Recoreded: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

By: Dave Romero, President, Unboxed Training & Technology; Stacy Burdett, Vice President, Smith+Nephew Global Commercial Training + Education; Christopher Leady, Global Talent Management Executive, Axalta Coating Systems; and Katie Lackey, VP of Learning & Leadership Development, Honeywell

Major changes rarely come without resistance. In this webinar, we will discuss how L&D leaders can implement innovative continuous learning programs that purposely fit into the evolving hybrid work environment. We’ll also discuss how to create internal advocacy by engaging senior stakeholders. During this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Pivot your high-priority initiatives into a model that purposely fits in the new hybrid work environment.
  • Establish internal advocacy to create and execute reskill and upskill programs aligned with critical business objectives.
  • Engage senior stakeholders to support the continued advancement of your leadership, sales, and onboarding programs.


Dave Romero:

President, Unboxed Training & Technology

Dave Romero is the president of Unboxed Training & Technology. He has more than 25 years of experience designing and implementing training and sales technology solutions for a variety of organizations in both size and industry. Dave is passionate about improving retention and the learner experience by creating new ways to educate and empower employees. When he’s not working, Dave enjoys spending time outside mountain biking, backpacking, and hiking with his friends and family. 

Stacy Burdett:

Vice President, Smith+Nephew Global Commercial Training + Education

Stacy Burdett has more than 25 years of experience in commercial training, sales management and enablement, and global marketing. Stacy is passionate about travel and new experiences.

Christopher Leady:

Global Talent Management Executive, Axalta Coating Systems

Christopher Leady is a dynamic and strategic HR executive with more than 25 years of experience with leading global talent management, leadership, executive assessment, coaching, employee engagement, organizational development, learning, culture, and diversity. Christopher’s impact and accomplishments span across multiple Fortune 500 companies in industries including financial services, consumer products, healthcare, and chemical coatings. He has lectured as a keynote speaker on topics related to global learning strategies, high potential talent development, DEI, and culture transformation.  

Katie Lackey:

VP of Learning & Leadership Development, Honeywell

Katie Lackey is the vice president of learning and leadership development for Honeywell. She is responsible for leading the end-to-end learning strategy and central resources to enable a cohesive learning experience for Honeywell employees across the globe. Katie joined Honeywell in 2020. Prior to joining Honeywell, she worked in talent management at Bank of America and was a partner in an innovation consulting firm where she led the learning and leadership development division, Frontier Academy.

She has experience in recruiting, business development, leadership and development, and scaling businesses and has been a partner of two fast-paced start-ups. Katie holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from James Madison University and an executive certification in polarity management from Georgetown, Institute of Transformational Leadership. Katie is originally from Richmond, Virginia, and currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. She’s married with two children and a friendly black lab named Sam.