How well is your organization able to support its workers as they ride an emotional roller coaster due to losses in the family, disrupted life conditions, and burnout at work? How are you balancing your efforts and investments toward employee wellbeing with the task or reenergizing and realigning your organization’s priorities to stay sustainable and profitable as a business?
Kathleen Larkin, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, South Jersey Industries
As chief human resources officer for SJI, Kathleen Larkin is charged with providing strategic HR leadership, using data to develop approaches that align key stakeholders, engaging teams, and driving execution of our strategy. Ms. Larkin joi... More View all posts
As chief human resources officer for SJI, Kathleen Larkin is charged with providing strategic HR leadership, using data to develop approaches that align key stakeholders, engaging teams, and driving execution of our strategy. Ms. Larkin joined SJI in 2020. Previously, she served as a senior vice president for CubeSmart. An accomplished human resources professional and business leader with nearly 30 years of experience. Ms. Larkin also previously held leadership roles at Korn Ferry, The Pew Charitable Trusts and CIGNA Corporation. An alumna of La Salle University's School of Business Administration, Ms. Larkin earned her undergraduate degree in accounting and management. She also holds an MBA from University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. Less View all posts
Samuel Sudhakar, Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Technology Services, California State University, San Bernardino
Dr. Samuel Sudhakar serves as the Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Technology Services at California State University, San Bernardino where he provides leadership to nine department heads, orchestrating academic ... More View all posts
Dr. Samuel Sudhakar serves as the Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Technology Services at California State University, San Bernardino where he provides leadership to nine department heads, orchestrating academic technologies & innovation, institutional research & analytics, digital transformation, administrative computing and business intelligence, technology operations & customer support, information security, compliance, & emerging technologies, and strategic technology initiatives. Under his leadership, CSUSB was awarded University Business Magazine’s “Models of Excellence” honors for the Vital and Expanded Technologies Initiative (VETI), and continues to enjoy high visibility across the system for innovative technologies for student learning and success to include, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Immersive Learning Technologies, and Infrastructure to support faculty led innovation and research. Since joining CSUSB in 2013, Sudhakar has turned IT Services into a proactive, customer-centric division with priority on providing world-class customer services to students, faculty and staff and improving operational efficiency in all areas of university operations. Dr. Sudhakar serves on the Board of the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), where he serves as the Chair of the Governance and Board Development Committee. Prior to joining CSUSB in 2013, Dr. Sudhakar served as the Vice President of Administrative Services and CIO at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois. Under his leadership, Carl Sandburg College was ranked No. 1 in the nation for digital technology, by ther Center for Digital Education, and has been named among the top 10 in that category form 2006-2013. Sudhakar was named among the top 50 educational technology innovators by Converge Magazine. Dr. Sudhakar holds a PhD in Business Administration from Northcentral University, an MBA from St. Joseph’s University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering from Bharathiar University in India. Less View all posts