Bluewater Leaders Featured Speakers at InfluenceHR

Richardson, Texas, USA (September 8, 2016): Bluewater’s top leaders will be speakers at the upcoming InfluenceHR conference in Chicago, IL on October 3, 2016.

Chris Bond, President and CEO of Bluewater, will be presenting the results of a global survey, conducted along with industry leaders from The Starr Conspiracy, Brandon Hall Group, Fosway Group and HCI. The session will highlight “The Future of Learning Technology,” reporting on client perspectives of trends, methods, solutions and needs in the learning industry. This session will take place from 11:00am-noon on Monday, October 3, 2016.

Earlier that day, William Benn, Managing Director, Bluewater Europe, will be part of a panel addressing questions and considerations in light of the United Kingdom vote to leave the European Union. “Beyond Brexit: What’s Next for HR Tech in the U.K.” begins at 9:00am on October 3, 2016.

“Bluewater has been a sought after resource in the Learning industry for years,” notes Bluewater’s Marketing Director, Lynne McNamee. “We are pleased that the leaders of our U.S. and European organizations will be available to share their experience and insights to the executives and professionals scheduled to attend this year’s InfluenceHR event.”

InfluenceHR is put on by The Starr Conspiracy each year, immediately preceding the HR Technology® Conference & Exposition. The event targets HCM-industry executives, presenting research and trends from a marketing and branding perspective. This year’s conference runs October 3-4, 2016 at McCormick Place.

To learn more about Bluewater, please visit www.BluewaterLearning.com.

About Bluewater

Bluewater Learning, Inc. is a privately held company based in the Dallas Texas area, with offices in Munich, Germany, which provides consulting for Human Capital, Learning, and Talent Management. Since its founding in 2003, Bluewater has helped hundreds of companies to identify and solve for talent gaps and to recognize that licenses alone do not solve business problems. Under the guidance of President and CEO, Chris Bond, Bluewater specializes in helping businesses align their hcm, learning and talent processes and technology to promote positive business outcomes.

About Bluewater Europe

Bluewater Europe, GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bluewater Learning, Inc. While based in Munich, it is the primary point of contact for companies based throughout Europe which are looking for consulting for learning and talent management or for support around selection, implementation, reporting or ongoing administration of learning, talent and human capital management systems, including Cornerstone OnDemand, SumTotal/Skillsoft, Ultimate Software, Workday, Saba, SuccessFactors/SAP and others.

About Chris Bond

Chris Bond, President and CEO of Bluewater, has been transforming the Learning and Talent management fields through his articles, speaking engagements and consulting services for over 20 years. His insights into the long-term value of learning and talent investments and the impact of ensuring business alignment with the learning and talent processes has led hundreds of companies, such as BP, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Lilly, Marriott Vacations Worldwide, Mazda, McKesson Medical-Surgical, Inc., Neiman Marcus, UNIVISION, HEB Grocers and Medtronic, to identify and solve for talent gaps and to recognize that licenses alone do not solve business problems.

About William Benn

William Benn, Managing Director, Bluewater Europe, has been at the forefront of talent and learning innovation for global organizations, and has successfully led major projects with global and European industry leaders such as Lloyds Banking Group, Aviva, BP, Pfizer, Merck Group and Zurich Insurance.  He has developed deep knowledge and insights into the strengths and limitations of leading HCM enterprise solutions having worked with SaaS and Cloud technologies in HR for over a decade. He has been on the Bluewater Executive team since November 2015.


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