SHRM NorCal Onboarding and the New Hire Experience and Meet and Mingle

March 21, 2024
1820 Gateway Drive, Suite 170
San Mateo, CA
Program cost starting at:
Member: $40.00
Non-Member: $60.00

Event Time

2:30 PM – 6:30 PM PST

Program Overview

Effective onboarding is both more important, and more challenging, than ever before. Engaging remote workers; immersion in culture and values; creating connections and community - all can make the difference between an engaged employee and a position that soon needs to be refilled. Learn some best practices on how to create experiences for seasoned new hires that put them on the path to engagement and growth.

Your event registration includes a Meet and Mingle from 4:30-6:30 p.m. sponsored by TIAA for networking with your peers, chat with our instructor, and meet the SHRM NorCal team.

Sponsored by TIAA

About the speaker

Arun Bedi, SHRM SCP
Talent Management Practitioner, MBA, MPS in HR, Cornell
Formerly Visa

Mr. Bedi joined Visa in 2014 in Asia Pacific leading its regional client engagement strategy. Recently, he led all sales learning and leadership development for Visa in North America. He is currently focused on helping organizations develop a coaching culture. Mr. Bedi has shared his thought leadership and expertise in this area at leading HR conferences, including the Conference Board (

Prior to Visa, Arun was with PayPal  in Sales Enablement.  Previously, he was with  Dell Computers where he helped to develop an integrated go-to-market strategy for emerging markets.   Before Dell, he was with Cisco Systems,  in the client-facing strategic consulting practice.

In his early career, Mr. Bedi ran a successful US fintech startup to provide credit scoring for under-represented minorities.    Mr. Bedi has also held assignments globally with Chase Manhattan Bank and Citibank.  He started his career as a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton, in the Financial Services practice.  Mr. Bedi graduated from Cornell University with a BA, BSc, and an MBA. While at Visa, he pursued his Masters in HR at Cornell (awarded July 2023) with an emphasis on coaching and internal talent marketplaces.


Anne Gamino, CMP