November 4-5, 2015 | Los Angeles, CA

Thank you for attending the 2015 Talent Acquisition Innovation Conference

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Welcoming Remarks

Greg Karr, Executive Vice President, Seven Step RPO

Opening Keynote: Building a Competitive Advantage in Niche Markets Worldwide

Melissa Harper, Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition, HR Compliance, and Chief Diversity Officer, Monsanto Company

Keynote Session: World-Class Recruiting: What’s in the Secret Sauce?

Brad Cook, Global Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Informatica

Keynote Session: Talent Strategy Supported by Predictive Analytics

Quinn Thompson-Slaughter, Director, Global Diversity and Talent Acquisition, International Paper

Keynote session: Overcoming the Titans of Silicon Valley

Nick Mailey, Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Intuit

Keynote Session: Increasing Global Attraction: Retelling the TripAdvisor Employer Story

Lori Russo, Head of Global Talent Acquisition, TripAdvisor

Keynote: Talent Acquisition Agility: Solving for Hard-to-Fill Positions

Underwriter: Chequed
Cameron Laker, CEO & Co-founder, Mindfield Group
Brandon Moreno, Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Herbalife
Kia Walker, Head of Talent Acquisition, SolarCity

Closing Keynote: Following the People Profit Chain: From Here to India

Gregory Karanastasis, Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition, Integrated Talent Management, Pitney Bowes

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Keynote: The Walt Disney Company: Adapting a Legacy of Excellence to a Global Talent Pool

Julie Hodges, Head of Talent Acquisition, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion, Walt Disney Company
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Keynote: Superior Talent Acquisition Operations for a Competitive Advantage

Jenny Gizzi, Head of Talent Acquisition, Commercial (US and Worldwide), Bristol-Myers Squibb
Eileen Kovalsky, Head of Global Operations, Talent Acquisition, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Keynote Session: Effective HR Transformation: Integrating Strategic Workforce Planning into Talent Acquisition

Jesper Bendtsen, Executive Vice President of Global Strategy, WilsonHCG
Michael Butler, Sales Solution Architect, Radius Worldwide
Meghan Glidden, Senior Director, Human Resources, Belkin
Neal Hardin, Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, Activision Blizzard

Keynote Session: Promoting Your People Brand: Mobilizing Leadership and Engagement

Brenda Rigney, Vice President, People Operations, Earls Kitchen + Bar

Keynote: Strategies to Recruit Top Talent--Right Here!

Anne Kirwan, Managing Director, Upwardly Global