Carl Sokia

Carl Sokia

Title: #HumanExperience: The Power of the Peopletivity Lifecycle

Summary: In this session, we will review the value of the Experience Ecosystem, and the power of the Peopletivity Lifecycle as it relates to Human Resources Professionals.

Bio: Carl Sokia, Founder & CEO Experience Management Solutions

A Figure-It-Outer & self-described Experience Evangelist focused on the Human Experience, Carl Sokia started his career in the hospitality industry as an airport shuttle driver for a small hotel. His contagious positivity, commitment to customer service, and innate leadership ability led to his rapid ascent as a thought leader creating successful development, engagement, and customer service initiatives, overseeing the HR & People Operations functions for luxury resort properties across the United States, including the St. Regis, Waldorf Astoria & Grand America Hotel & Resort brands. Aside from embarking on his current entrepreneurial journey with Experience Management Solutions, Carl has most recently served as Chief Human Experience Officer and Founding Team Member at the Farmington-based SaaS Startup, Life Engineering.

Carl has received global performance awards, including Utah Business Magazine’s distinguished Forty Under 40 award (2019) & the Human Resources Business Professional of the Year (2020), and recently served as President of the largest professional HR organization in Utah, Salt Lake SHRM. He is also host of The HX Podcast featuring Carl Sokia, a podcast dedicated understanding of how personal experiences impact work today.

He is a proud husband and the father of six daughters and lives with his family in Sandy, Utah.