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HR TECH WORLD Arrives in the US! June 14-15


In 5 years HR Tech World has morphed from 400 to 6000 attendees. In 2017, appetite for the Greatest HR Shows on Earth scales even more over 3 locations with attendees from over 120 countries! And Yes, HR Tech World will SHAKE-UP San Francisco - June 14-15, 2017. (Shake-up is meant as a metaphor, folks, as well as the seismic disturbances to the HR in HR Tech World's logo).

TotalPicture is Excited to be part of this awesome event as a Media Sponsor. See You in San Francisco!

Now is the most exciting time to be an HR professional - a profession still heaving with bureaucrat's and administrators, politics and legacy systems. The global leadership crisis, the 4th industrial revolution and the speed at which technology is disrupting industries, companies and jobs is happening at an exponential pace never seen before. HR Tech World has become more important now than when it was born at the end of The Great Recession.

The Movers, Shakers & Leading Visionaries will be at HR Tech World in San Francisco to inspire you to unleash your people in ways you have never before imagined.


Gary Vaynerchuk
CEO & Co - Founder
VaynerMedia & VaynerRSE
Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world's hottest digital agencies. Gary is the New York Times best-selling author of Crush It!; The Thank You Economy; Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook; and #AskGaryVee.

Francine Katsoudas
Chief People Officer, SVP
Francine Katsoudas is Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer of Cisco. She plays a major role in the company's overall performance, leading organizational strategy, promoting operational effectiveness, and elevating team performance through innovative leadership.She leads Cisco's business-driven People Strategy and People Deal, both of which support and align to Cisco's overall business strategy.

Peter Hinssen
Chairman & Co-Founder
One of the World's thought leaders on disruptive innovation. He is obsessed with networks as the most fundamental driver of progress. Networks are the reason that our society is evolving from a hierarchy to a meritocracy. It has enormous consequences for most companies that need to learn how to function as a network.

Barbie Graver
Vice President, Talent
Barbie is an HR executive with 20+ years experience in Human Resources leadership across multiple business cycles, industries, and countries. Strategic, results focused professional with deep expertise in all HR disciplines. Experience working with the C-Level at large and small companies.

Vivek Wadhwa
Distinguished Fellow & Professor
Carnegie Mellon University
Vivek is a Distinguished Fellow and professor at Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering and a Director of Research at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering. Vivek has won the World Technology Award and Time magazine's Top 40 Most Influential Minds in Tech.

Karen Parkin
Karen looks back on a long and successful career within the Adidas Group. She joined Adidas in 1997 as Sales Director for Adidas UK, where she was subsequently Head of Customer Service from 2000 to 2001 and Business Development Director from 2001 to 2004. In 2004, she moved to Adidas America as Vice President Business Development.

Robert Scoble
Entrepreneur in Residence
Robert Scoble is most passionate about Virtual and Augmented Reality and how they will change and disrupt business. Siri was launched in his house. He did the first live video from inside the first Tesla (Elon Musk gave him a ride before his best friend). He has the first video of a Google self-driving car up on YouTube.

Yvette Cameron
SVP, Global Head of Strategy
SAP SuccessFactors
Yvette Cameron's role at SAP SuccessFactors is focused on helping drive the visioning and long-term planning for the SAP SuccessFactors business. Cameron brings over 30 years of experience in the HCM industry designing, developing, communicating and managing HCM technology solutions.

Jason Averbook
Thought Leader & Author
Jason Averbook
Jason Averbook is recognized as one of the top thought leaders in the space of HR, workforce and enterprise technology. As one CEO has said about Jason, "He just gets it and can put it into language that we get".

Leighanne Levensaler
Senior Vice President
Leighanne is Senior Vice President at Workday and is responsible for product direction and management and features in The Most Influential Women 2015. Fortune ranked Workday as one of the 100 best companies to work for.

Peter Arvai
CEO and Co-Founder
Peter has spent the last 10 years building products that help people make better decisions. As CEO and co-founder of Prezi, a fast-growing startup based in San Francisco and Budapest with over 75 million users and 250 employees worldwide. Prezi's community is challenging the status quo of how to be understood and remembered in a world that is increasingly crowded with data but lacking insight.

Caroline Flandrin
SVP People Innovation
L'Oréal USA
Caroline is the SVP People Innovation for L'Oreal USA, a position created to foster innovation in HR practices, to enable employee centricity organization and to engage employees in the development of ideas that will contribute to building the L'Oreal workplace of the future.

Jim O'Gorman
SVP, Talent & Organization
Jim O'Gorman joined Hulu in 2013, bringing more than 20 years of professional experience in human resources and organizational development in high-growth organizations. At Hulu, he leads all aspects of Hulu Resources including talent management, recruiting, internal communications and facilities.

Pat Wadors
CHRO & SVP Global Talent Organization
Pat Wadors joined LinkedIn in January 2013 to lead its world-class talent (HR) team. In addition to hiring, retaining and inspiring top talent, Pat is also responsible for all employee-related HR programs at LinkedIn, including compensation and benefits and performance management.

Jason Corsello
Vice President
At Cornerstone Jason is responsible for driving growth and new corporate initiatives including guiding M&A, leading the company's investments and Accelerator program and overseeing new product initiatives (Platform-as-a-Service, Big Data, analytics, mobile and others).

