Peter Cappelli is the George W. Taylor Professor of Management at The Wharton School and Director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources. He was recently named by HR Magazine as one of the top 5 most influential thinkers in management and was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources. He received the 2009 PRO award from the International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruiters for contributions to human resources. His recent research examines changes in employment relations in the U.S. and their implications. These publications include The New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Driven Workforce, Talent Management: Managing Talent in an Age of Uncertainty, and The India Way: How India’s Top Business Leaders are Revolutionizing Management.

At the Future of Work 2015 event, Peter captivated the audience with both preliminary insights from the research on a-connect’s Independent Professionals and a sneak preview of how modern HR has come to be, the evolving world of work and alternatives to employees – do companies build, buy or borrow talent?