Global Talent Management Virtual Conference

Global Talent Management Virtual Conference: Increasing Global Competitiveness Through More Inclusive Human Talent Utilization

Thursday, November 12, 4 - 6 p.m. PST

In this webinar, panel members consisting of prominent university researchers and experienced practitioners will examine needs and opportunities for American firms, large and small, to develop more inclusive policies and practices for building and utilizing their human talent, both in the U.S. and abroad, to increase their global competitiveness. Moderated by Charles Vance, Ph.D., professor of management, Loyola Marymount University and hosted by the LMU Center for International Business Education​.

Watch the conference video below.

Charles Vance

Charles Vance, Ph.D., professor of management and human resources at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where he has taught at executive, MBA, and undergraduate levels. He has had considerable experience as a consultant in training, curriculum development, and broader human resource development applications for many corporations and non-profit organizations in North and South America, Asia and Europe, where he also has served as a guest lecturer at several universities. Vance has held U.S. Fulbright teaching and research appointments in Austria and China, and has authored numerous scholarly and practitioner-oriented articles and three books, including "Managing a Global Workforce" (3rd edition, Routledge Press).






Two prominent researchers representing academic perspectives on global talent management:

Elaine Farndale

Elaine Farndale, Ph.D., director of the Center for International Human Resource Studies, professor in human resource management, and associate director of the School of Labor and Employment Relations at Pennsylvania State University. Her widely-published research encompasses the broad field of strategic (international) human resource management.







Vlad Vaiman

Vlad Vaiman, Ph.D., associate dean and professor, School of Management, California Lutheran University and a visiting professor at several premier universities around the globe. Vaiman has published five well cited books on managing talent in organizations and at country level, as well as a number of academic and practitioner-oriented articles and book chapters in the fields of talent management and international HRM. He is also a founder and chief editorial consultant of the European Journal of International Management, and the editorial board member of several prestigious academic journals.





Two active practitioners providing experience-based perspectives on global talent management:

Sheri Winter

Sheri Winter, senior director, client services leader at GP Strategies (global HR consulting firm). Winter has more than 30 years of experience in learning and media. Her focus is on helping clients develop large, global workforce transformation solutions that achieve business goals. She has worked with many clients including Audi, Amgen, BMS, Boeing, Dell EMC, Facebook, FM Global, J&J, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Pfizer, Pepsi, US Foods and more. She holds a B.A in Communications from Colorado Christian University. Winter also serves on the board of the Association for Talent Development, Los Angeles Chapter, and is the director at large of membership and volunteer Engagement for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, San Diego Chapter. She has presented at many learning and industry conferences, contributed to several blogs and has published articles in talent management magazines.





Bob Bushnell

Bob Bushnell, strategy and business development executive, Raytheon Company. Bushnell has over 30 years of domestic and international business experience in aerospace, defense and telecommunications. He leads business strategy and development within the Secure Sensor Solutions (S3) business, a $2 billion product line in Raytheon Intelligence and Space, a business of Raytheon Technologies. S3 produces airborne radars for tactical and strategic aircraft such as the F-15, F/A-18 fighters, B-2 and B-52 global strike aircraft, U-2, Global Hawk and other intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and special mission aircraft. Bushnell is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the business, driving growth and achieving its new business objectives. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Pepperdine University and an MBA from California Lutheran University.