Asia HR Forum 2023, presented by FIND Human Resources.  

Acquire fresh ideas & big pictures concepts to move your organization ahead.  Hear strategies and best practices to get control of the most pressing issues and trends affecting the workplace: demographics upheaval, Data-Driven HR, Diversity & Inclusion, HR outsourcing, attracting top talent, keeping top talent, Work-From-Home Strategies, embracing wellness, skills gaps, on and on.

Top Thought Leaders and Authors

June 15th, 2023, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Manila Marriott Newport City Complex, Pasay City

Dr. Justin Cohen

Bestselling Author | Global Speaker | Breakthrough Coach

Human 3.0 Are you Future Fit?

​We are undergoing the greatest transformation in the history of humankind, nothing less than a revolution in the way that we live and work. From the first stone blade to chat GPT, humans have always found ways to advance. AI is the tool of all tools, one that could eventually end poverty, aging, and even the need for work. Yet, many are feeling anxious about being replaced by an APP.

What most people don’t realize is that they are already running the greatest APP of all, one that will enable them to win in this brave new world. With this APP (Agility, Positivity, and Purpose) Dr. Justin Cohen will show you how to make AI your partner rather than your competitor


Dr. Justin Cohen is a world leader in human transformation. He is a bestselling author and global speaker who has hosted multiple personal development television shows. Dr. J is a speaker Hall of Fame inductee and holds a doctorate in human transformation from Middlesex University, London. He has spoken, trained, and coached tens of thousands of people in over forty countries, providing them with powerful tools and insights to achieve lasting breakthroughs in their lives and businesses.

Dr. Jerome Joseph

Ranked by Global Gurus as the #2 Brand Expert in the World | Global Speaking Fellow

Creating Branded Cultures: Growing Your Brand from Within

​Creating Branded Cultures is a dynamic and engaging program led by global brand guru Dr. Jerome Joseph. In this session, you'll discover that world-class brands aren't simply bought, but are grown from within.

​You'll learn how to foster a culture of brand building within your organization, where every leader and employee not only understands your brand promise but also believes in it and knows how to consistently deliver on it. Get expert guidance and practical insights that will help you create a brand-driven culture that inspires employee loyalty & engagement. Get ready to unlock the full potential of your brand and take your business to the next level!


​Dr. Jerome Joseph, CSP, GSF, is a global Brand Though Leader, recognized as the No. 2 expert in the world (2022) in this field. He has authored 8 best-selling books and has consulted and spoken for some of the world's most prominent brands. As an award-winning strategist and professional speaker, Dr. Joseph specializes in Brand Strategy, Brand Experience, Internal Branding, Personal Branding, Digital Branding, and Branded Customer Experience. With over 25 years of experience, he has worked with more than 1,000 brands, including Fortune 500 companies, across 37 countries.

Scott Friedman

Global Speaking Fellow | Founder “Together We Can Change the World

Celebrate! The Secret to Winning in the New Abnormal

​“Celebrate!” helps organizations create happier, healthier, more connected workplaces. With lighthearted humor, engaging interaction, and the latest relevant research and examples, Scott illustrates how to create a culture of innovation and celebration.

​Discover how turning on your “GPS”—Gratitude, Play and Surprise—will guide you and your organization toward increased productivity, better team performance and a happier, more profitable future.


​Scott Friedman, CSP, 2004-05 President of the National Speakers Association (NSA), is the author of four books: A Celebration a Day! 365 Ways to a Happier, Healthier Workplace, Celebrate! Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Admired Organizations, Happily Ever Laughter: How to Engage Any Audience, and Using Humor for a Change. As a motivational humorist, Scott’s main area of expertise is employee innovation, customer experience, and using humor/celebration as a strategic tool.

Stan Phelps

Best Selling Author of the Goldfish Series | Internationally Acclaimed Speaker

Navigating the Gray Areas of Leading Five Generations in the Workplace

We find ourselves at a unique time where organizations must lead five different generations.

This engaging program will explain the reasons that drive generational differences and then share best practices for leading across the generations.

It will provide a map for leaders to follow as they recruit, train, manage, and inspire across the generations.


Stan Phelps is a Forbes Contributor, TEDx Speaker, IBM Futurist, Certified Speaking Professional, and best-selling author of the Goldfish Series. A show-and-tell speaker, Stan empowers audiences to take action that delivers bottom-line impact. He strives to change the paradigm of marketing by encouraging audiences to focus on experiences as the ultimate competitive differentiator. He believes purposeful DX wins the hearts of employees and customers, and differentiation ultimately boosts loyalty, retention, referrals, and results.

