Van Ton-Quinlivan is a nationally recognized thought leader in workforce development, quoted in The New York Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, Stanford Social Innovation Review, U.S. News & World Report, and other publications. Her career spans the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Most recently, she served as executive vice chancellor for the nation’s largest system of higher education – the California Community Colleges -- and grew public investment in workforce programs from $100M to over $1B during her tenure. Her talk outline current higher education reforms, present provocations on how the future of work may unfold, and highlight where our social structures must evolve for the workforce development challenges ahead. Follow her @WorkforceVan.