The CEO / HR Partnership – Driving DE&I, Culture, UpSkilling and More from the C-Suite

Join Ken Chenault, former Chairman and CEO of American Express; Chairman and Managing Director of General Catalyst; and Co-Founder of OneTen, a coalition of leading executives coming together to upskill, hire and advance one million Black Americans over the next 10 years into family-sustaining jobs with opportunities for advancement. In this fireside chat, Mr. Chenault will share his experience and thoughts on leadership, building inclusive cultures, hiring diverse teams, creating internal mobility and upskilling programs, and more. He’ll also share advice for HR and People leaders for partnering with CEOs and executive leadership teams to create a positive impact for your employees and your bottom line.

Ken Chenault
Chairman and Managing Director of General Catalyst
& Former Chairman and CEO of American Express
& Co-Founder of OneTen

Rachel Carlson
Co-Founder and CEO
Guild Education

Rachel is the Co-Founder and CEO of Guild Education, a fast-growing company that helps employers offer higher education to their frontline employees. Guild is on a mission to unlock opportunity for the 88 million Americans who are in need of education and reskilling in order to compete in the future of work.
Guild partners with Fortune 1000 companies like Walmart, Chipotle, Lowe’s and Discover, helping their employees go back to school in partnership with leading non-profit universities. Prior to Guild, Rachel was the CEO of Student Blueprint and worked for the 2008 Obama campaign before serving in the Obama White House.