Paul Larsen

Award Winning Author | Intl Speaker | Wharton Business School Coach

FINDING YOUR V.O.I.C.E. AS A LEADER: Learn the 5 Simple Steps to Create Your Courageous Brand of Leadership

​From flipping hamburgers on Main Street to leading HR for Wall Street, Paul has continually reinvented his leadership voice to thrive within the uncertainty of our ever-more chaotic world.

​As an Impostor Syndrome fighter, and now a Wharton School Executive Coach, Paul has successfully partnered with hundreds of leaders and teams worldwide to help them overcome their self-doubt and find their confident V.O.I.C.E.


​The author of the award-winning leadership book, Find Your VOICE as a Leader™️, Paul N Larsen, MA, CPPC, is a sought-after Wharton School Executive Coach, Speaker, and Educator. Bringing to life over 35 years of business expertise, Paul will bring you and your audience to life with his engaging and inspiring storytelling and very practical leadership tips.

Jean Marie DiGiovanna

Best selling Author | Executive Coach | Global Speaker

The Future Leader IS the Renaissance Leader

​We are in a time of rebirth, reinvention, and innovation. Companies can no longer survive with targeted experts who fill a specific role. To prosper in this post-pandemic era, organizations must cultivate Renaissance leaders whose skill set runs both deep and wide and who inspire teams to innovate, collaborate and exceed performance goals together.

​In this engaging session, Jean Marie will energize your mind and heart as she shares the vital skill-set Leaders need in this age of rapid change to expand their thinking, breakthrough challenges with grace and harness the power of Renaissance Leadership™.


​Jean Marie DiGiovanna, CPCC is an international keynote speaker, leadership educator, and certified executive coach. She brings over 30 years of experience to organizations across the globe helping thousands of leaders and their teams shift the way they think, lead and communicate. She is a master of experiential learning with a unique gift for asking the questions no one is asking and deeply listening for what is not being said. Her Renaissance Leadership Programs help organizations foster a culture of increased trust, collaboration, and belonging so employees feel confident speaking up, sharing ideas, and resolving conflict with grace. She is the Amazon best-selling author of “Stop Talking Start Asking: 27 Questions to Shift the Culture of Your Organization”. Jean Marie

Frank Furness

AI Strategist | Best Selling Author | Global Speaking Fellow

Leadership in the Digital Age

​The world has changed so much post-pandemic. People have different working habits, and new technologies like AI and ChatGPT will affect every business. Discover how the combination of these technologies with excellent service can be used to attract staff and clients, revolutionize marketing and sales, and create new opportunities for success.

Walk with the Tigers in business who have adopted and changed their business models for the post-pandemic era.

​From his early years as a successful drummer backing the world’s top acts, then rising to the top one percent of salespeople worldwide, Frank Furness has emerged as a top global keynote speaker, sales specialist, ChatGPT consultant, and LinkedIn specialist. He helps produce stellar results for entrepreneurs and organizations around the globe. He currently spends seventy percent of his time speaking internationally, working in sixty-nine countries. Frank has been awarded ‘Top Speaker’ for Vistage Europe and has been recognized as ‘Overseas Speaker of the Year’ for TEC Australia. His books Walking with Tigers – Success Secrets of the World’s Top Business Leaders and How to Find New Business and Clients are international best sellers.

Monica Maralit


FIND Human Resources

​WELCOME: Monica has spent many years managing global recruiting teams with PSG, the world's largest provider of offshore recruiting services with 4,000 employees in the Philippines. FIND was setup specifically to provide world-class recruiting services to the Philippines.

Mark Lwin

Managing Director | Reed Elsevier Philippines (a RELX company)

Mark is one of the most experienced leaders in the booming shared services sector in Southeast Asia.

Reed Elsevier Philippines is a subsidiary of RELX, a leading global provider of professional information solutions in the science, medical, legal, risk management and business sectors. RELX divisions include: Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional, Reed Exhibitions, and LexisNexis Risk. Mark previously ran shared services facilities in Malaysia and the Philippines for AIG.

WELCOME: Monica has spent many years managing global recruiting teams with PSG, the world’s largest provider of offshore recruiting services with 4,000 employees in the Philippines. FIND was setup specifically to provide world-class recruiting services to the Philippines.

Pam Donato

VP of HR (Philippines, China, Australia, New Zealand) Foundever

Pam is one of the region’s most senior HR leaders. She heads a large HR group across the Asia Pacific region. Her company, Foundever, is one of the world’s largest customer experience providers. With more than 40,000 professional staff members in the Philippines, it is also one of the nation’s largest and most progressive employers.