Fortune's 'Best Company' for Work: Career & Networking Workshop with Hyatt Hotels

- Online Zoom Conference



Online Zoom Conference


Please join YJP and Malaika Myers, CHRO at Hyatt Hotels Corporation on January 12th at 12pm ET as we discuss the changing world of travel and hospitality. Through this mentorship initiative, young professionals will have the opportunity to explore innovative strategies and the future of the digital customer experience. Our virtual community will have the opportunity to partake in an intimate and candid discussion with a Q&A session.   

For questions about the event: please email

This event is complimentary for:
Young Leadership members and above levels.    

*YJP has a non-solicitation policy covering all of our conferences and events. In order to provide a distraction-free environment for our mentors, sponsors, attendees, and employees, we do not allow solicitation at our events by attendees or unauthorized parties without the express written permission or consent from YJP. 

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Malaika Myers
Chief Human Resources Officer at Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Myers brings 25-plus years of Human Resources experience to the Cielo Board, having worked in the consumer products, chemicals and hospitality industries for both public and private companies. In her current role, Myers is responsible for Hyatt’s human capital and talent strategy and sits on the company’s Executive Committee.

Prior to joining Hyatt, Myers led the global human resources function for Jarden Corporation and served as CHRO for Arysta LifeScience, where she led the HR function through an operating-model transition. Myers also served in various senior human resources roles at global wine and spirits company, Diageo PLC, and spent 10 years with PepsiCo, where she held numerous positions, including Vice President of Human Resources for the PepsiCo Sales Organization. She started her HR career with FMC Corporation.

Myers earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Business from the State University of New York at Buffalo and is a member of the Board of Directors for Skills for Chicagoland’s Future, as well as a former Board member of the Stamford Boys and Girls Club. She resides in Wilmette, Illinois, with her husband and two children.

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Liza Haffenberg
Head of Employee & Wellbeing Movements at StrawberryFrog

Liza is a movement maker with a passion for helping companies activate their purpose internally – galvanizing employees to act, change and advocate.

Liza has multi-cultural management experience, growing business and building long-term client partnerships on three continents. Her marketing career started 20+ years ago at a local advertising firm in Tokyo, before returning to her native Stockholm to run global network agency TBWA – and then embarking on a new chapter in NYC in 2009.

She has developed branding and communication for a wide range of global brands but lately, her focus has been on changing culture and moving employees to action inside organizations. Partnering with Walmart, Liza helped reinvent engagement and communication for 1.5 million employees in the U.S..

Liza is a strong believer in developing people-centric solutions applying ‘Movement Thinking’. Creating strategies, platforms and activations that drive positive change, transforming employee mindset and behavior.

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Jeff Schachter
President & Chief Operating Officer at Crawford Lake Capital

Mr. Schachter joined Crawford Lake as President and Chief Operating Officer in 2015. Prior to joining Crawford Lake, from 2011 to 2015, Mr. Schachter was the co-founder and Managing Partner of Avet Capital Management, a long/short biotech equity hedge fund partially seeded by Julian Robertson of Tiger Management. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Schachter was a Managing Director at Helios Advisors LLC, a $580 million New York based multi-strategy hedge fund. From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Schachter was Head of Marketing for Greystone, Inc., a real estate company with approximately $10 billion in assets. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Schachter co-founded and built Cedarview Capital Management into a $680 million alternative asset manager focusing in the high yield bond and leverage loan markets. Mr. Schachter began his Wall Street career in 1995 at Jefferies & Company in high yield sales and trading and spent 9 years on the sell-side at various investment banks. Mr. Schachter received a Juris Doctor degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley in 1990, and a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986, where he graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors.


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