We are proud to announce one of our keynotes at Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES19) is Ross M. Sparkman, Head of Strategic Workforce Planning at Facebook.
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Ross M. Sparkman is the author of the recently published book "Strategic Workforce Planning: optimized talent strategies for future growth" and is expert and thought leader in the fields of Human Capital Strategy & Talent Analytics.
With over 15 years experience in Talent Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning, he uses his background in statistics, business strategy, HR and HR technology to consult with C-Suite officers and senior leaders on strategic methodologies and frameworks for HR and corporate strategy alignment. The end goal is to provide these senior leaders with improved data and insights to make better 'people' related decisions that ultimately improve organizational performance.
He is currently the Head of Strategic Workforce Planning at Facebook where his key mandate is to create workforce forecasts and to develop optimized talent strategies for Facebook's future growth. Prior to Facebook, Ross functioned as the Head of Strategic Workforce Planning & Analytics at GE Aviation, the Strategic Workforce Planning Leader at Devon Energy and as a Senior Consultant at Deloitte Consulting where he specialized in Human Capital Strategy and Workforce Planning & Analytics.
Ross is a global in-demand speaker who regularly presents on the topics of Human Capital strategy and Workforce Optimization. He was recently awarded Best Practice winner by the Best Practices Institute (BPI) and has received numerous accolades for or his innovative and results driven approach to Strategic Workforce Planning.
Ross Holds an MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business, an MA in HR from The University of Oklahoma and a MSc in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, photography and learning new things
Facebook is an American social media and social networking service company, which was founded in 2004. It’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them. Facebook is defined by our unique culture – one that rewards impact. They encourage people to be bold and solve the problems they care most about. They work in small teams and move fast to develop new products, constantly iterating. The phrase “this journey is 1% finished,” reminds us that we’ve only begun to fulfill their mission to bring the world closer together.
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