Wagner Denuzzo

Head of Capabilities for Future of Work Prudential Financial, Inc.

Wagner is currently leading the Future of Work Talent CoE at Prudential. His team is responsible for Organizational Design and Capabilities, as well as the transformation of careers and skills development for the future. Prior to this role, Wagner was leading Leadership Talent Transformation at IBM where he also served as the head of Leadership and Management Development for the enterprise during IBMs largest transformation in its history. Wagner has been a Leadership/Organizational Development Consultant, Executive Coach, and HR strategist for over 20 years. Prior to joining IBM, Wagner had an Executive Coaching practice in NYC serving Fortune 500 clients nationwide. Wagner was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and holds a bachelor’s degree in communications, a Masters in Clinical Social Work from New York University.

Agenda Day

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

1:00 PM Keynote Panel: Driving workplace transformation and innovation through people, process & technology

The rise of robots and machine intelligence are leading us into the new reality of work where digital workforce plays an increasing role in productivity and efficiency. As the future of work is undeniably closer than before, companies need to start strategising their future of work approach holistically from people, process and technology perspectives. Industry experts are invited to join this keynote panel to share their views on both long term strategies and short term initiatives to help you shaping your future of work: 


• What does future of work look like post COVID-19? 

• Reinventing productivity and innovation through digital workplace

• From efficiency to experience: Driving customer and employee experience through workplace innovation

• Transformation goes beyond technology: Leading your people through the change

2:00 PM Leading into the Future: What does great leadership look like for the future of work?

We know that good leaders drive successful business outcomes through others, but we struggle with the identification of attributes, behaviors, competencies, and capabilities that define great leaders. In this session, Wagner Denuzzo, LCSW, will share his point of view on what makes a great leader for the Future of Work, and how the democratization of leadership can become the catalyst for positive cultural norms that activate business transformation. His own experiences as a psychotherapist, executive coach, organizational consultant, transformational leader, and Future of Work designer have shaped his views on how to develop leaders that are ambidextrous and adaptable to dynamic changes in their context. During this presentation, you will learn to:

·        Develop a Future of Work strategy that will shape leadership development for the next decade

·        Understand complexity as data in the identification of leadership capabilities required for desired outcomes

·        View leadership as the energy that fuels actions within an organizational system

·        Develop a contextual mindset that allows for prioritization of focus areas as we build the future-ready workforce

·        Create a leadership culture that’s fully inclusive of all people in the organization

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Wagner.

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