Jarik Conrad

Senior Director, Human Capital Management (HCM) Innovation, Ultimate Software

Jarik Conrad, EdD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the senior director of Human Capital Management (HCM) Innovation for Ultimate Software. In that capacity, Dr. Conrad helps organizations stay abreast of the latest workforce trends and innovative approaches to people management and talent optimization. He is an award-winning author and sought-after keynote speaker. Dr. Conrad has been recognized as a thought-leader in the areas of emotional intelligence, diversity and inclusion, and leadership. Immediately prior to joining Ultimate Software, he led The Conrad Consulting Group where he served as an executive coach, facilitator, and management consultant. Dr. Conrad has held significant roles at Fortune 500 companies, including McDonnell Douglas (Boeing), Pillsbury (General Mills), Union Carbide (Dow), Citigroup, and CSX.