You couldn’t make it to H.U.G – Your HR Happening 2021 or you would like to re-watch one of your favorite sessions? No problem! Just register here and you will get access to all videos on-demand. We wish you many exciting impressions for your HR work!
HR professionals from all levels, industries, and company sizes. Leaders, thinkers, and everyone shaping HR’s exciting future.
Expert talks and interviews, interactive workshops, offered in different languages with localized content, and so much more.
Facts & Figures
50+ speakers, 10.000 attendees, 50+ online & offline sessions, and $0 for digital participation (and a special price for in-person attendees).
Our Hybrid Event
A hybrid event, with a digital focus. As the situation in the world changes, we’ll respond to suit our attendees.
We're delighted that the crème de la crème of the HR scene from all across Europe joined us on stage!
Global Head of Work Anywhere Team
Global Head of Work Anywhere TeamAirbnbEN
"I'm looking forward to networking, learning and knowledge sharing!"
Q is a business minded people ops leader, advisor and executive coach with a deep passion for all things people. He joined Airbnb in 2018 as its first global people ops leader, and has been responsible for the strategic vision, build-out and execution of Airbnb’s people operations function from the ground up. Additionally, he has led Airbnb through numerous milestones including hypergrowth, pandemic responses, workforce restricting, IPO and the future of work.
Q has leaned on his engineering roots to become a web3 enthusiast, evaluating the impacts of decentralized models on the people function. He has worked with web3 creators and founders to help craft their optimal people strategy and programs for their teams.
Q is a trusted advisor to founders, CEOs, people executives and several accelerator programs globally. He leverages his first hand experience from working across his own startups, various venture growth and PE backed firms, Big 4 management consulting and Fortune 100 companies to provide valued insight and drive sustainable change.
Q specializes in people operating models, technology, IPO and SOX readiness, cross-border mobility programs to support the future of work, and service delivery models for enhanced employee experience. You can learn more about Q at www.hamirani.com.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Human Resources OfficerSpotifyEN
I think the answer lies in the concept itself - High-Impact – Unconventional – Gathering. And, relevant perspectives from HR professionals that are inspiring in a community sharing way.
Katarina Berg has been heading up Spotify’s global HR team and she’s also head of the company’s Global Workplace Services and Strategy Operations teams. She’s been with the company since 2013, leading the talent transformation during the business transition from startup to a mature international company.
Before Spotify, Katarina held high-profile HR roles in various multinational companies, such as Preem, Swedbank, Kanal 5 (SBS Broadcasting) and 3 (Hi3G Access). As well as catering to the people needs of a diverse, nimble and ever-changing organization, Katarina is also focused on building teams and reinventing processes to establish an environment where creative and passionate people can be their very best, have fun and develop great careers.
Bersin by Deloitte
Founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte and Leading Provider of Research-Based Membership Programs in Human Resources (HR)
Founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte and Leading Provider of Research-Based Membership Programs in Human Resources (HR)Bersin by DeloitteEN
Josh Bersin is Founder and Principal at Bersin by Deliotte, leading provider of research-based membership programs in human resources (HR), talent and learning. He is responsible for Bersin by Deloitte’s long term strategy and market eminence. He is a global research analyst, public speaker, and writer on the topics of corporate human resources, talent management, recruiting, leadership, technology, and the intersection between work and life. Josh has been quoted on talent management topics in key media, including Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, on BBC Radio, CBS Radio and National Public Radio. He is a popular blogger for Forbes.com and has been a columnist since 2007 for Chief Learning Officer magazine. Josh spent 25 years in product development, product management, marketing and sales of e-learning and other enterprise technologies at companies including DigitalThink (now Convergys), Arista Knowledge Systems, Sybase, and IBM.
He has spent much of his career in technology, sales, marketing, and business leadership and actively writes about major global trends in leadership, management, HR and talent management technologies. He lives in the San Francisco area, close enough to Silicon Valley to keep up with new technology and its impact on the business of talent.
Josh’s education includes a B.S. in Engineering from Cornell University, an M.S. in Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
The LEGO Group
Thomas Møller Lybæk
Global HR Process Innovation Director
Thomas Møller Lybæk
Global HR Process Innovation DirectorThe LEGO GroupEN
"Looking forward to be speaking at an ever growing event and one of the first in-person since COVID-19."
Thomas is the global HR Process Innovation Director at the LEGO Group. The past 10 years Thomas has been involved in company turnarounds, HR transformation and HRIT implementation projects both as HR lead and management consultant with global companies like Vestas Wind Systems and Arla Foods. Prior, he worked within management consulting and market leading companies on strategy, product development, sales and marketing. Thomas holds an M.Sc. degree in Business Administration from CBS (Copenhagen) and executive training from IMD and Chicago School of Business.
Agile HR Community
Founder and Agile Enterprise Coach I Author of Agile HR
Founder and Agile Enterprise Coach I Author of Agile HRAgile HR CommunityEN
"Because the world needs Agile HR, HR people crave to redefine how we work, and I feel so driven by this purpose. H.U.G captures the exact HR professionals that need this the most. Mid-sized growing companies who are in a need of a HR/IS system. Also Agile is very useful when implementing a HR system."
Riina Hellström is recommended internationally as a brilliant agile & people professional redefining the future of work together with her customers. With 12 years of experience she is a global pioneer in Agile and modern HR. She works with unicorns, corporations and international growth companies as an Agile enterprise organisational developer and executive Agile advisor. Riina is an author of the book “Agile HR – Deliver value in a changing world of work” (Kogan Page 2020) and the founder of the Agile HR Community.
Annika in der Beek
Director HR & Organizational Development
Annika in der Beek
Director HR & Organizational DevelopmentABOUT YOUDE
"I look forward to exchanging ideas with colleagues on various common challenges in the People Function in young and fast-growing companies."
Annika in der Beek is Director HR & Organizational Development at the Hamburg-based e-commerce platform About You and is responsible for HR, recruiting and organizational development projects, from HR processes to leadership development. After her Master’s degree in psychology and international business, she first worked as a strategy consultant with focus on mergers, acquisitions and corporate development and then changed her consulting focus to HR on organizational design and HR technologies.
"In my opinion, H.U.G is one of the must-attend events in the scene and a great opportunity to learn and network."
In addition to his main job as an Employer Branding Consultant at DATEV eG, Stefan runs PERSOBLOGGER.DE, one of the best-known HR websites in the DACH region. Within this framework, he tries to constantly improve the working world of HR professionals with articles, studies and infographics, an event calendar, a content-based provider catalogue and an HR job exchange.
This session will only be available in German.
Executive Vice President Global People Management
Executive Vice President Global People ManagementSIXT SEDE
"The H.U.G. is an innovative format and offers a diverse platform for a lot of exchange on HR future topics. I am looking forward to learn from all the speakers and discussions and I am sure that I can take a lot with me. With our contribution, Anica and I also want to offer you added value with regard to new working environments. We are looking forward to the exchange with you."
With the goal of creating a work culture and environment in which talents feel at home and can develop their full productivity, Friederike took over the overall global responsibility for the People area at SIXT in July 2019. Friederike has already been working for SIXT SE since 2013 in various leadership roles in the People area. Previously, Friederike held various HR leadership positions for the companies E. Breuninger GmbH and Conrad Electronic SE.
We had two days full of practical insights, invigorating content, and a range of formats. Besides exciting expert talks, panel discussions, and interviews as part of a fully-loaded English and German track with over 50 sessions, we also got exclusive workshops designed with you in mind.