Patty McCord: Lessons from a Silicon Valley maverick - new ways of working and collaborating

About this talk: Heading up HR at Netflix, Patty McCord experienced the unconventional start-up work cultures of Silicon Valley up close. She has made a close study of what makes these new cultures work and offers some surprising insights into how deceptively traditional some of these eccentric new offices still are. Finally she introduces some challenging new ideas on how to motivate people, develop talent, build trust, and ultimately create dynamic and thriving businesses anyplace, and in any industry.

About this speaker

Patty McCord coaches and advises companies and entrepreneurs on building culture and the leadership to reinforce it. She served as Chief Talent Officer of Netflix for 12 years. Along with input from the Netflix management team, she helped to create the Netflix Culture Deck. When it was posted on the Web, this presentation took on a life of its own. Viewed more than 11 million times, Sheryl Sandberg has said it “may be the most important document ever to come out of Silicon Valley.” McCord is an innovative businessperson who is willing to push the boundaries of thinking about the way we work.

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