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HRSE KSA (HR Summit & Expo)
Masterclass with Sam Silverstein: 26 May 2024
Conference & Exhibition: 27 - 28 May 2024
Workshops: 29 - 30 May 2024
Mandarin Oriental Al FaisaliahRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Adam Hickman
Vice President of Learning, Org Development and Cast Members at Partners at Walt Disney Company


Dr. Adam Hickman serves as the Vice President of Organizational and Cast Development at the Walt Disney Company and is an internationally known expert in workplace management practices. He consults with clients to develop integrated programs for employee development based on the latest scholarly resources and practitioner knowledge. As a scholar and practitioner, Dr. Hickman helps clients worldwide assess their human capital management needs and design performance optimization strategies.

Dr. Hickman leverages his in-depth knowledge of remote working and managing hybrid employees in his work with clients. After completing his study on the effects of workplace isolation on remote workers’ performance, he has published over 90 research articles as an expert in engaging and managing employees. He is the co-author of “Leadership Theory in Action: Application and Practice in the Modern Workplace.” The book distills abstract concepts into tangible, usable strategies for being an effective leader in the modern organization.

Over Dr. Hickman’s career, he has served as a Senior Workplace Practice Leader for Gallup, overseeing all learning content used by consultants and ensuring the latest studies are relevant and add value to clients.

Adam holds a doctorate in organizational development, a master’s degree in organizational leadership, a master’s degree in leadership, and a bachelor’s in communication. Adam has also completed executive education at the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business.

Agenda Sessions

  • Strategic talent architecture: A business-centric approach to HR leadership in a competitive marketplace


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