Join us on an interesting conversation on learning the #FutureOfWork panel series. This session 2 leaders, sat together and shared their journey leading their organization through #Futureofwork and sharing their best practices and insights with us

Event Info:

Mark Avnet, VP, People at Simulmedia


Mark Avnet is VP, People at Simulmedia. Previously, he co-led the global Learning & Development team at Wayfair, built the people strategy for SFO airport, and served as a leadership development consultant with McKinsey. Mark began his career as a software engineer, and he holds an S.B. in Physics from MIT, an M.A. in Science, Technology, and Public Policy from GWU, and a Ph.D. in Engineering Systems from MIT.

Kathy Jeffery, Chief People Officer, Pear Therapeutics

Bio: Kathy has 15+ years of experience in start-ups and complex environments. Strengths in using data to drive decisions for positive Employee Experiences through Talent Management, Culture, and Communication Initiatives, Change Management, Leadership Coaching, and Learning and Development.


Vishal Kumar / President /

Bio: #FutureOfWork seeker testing the limits of technology in improving human productivity and life-style.
Discussion Timeline:

Some questions we covered:
Questions Planned for the session[provide feedback/changes if any]:
Everyone: Tell me about your journey?
Everyone: Briefly suggest what is #FutureOfWork means to you?
Mark: What are the key elements of an effective learning & development program?
Kathy: What have you learned about during COVID Isolation?
Kathy: How could an organization help employees as they are going through something like COVID?
Mark: What is the role of performance management in learning and career growth?

Everyone: What is your 1 takeaways for our listeners/viewers to bring success to their roles in the age of technology and AI.

TAO is building the World’s largest and AI-powered Skills Universe and Community powering career development platform empowering some of the World’s largest communities/organizations. Learn more at

About WorkPod:
Work Pod takes you on the journey with leaders, experts, academics, authors, and change-makers designing the future of work, workers, and the workplace.

WorkPod is managed by, a #FutureOfWork community for HR and Organization architects and leaders.

Sponsorship / Guest Request should be directed to

#FutureofWork #Work2.0 #Work2dot0 #Leadership #Growth #Org2dot0 #Work2 #Org2

About Author