Founder and CEO, Prosper

Krystyn Harrison

Speaking Session:

Making Work Human

Thursday, June 20 @ 12:40 PM - 12:45 PM Stage B

In this fourth industrial revolution, AI is automating routine tasks once performed by office workers and is arguably better at it than human beings. While 40% of the jobs we know today will be replaced by automation, 85% of the jobs that will exist haven’t even been invented yet.

The modern workplace requires workers to cultivate human skills - like critical thinking, empathy, and creativity - and employers to support a culture of continuous life-long learning. How can employers motivate their people to ‘learn how to learn’ new skills for the jobs that haven’t been invented yet, and do so without burning out?

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Krystyn Harrison is the Founder and CEO of Prosper, a digital coaching service that exists to help people learn the professional skills they need to advance their careers. Prior to founding Prosper, Krystyn served as a Consultant at A.T. Kearney in Toronto, serving media and financial services clients on digital strategy. She studied at the Richard Ivey School of Business where she graduated with an Honours of Business Administration and MBA. 

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