Presented by: Steve Robertson, CEO, Julian Krinsky Program Development & Management
Gen Z (born 1996-2010): They are in your home, on your campus and at your office. Are you ready for them? Gen Z have grown up in a time when technology is a tool instead of a toy and when peers — not elders — are their mentors. This means hiring and managing Gen Z will require an approach different from any taken before. If you’re not embracing Gen Z, you are missing an incredible opportunity. Generation Z’s creativity, dedication, innovation and skills will be in high demand in the coming years. This session will leave you excited about what unique skills Gen Z offers and show you how to leverage the talent of these incredible young people.
- Identify what shapes and motivates Gen Z
- Incorporate customizable approaches to recruiting and leading Gen Z
- Explore actionable techniques that can improve your home, campus and office
Steve Robertson is the CEO of Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs (JKCP), an organization specializing in youth-to-adult programming that turns curiosity into passion and skill. Steve has been with the company for over 20 years, utilizing both his talent with people and passion for the growth of the business. He started as Director of Human Resources & Operations, quickly moved to Chief Operations Officer and, four years ago, became CEO. His primary goal has always been to cultivate a positive company culture and build a dynamic team of professionals within JKCP that achieves results - moving the company forward in a continuous state of growth, while staying on the cutting edge of technology and programming.
As CEO, Steve, steers the Julian Krinsky brands, JK Camps & Programs (est. 1978) and JK Program Development & Management (JKPD&M), which he helped spearhead. He is a speaker and published expert on the topic of Millennials and Gen Z, is a guest lecturer at Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania’s summer programs, and has published articles in Entrepreneur, Inc., Huffington Post, TODAY Parenting Team, and more.
For JKCP, he oversees 20-plus programs and camps ranging from business, cooking and sports, to pre-college academics. These programs attract participants from across the country and around the world. JKCP partners with highly esteemed institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, Villanova University, and even the NFL!
JKPD&M partners with leading organizations, foundations and universities to create innovative, professionally run programs for children, teens, college students and adults, and has developed and refined services required to successfully manage and operate educational, academic and sports programs. Steve was instrumental in bringing this arm of the business to life and believes the company will continue to grow in this direction.
Both organizations have earned international recognition for providing high quality programs in safe environments, conducive to learning and growth. Steve surrounds himself with strategic thinkers & creative professionals, key ingredients for an entrepreneurial and visionary leader to thrive in, as he continues to steer the company, keeping it focused on its mission and vision.