Disrupting Talent

Organizations routinely cite talent development as one of their most pressing needs. Yet, research indicates that significant gaps exist between what the talent firms possess and what they believe their future activities will require. This session will explore how organizations are seeking to innovate within the talent development space to increase talent agility and close gaps between organizational needs and capabilities.


Bernie Banks Associate Dean for Leadership Development, Clinical Professor of Management, Kellogg School of Management

Bernard (Bernie) Banks is a noted expert on leadership and organizational change. He is the Kellogg School’s associate dean for leadership development and a clinical professor of management. In 2016, Professor Banks retired as brigadier general from the Army, where he led West Point’s Department of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership. He is a graduate of West Point and holds graduate degrees from Northwestern, Columbia and Harvard universities. He earned his Ph.D. in social-organizational psychology from Columbia University.

Faculty Lead / Disrupting Talent

10:30 a.m.
Florian Zettlelmeyer Nancy L. Ertle Professor of Marketing; Faculty Director, Program on Data Analytics at Kellogg School of Management

Shoma Chatterjee Head, Coaching and Leadership Development, ghSMART & Company

Shoma Chatterjee heads the coaching and leadership development practice at ghSMART & Company, where she advises public and private equity boards and management teams to drive returns through better human capital decisions. Previously, she headed the senior leadership development function (Pine Street) at Goldman Sachs, helping partners and managing directors scale their leadership capabilities. Chatterjee received her B.A. in economics and math from Northwestern University, an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a master’s in international affairs from Columbia University.

Speaker / Disrupting Talent

10:30 a.m.
Morgan Cerf Assistant Professor of Business and Neuroscience / Kellogg School of Management

Grace Zuncic Senior Vice President, People, Chobani

Grace Zuncic serves as senior vice president of people at Chobani, where she is responsible for leading the company’s people practices, talent acquisition, organizational development and total rewards. Zuncic has been a champion of Chobani’s people since her start at the company nearly six years ago and has played an integral role in its industry-recognized initiatives, including Parental Leave, Chobani Shares and Chobani Women. She also serves as vice chair of the Boston College Alumni Board and a director on the Chobani Australia Board. She is a member of WOMEN in America and holds a BA in philosophy and political science from Boston College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Speaker / Disrupting Talent

10:30 a.m.
Time & Location

Time / 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location / McCormick Auditorium (Allen Center, Room 164)