent record of delivering extraordinary results in growth, operational performance and profitability.