Russ Schramm is the Head of Talent Acquisition for the Americas for Philips, a diversified health and well-being company. He received his BBA from The University of Toledo and his MBA from John Carroll University. Mr. Schramm began his career in recruiting with a large agency firm in the Mid-west, with a focus on the automotive industry. In his sixteen years with Philips, Mr. Schramm has recruited everything from Accountants to Scientists, as well as managed the Strategic Sourcing function, conceptualizing and building the team in 2008, leading recruitment of the Healthcare business before taking the helm as the Head of TA, Americas. Mr. Schramm has also contributed to interviews in trade publications, on-line digital media as well as providing quotes on two Wall Street Journal articles. He currently resides in Southern New Hampshire with his wife Jennifer and two children Katelyn and Luke.