CHRO & SVP, GCK Biosciences
Kevin has spent his entire career in recruitment, talent acquisition and talent branding. He has extensive global experience, building and re-building teams and processes to drive effective delivery across all regions and in many organisational structures. Kevin has led the delivery and attraction of talent in EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific/Japan regions, managing high-performance delivery teams and driving enhanced experiences for clients, stakeholders, partners and candidates. He recently joined tech giant IBM as the first subject-matter expert appointed to lead IBM's international talent acquisition organization at this level. Kevin is tasked with attracting the new generation of IBM'ers in this hugely competitive space. With 650+ recruiters and over 40,000 hires per year, the scale of the challenge is significant. Kevin also spends time working with start-up technology, recruitment and talent services companies that are trying to evolve the way organisations attract and manage talent.
Co-Founder, Peachy Mondays
James is a serial innovator and entrepreneur with a mission to help businesses find better ways to create truly engaging workplaces. Peachy Mondays combine a ground-breaking employee feedback platform with outstanding service and advice to help companies go from feedback to action in just days, so they’re more people-centric, more agile and positive change can happen fast.
At Peachy Mondays, James champions product design and innovation, with joint responsibility for key customer relationships and customer success. An engineering graduate and member of the Market Research Society, James is an experienced software entrepreneur and consultant, with specific expertise in product development, design and analytics.
He has founded 4 technology businesses since 1995, won several innovation awards, and was a regional finalist for E&Y Entrepreneur of The Year. Prior to 1995 James was a professional guitarist and sound engineer.
Debbie Bolla has been covering the latest in human capital management trends for the last seven years. As editorial director and editor-in-chief of HRO Today magazine, Ms. Bolla is responsible for the voice, design, and development of editorial and event content. She frequently speaks and leads panel discussions at industry events. She joined SharedXpertise in 2009 as associate editor, then re-envisioned the magazine’s digital presence as online editor, and now is at the helm of all editorial products.
Elliot Clark is CEO of SharedXpertise, owners of HRO Today and HRO Today Global and the global HRO Today Forum conference series. Clark holds a BS in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Director of Global Innovation and Client Success
Alexander Mann Solutions
Jerry leads the Global Innovation Practice at Alexander Mann Solutions, the team responsible for solution design, product development & experimenting with new ideas on the frontier of the market. Jerry's Practice observe both the market and adjacent ones looking for ideas to transform the way organisations attract and retain great talent - from video job ads to Uber for temps, from social analytics to global job-share programmes. The Practice observes frontier ideas, experiments with these then exploits the very best ones - bringing new products and services to clients. Please do be part of the Practice by contributing to the research papers, participate in the Art-of-the-Possible workshops, pilot new thinking, attend Catalyst & Explore seminar programmes. The Practice intend innovations to be relevant, to be meaningful ...and as importantly, to be fun!
Corporate HR Executive Director
Mojca Domiter has graduated Psychology at the University of Rijeka and completed Executive MBA studies at Cotrugli Business School in Zagreb. During her career she received a number of additional trainings in leadership and management. She has rich experience in the field of human resource management, particularly in segments such as employee development, reward systems, selection, strategic planning, talent management and change management. Mrs. Domiter achieved exceptional resultsin terms of rapid growth and organizational change. She gained her experience in multiple industries, from telecom, pharmaceutical and FMCG, and in the last six years in the group responsible for the HRM function that covers the international markets with a focus on the SEE and the CIS region.
Chief HR Officer, ING Bank NV
HR Head, Global Growth Markets, Cognizant
|Draza Zachary Misko
President, Member Services
Zachary has experience working with Fortune 500 clients throughout the world to develop and implement innovative talent management and HR solutions within a company. Zachary currently manages a global association of HR and Workforce Executives in the US, EMEA and APAC regions. Prior to joining SharedXpertise in 2014, Zachary held both Provider and Practitioner roles in Human Resources. Zachary was a global Vice President at KellyOCG, managed Human Resource functions at a world-wide leader in Biotechnology and Life Sciences, Promega Corp, Madison, WI, and was employed as the Sr. Training Manager for Lands’ End, Dodgeville, WI.
