Diversity Reboot Summit

Exploring Male Allyship

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Exploring Male Allyship

In order to support women leaders, we need amazing male allies! How do we define allyship and what can male coworkers do to support and uplift their fellow team members. We are joined by a panel of amazing male allies including Anto Megerdichian, Recruitment Partner, Technology at American Express and Vipul Kumar, Vice President, Talent & Development, Deutsche Bank. Our panel looks forward to answering your questions!

Meet The Speakers

Vipul Kumar
Vipul Kumar
Vice President, Global Head, Talent & Development - Investment Bank || HR Business Partner
Innovative, dynamic and passionate HR thought leader with nearly 13 years of professional experience in multiple HR Generalist / Business Partner and Specialist roles across US, European and Asian markets, post Master’s degree in Human Resource Management Proven expertise in designing, planning and executing People strategy and HR programs that effectively attract, hire, engage and develop top talent to enable business performance and address organizational gaps, with a strong focus on diversity & inclusion, talent management and leadership development Results oriented with exceptional ability to think strategically and execute tactically while relying on data driven decisions to measure progress and impact Ability to influence and partner diverse business leaders and HR stakeholders through effective communication, collaboration and commercial thinking Trusted advisor to business with experience in building relationships across multiple high-touch and demanding clients in a complex matrix environment Deep working knowledge and skills in many different areas of HR including Talent Management, Succession planning & Readiness, Leadership Development & Coaching, Diversity & Inclusion, Learning & Development, Talent Acquisition, Organization Design & Culture, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Future of Work / Digital HR, Workday implementation, Onboarding, Change Management and Compensation & Benefits
Anto Megerdichian
Anto Megerdichian
Recruitment Partner, Technology, American Express

Anto is the Recruitment Partner, Technology at American Express and is responsible for Full Time recruitment within the technology organization (Salesforce & Money Movement). Before joining the American Express team, Anto served as Director - Strategic Accounts for Atyeti, Inc., a global information technology solutions and services provider.

Rob Ribar
Rob Ribar
Production Lead at PowerToFly

I have produced and managed promotional campaigns, including events and experiential marketing for theatrical works, rock concerts, and in support of global luxury brands, Broadway productions, and television networks. Whether meeting with top tier industry talent or pushing cargo boxes at an event activation, I bring together my passion for media and production with a skill set focused through my professionalism and conscientiousness. With this, I seek an opportunity where I can utilize and develop my hybrid blend of creative and business production skills.