Kelly Woltornist

Kelly Woltornist

Head of Global Learning

Kelly is the Head of Global Learning at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. She is responsible for leading Takeda's strategy to realize a culture of lifelong learning at Takeda. She has over 25 years of experience in human resources, focused mainly on learning/talent strategy development and the implementation of key change initiatives. Her experience is primarily centered in the pharmaceutical industry with an emphasis in manufacturing. Kelly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and a Master’s degree in Instructional Technology from Bloomsburg University.​

8:45 am - 10:00 am
Oceana AB

What Future-Ready Looks like in Human Capital Management

General Session

The pace of change and disruption has accelerated dramatically, leaving many organizations struggling to adapt their human capital management strategies. This general session brings together winners of 2023 Brandon Hall Group awards to share how they have transformed their approach to managing their workforce to meet the challenges of today and prepare for the uncertainties of tomorrow.

Moderator: Michael Rochelle, CSO, Brandon Hall Group
•Daniel Morales, Leader, People Analytics and Strategy, Mckinsey
•Tamara Jovene, Vice President, Global Learning, IHG
•Kelly Woltornist, Head of Global Learning, Takeda

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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Oceana C

Getting Your HR Tech Stack to Actually Stack Up

The effective use of HR technology is becoming critical for attracting talent, enabling employees, and creating efficient operations. In this session, attendees will learn strategies for optimizing their HR tech stack to improve UX and unlock value. The session will feature a discussion between Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award winners as well as hands-on learning through small-group exercises. Attendees will gain perspectives on building a best-in-class HR tech portfolio tailored to their strategic goals.

Moderator: Claude Werder, SVP and Principal Analyst, Brandon Hall Group
•Melanie Wilson Disney, Human Resources Director, Weigel's
•Kelly Woltornist, Head of Global Learning, Takeda

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