Anton Fishman, Conference Chairman
As a specialist in workplace psychology with a passionate professional interest in the application of new technologies Anton combines commercial acumen with an astute understanding of workplace dynamics. As the chairman of Social Robotics & AI 2016 he will direct our speakers, engage our audience in two-way exchanges and dig deep into the real-world implications of the topics under discussion.
Anton is a change management specialist with more than 30 years’ working with senior executives across industry sectors to determine the direction of change and steer its success. He began his career as an educational psychologist before obtaining an MBA from Cranfield. He then joined the consulting firm Hay Group in1986 where he pioneered the development of core people processes that underpinned the transformation of ‘personnel’ into ‘HR’. Over the last 25 years he has founded and led a number of consulting practices including Fishman & Partners, specialising in HR, talent identification and development, and culture. He advises HR and other senior executives on the cultural and workplace impacts of new technology.