Episode 228: “The Future of Talent Management” With Guest From UBS and Warner Media

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Episode 228: “The Future of Talent Management” With Guest From UBS and Warner Media

Speakers: Trayonna Floyd Hales – Director, WarnerMedia Inc., Founder & CEO, One In A Million Leadership Development & Coaching 

Dr. Daniel Neubauer – Global Head Talent & Development Global Wealth Management, UBS

Topics include:

  • The vision/POV on the future of talent management at each organization
  • Engagement and retention
  • How to keep top talent despite The Great Resignation and Quiet Quitting
  • Internal mobility and intentional rotations within the business
  • The increasing importance of TM in the war for talent — and beyond
  • Measuring the benefits of TM
  • Talent as the key to survival in tough business conditions
  • Challenges in building the current approaches to talent management
  • The importance of the EVP
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Lessons to share with talent professionals
  • Insights from Trayonna’s journey
  • Insights from Daniel’s journey
  • And more!

To read the Executive Interview from the podcast with Trayonna Floyd Hales and Dr. Daniel Neubauer, download the pdf here: https://go.brandonhall.com/WM+UBS_EI_228

Trayonna Floyd Hales is the Director, Talent & Performance for WarnerMedia Inc. and Founder and CEO of One In A Million Leadership Development and Coaching. As a Director, Trayonna is responsible for the talent and performance management strategy and experience of over 20,000 employees at WarnerMedia. She is also the global lead for the company’s new manager development program designed to support leaders in more effectively leading themselves, their teams, and the business. In previous roles, Trayonna has developed talent and leadership development strategies for major defense companies including BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman.

Trayonna is a certified leadership development and succession strategist, InsideOut performance coach, a Paradigm 360 growth coach, a True Colors and Hogan assessment administrator, and a GROVE-certified team performance practitioner. In 2019, Trayonna was featured in the Association of Talent Development (ATD) Magazine (April 2019 Issue) as An ‘Up & Coming’ Talent Development Professional. She is also a 2019 graduate of Leadership Fairfax and a 2021 Northern Virginia 40 Under 40 honoree.

She aspires to open a global leaders institute for women and girls to equip them for leadership roles at every level in their professional and personal lives.

Trayonna lives in the DC Metro Area with her husband and enjoys the performing arts, yoga, and spending time with her godsons.


Dr. Daniel Neubauer is driven by four values: Family first, Enjoy life, Change things and Enable people. He is passionate and curious about talent, learning, creativity and innovation. Driving new product ideas and getting them to our employees and customers makes him proud and helps home go the extra mile. He has professionalized his passion, working with fabulous employees and helping them develop further and beyond their expectations.

He is eager to change the way we live and breathe HR in a corporate environment. He is excited about new technologies and is always looking for new trends to foster a culture change. It is crucial for Daniel to have an impact as a Human Resources professional. Exchanging ideas with employees, stakeholders, peers and colleagues from other companies is key to coming up with his best ideas.

Dr. Daniel Neubauer has a Ph.D. from the University of St. Gallen at the Institute of Leadership and Personal Development. And a Master and bachelor’s in business administration from the Freie Universität Berlin and Universiteit van Amsterdam.


WarnerMedia, part of Warner Bros. Discovery, a premier global media and entertainment company, offers audiences the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, streaming and gaming. The new company combines WarnerMedia’s premium entertainment, sports and news assets with Discovery’s leading non-fiction and international entertainment and sports businesses.


UBS, formerly known as the Union Bank of Switzerland, is a multinational diversified financial services company headquartered in Zurich and Basel. UBS is involved in virtually all major financial activities, including retail and commercial banking, investment banking, investment management, and wealth management.

UBS has a major presence around the globe and in the United States. It has its American headquarters in New York City. It operates in over 50 countries worldwide, with close to 70,000 employees.


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