Speaking Schedule

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Find Glenn at the following events. (Or ask him to speak at your event!)

E-Reward Annual Conference 2016

November 3-4, 2016, London, UK

This is the 10th annual e-Reward conference in the UK  There is a full day of updates, developments and hot topical around compensation and benefits.

Glenn is running the “Focus On : Employee Engagement” strand in the afternoon and he’ll be explaining the changes that technology has made to business that is driving the need for employers to engage with their people. He asks how companies can create customer advocacy if they only have employee satisfaction? He discusses the opposite approaches of companies that engage their people and companies that eliminate their people and he presents his own practical vision for employee engagement – The Engagement Bridge™.

Event Website | Conference Programme | Tickets Available

PlanSource Eclipse 2016

July 20-22, 2016, Park City, Utah

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Glenn is presenting on employee engagement at Plansource Eclipse in Utah

Glenn examines the changes that technology has made to business that are driving the need for employers to engage with their people. He asks how companies can create customer advocacy if they only have employee satisfaction. He discusses the opposite approaches of companies that engage their people and companies that eliminate their people and he presents his own practical vision for employee engagement – The Engagement Bridge™.

This talk is HRCI certified.

Tickets available

WistiaFest 2016

June 5-7, 2016, Boston, MA

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Glenn is presenting on company culture at WistiaFest in Boston

As one of Wistia’s first European customers, Glenn will share his experiences using video to deliver personalized human connection at scale through the 5 key stages of company growth : 1. Recruiting your team, 2. Closing deals and winning clients, 3. Scaling your culture as you grow, 4. Selling your business and finally 5. Getting yourself out of sticky situations. Including Glenn’s “5 tips for using video in effective lead generation,” Glenn uses metrics learned from years of video work to show a shortcut to success.

Tickets available

Engagement Excellence Live US Debut

May 13, 2016, Boston, MA

Glenn will present his talk: “Reward Gateway, Home of the Millennials: How we engaged our millennial workforce” at the very first Engagement Excellence Live in the US! The event is a full-day conference that includes talks about tactics to recruit, engage, and retain millennial workers. Glenn’s talk is a case study of how Reward Gateway approaches these topics.

Tickets available

WeWork Boston : Fireside Chat

May 5, 2016, Boston, MA

Glenn will be doing a fireside chat WeWork South Station in Boston, a shared workspace that is the home of many startups. Through this talk, he will share his knowledge of how to expand and scale a business by explaining his own tactics in building a successful tech company. The talk is titled “The story of how we built a $250m business in HR Tech”.

CriticalEye PE Retreat

April 21, 2016, Ascot, UK

Glenn will be attending the Critical PE Retreat and speaking on a panel about “Harnessing Value by Investing in Culture,” answering such questions as:

  1. Does private equity understand culture?
  2. What are the benefits to be gained from taking a more people-centric approach to an investment?
  3. Will the traditional suite of KPIs always come out on top as the exit looms nearer?
  4. How can incentives be used to help build a positive culture?

Fresh Business Thinking’s Quarterly Breakfast Briefing in partnership with Smith and Williamson

April 19, 2016, London, UK

Glenn will share his story of building HR software tech company, Reward Gateway into a $240m business.

HR Leaders Conference

April 13, 2016, London UK

At the HR Leaders Conference, a forum for insights, case studies, and discussions on recent fashions and possible challenges for Human Resources personnel, Glenn will give his talk, “Bridging the Employee Engagement Gap.”

CorpsComms Conference

March 18, 2016, London UK #CCConf

Organised by Corporate Communications Magazine, this Employee Engagement themed event is focussed exclusively at Corporate Communications professionals in the UK. With speakers and panelists from HSBC, News International, Virgin Atlantic and Aviva, the conference will discuss practical communications strategies for comms professionals working in and with employee engagement.

Glenn is closing the event with a session called “The Engagement Gap”. He’ll be explaining the gap between our need for employee engagement and our reality and why the issue is urgent and becoming more so. He’ll be talking about the link between customer advocacy, social selling and employee engagement and he’ll be explaining The Engagement Bridge – the steps needed to create a lasting connection between your organisation and your employees.

Secrets of the Serial CEO

March 17, 2016, London, UK

At this exclusive CEO and Chairman dinner organized by Marble Hill Partners, Glenn will be sharing experience of his business and private equity journey, highlighting some of the obstacles he encountered along the way. He’ll be providing insight into how he has developed a tool-kit for “Playing  the PE game”.

Engagement Excellence Live “Reward and Recognition: A Strategic Imperative?” 

March 17, 2016, London, UK #EnExLive

Glenn will answer the question of “What is employee engagement?” through a talk on the Engagement Bridge.

HG Capital CEO’s Sales & Marketing Conference

March 15-16, 2016, London, UK

In HG Capital’s second annual Sales & Marketing conference, Glenn will share the secrets behind Reward Gateway’s incredible growth story that delivered 40% annual growth and a 7.7x return for Inflexion Private Equity.

“The Age of Millennials,” Engagement Excellence Live

February 5th, 2016, London, UK #EnExLive

In a full day event all about the specific issues of employee engagement with a millennial audience, Engagement Excellence Live will feature inspiring and practical talks from the employer Welcome Break, and David Proudlock, Co-Founder and Creative Director at Inkling. Glenn will be there talking about the importance of culture, mission and purpose for millennially and also presenting his top 10 tips for millennial-friendly employee communications.

More on this event including videos of the sessions.

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Communicating with millenials – 2 way conversation

Real Deals Private Equity Conference

February 3rd, 2016, London, UK

Glenn will participate in a panel discussion titled “A digital future: what the changing face of technology means for your portfolio” exploring the effects of technological changes on our lives and businesses.

The Business Case for Being a Great Place to Work

November 19, 2015, London, UK

In an event hosted by Baird Partners and London Business School, Glenn will be part of a panel discussion about the business benefits of creating a great place to work and an engaged workforce alongside Tammy Erickson (Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School), Paul Purcell (Chairman and CEO of Baird), and Claire Scott (VP Employee Success – EMEA at Salesforce), moderated by Oxana Popkova (President of London Business School’s Alumni Human Capital Club). They will discuss topics including what makes a company a great place to work beyond perks and pay, building a business strategy which connects culture and engagement with success, and how to handle “bad players” in the team.

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“The tremendous level of engagement at and around this event was gratifying to see. Having a strong corporate culture and employee engagement is something that business leaders recognise drives employee retention and corporate success. Baird is very pleased to be involved in this meaningful topic in such an impactful way.”
– David Silver, Head of Baird’s European Investment Banking business and a London Business School alum

BVCA Summit 2015

October 8th, 2015, London, UK #BVCASummit

In “The exit factor“, Glenn will be part of a panel discussion talking about the issues entrepreneurs must navigate getting their business ready for a private equity sale. Glenn has just completed his second PE backed MBO, generating a 7.7x return for his previous investor Inflection Private Equity and a $10m payout for employees through his company’s employee share plan