2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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The annual destination Human Resources conference hailing from Indianapolis is coming to you as a fun size digital mini-series. 90-minute live episodes each week of October from incredible business minds passionate about creating a meaningful and productive workplace.
Have you heard about the easy way to create a meaningful and productive workplace? The one simple trick to attract, retain and empower the best people? Probably not, because it doesn’t exist! So let’s get to work on a real solution. One increment at a time.
Angela Smith Jones, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, City of Indianapolis
In January 2016, Angela Smith Jones was sworn in as Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett’s first Deputy Mayor for Economic Development. Under her purview, Smith Jones oversees Develop Indy, the city’s economic development organization, and Employ Indy, the city’s workforce improvement board. The Office of Minority and Women Business Development and works closely with the Office of International and Latino Affairs. Leading these organizations, Smith Jones directs the strategies of business retention and expansion, attraction of new companies, job growth, and the development of a strong workforce pipeline for the city of Indianapolis. She also ensures that entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds are supported and given opportunity. Smith Jones has led the attraction and expansion of Dow-DuPont, Salesforce and Infosys and has fostered the growth of Indianapolis’ marketing tech sector with targeted initiatives.