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Designing Workplace Environments + Experiences for Happy Employees

  • Poppin Santa Monica 1335 4th Street, 3rd Floor Santa Monica, CA, 90401 United States (map)

Join us as we discuss what really contributes to employee happiness at work. Moderated by Career Happiness Strategist Baily Hancock, our panel will give you a roadmap for creating a happy employee experience across training and development, culture, and workplace design.

Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.


To enter the Poppin Showroom, turn into the corridor between Color Me Mine and Sweetgreen and follow the path to the elevator.

Driving? Use the parking lot at 1333 4th Street next to the Chase Bank.


Baily Hancock, Collaboration Consultant + Career Happiness Strategist

Baily Hancock is a Collaboration Consultant, Speaker, and Podcast Host who teaches people how to collaborate with their community to achieve their goals, whether that's making a career change or growing their business. Her 10-week online course, “The 1-Year Career” helps people figure out how to make big moves with small steps in their career, and on her podcast, "The Baily Hancock Show" she interviews people who have done just that. Baily speaks, teaches, and moderates panels around the country about her two favorite topics: collaboration and career happiness.


Chris Lin, Training Manager, Learning and Organizational Development at Pivot Interiors

Thrown into the world of Learning and Development, Chris Lin has para-trooped into the land where learning and culture meet. As the head of learning and development at Pivot Interiors, Chris leads training and talent development initiatives to enhance the employee experience and the organization's health.

Rachel Light, Director of Global Employee Experience at Cornerstone On Demand

Rachel Light is the Director of Global Employee Experience at Cornerstone OnDemand. She has been with the company for nine years building culture and driving employee engagement. During her tenure, Cornerstone has been recognized as a best place to work by Fortune Magazine, LA Business Journal, Glassdoor and Outside Magazine.

Francis Aquino, Director of Workplace + Employee Experience at Honey

Francis brings more than 12 years of start-up industry experience in workplace design development and employee engagement. He started his career in New York City at a Fashion Start Up and moved his way to Los Angeles where he designed the office spaces of several start up companies like Nasty Gal, Headspace & UBER. He also created unique and exciting on-boarding processes to increase employee engagement. He is now currently the Director of Workplace & Employee Experience for Honey ( where he is tasked with revamping all workplace services for the growing number of employees and ensuring that the physical environment creates engagement, productivity and avenues to be creative. He is the moving force in developing office and employee experiences that embodies a curated design style, combined with a great looking space, effective functionality and increased people engagement for their new HQ.

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