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Tracey Wilen, Technology Mobile Speaker

Tracey Wilen

    • Researcher and speaker on the impact of technology on society, work, and careers
    • Expert on women in the workplace
    • Speaker on gender and diversity
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Fee Range

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

California

Dr. Tracey Wilen Speech Video

Dr. Tracey Wilen Speech Video

Dr. Tracey Wilen is a researcher and speaker on the impact of technology on society, work, and
careers. A former visiting scholar at Stanford University, she has held leadership positions at Apple, HP, Cisco Systems and the Apollo Group. She has been an adjunct professor for Bay area colleges teaching classes in business, technology and women’s workforce topics.

Dr. Wilen has authored or co-authored 13 books, including Career Confusion; 21st Century Career Management in a Disrupted World (2019), Digital Disruption; The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, Education and Careers in a Digital World (2018), Employed for Life, 21st. Century Career Trends (2014), Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders (2013), and Society 3.0: How Technology Is Reshaping Education, Work, and Society (2012).

She has appeared on CNN, Fox, and CBS News, and in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. She is a regular guest on radio and TV
shows across the US as an expert contributor.

Dr. Wilen was named San Francisco Woman of the Year and honored by the San Francisco Business Times as the most Influential Woman in Bay Area Business.

 

Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, Education and Careers in Technology World.
This presentation is eligible for HRCI, SHRM credits

The world is in disruption! You are at the forefront of rapid change. The continued accelerated pace of technology, and competitive forces is causing workplace environments to become more volatile and in need of disruptive leaders, employees to challenge the status quo, and educators to ensure student readiness. This multimedia presentation focuses on key trends that impact jobs, new skills that are needed today to remain relevant, and how develop disruptive leaders and how to manage your career in a digital world. Using multimedia and current industry examples this speech can be customized to your unique workforce needs. The presentation includes highlights from the book Career Confusion: 21st Century Career Management in a Disrupted World and Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, Education and Careers in a Technology World


• Societal Changes - How globalization and societal forces have created a new workplace.
• Technology Innovations - What technologies are changing the work, skills, education and careers?
• The Future of Work – What will work look like in the future?
• Future Skills – What new skills are required in a digital world?
• The Evolution of Education – How do we shift from a classical world to a digital world?
• The Future of You – How do you help your students be ready for the digital world and employed for life?

 

Gender and Generations drive new forms of leadership
(Keynote speech, 30 - 40 minutes, includes multimedia)

This presentation is eligible for HRCI, SHRM credits

For future leadership, look to women and our younger generation. Research (US) shows women outperform men on most executive competencies. Managers of both genders rate women higher than men on a wide range of leadership skills, including communication, collaboration, and problem-solving. Our younger generations offer new ideas and technologies that have value for organizational advancement. Five generations in the workforce means diverse minds to generate ideas and that can lead to new innovations. This multimedia presentation highlights findings from the book Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders

• Future Leaders – How work and leadership are changing, paving the way for new leaders.
• Leadership - Why women’s attributes, skills and characteristics are key to the workforce and leadership roles.
• Generations - How younger generations are driving new leadership practices in the modern workplace.
• Innovation- How a multigenerational diverse workforce can drive innovation by providing a variety of ideas.
• Gender - Why gender matters less and quality leadership means more.
• Skills - What skills and attributes will help future leaders stay more competitive?
• Business Negotiating - Why women are critical at the negotiating table.
• Personal Negotiations - Tips to create your personal success and career roadmap.
• Future - What steps women and men can take to become more innovative leaders?

 

The Future is Pink
(Keynote speech, 30 - 40 minutes, includes multimedia)

For future leadership, look to women. Research shows women outperform men on most executive competencies. Managers of both genders rate women higher than men on a wide range of leadership skills, including communication, collaboration, and problem-solving. Our younger women offer new ideas and technologies that have value for organizational advancement. Five generations in the workforce means diverse minds to generate ideas and that can lead to new innovations. This multimedia presentation highlights findings from the book Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders

• Future Leaders – How work and leadership are changing, paving the way for women leaders.
• Leadership - Why women’s attributes, skills and characteristics are key to the workforce and leadership roles.
• Gender - Why gender matters less and quality leadership means more.
• Skills - What skills and attributes will help future leaders stay more competitive?
• Business Negotiating - Why women are critical at the negotiating table.
• Personal Negotiations - Tips to create your personal success and career roadmap.
• Future - What steps women take to become more innovative leaders?

 

Leading out of Legacy: Enhance your leadership style and maximize your diverse workforce to drive innovation
(Keynote speech, 30 - 40 minutes, includes multimedia)

For future leadership, look to a diverse workforce for solutions. Research shows women outperform men on most executive competencies. Managers of both genders rate women higher than men on a wide range of leadership skills, including communication, collaboration, and problem-solving. Our younger generations offer new ideas and technologies that have value for organizational advancement. Five generations in the workforce means diverse minds to generate ideas and that can lead to new innovations. Legacy organizations are in transition and need unique leaders to spearhead the future. This multimedia presentation highlights findings from the books Career Confusion: 21st Century Career Management in a Disrupted World; Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, and Careers in a Technology World, and Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders

• Future Leaders – How work and leadership is changing, paving the way for new leaders.
• Leadership - Why women’s attributes, skills and characteristic are key to the workforce and leadership roles.
• Generations - How younger generations are driving new leadership practices in the modern workplace.
• Innovation- How a multigenerational diverse workforce can drive innovation by providing a variety of ideas.
• Skills - What skills will help future leaders stay more competitive and help transition legacy firms?
• Future - What steps women and men can take to lead organizations out of legacy?

 


Career Confusion

The workforce is disrupted and this is creating Career Confusion. Career Confusion looks at how forces have changed the nature of work and created a requirement for a new set of skills and also skill gaps. Organizations need to evaluate training requirements and approaches for jobs and individuals. The speech also discusses career planning, talent management, and job pursuit in the modern world with suggestions on what can be done at each stage. Using multimedia and current industry examples this speech can be customized to your unique workforce needs. The presentation includes highlights from the books Career Confusion: 21st Century Career Management in a Disrupted World and Digital Disruption: The Future of Work, Skills, Leadership, and Careers in a Technology World.

• Forces impacting the workplace – What forces are changing the workplace?
• Technology Innovations – how is technology are changing industry, work, skills and career paths?
• Future Skills – What new skills are required in a digital world?
• Organization Leadership – How do we shift our organization from a classical world to a digital world?
• Is it time for a Career Selfie? – Who do you prepare yourself and your employees for the future?

 

 

 

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