Speakers

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Heloisa Jardim

Research Manager, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Heloisa Jardim is a Program Manager for the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  In her role, she leads the strategic planning and implementation of SHINE’s initiatives, by promoting business strategies to foster the well-being of populations. She believes in the catalytic power of evidence-based research as a basis for business action. Through her extensive experience in the private sector, Heloisa brings a passion for transforming corporations into strong social actors that nurture people’s well-being through its business culture and systemic approaches.  Prior to joining SHINE, Heloisa... Read more about Heloisa Jardim

Kelly

Erin L. Kelly

Professor of Work and Organization Studies and Co-Director, Institute for Work and Research, MIT Sloan School of Management
Erin L. Kelly is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Work and Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Co-Director of the MIT Institute for Work and Employment Research. Erin’s recent research evaluates changes in workplace policies and management practices that may improve organizational performance, wellbeing, and equity. In 2020, she and coauthor Phyllis Moen published Overload: How Goods Jobs Went Bad and What to Do About It (Princeton University Press). Erin studies, teaches, and speaks on work redesign and wellbeing, the future of work, work-life balance, and organizational practices to advance diversity, equity, and ... Read more about Erin L. Kelly
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Caren Kenney

CEO and Founder, Evolve Leadership

Caren Kenney, is CEO and founder of Evolve Leadership, which delivers highly personalized, whole person, whole-life C-suite development programs designed to help executives achieve and sustain higher levels of physical wellbeing, mental and emotional resilience, and character-centered leadership. Prior to launching Evolve, she was part of the leadership team at the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute and executive director of its Premier Executive Leadership™ program, which she was responsible for creating and leading beginning in 2016.  Before that, she served as part of the Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions ... Read more about Caren Kenney

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Laura Kubzansky

Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Society and Health Laboratory, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Laura Kubzansky, PhD, is Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Society and Health Laboratory at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Kubzansky has published extensively on the role of psychological and social factors in health, with a particular focus on the effects of stress and emotion on heart disease. She also conducts research on whether stress, emotion and other psychological factors help to explain the relationship between social status and health.  Her other research projects and interests include the biological mechanisms linking emotions, social relationships, and health; relationships between early childhood environments, ... Read more about Laura Kubzansky

Danielle LeCourt

Danielle LeCourt

Science and Education Journalist

Danielle LeCourt is a Utah-based science and education writer/journalist, content producer, and host of the Re-Quilibrium Podcast. At her core, Danielle is driven by an impulse — to connect people with ideas and advance the conversation. Her work has appeared in such publications as Inside Higher Ed and eCampus News, and her client list includes institutions like Roche-Genentech, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the University of Delaware. A Utah native and former collegiate and professional volleyball player, she's since hung up her kneepads and now sneaks off to mountain biking trails as often as... Read more about Danielle LeCourt

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Matthew Lee

Director of Empirical Research, Human Flourishing Program, Harvard University

Dr. Matthew Lee is Director of Empirical Research at the Human Flourishing Program in the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Health, Flourishing, and Positive Psychology at Stony Brook University’s Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics. He previously served as Chair of the American Sociological Association’s Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity and as President of the North Central Sociological Association. His research explores pathways to human flourishing, benevolent service to others, and the integration of social science and the humanities. ... Read more about Matthew Lee

Peter Lee

Peter C. Lee

Global Medical Director, Amazon

Dr. Peter Lee serves as Global Medical Director of Amazon.  In this capacity, Peter is responsible for defining the overall medical and health strategy for the company.  He functions as a key partner for domestic and international operating units and ensures the delivery of exceptional, high quality, and responsible investment in healthcare services. Peter also teaches as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine and practices clinically at the Boston Medical Center.  Peter is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Vermont College of Medicine and the Harvard School of Public Health.  His post graduate training... Read more about Peter C. Lee

Eileen McNeely

Eileen McNeely

Director, Sustainability & Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. McNeely is Founder and Director of the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  SHINE helps corporations across all sectors measure and accelerate the ways in which they help the world become a healthier, more sustainable place. The Initiative is setting a bold vision for companies to factor their impact on health into all business decisions and business outcomes, and act in ways that will protect the planet and its inhabitants.  Dr. McNeely  has extensive experience in the areas of environmental epidemiology, occupational and community health, health promotion, health services... Read more about Eileen McNeely

