Center of Excellence

IAOP Centers of Excellence are dedicated to industry advancement, collaboration and education by concentrating expertise and resources around key areas that our community members are investing in and are critical to attaining and sustaining world-class performance and value.

Future of Work


This Center of Excellence concentrates on the workforce and workplace of the future, including the largest disruptions to work like the pandemic, remote work, talent supply chain, and automation and will:

  • Enable collaboration between IAOP Members The CoEs provide an environment in which IAOP - including buyers, providers, advisors, and academia - can collaborate and share expertise in specific areas of mutual interest. 
  • Enhance innovation The CoEs enlist industry experts to accelerate progress in critical areas. 
  • Provide new opportunities for education and training The CoEs foster learning by offering webinars, podcasts, conferences, research, and more.

Knowledge resources will be categorized and mapped to a visual framework covering the broad lifecycle categories (Strategy, Sourcing, Transition, Service Delivery, Relationship Management) and underlying ontologies of knowledge within each of these domains that collectively will contribute to the delivery of the CoE’s mission.  




  • Mark Voytek, COP, Founder and Managing Partner, Voytechnology Partners, and IAOP's Chief Advisor Thought Leadership
  • Tim Dupree, President, Kelly Professional and Industrial
  • Pam Sands, Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships - Diversity Office, Kelly Services
  • Debi Hamill, CEO, IAOP
  • Maura Hudson, COP, Senior Vice President, Colliers 
  • Nilesh Thakker, President, Globalization Excellence Business Unit, Zinnov
  • Nitika Goel, Managing Partner, Zinnov

All IAOP Professional Members may access and actively participate in the CoEs. Corporate Members may take an elevated leadership role as well as contribute content.  


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