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Ignite your curiosity and stay ahead of the curve with our unmissable monthly lineup of live learning sessions and engaging networking opportunities.

Upcoming virtual events include:

  • The principles of the EX Manifesto
  • Evolving role of the office in the age of hybrid working
  • Inclusion by design: Moving from inclusive leadership to inclusive communities
  • Attracting top talent through experience design: A recruitment revolution

The Excellent platform

On-demand learning and inspiration. Discover inspiration. Immerse yourself in a collection of masterclasses that are continually expanding, providing you with a valuable resource whenever you need it.

Enhance your expertise:

  • The importance of Context in Transparent Decision Making
  • High Performing Teams: From Dysfunction to Cohesion
  • Kicking A** as a People Leader: Creating a roadmap and sequence for success
  • Process of a Employee Centred Design Project
  • Finding your Design Superpower

Grow your network

You’ve found your people. The Excellent network represents some of the best organisations in the world. Excellent members are thoughtful, generous and curious. Surround yourself with the leading EX thinkers and doers.

Becoming an Excellent member unlocks:

  • Professional peers who understand your challenges
  • Global connections to expand your perspective
  • Diverse backgrounds and stories
  • A supportive environment to ask for help
  • The opportunity to become an influential thought leader in your organisation

Exclusive access to watch & listen to industry-leaders share success stories.

Kirsti Grant

VP people experience, people experience advisor, co-founder of hop

Kirsti is one of New Zealands leading voices on PX. Alongside her VP People Experience role, Kirsti is also General Partner - NZ at Tractor Ventures, supporting tech enabled companies across Australia and NZ. Previously Kirsti was the VP of Talent at Vend.


Jeorg Staff

Top 40 hr mind, chro of the year 2021, (leadershum) top 200, thought leader ex

Joerg Staff, a global executive leader with 20+ years’ experience, drives digital transformation, growth, and employee-centricity. He pioneers HR to human experience and leads cultural change, anticipating the future of work. Passionate about business transformation and success, Joerg is a disruptive thinker in the tech industry.


Oen Hammonds

IBM distinguished design executive, ibmer experience

Oen Michael Hammonds is a designer and mentor who works as a Design Principal at IBM, leading the IBMer Experience team to create human-centered HR experiences through aligned HR programs, organizations, and tools.


Previous speakers include

Clare Swallow

Clare Swallow

Human Centred Business Advocate

Clare Swallow started Mulberry St to guide purpose-led companies in human-centred change. Clare teaches Design Thinking, serves on boards, and navigates parenthood while staying up late reading parenting blogs.

Norman Law

Norman Law

Director, Product Management, People Technology - Uber

Norman is a customer driven, data led, empathetic, full stack product management leader with over 13 years product management and 6 years of people leadership experience. Focused on solving customer pain points and exceeding business results.

Chris Tobin

Chris Tobin

former chief people officer

Chris Tobin is a former Chief People Officer with over 22 years of experience in HR and Org Development. Chris has helped scale startups like Intercom, Affirm, Flipboard, and Say Media.


Live network events

Our network is a huge part of what makes the Excellent community great. Keep your eyes peeled for exciting opportunities for us to meet together, in person.

'Epic afternoon Excellent. Loved coming together as a community with an amazing and awesome bunch of people. Uplifting tonic. Thank you all.'


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