Topic: Reimagining Performance Management: Improving Performance, Strengthening Relationships, and Engaging Talent Through the Power of Conversation
Kristopher Newbauer, EdM, MHRM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPLP, CPT is Director of People & Talent (HR) at Rotary International's world headquarters just outside of Chicago, Illinois USA. Rotary is the world's oldest—and one of the largest—humanitarian service club organization in the world. Newbauer has been with Rotary since 2004 and holds graduate degrees in Global Human Resource Development from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Human Resource Management. In addition, Newbauer holds certificates in human resources from Cornell University, DePaul University, and the American Management Association. Newbauer serves on the faculty in the Department of Literacy, Leadership, and Development in the College of Education at Northeastern Illinois University where he teaches graduate courses in organization development and measurement and evaluation in human resource development. He previously served on the adjunct faculty in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Newbauer serves on the board of Directors of the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET) since 2009, where he served as president from 2013-14. He is currently completing his third three-year term. Newbauer has also served on the Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Exposition Planning Advisory Committee in 2016 and 2017. He has spoken a several IACET meetings and ATD conferences.