Jarik Conrad


VP, Human Insights and Executive Director, Workforce Institute

Jarik Conrad

Jarik Conrad, EdD, SPHR, SHRM-CSP, NACD.DC, is a sought-after speaker on employee health and wellness, the future of work, emotional intelligence, and workplace diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging (DEI&B). Dr. Conrad has been recognized as one of the world’s top “people practitioners” as well as a “Top HR Influencer.” He is the author of the bestselling books, “The Fragile Mind: How it Has Produced and Unwittingly Perpetrates America’s Tragic Disparities” and “In Search of Humanity: Why We Fight, How to Stop, and the Role Business Must Play.” Dr. Conrad is the Vice President of the Human Insights team at UKG. Prior to UKG, he spent over 20 years in HR leadership roles in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

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Get a sneak peek at the award-winning author and keynote speaker as he discusses emotional intelligence, having your voice heard, and the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace — just to name a few.

Speaker Reviews for Jarik

"The only negative thing I can say is that I wish we'd had more time to hear this presenter speak!"

IOWA Employment Conference

“WOW! Dr. Jarik Conrad's presentation is amazing. And his delivery style is equally amazing! Thank you for the opportunity to experience the thought leadership of Dr. Jarik.”

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Resources for Humans Conference

"I think this is probably the best diversity & equity session I've ever attended. The presenter made the information very approachable while still being very informative."

UKG eSymposium
Speaking Topics
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Embracing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEI&B)

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Leading with Emotional Intelligence

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Prioritizing Health & Wellness

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Strategic Human Resources

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In Search of Humanity

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The Fragile Mind

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