Alison Omens

Alison Omens

Chief Strategy Officer, JUST Capital

Alison Omens is the Chief Strategy Officer at JUST Capital. She is responsible for setting and implementing strategy to achieve mission impact for the organization. Her work includes overseeing programs, revenue, partnerships, development, and strategic engagement with companies, investors, foundations, and nonprofits. She has orchestrated program collaborations with BlackRock, the Aspen Institute, Harvard Business School, and others.  Alison was most recently Advisor for Private Sector Engagement to U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, where she managed the inclusive capitalism strategy for the Secretary and with the White House. She was also responsible... Read more about Alison Omens

Philip Parks

Philip Parks

Vice President, Healthcare Innovation, Cardinal Health
Dr. Philip Parks is currently Vice President, Healthcare Innovation at Cardinal Health. He is responsible for leading and advising growth strategy and innovation. Dr. Parks is a member of the at-Home Solutions leadership team which has responsibility for P&L for Cardinal’s medical products and distribution business. Dr. Parks team is responsible for driving innovation and value with internal and external partners to develop new product and new capabilities for healthcare in the home.  Prior to Cardinal Health, Dr. Parks held leadership roles at Exact Sciences where he launched new capabilities including Healthcare Transformation, Population Health, and Medical Affairs. As a... Read more about Philip Parks
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Lisa Picard

CEO, EQ Office

Lisa Picard is President and Chief Executive Officer of EQ Office, where she leads culture, vision and strategy for the company. She is passionate about curating great spaces that maximize human potential, particularly in this age of rapid automation and technological advancements. As CEO, Lisa drives the strategic direction for the organization, inspires her team to find creative solutions that challenge past assumptions and helps customers identify new pathways for success.  Lisa joined EQ in 2016 as its Chief Operating Officer to advance the company’s organizational vision, technology platform and investment strategies. In 2017, she was named CEO and... Read more about Lisa Picard

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Kyu Rhee

Senior Vice President, CVS Health and Chief Medical Officer, Aetna

Dr. Kyu ("Q") Rhee serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Aetna at CVS Health. He and his team lead the integration and delivery of clinical and population  health solutions. He is passionate and grateful to work for a health care innovation company with a simple and clear purpose: "to help people on their path to better  health" from the community to the home to the palm of their hand.  Prior to joining CVS Health, Dr. Rhee was the Chief Health Officer of IBM for a decade. He and his team had global responsibilities for IBM’s efforts to transform health through  the use of data, analytics, artificial intelligence, and services for hospitals, ... Read more about Kyu Rhee

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Benjamin Sachs

Professor, and Co-Director Labor and Worklife Program, Harvard Law School

Benjamin Sachs is the Kestnbaum Professor of Labor and Industry at Harvard Law School and a leading expert in the field of labor law and labor relations.  Professor Sachs teaches courses in labor law, employment law, and law and social change, and his writing focuses on union organizing and unions in American politics.  Prior to joining the Harvard faculty in 2008, Professor Sachs was the Joseph Goldstein Fellow at Yale Law School.  From 2002-2006, he served as Assistant General Counsel of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in Washington, D.C., and from 1999-2002 he was an attorney at Make the Road by Walking, a membership-based ... Read more about Benjamin Sachs

Sonali Satpathy

Sonali Satpathy

Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion & Well-Being, Schneider Electric

Sonali Satpathy is the Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion & Well-Being at Schneider Electric. She joined the company in December 2010, and in 2017, became the Head of Diversity & Inclusion where she is spearheading the global strategy to build a strong diverse and inclusive culture. In 2019, she took on the additional responsibility for Schneider’s Well-Being transformation. She has worked for Schneider Electric in Paris, Hong Kong and is currently based in Boston.  Prior to this role, she oversaw the Leadership Pipeline and Programs in the Talent Management Center Of Excellence, and held roles in project management and communications.... Read more about Sonali Satpathy

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Luis Schwarz

Senior Finance Officer and Chair, Healthy Staff Group, World Bank

Luis Schwarz is an experienced Certified Public Accountant and Business Administrator with an MBA who dedicated 40 years of his professional life to support corporations and International Financial Institutions developing projects to reduce poverty and improve people’s quality of life in more than 50 countries. Over the past decade, family and personal life experiences influenced his life priorities. Luis immersed himself in the study of behavioral health, nutrition, stress management, and sleep disorders. He became a certified Health Coach, a Neuro-Linguistic Programmer and Clinical Hypnotherapist. He completed his studies at prestigious universities around... Read more about Luis Schwarz