Brian Gareau

S4-C Two Birds--One Stone: Learn How to Enhance Both Inclusion and Engagement

About Brian Gareau

Leveraging 31 years of corporate leadership experience at a global Fortune 50 corporation, Brian Gareau specializes in strategic, tactical, and practical solutions to engage and accelerate high performance. 

Brian is the co-inventor of Caterpillar’s patent-pending Cultural Assessment Process (CAP) and was actively involved in the redesign of their global Employee Opinion Survey (EOS) process and the launch of their Corporate Values.  Brian also helped lead the design and execution of Caterpillar’s highly successful global Employee Engagement strategy.   

Brian is serving as a Senior Fellow, Human Capital at The Conference Board. In this role, he supports The Conference Board’s Human Capital Practice which includes The Conference Board Human Capital Exchange™, research, conferences, webcasts and programs in a broad spectrum of human capital areas.

During his career he spent time in Manufacturing, Corporate Public Affairs, Parts & Service Sales, Logistics, and HR.  He managed multiple operations and was directly involved in nine new plant start-ups. Brian has provided OE/OD consulting services to nearly 200 locations around the globe.

Brian is the co-author of two books: 180 Ways to Build Employee Engagement and A Slice of Life: The Benefits of Personal Engagement; and contributing author of The Engaged Workplace: Organizational Strategies.

University of St. Thomas - Minnesota Opus College of Business