The Meaning of Work, and Why It Matters: A Conversation with Laszlo Bock ’99 and Professor Amy Wrzesniewski

Colloquium on Business and Society

February 19, 2019, 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. EST

Please join us for an intimate conversation between two leading voices on the changing nature of work. From the academic perspective to industry application to new technologies coming to market, Amy Wrzesniewski, Michael H. Jordan Professor of Management,  and Laszlo Bock ’99 will shine a light on what it means to find meaning at work—and why it matters to industries as much as to individuals.

This event is open to the Yale community.

Edward P. Evans Hall
165 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
United States

Speakers

Laszlo Bock

Laszlo Bock ’99

Co-founder and CEO, Humu

Laszlo Bock is CEO of Humu, a company making work better through science, machine learning, and a little bit of love. His New York Times bestseller, WORK RULES!, has been published in more than 25 languages. Laszlo is also credited with creating...

Laszlo Bock is CEO of Humu, a company making work better through science, machine learning, and a little bit of love. His New York Times bestseller, WORK RULES!, has been published in more than 25 languages. Laszlo is also credited with creating the field of “People Analytics”, the application of academic-quality rigor and Google-paced innovation to people management. From 2006 to 2016, Laszlo was S.V.P of People Operations and a member of Google’s management team, growing the company to over 70,000 employees while ensuring the culture remained innovative and robust. During his tenure, Google was recognized over 150 times as an exceptional employer, and was named the #1 Best Company to Work For in the United States seven times. Laszlo is credited with creating the field of “People Analytics”, the application of academic-quality rigor and Google-paced innovation to people management.