Michael Puck


Michael Puck, an HR innovator and change agent, has an established track record of discovering and implementing sustainable solutions to challenges in the workplace. He refines complex issues into a comprehensive diagnosis thus empowering his audience to develop and accelerate action-oriented strategies that maximize HR’s business impact. His international and multi-cultural background, 20+ years of HR experience, and a passion for people-centric frameworks fuel his goals as a managing partner in the UKG Human Insights Group.

Puck graduated from the German Air Force Academy. During his time in the military, he earned a degree in business and a postgraduate degree in economics from VWA in Essen, Germany. Additionally, Puck is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP), a published author, frequent presenter and the President of an animal-focused non-profit in the state of Tennessee.

My Sessions

The Talent Magnet Breakfast – Presented by UKG


Why 85 % of employees either quit, get poached by competitors or disengage – and how to put an end to that trend.   Despite 20 years of tracking and millions (if not billions) invested, employee engagement remains relatively stagnant with an abysmal 15% of employees “actively engaged.” What gives? Have we been tracking the wrong […]