UNLEASH, a prominent HR events platform, is gearing up for its 11th annual event, UNLEASH World 2023, set to take place in Paris on 17th and 18th October.

This event, organised by UNLEASH, a global digital media and events business dedicated to HR, technology, learning, and recruitment, has become a cornerstone for HR professionals, offering a glimpse into the transformative potential of technologies like AI in shaping the future of work.

A Decade of Influence

Over the past decade, UNLEASH World has evolved into the go-to event for HR, recruitment, learning, and tech enthusiasts. This year’s edition promises to be no different, with a line-up of visionary keynote speakers and thought leaders from Fortune 500 companies. Attendees will have the chance to hear insights from CEOs of esteemed brands like L’Oréal, Aliaxis, and Roullier Group, as well as CHROs from Airbus, Spotify, and Sodexo. The event also welcomes rugby legends Jonny Wilkinson, CBE, and Serge Betsen, ensuring a diverse range of perspectives on the future of work.

Marc Coleman, CEO and Founder at UNLEASH, stated, “UNLEASH is the most influential HR event in the world, where attendees are given the opportunity to meet the who’s who of the industry from some of the most exciting brands and employers in the world – under one roof, over two days of face-to-face meetings.”

Headline Sponsors, including AWS, Bob, Deloitte, Eightfold, Phenom, Qualtrics, SAP SuccessFactors, Visier, Workday, and Workhuman, play a pivotal role in making UNLEASH World the epicenter of HR innovation.

Exploring Key Themes

The event, spanning 12 theaters, will delve into critical themes, such as:

Creating an Exponential Organization in the Modern Era: How organisations can adapt and thrive in the fast-paced, digital age.

The Adaptive Enterprise – HR Technology in the Age of AI: Exploring the impact of artificial intelligence on HR technology.

Tech & Human Harmony in a Hyper-Connected World: Navigating the balance between technology and human interaction.

Harnessing the Power of Resilience and Reinvention: Strategies for staying agile in a rapidly changing business landscape.

Mastering Employee Connection and the Social Contract in Today’s Talent Landscape: Examining the evolving relationship between employees and employers.

A Star-Studded Speaker Lineup

UNLEASH World 2023 boasts a star-studded speaker roster, featuring over 200 top professionals from the HR industry. Some notable speakers include:

  • Jean-Claude Le Grand, CHRO, L’Oréal
  • Katarina Berg, CHRO, Spotify
  • Josh Bersin, Founder & CEO, The Josh Bersin Company
  • Natalia Wallenberg, CHRO, Ahold Delhaize
  • Salim Ismail, Founder, OpenExO
  • Anika Grant, CPO, Ubisoft
  • Thierry Baril, CHRO, Airbus
  • Beatriz Rodriguez, Chief Talent and DEIB Officer, Bayer
  • Reza Moussavian, VP of People Products, Zalando
  • Maud Alvarez-Pereyre, Chief People & Transformation Officer, LVMH
  • Andrew Elston, Global Head, Workforce Strategy Enablement, HSBC
  • Laura Hingel, Global Head of Talent & Employer Branding, Christian Dior
  • Henrik Hansen, VP Global Head of Integrated People Services, Philips
  • Denise King, Vice President, Global Benefits and Payroll, Medtronic
  • Artur Nejmark, Head of HRIS Operations, Volvo Group

UNLEASH World Startup Program

In addition to the established industry giants, UNLEASH World 2023 also introduces the UNLEASH World Startup Program, providing a launchpad for pioneering entrepreneurs in the HR and Future of Work sectors. This platform has already helped startups raise an astounding €10 billion in funding. The 2023 UNLEASH World Startup Award offers early-stage companies an unparalleled opportunity to break through. Since its inception in 2011, this award has proven to be more than just a trophy; it’s a gateway to funding and exponential growth. The last four champions and runner-ups secured game-changing funding within months.

UNLEASH World 2023 promises to be a landmark event, offering invaluable insights into the future of work, HR technology, and the transformational power of AI. Stay tuned for more updates as the event approaches, and join us in Paris on October 17th and 18th, 2023, to be part of this influential gathering shaping the future of work.


For more information, including the agenda and how to register for the event, visit https://www.unleash.ai/unleashworld.