Luciana leads Employee Experience at HP, overseeing culture, employee communications, engagement, and change.
With 20+ years of experience, Luciana specializes in helping corporate leaders achieve business results by driving culture and engaging employees with the company, their colleagues, and their work through effective programs and communications.
She has led both internal and external communications teams. Prior to joining HP in 2015, Luciana spent four years at Apple. Before that, she spent four years at PwC. Luciana began her career at Sapient. She consulted for MIT, Manulife, and Merck, among other clients.
Luciana has twice received the prestigious International Association of Business Communicators’ Gold Quill Award. She has a BA in English and Anthropology from Amherst College and an MBA from Boston University, both with high honors. She is married, loves to travel, and is happy to call the Napa Valley her home.
Karen Niparko is the Executive Director of the Office of Human Resources for the City and County of Denver. She oversees all aspects of the City’s human capital strategy including talent branding, recruitment, retention, rewards, learning & development, HRIS and analytics/innovation. She sponsors the City’s biennial Employee Engagement Survey and employee top recognition programs. In her role, Karen works closely with the Mayor’s office and City Council on behalf of human capital initiatives. Her team is focused on talent acquisition, increasing employee engagement to retain the best talent, performance excellence and innovation.
Karen holds an MBA from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business, a BA from the University of Michigan and C-level executive programs at Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Karen serves on the board of IPMA-HR CO, Denver Head Start, is part of the Bloomberg/Harvard University City Leadership Initiative and frequently speaks at conferences and trade associations. She formerly served as a committee chair of the e-commerce committee of the Colorado Governor’s Strategic Workforce Development Council and chair of INROADS diversity internship programs. She is also chair of the Niparko Family Foundation with her adult children that focuses on eliminating domestic abuse and human trafficking while promoting self-sufficiency and education. She serves on the events committee for the Rose Andom Center in Denver – a center for victims of domestic violence.
Tanya Liblik is an impatiently curious early-adopter who fosters awareness and information-sharing through memorable and engaging activities, campaigns, and encounters. An independent thinker with 20+ years in the global corporate arena, Tanya is highly valued for her candid, direct approach and creative multi-aspect program design.
In her current role, Tanya created and now leads the Employee Experience program for IBM Canada, dedicated to cultivating strategies that humanize the workplace. Applying cognitive analytics toolsets, she turns feedback into actionable insights, offering executive counsel and driving organizational change activities – big and small – aimed at developing new perspectives and elevating the employee experience.
Tanya is certified in four key disciplines: instructional design/development, project management, human resources management, and design thinking facilitation. This integration of knowledge and capability drives her holistic approach in addressing new challenges.
Passionate about putting the human first in each endeavour, Tanya injects thoughtfulness and fun into every interaction. She firmly believes that people want to do their best and it is her goal to facilitate that objective.