The Evolving Role of the Employer

June 15–17, 2020 │ New York City

Join the HR industry’s top professionals and thought leaders to discuss the evolving role of the employer and its impact on compensation, benefits, talent and culture. Generational shifts, regulatory changes and new technologies are rapidly converging to profoundly affect employee sentiment, productivity and retention. This year at Ayco InnerCircle® 2020, we’ll help attendees develop a clear vision of these and other themes.



Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs)

Senior HR and benefits professionals who report directly to a CHRO

Chief People Officers

Chief Experience Officers

Professionals who manage and allocate a human resources/benefits budget

C-suite executives

Senior leaders who report directly to C-suite executives


Evolving Role of the Employer // Executive Compensation Trends // Latest Benefit Trends and Regulatory Landscape // Rise of Voluntary Benefits // Emergence of the Employee Experience // Non-Traditional Talent Sources // CHRO Impact // Quest for Global Talent

Monday, June 15

5:00 PM: Welcome Event

Tuesday, June 16

8:00 AM: Arrival and Registration

9:00 AM–4:00 PM: Sessions

5:00 PM: Dinner and Drinks

Wednesday, June 17

8:00 AM: Arrival

9:00 AM–12:00 PM: Sessions

12:00 PM: Closing Remarks


Ayco InnerCircle Highlights - 2019

Watch a video of 2019 conference higlights


Yonat Assayag /  ClearBridge Compensation Group

Jonathan Barber / Ayco

Barbara Brickmeier / IBM

Matthew Gabree / TripAdvisor

Chris Gaston / Davis & Harman LLP

Amanda Hindlian / Goldman Sachs

Jeffrey Howell / Panasonic

Richard Hughes / UnitedHealth Group

Luc Kamperman / Veldhoen + Company

Lowinn Kibbey / Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute®

Lori Lucas / Employee Benefit Research Institute

Brian Marcotte / National Business Group on Health

Kirsten Marriner / Clorox

Dionne Wallace Oakley / Erie Insurance

Randy Powers / former ExxonMobil

Tanya Rizzuto / Willis Towers Watson

Eric Severson / DaVita

Chris Wightman / PJT Camberview

Magda Yrizarry / Verizon


Join us at Goldman Sachs in New York City for an insightful agenda focusing on human resources and the evolving role of the employer.

Goldman Sachs Conference Center  
200 West Street
New York, NY 10282



Ayco is pleased to take care of accommodation expenses for attendees during the conference at the Conrad New York Downtown hotel adjoining the Goldman Sachs Conference Center. 

Larry Restieri - InnerCircle 2019

"InnerCircle offers insightful intercompany dialogue on the latest in compensation, talent, benefits and culture, and unparalleled networking opportunities drawing on Ayco's deep relationships in Corporate America. I invite you to candidly discuss the real challenges you're facing, because the experts, peers and industry leaders who have solutions are in this room."

—Larry Restieri, President and CEO, Ayco and Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

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In planning the Ayco InnerCircle® conference, Ayco seeks to ensure that we—and our clients—comply with all internal and external regulations and guidelines. During registration, we will ask attendees to confirm that their attendance as a representative of their organization, and participation in the Ayco InnerCircle® conference, is in accordance with all regulations and guidelines applicable to them and their organization.

Attendees should review program materials with his or her compliance representative before registering if they are, or may be, serving as a representative of an entity or employee benefit plan that is subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, or Section 4975 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

Ayco is an affiliate of Goldman, Sachs & Co. LLC and a subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a worldwide, full-service investment banking, broker-dealer and asset management organization.