As founder of The Career Engagement Group, Anne and her team are dedicated to improving employee engagement, supporting Diversity Initiatives and creating career acceleration for target employees whether they are High Potentials, Talent, Graduates or Emerging Leaders. Developers of the world-leading Fuel50 careerDrive software, career pathing technology solution that was announced as an HR Tech Awesome New HR technology at the HR Technology Conference in October 2014 in Las Vegas.
Anne is an experienced OD Transformation expert and leader with strengths in all areas of Talent Management, and Organizational Development. She has been a Registered Organizational Psychologist for over 20 years, executive coach and recognized career management expert. She has had particular success in aligning talent initiatives with business strategies to deliver a measurable return on investment in multiple organizations over the years. Anne has led teams of experienced and talented professionals over the years delivering services in assessment design, competency framework development, coaching and training.
Anne is a serial entrepreneur, organizational psychologist and recognized talent management expert. She has been involved with Career Assessment and coaching through her entire career, is an expert at assessment design and development and was delivering customized predictive assessments with her business Talent Technologies in NZ, where she also distributed SilkRoad Talent Management Technologies. Talent Technologies was acquired by SHL in 2011, the catalyst for re-engaging with Career Analysts and the Fuel50 career software that Anne had originally developed. Anne believes her key talent is in attracting great people to the business and creating a culture that allows people to fully leverage that talent to maximum business impact.
Joanna Weidenmiller is the CEO and Co-founder of 1-Page (ASX:1PG), the next generation assessment platform for enterprises. 1-Page is also the first Silicon Valley company to list on the ASX.
Prior to launching 1-Page Joanna was CEO and Founder of Performance Advertising, responsible for building one of the US leading outsourced direct sales and marketing firms for two Fortune 500 companies, with a successful exit in 2007. Joanna moved back to the US after spending 5 years in China where she developed and led technologies in the mobile and e-commerce fields. On top of building 1-Page, Joanna most recently served as Managing Partner for Hubert Burda Media in China, where she headed the expansion and led all strategic operations.
Joanna earned her BA degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia where she was a Full Scholarship athlete and National rower. Joanna was recruited to the FBI out of college, where she trained police in the Middle East.
Currently she lives in San Francisco, and is active in raising awareness on female entrepreneurship and the need for more women in tech.