President and CEOCompany: The FutureWork Institute, Inc.
Role: Session Presenter Session: From AI to ESIs—A Visual Journey to Workplace Inclusion 2028: D&I Implications (SEM-G)
Margaret Regan is a futurist and global diversity consultant with 25 years of experience. She is the president and CEO of The FutureWork Institute, a global consulting firm that translates future trends to transform organizations. Her focus is on helping clients achieve a MindShift, HeartShift, and SkillShift in creating a more future-focused, inclusive and flexible work environment.
Margaret has studied HR practices in Japan, keynoted generational conferences in Asia and North America, worked on European-American mergers and global diversity summits, educated executive teams on cross-cultural differences, and conducted women’s studies on four continents. She was formerly a partner at Towers Perrin, where she founded and led the Global Diversity Practice. In her earlier career, she was the first woman executive at two organizations.
Margaret has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CBS This Morning, NBC Nightly News, Al-Jazeera America, and CNN to comment on emerging workforce trends. Currently, she is featured on Close-Up TV as the CEO of “one of the most innovative businesses in the U.S.,” in Diversity Journal as a pioneer of the profession, in CNN/Money Magazine as the expert on future workplace trends, and in Business Week for FWI’s creative approach to “my job my way,” “my business our way” and “my perks my way.” She was awarded the Diversity Innovation Award by AIMD for these innovative approaches to work and for her groundbreaking work on diversity education in the virtual world.