Michael Puck

Dipl. Betriebswirt, SHRM-SCP

HR Innovation Fellow

Michael Puck is a business innovator and visionary keynote speaker; he enables companies to turn people-centric problems into competitive advantages. His diverse international background, 25 years of hands-on HR leadership experience, and passion for people fuel his role as the HR Innovation Fellow with the Human Insights Group at UKG.

Puck graduated from the Officer’s Academy of the German Air Force. During his time in the military, he earned a degree in business and a postgraduate degree in economics from VWA in Essen, Germany. Additionally, Puck is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP), a published author, 2x TEDx Speaker, professional dog photographer and the President of an animal-focused nonprofit that aims to save 1 million dogs by 2030.

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Watch Michael Puck in Action

Get a glimpse of the two-time TEDx speaker, HR Innovator, and seasoned economist as he seamlessly weaves humor into his visionary keynotes. He'll challenge conventional wisdom on topics ranging from the employer-employee dynamic to creating great places to work and understanding employee expectations, among others.

Speaker Reviews for Michael

“Nothing short of amazing. Countless notes and takeaways from this session, which should be a must for all leaders of organizations.”

IEC Conference

“FABULOUS! Michael's presentation covered the things my organization is trying to work on. Got some great information to implement in my organization.”

HRSW Conference

“Mr. Puck's energy and enthusiasm for his subject was very engaging and insightful...I could have listened to him longer than the 1 1/2 hours we had with him. Such a great experience!”

Executive Thought-Leadership Workshop
Speaking Topics
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Employee Expectations

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Employer – Employee Dynamic

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Great Place to Work

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Strategic HR & Innovation

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