Matthew A. Noe, GPHR
Senior Human Resources Manager | Caterpillar, Inc.
Kelly M. Snow
Senior Director of Human Resources | PepsiCo
Organizational Development Strategist for Commercial Sales, Chief Marketing Office, & Chief Customer Office | Dell Technologies
Upon Dell’s announcement of its intent to acquire EMC in 2015, Carol has also served as project manager for the Organization, Talent, Culture, and Change Management workstream and has led the global Organizational Design and Talent Integration sub-workstreams throughout the integration to date.
Prior to her work in the Commercial Sales and Enterprise solutions team, Carol has served in various roles at Dell including HR Business Partner for the Office of the CIO, Corporate Strategy and Legal and Sales Operations teams as well and Organizational Design Consultant for the Corporate functions including HR, Legal, Corporate Communications and Marketing. Carol has also served in as a leader for key projects for various regional and global initiatives.
Prior to Dell, Carol held HR Business Partner roles at GenBand and Harte-Hanks and worked as a recruiter and university relations manager at Pier 1 Imports. Carol holds a BA from Texas A&M University.
HR Manager, US Global Functions | Shell
Sonja Gonzales serves as the HR Manager of US Global Functions (IT, Finance, HR, Legal, Corporate Groups). In this role, Sonja is responsible for providing strategic HR leadership for the 15 team members providing HR support to a 3000+ employee population.
Sonja joined Shell in May 2012 as an HR Account Manager for the US Legal organization. Prior to joining Shell, Sonja served as the HR Director for MFR, PC, a regional Public Accounting and Consulting firm. She has previously worked in various HR capacities for VALIC (Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company), IKON Office Solutions and Dynegy. Sonja also worked for INROADS, a non-profit whose mission is to develop and place underserved youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. Sonja served as the Managing Director for the Houston affiliate and then as Regional Director of the South Central Region including affiliates in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Sonja has a passion for employee development particularly in the arena of leadership development.Outside of Shell, Sonja volunteers her time to provide career development support for the Houston Dynamo, Houston’s Major League Soccer team and for the Houston Dash, Houston’s Women’s Professional Soccer team as they prepare for careers post-professional soccer. Sonja also serves as President of the Board of Directors of Zoey’s Angels, a non-profit founded by her family in 2012.
Global Human Resources Lead | Amazon
Pramukh is a global Human Resources Leader with broad based generalist experience in Fortune 500 companies, like Accenture, Microsoft, and Amazon, with strong focus on business partnership, innovation, service delivery and people leadership for over 25 years. He has deep expertise in driving critical HR initiatives that support and further business goals and has demonstrated success in large scale organization design & development, change management and leadership excellence initiatives. He has extensive global experience in Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia and North America, having lived and worked in Bombay (India), Prague (Czech Republic), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Singapore and Seattle (USA).
Pramukh currently leads the Leadership and Organizational Development function for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and is based at Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, WA (USA). He is a regular speaker in HR forums and conferences and also an active mentor and coach.
Associate Professor, Krannert School of Management | Purdue University
Dr. Brad Alge holds the position of Associate Professor of Management in the area of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at Purdue's Krannert School of Management where he has served since 1999. An award-winning scholar and teacher, Dr. Alge teaches courses in organizational behavior and leadership at Purdue. His research focuses on leadership, organizational control, creative performance, social networking, and virtual/distance work. He has served on the editorial boards at the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Dr. Alge has over 20 years of experience helping companies to improve their business processes, organizational culture, and human capital. Dr. Alge currently teaches in the full-time MBA, Weekend MBA, Executive MBA, and executive non-degree programs at Purdue's Krannert School of Management with a focus on organizational behavior, leadership, and change management.
Prior to academia, Dr. Alge was a consultant for Accenture. Dr. Alge is a proud member of the 1988 NCAA Division I National Champion Football Team at Notre Dame. Dr. Alge received his BBA from the University of Notre Dame, his MBA from Kent State University, and his PhD from The Ohio State University.
Human Resources Assistant Senior Manager | Subaru of Indiana Automotive
Brad started with SIA nearly 25 years ago as a Production Associate. He received his Associate’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision from Purdue University and his Bachelors in Human Resource Management from Bellevue University, all while working full time. Currently, Brad is the chair of the Region 4 Works Council and Employer Engagement Taskforce. He serves on the Indiana Automotive Council, Indiana Chamber Workforce and Policy Committee, Afterschool Network Advisory Council STATE Workforce Innovation Council (SWIC), and Purdue University Technology Leadership and Innovation Advisory Board. Brad formerly served as an active board member of the Indiana Youth Institute, Indiana career council core-40 subcommittee, and the WIOA taskforce.