Matt Burns

Matt Burns

Global HR Collective

CHRO; Co-Host of HR Leaders LIVE online show and podcast; Most Innovative Use of HR Technology Award Winner, Canadian HR Awards 2017

Matt Burns’ nearly 20-year corporate journey has taken him around the world, supporting companies with operations in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia & South America. In his previous HR Executive role, Matt led an HR team that was recognized in 2018 as the ‘Canadian HR Team of the Year – Retail / Hospitality’, on the heels of their 2017 award for the: ‘Most Innovative Use of HR Technology’.

Matt is passionate about innovation, technology, and the need for change within the HR profession. Through thought leadership, he’s developed a global audience of over 200,000 by tackling challenges facing the HR profession today, while also advising a number of HR technology organizations, to better enable HR departments of the future.

Matt’s own future is guided by purpose. On October 1, 2018, Matt announced the launch of the Global HR Collective, a social enterprise raising $1M for grassroots charities supporting mental health advocacy & women entrepreneurs.

Get ready for a high-energy discussion that blends passion, purpose & a bias for action that is sure to leave you with simple, actionable tactics.