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Johnny Taylor Jr.

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. travels the world extensively as a business leadership speaker and human resource thought leader and is frequently sought out by national and international media outlets such as The Today Show, CNBC, Reuters, CBS Evening News, Time, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal for his opinion and comments regarding complex human resource and leadership issues facing employers. Taylor is the author of a new book, “The Trouble With HR: An Insider’s Guide to Finding and Keeping the Best People,” being released by AMACOM this coming August. 

Taylor spent the last several years with IAC/InterActiveCorp—first  as its Senior Vice President of Human Resources and then as the President & CEO of IAC’s identity search engine, RushmoreDrive.com. Before joining IAC, Taylor was a Partner in the McGuireWoods law firm and President of that firm’s consulting business; General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Compass Group USA; and has held several senior human resources and legal executive roles with Viacom subsidiaries, Blockbuster Entertainment and Paramount Pictures.

Taylor is the Past Chairman of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), one of the world’s largest professional associations with 235,000+ members in 130 countries, and has served on the boards of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the University of Miami President’s Council, the Drake University Board of Trustees, and the National YMCA Employee Benefits Plan.

Taylor received his Bachelor of Science in Communication, with general honors, from the University of Miami; Master of Arts in Mass Communication, with honors, from Drake University; and Doctor of Jurisprudence, with honors, from the Drake University Law School, where he served as Research Editor of the Drake Law Review and argued on the National Moot Court Team. He is a member of the Florida, Illinois and Washington, D.C. bars, and holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification.






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In this Oil & Gas IQ webinar, 30-year project contracts professional, Ian Foster, analyses findings from the recent contract growth industry survey. In his discussion, Ian will address each issue and offer real-world methods that can be applied today to avoid these problems on current and future projects....Full Article »
In oil and gas, reducing risk and cutting costs is more critical than ever in the drive for operational excellence.  How do we achieve this? By ensuring a single, shared view of the operational reality is disseminated throughout an organisation. In that way, everyone knows what’s happening, where it’s happening and when it’s happening, all of...Full Article »
In this post-Macondo era in the upstream oil and gas industry, well design and Integrity across the full well life-cycle is now of increasing concern to industry management and regulators. Industry research indicates that a large number of wells are affected by integrity problems. In this webinar we take a look at how ISO standard 16530-1 can help...Full Article »
In the past two years, more than $400 billion-worth megaprojects have been postponed, re-phased, re-cycled or cancelled:  it is unlikely that any of them will ever feature in the future energy landscape. Yet this is potentially a good thing. Over the span of the previous decade, the majority of oil and gas megaprojects have landed more...Full Article »
The desire to automate business processes and remote connectivity in critical infrastructure is rising due to the efficiencies gained through the interconnection of standard IT or “business” networks to these critical operational systems or Operational Technology (OT). And due to the modernization of technologies used in critical infrastructure...Full Article »
Tags: it|ot|bae systems
The ageing assets present the Oil and Gas industry with a continuous and growing challenge.There is incorrect or missing legacy information, lack of integrity, unsafe situations and inefficient execution of operation and maintenance. Given that a facility may have been in operation for a number of decades, critical information may be incompatible...Full Article »
Performance Management Oil and EnergyAsset Performance Management (APM) solutions are being revisited by end users as they, like many other applications in the Digital Oilfield have underperformed relative to customer expectations.  It is believed that one of the challenges past in performance management in oil and energy is that APM products...Full Article »
The oil  gas industry is going through tough times. Low oil prices are putting further pressure on companies to hit higher levels of efficiency and productivity whilst still making cost reductions. A trend common amongst the industry's leading operators, primary and secondary distributors and oilfield service companies is the use of...Full Article »
Tags: oil|gas|quintiq
The webinar will be a journey that will show you how oil & gas "Company X" can fall foul of a cyber attack, what the stages of such an attack are and where they come from. In a "when" rather than "if" scenario, it will be most important to react to these attacks and limit the damage, whilst learning how to monitor and be prepared for future...Full Article »
Oil prices have fallen sharply in recent months, which has had a significant impact on the oil and gas industry worldwide. As a result, the industry demands higher productivity and lower costs, meaning numerous greenfield projects have been put on hold and plant lifecycles have to be prolonged.Many Owner Operators (OOs) increasingly focus on ways...Full Article »
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