Office Culture, HR & Diversity Forum
This event starts on August 15th at 6:00 PM.
YJP is an exclusive community dedicated to connecting young professionals with industry leaders. Join us as we discuss what HR experts are looking for when they hire top talent and how to retain them with a stellar office culture. We will be serving gourmet bites, signature cocktail, and strategic networking as we convene with the industry's top movers and shakers!
6:00 - 6:45 PM | Dinner & Cocktail Reception
7:00 - 8:15 PM | Roundtable Discussion
8:15 - 9:00 PM | Post-Session Networking, Cocktails & Dessert
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Ellen C. Shultz is the Executive Vice President of Talent and Inclusion for The New York Times. She joined The Times in June 2016 to assume the role.
Previously, Ms. Shultz worked for Media General starting in 2015 as vice president and head of Human Resources. Before that, she worked at Time Inc., where in her final role, she served as vice president of HR Operations and Systems. In this role, she led all aspects of the HR operations function in addition to oversight of the International HR department and Labor Relations.
She joined Time Inc. in 1999 as manager-in-recruitment and held various other successively senior positions at the company including HR director for Time Magazines in London from 2005-2010. She returned to New York as executive director of human resources before being promoted to vice president in 2013.
Ms. Shultz began her professional career in the retail sector before moving to human resources management and talent recruitment as a researcher and recruiter at The Barack Group in 1997.
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Catholic University of America in 1992.
As Chief People Officer for Viacom, Fukiko Ogisu manages the company’s human resources organization and associated functions, as well as oversees Viacom’s security services.
Prior to assuming her current role in 2018, Ogisu served as Senior Vice President of Viacom HR Business Operations & Information Solutions, where she led the Talent (Learning & Development, Organizational Effectiveness and Employee Engagement), HR Information and Analysis, HR Operations, and Greenroom company portal teams.
Prior to joining Viacom in 2008, Ogisu spent more than a decade at Microsoft on product and business teams across the company. Before joining Microsoft, Ogisu worked as an editor at Encyclopædia Britannica. She launched her career at Japan's largest daily newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun.
Ogisu holds an MA in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from The University of Chicago and graduated from Duke University with a degree in comparative area studies, modern Russia and Japan. Ogisu is an Army Brat and grew up living around the U.S. (Oklahoma, Virginia, Louisiana, and California) and outside the U.S. (Germany, Japan, and Okinawa).
Jonathan Beane is currently the Senior Vice President of Global Diversity and Inclusion for 21st Century Fox. In this position, Jonathan works with leadership to form and implement strategies that foster an inclusive culture across the company. To do so, he collaborates closely with partners across the business to effectively plan and execute on a variety of diversity and inclusion related initiatives on a global level.
Prior to joining 21CF, he was the Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion for Novartis Oncology. Before Novartis, Jonathan was the Executive Director of Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility at Time Warner.
Jonathan has a master of laws in taxation from Georgetown University and a juris doctor and master’s degree in business administration from the University at Buffalo - SUNY. He earned his bachelor’s degree in American History from Dartmouth College. Jonathan serves on the Board of Directors of GLAAD and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University at Buffalo’s Law School.
Michael F. Rosenblatt, CPA, has over 25 years of experience in executive search, identifying, structuring, financing and closing real estate transactions and identifying mergers and acquisitions for middle-market companies. As founder and President of The Quest Organization, he has managed assignments in the following industries: real estate, family offices, hedge funds, construction, private equity funds, not-for-profit, healthcare and public accounting.
Previously, he spent over seven years as a CPA with Deloitte LLP in public accounting and as a senior financial executive of a publicly held service company. The Quest Organization, which has completed its 32nd year of successful operation, is involved in executive search, mergers and acquisitions, assisting with the raising of capital, identifying truly off-market properties, bringing together joint venture opportunities for real estate investments and assisting with construction financing. He participates on several committees of the NYSSCPA, including his most recent current role as a member of the Board of Directors of The New York State Society of CPAs. Michael was the chairman of the Industry Oversight Committee for the past three years and he was previously the chairman of the Chief Financial Officers Committee of the NYSSCPA. He has also been the featured speaker on various issues related to human capital for Inc. Magazine, The Internal Auditors Association, FENG, The Deal and the NYSSCPA’s annual CFO Conference, and he was featured on radio stations 101.9 FM and 710 AM.
Renee Wietschner is currently the Human Resources Coordinator at the Orthodox Union. Renee is an HR professional with an understanding of how HR plays a strategic role within an organization and has a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry.
Renee has earned her Bachelor of Arts focused in psychology and business from Queens College, and is currently a Masters Candidate at New York University for an MS and concentration in Human Resources Management and Development. In addition, Renee is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and is a part of the SHRM Young Professionals Board of NYC.
When Renee is not working, she likes to travel, relax and go running.