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Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Clinic
May 13-15, 2019

David Hoke

Senior Director, Associate Heath and Well-Being
Walmart

David has spent the last 20+ years working with a variety of organizations focusing on measurably improving the health and wellbeing of the workforce. Since joining Walmart in 2012, David has been responsible for designing and delivering offerings that improve the wellbeing of the Walmart workforce. This work has included a strong focus on applied behavior change theory, behavioral science, persuasive technology, habit formation and behavioral insights.

Prior to joining Walmart, David served with Yum! Brands where he was responsible for designing and delivering wellbeing programs both inside and outside the US. His focus has been on engagement and the impact of wellbeing on business performance. David’s career has included work with organizations such as the University of Kentucky, SCANA, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and DuPont.

May 13, 2019
9:05am - 9:40am
Room 25

Since joining Walmart in 2012, David Hoke has been responsible for designing and delivering offerings that improve the wellbeing of 1.5 million employees in the United States. This work has included a strong focus on applied behavior change theory, behavioral science, persuasive technology, habit formation and behavioral insights.

In this opening keynote, David will explain that to help one person or a million, we must connect with them emotionally and understand the environmental factors that influence their behaviors. David will share personal stories of how Walmart paved the way to better health by creating programs that helped employees struggling with challenges such as obesity and financial instability.

As David will discuss, to understand how people change behavior, you must look at the whole person, and that requires empathizing with them and addressing they challenges they experience on a day-to-day basis.

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