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Reignite Your Workforce: Tips to Beat Burnout and Energize Employees

Join us for a session with Khalil Smith, VP, Inclusion, Diversity & Engagement at Akamai Technologies to talk about the responsibility - and opportunity - organizations have to addressing burnout

Event Date:

October 27, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Virtual Webinar


As we continue to face challenging times, employee burnout is on the rise. Organizations look to HR and L&D leaders for solutions, many of whom are experiencing burnout themselves.

How can HR and L&D leaders create strategies that will foster wellbeing, and reset and reignite engagement within their workforce?

Join us on October 27 at 1 pm ET to hear from Khalil Smith, Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity & Engagement at Akamai, and Dr. Sara Pixley, Vice President of Strategic Insights at ExecOnline, as they discuss:
– The responsibility – and opportunity – organizations have in addressing burnout
– Best practices for building a systemic support system for your employees
– How you can optimize your leadership development strategy to help your leaders empower their teams and rebuild trust and confidence


Khalil Smith

VP, Inclusion, Diversity & Engagement, Akamai Technologies

Dr. Sara Pixley

VP, Strategic Insights, ExecOnline

Khalil Smith, Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, and Engagement, Akamai Technologies.

Before joining Akamai, Khalil worked with NeuroLeadership Institute, a cognitive science consultancy, during which time he oversaw Consulting, Practices, and Research.  Prior to that, Khalil spent over 14 years in senior leader roles with Apple Inc., including leading a global Retail Training team of over 40 learning professionals, focused on expanding and strengthening the Apple culture across hundreds of retail stores in dozens of countries and languages. Khalil and his team were responsible for critical training elements for Apple, such as employee onboarding, technical skills, and product launches. 

Khalil holds an M.B.A with dual concentrations in Leadership and Strategy from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Sara Pixley, VP, Strategic Insights, ExecOnline

Dr. Sara Pixley is VP of Strategic Insights at ExecOnline, where she leads quantitative efforts to track program impact and drives frame-breaking thought leadership. She has a Ph.D. in cognitive science from Rice University and is a published author of heavily cited research in the field of learning optimization. She has experience leading quantitative and qualitative HR research, most notably within learning and development, total rewards, compensation, and benefits. Before joining ExecOnline, Sara ran an internationally recognized cognitive science center as the executive director and member of the faculty.

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