Press Release



Chicago, May 8, 2019 – Australian technology entrepreneur Tasmin Trezise becomes president of after the acquisition of Chicago-based Human Capital Media, a premier brand and authority on issues critical to the modern workforce.

“I look forward to working with the team as we continue to uphold the dignity, research and empowerment of the working man and woman and promote the world standard in workforce management,” said Trezise.

Human Capital Media is an integrated information services and market intelligence company whose brands include Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Services and Chief Learning Officer in addition to Terms of the private deal, which closed April 30, were not disclosed. The company will remain headquartered in Chicago.

Trezise points to the long history of as inspiration for its planned future. The company history stretches back to 1922 with the founding principles laid out by James R. Angell, president of Yale University, Carnegie Corp. and the National Research Council, to coordinate the efforts of over 250 scientific, engineering, labor, management and educational bodies.

Drawing on his technology background, Trezise aims to shape into the clearinghouse for the most advanced thinking and solutions on the future of work and how to improve the happiness, welfare and efficiency of workers.

Industry today is on the verge of being paralyzed with uncertainty as to how it grapples with the disruption brought on by large scale automation, technology platforms, artificial intelligence and robotics,” Trezise said. “ was a light to the Third Industrial Revolution and we have a calling to be a fire to the Fourth.”

“My mission is to build to be a platform for this generation’s great minds and creators as they guide society through the great change ahead,” he said.


About Human Capital Media (HCM)

Through editorial content, events, research and awards programs, HCM is the leading voice for companies that care about their people. HCM is a publishing group dedicated to providing organizations with the tools and insights necessary for success. Brands include Chief Learning Officer and Workforce. For more information, visit

Media Contact:

Greg Miller
Human Capital Media