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Keynote speaker announced!

We are delighted to announce that Jonathan Ferrar, Vice President of Smarter Workforce at IBM has kindly agreed to be the keynote speaker for our workshop.

Jonathan Ferrar has been with IBM since 2000 and has been in the Human Resources profession for almost 20 years with three different companies. From 2010 to 2012 he held global HR responsibility for workforce analytics, HR strategy, transformation & planning.

In January 2013, Jonathan moved to IBM’s Software Group to lead Strategy and Product Management for the newly created business – Smarter Workforce. In this role, Jonathan is responsible for leading the strategic direction, product strategy and research & development of HR solutions for clients – to help them create a Smarter Workforce. He works directly with Kenexa, an IBM company, acquired in 2012.

In addition to his IBM responsibilities, Jonathan is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in the UK and regularly speaks at external events. He is based in New York, USA and can be found on Twitter @jaferrar and LinkedIn.