Sarah Sladek Keynote Speaker
- Founder and CEO - XYZ University
- Founder and CEO - Sarah Sladek and Company
- Author of "Talent Generation", "Knowing Y" and "The End of Membership as We Know It"
Sarah Sladek's Biography
Sarah Sladek is a global leader in business strategy, social equity and talent engagement. A renowned thought leader on change management and generational shifts, Sarah is a highly sought-after speaker and Talent Economy influencer, tackling issues that are significant to current employment trends.
In 2019, she founded Sarah Sladek and Company, where she presides as CEO & Chief Strategist. The organisation focuses on how people interact with businesses and looks at market trends and demographic shifts to determine how to tailor them for adequate growth. She founded Save the Association in 2019, the first online platform for learning and virtual event broadcasts intended to connect association leaders worldwide. Sarah is also the long-standing CEO & Chief Strategist of XYZ University, founded in 2002. The firm researches how different generations interact and finds feasible ways to manage change, promote inclusivity and create inter-generational collaboration.
Sarah has also held several senior positions at various organisations, including Executive Director of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Director of Communications & Media Relations for Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce and Managing Editor for Finance and Commerce.
As an author, Sarah has published five books related to business and collaborative cultures. Her latest book Talent Generation (2017), is a welcomed addition to her other books, which include Knowing Y (2014), The End of Membership as We Know It (2011), Rock Stars Incorporated (2008) and The New Recruit (2007).
As a successful thought leader in business, she is a member of the Forbes Business Council, a prominent business networking group.
Sarah uses her expertise in next-generation intelligence research and strategic advice to assist international organisations in designing development plans. As a keynote speaker and thought leader, she offers solutions for dealing with The Great Resignation and other relevant workplace trends and evolutions. Sarah’s speeches are supported by years of expertise and thorough research and are highly applicable to developments in the workplace today.