Global Head RPO, Partners and Alliance, Lumesse
Group People Director
Andrew is the Group People Director at Lookers plc, one of the UK’s leading Automotive Dealer Groups, having joined in May 2016. He is responsible for the HR function and people agenda for over 8500 employees across areas in the UK and Ireland. Since Andrew joined Lookers the company has unveiled a new employee proposition including 12 month maternity pay, enhanced holidays and critical illness cover for all. The business has been named as one of the UK’s Top Employers for 2017.
|Charles A. Scherbaum
Chief Analytics Officer, Rideau
Global Head of Technology and Operations Consulting
Alexander Mann Solutions
Talent Collective is a global consulting firm that acts as a trusted partner to support business transformation for some of the world’s most recognisable brands. We listen and provide objective advice to help our clients make better decisions and shape their workforce for future challenges. As part of Alexander Mann Solutions we offer a distinctive blend of outsourcing and consulting services, partnering with clients across multiple sectors to attract, engage and retain world class talent.
Founder/CEO, Paradox Olivia
Managing Director, EMEA & APAC, Cielo
Managing Director of Europe and Asia Pacific and a member of the Cielo Global Executive Team, Seb O’Connell challenges the accepted norms of RPO and plays a key role in shaping the strategic direction of this global RPO leader. He is passionate about truly understanding the roots of the challenges facing Talent Acquisition - and also the ambitions of his clients. His analytical approach has resulted in his status as Cielo’s Global Executive Team sponsor of Total Talent Acquisition.
Seb’s enthusiasm for rapid and robust transformational change is evidenced within his own organisation as under his leadership Cielo has opened additional offices in Budapest, Singapore, Manchester and Manila in the last three years. Working with his colleagues across the globe, Seb ensures analytics and technology are at the core of Cielo’s ground-breaking operating model.
Seb is frequently quoted in the media and is a highly regarded speaker at conferences and seminars.
Senior Vice President, Cielo
Paula is experienced in designing best in class RPO, MSP and Total Talent Acquisition programmes for organisations from a wide variety of industry sectors including Hi-Tech, Banking and Healthcare. Devising multi-country as well as single country solutions with a focus on the experience of all communities involved (sponsor, hiring manager, candidate and Talent Acquisition Team member), Paula’s focus is always on sustainability and innovation to create long term client partnerships. During Paula’s 19 years in this sector she has contributed to thought leadership, spoken at numerous events and been a passionate supporter of the role of the Talent Acquisition Partner in delivering real business impact.
Executive Leader and Group Managing Director of Europe and Asia Pacific, PeopleScout
Andrew Wilkinson, Executive Leader and Group Managing Director of Europe and Asia Pacific at PeopleScout, has spent his entire career in the world of resourcing and recruitment marketing and is an experienced strategic leader working with both clients and the business to drive solutions to key challenges. Andrew joined PeopleScout through the acquisition of TMP Holdings LTD, an independent UK RPO, resourcing and employer branding company. As CEO he led the Management Buyout of the business from Monster in 2006 until the successful sale to PeopleScout in 2018. At Monster he held various roles including CEO Europe of Monster in the early 2000’s and he is now excited to lead on the development of PeopleScout across Europe. Andrew studied Accountancy at City of London Polytechnic originally planning a career in finance before jumping tracks into recruitment.
HR Director, The Salvation Army
Jo is HR Director for the Salvation Army, where she has worked for the last 14 months, and has previously been a senior leader at Guide Dogs for the Blind and Mencap. As HR Director at The Salvation Army, she is responsible for the 4,500 employees who support the vital work of the movement delivering services to some of the most marginalised people in our communities across the UK and Ireland from homelessness and older peoples services to anti human trafficking, prison ministries, employment and work with young people and children. Jo is working on a people strategy for the organisation and a 5 year plan to transform HR into a person centred function. Jo was a commissioner on the future leadership of civil society and chaired the Inclusion Action Group to implement the recommendations of the Commission on the Future of Volunteering. She has chaired and been a member of strategic boards for the College of Policing, DofH, and many sector specific groups, particularly around disability, inclusion, women in leadership, people strategy and volunteering. Jo is an alumnus of the Windsor Leadership Trust and a mentor for LeadersPlus. She has delivered at conferences across the UK and Europe on topics such as inclusive volunteering, leadership, succession planning and people strategy and has had several articles published in sector press.