Up until August, 2011, most recently served as President, North America and Internet Solutions at Dun & Bradstreet Corp. since July 1, 2009. Previously Stoeckert was at Automatic Data Processing, Inc., where for nearly 17 years he held various senior leadership positions. He most recently served as the President of Employer Services International of Automatic Data Processing Inc. for 5 1/2 years where he was responsible for all HRO businesses outside the U.S., offering product and services in over 50 countries. Under his leadership, the international HRO business accelerated growth significantly and grew to $1.3 Bil. He also led the creation of ADPs key multinational and global solutions: GlobalView and Streamline. Previously, Stoeckert led the $2.0 Bil North American Major Accounts Services HRO business for 5 1/2 years with primary focus in the U.S. on the middle market, and with the broad markets in Canada and the Caribbean. He joined ADP in a senior operational role in 1991, focused on the U.S. and Canada markets. Before joining ADP, Stoeckert was with Ryder System, Inc. for 16 1/2 years in general management, strategy and financial roles. There, his general management roles were in the payment systems, database management and property and casualty industries. His financial roles were in the leasing, retail and transaction processing industries. While at Ryder, he held the role of Chief Strategy Officer including Business Development for nearly two years. At the time of his departure from Ryder, he held the position of President & Chief Executive Officer of the Insurance Management Services Division. He holds undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Miami and MBA from the University of Miami Graduate School of Business.
George I. Stoeckert serves as President, North America and Internet Solutions at Dun & Bradstreet Corp. and served as its President of D&B North American customer segments Dun & Bradstreet Corp. since July 1, 2009. Stoeckert was most recently at ADP, Inc., where for 17 years he held various senior leadership positions. He served as the President of Employer Services International of Automatic Data Processing Inc. from 2003 to April 3, 2008 and its Corporate Vice President until July 2008. Stoeckert served as the President of Major Accounts Division, Employer Services of Automatic Data Processing from 1995 to 2003. He joined ADP in 1991. Before joining ADP, Stoeckert was with Ryder System, Inc. for 16 years in general management and financial roles. At the time of his departure from Ryder, he held the position of President & Chief Executive Officer of the Insurance Management Services Division. He holds undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Miami and MBA from the University of Miami Graduate School of Business.
Peggy Taylor has been managing partner of B Cubed Ventures, LLC, an investment management firm, since 2000. From 2000 to 2005, Peggy also served as president of PeopleSoft Investments, Inc., a subsidiary of PeopleSoft, Inc., a provider of human resources management systems and other enterprise application systems.
Peggy originally joined PeopleSoft in 1989 and served on the company's management team for a decade. She served as senior vice president of operations, managing all corporate operations, including product development, customer services, professional services, and administration. She also has served as CEO of Venture Builders, LLC, a consulting company for start-up businesses, and in various management positions for The Hibernia Bank of San Francisco, California and the Bank of California.
Peggy has a bachelor of arts from Lone Mountain College in San Francisco.
Ian Ziskin is the president of EXec EXcel Group LLC, has served as chief human resources officer (CHRO) and other senior leadership roles with three Fortune 100 corporations namely – Northrop Grumman, Qwest Communications, and TRW. Ian also serves as special advisor to World 50, Inc., consulting for its HR50 and Next HR50 programs.
In addition to his work at EXec EXcel, Ian serves as special advisor to World 50, Inc., consulting for its HR50 and Next HR50 programs. He holds valuable leadership experience that stems from his CHRO tenures, during which he had a track record of designing and implementing innovative business and human-capital solutions for complex businesses with combined revenues of $68 billion and 300,000 employees in more than 25 countries.
As an integral part of his leadership and CHRO experience, Ian has partnered with CEOs, presidents, COOs, operating and staff executives, and boards of directors. His portfolio of responsibilities has extended beyond core human resources functions to include oversight of diversity and inclusion; employee communications; environmental, health, safety, and sustainability; ethics; facilities, flight operations and security.
Ian is an author and speaker on subjects including acquisition integration, career management, executive compensation, globalization, HR strategies and competencies, HR public policy issues, leadership and talent development, and the workforce/workplace of the future. He is the author of WillBe: 13 Reasons WillBe's are Luckier than WannaBe's, a leadership guidebook published in 2011. His writings and commentaries have been featured in books by authors such as John Boudreau, Ed Lawler, Dave Ulrich, Pat Wright, and others, as well as in periodicals and websites including BNA Reporter, Career Lab, Directors and Boards magazine, HR Executive magazine, HR Management magazine, SHRM magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Organizational Dynamics Journal. He speaks regularly at companies, universities, and professional association meetings.
Ian is a current and past member of multiple boards and executive committees, including chairman, USC Marshall School of Business Corporate Advisory Board; vice chairman, HR Policy Association; USC Center for Effective Organizations; Cornell University Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies; Personnel Round Table; and Human Resource People and Strategy. He is a founding member of the HR50 and the CHRO/Board Academy.
Dan Phelan is the senior advisor to the CEO at GlaxoSmithKline and member of the board of directors and the Management Development and Compensation Committee of TE Connectivity.
During his more than 30 years with GlaxoSmithKline, Phelan has held key leadership roles in several areas of the company. He was the senior vice president of human resources for 14 years. He also served as vice president of personnel for the U.S. Pharmaceutical Division, senior vice president of operations and administration for the global research and development organization, and from 2008 to 2010 served as chief of staff with global responsibility for a number of vital departments, including human resources and information technology.
An accomplished business professional, Phelan was the recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award from Rutgers School of Law-Camden. He has written on public sector collective bargaining, conflict management and unionization in high education. Most recently he was co-author of “Picking the Right Insider for CEO Succession,” published in the Harvard Business Review.
Phelan furthers his passion for helping people find jobs through his membership on the CEO Council for Growth of Select Greater Philadelphia, an organization that focuses on initiatives designed to stimulate jobs and new business opportunities in the Philadelphia area. He has served on the Dean’s Advisory Council of Rutgers School of Law-Camden and was elected to the Rutgers University Board of Overseers in 2009. He has been a lecturer on comparative corporate governance at the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor Relations Executive Master’s Program.
Prior to joining GlaxoSmithKline, Phelan served for six years as an officer on active duty and in the reserves with the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps. He also worked as an associate in the labor department of Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell and Hippel in Philadelphia. He earned a master’s degree in higher education administration from The Ohio State University and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law-Camden.