April 6, 2021
The world-renowned HR thought leader Josh Bersin joins Mike Simonds, COO of Unum Group, and Swapnil Prabha, Unum’s VP of Digital Offerings, in a discussion about the fundamental changes wrought by the pandemic – and how those changes are driving benefits tech trends.
Global Industry Analyst, Dean, Josh Bersin Academy
Josh Bersin founded Bersin & Associates in 2001 to provide research and advisory services focused on corporate learning. He expanded the company’s coverage to encompass HR, talent management, talent acquisition, and leadership and became a recognized expert in the talent market. Bersin sold the company to Deloitte in 2012. In 2019, Bersin founded the Josh Bersin Academy, a professional development academy which has become the “home for HR” in past months. He is frequently featured in publications such as Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HR Executive, The Wall Street Journal, and CLO Magazine. He is a popular blogger and has more than 800,000 followers on LinkedIn.
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Unum Group
Mike Simonds is the Chief Operating Officer of Unum Group, one of The Ethisphere Institute’s world’s most ethical companies. Since joining Unum in 1994, Simonds has worked in various leadership roles and has helped lead the company’s focus on customer satisfaction and expansion into voluntary, dental and vision benefits. He holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and anthropology from Bowdoin College and a master’s in business administration from Harvard Business School. In addition to his time at Unum, Simonds advised a range of financial institutions as a consultant for McKinsey & Company.
Vice President, Digital Offerings, Unum
With 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, Swapnil is the Vice President of Digital Offerings at Unum. Prior to joining Unum, Swapnil spent seven years at McKinsey & Company where she was a leader in the Insurance Practice focused on Digital Services across all lines of business and Employee Benefits specifically.
Unum Content Marketing Manager
Clare Morin is the Content Marketing Manager at Unum and a journalist who’s spent the last 20 years interviewing hundreds of thought leaders on topics ranging from wellness to culture, finance, human resources and technology. Born in the UK, raised in Hong Kong and based in the U.S. since 2009, she brings a global outlook to the HR Trends studio.
Global analyst Josh Bersin joins thought leaders from Unum in this SHRM webinar. Employee experience has become a key HR focus in 2021 – and will play a major role in the future of workforce retention and well-being.