LEAP Tech Talent 2017

How are innovation-driven Tech businesses of all sizes rethinking their people strategies to build smarter, simpler, faster businesses?

What approaches are moving the dial in driving higher performance inside turbocharged Tech firms in a talent constrained market?

And what radical talent strategies are being applied to deliver top line or bottom line growth in an industry moving faster than ever?

These are the vital questions which lie at the heart of LEAP Tech Talent – the forum which provides the chance to double click and journey into the space between reading the headline and hiring a consultant to discover the ‘how’ as well as the ‘what’ and ‘why’ behind 28 of the most radical people leaps being made today.

Join us to uncover the most innovative approaches to finding, building and keeping great people. Leave with the clarity, the connections and the confidence to make leaps in your own business.


Jennifer Waldo Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer GE Digital, Ashley Goldsmith CHRO Workday, Douglas Kortfelt Chief Procurement Officer Nasdaq, Janette Shimanski Vice President & Chief Learning Officer 3M, Susan Lovegren Chief People Officer AppDynamics, Guillermo Miranda Vice President & Chief Learning Officer IBM, Scott Kelly CHRO & SVP Hitachi Data Systems, Tracy Layney SVP & CHRO Shutterfly, Mike Forrest Vice President Human Resources Intel, Neil Frye Head of Global Operations and Technology (People) Dropbox, Jennifer Mounce Head of People ThoughtWorks, Brian Christman Senior Vice President People & Workplace Etsy, Adrian Stevens Vice President, Leadership & Professional Development HP Enterprise, Ambrosia Vertesi Vice President People, Duo Security & Co-Founder HROS, David Swanson EVP Human Resources SAP, Antonia (Toni) Cusumano Binetti US Technology Industry People & Organization Leader PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kate Shaw Head of Talent Design and Learning Airbnb, Angela Arvizu Szymusiak Senior Partner, Talent Development, Employee Experience Adobe, Bryon Withers Vice President KellyOCG, Brooke Green Partner, Compensation Consulting Radford, an Aon Hewitt Company, Freada Kapor Klein Partner The Kapor Center for Social Impact, Gareth Pearce Managing Director – LEAP HR Hanson Wade, Craig Laviano Associate Partner Talent Consulting Radford, an Aon Hewitt Company, John Chu EVP People Operations AppAnnie, John Radford Founder & Partner Radford, an Aon Hewitt company, Mazzy Cameron Global Talent & Organizational Development Lead eBay & Stubhub, Bianca McCann Vice President HR Expert Network SAP, Matt Quarles Partner Pay Governance, Ted Hawksford Head of Human Resources, Americas Booking.com

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