Strategic OD/OE leader with experience in developing talent and learning strategies, designing and executing pre-employment assessments, competency modeling, performance management, and succession planning. Focus on integrating talent management processes to meet organizational challenges with effective performance solutions and talent strategies.
Associate Director, Talent Development Astellas US LLC
Don is a highly experienced training, talent, and OD leader with an expertise in leadership development. While leading projects ranging from curriculum and instructional design to supervisor and executive development, Don is a strategic thinker capable of working boundaryless and inter-departmentally. Don writes and speaks nationally on the topic of leadership development.
Neda Alavi-Schlictman is the chief learning officer for Deloitte's Tax practice. A human performance executive with over 25 years of experience, Ms. Alavi-Schlictman helps major organizations improve the capabilities across multidisciplinary global services. In 2008 upon assuming her role as CLO, Ms. Alavi-Schlictman played a principal role in the creation of the multimillion dollar Deloitte University. Prior to Deloitte, Ms. Alavi-Schlictman held leadership positions at Sears Holdings Corporation and Arthur Andersen spanning a variety of human resource responsibilities.
Ms. Alavi-Schlictman was an honorable merit recipient for Training Magazine’s Vanguard Award and her efforts have contributed to a myriad of awards granted to Deloitte from top learning organizations, including ASTD, T+D magazine, and Chief Learning Officer magazine. She holds a B.A. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in sociology and political science and an M.S. from the University of Missouri–St. Louis in curriculum and instruction.