Katee Van Horn
VP - Engagement & Inclusion
Katee Van Horn is the VP of Global Engagement & Inclusion for GoDaddy, driving the business imperative that more diverse teams build better products. She has the innate ability to quickly assess the organization, leadership, and individual development needs and create appropriate and operative solutions.

Josh Bersin
Principal & Founder
Bersin by Deloitte
One of the Top 100 Influencers in HR globally and Top 25 Influencers in Talent Management, Josh Bersin has made Bersin by Deloitte the "go to" source for learning and HR decision makers seeking product and market data, insight on trends, and expert advice on enterprise learning and talent management.


Arden Hoffman
VP, Global Head of People
Global HR leader with over 15 years of experience in a wide range of businesses and stages. Industries include: consulting, financial services and technology.

Damien Hooper-Campbell
VP, Chief Diversity Officer
Damien is a VP and eBay's first Chief Diversity Officer. Prior to eBay, he was Uber's first Head of Diversity and Inclusion. Roles before Uber include Google, Goldman Sachs, Harvard Business School, Morgan Stanley and a number of non-profit roles.

Kristen Weirick
VP, Talent Acquisition and D&I
Ms. Weirick is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership in the areas of talent acquisition, culture and diversity & inclusion for AbbVie, a global biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and delivering advanced innovative therapies that solve some of the world's most challenging health problems.

Michael Arena
Chief Talent Officer
General Motors
Michael is the Chief Talent Officer for General Motors where he has leveraged network analysis to drive business growth and innovation. He also employed network principles to launched GM2020, which enables employees to connect and create across the organization, and was highlighted in Fast Company in 2016.

Janice Burns
Chief Learning Officer
As a human capital futurist and strategist, Janice Robinson Burns develops and implements talent management and development programs that drive business results. Janice currently serves as Chief Learning Officer for Mastercard.

Robert Blake
Chief of Staff
Bob Blake is the Chief of Staff for the FBI's IT Engineering Division. With over 35 years of IT experience, he has supported the FBI for 11 years, previously at the White House and the U.S. Air Force.

Helen Russell
Chief People Officer
Helen Russell is the Chief People Officer of Atlassian, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software, and has global responsibility for its 1,700+ employees. Previously, Helen served as CHRO of SONOS, Inc. and Kantar, and as VP HR EMEA for both Yahoo, Inc. and Siebel Systems.

Joel Wallenstrom
Joel Wallenstrom is the CEO of Wickr, a peer-to-peer encrypted ephemeral messaging and collaboration platform. Joel co-founded and led top white-hat hacker teams including iSEC Partners and NCC Group, renowned for their cutting edge security research and incident response in high-profile cases.

Candice Morgan
Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Candice Morgan guides business executives to build inclusive talent strategies, from employee recruitment and retention to product customization. She spent a decade honing her expertise in diversity strategy and practice with leading global organizations across a range of industries. Candice is currently Head of Diversity at Pinterest, leading strategy and programs to enhance a diverse and inclusive company.

Michael Zeigler
VP Global HR Operations and Services
Michael Zeigler is an experienced, multidisciplinary executive with 26 years of experience leading business units and large, international full-service IT and HR organizations supporting global manufacturing and business operations.

Lara Davida
SVP and Head of Global Payroll
Davida Lara is the senior vice president and head of Global Payroll for Blackstone headquartered in New York City. She works in HR and has specialized in global payroll, HRIS, global mobility, and international assignment policies for 20+ years. Mrs. Lara has led the global payroll function and implementation of many HRIS and payroll systems throughout her career.

Jim Hazboun
CHRO/SVP, Corporate Services Division
Hyundai Capital America
Jim is the CHRO/CAO at Hyundai Capital America (HCA), ($30 billion). He led enterprise-wide transformation and served as the primary advisor to HCA's CEO during a period of significant growth and change. He's also an entrepreneur who founded several companies.

Silvana Soares
Senior Director - Global Talent Acquisition
Silvana is a Senior Director of Talent Acquisition for Walmart International

Shariq Yosufzai
VP Global Diversity and University Affairs
S. Shariq Yosufzai is vice president for global diversity, ombuds, and university affairs of Chevron Corporation. Before assuming this role earlier in 2013, Yosufzai served as vice president, Chevron Corporation, supporting Chevron's CEO & chairman on the National Petroleum Council's "Advancing Technologies for America's Transportation Future" study.

Heidi Spirgi
SVP Product & Services
The Marcus Buckingham Company
Heidi Spirgi is responsible for the direction and strategy of TMBC's products and for overseeing all aspects of global delivery and consulting to ensure the products drive a measurable increase in team performance and engagement.

Jez Langhorn
Senior HR Director
McDonald's USA
Since 2006, Jez has been central to McDonald's UK People Strategy which has played a significant part in the turnaround of the UK business and driven reappraisal of employment at McDonald's. He is now based in the US and is responsible for HR for 7,000 restaurants.

Kate Brodock
Co-founder, CEO
Women 2.0
Kate Brodock is Co-Founder and CEO at Women 2.0 a large global brand for women in technology and entrepreneurship. She has been working in the startup space for 15 years, with an on-going focus on women and diversity for as long.

Ernest Ng
Senior Director, Employee Success
Ernest's team focuses on HR applications of predictive analytics and machine learning, HR strategy, program evaluation, operational reporting, employee surveys, and hypothesis testing. Ernest holds BA of Science in Psychobiology from UCLA and a PhD in Applied Psychology from Claremont Graduate University.

Karen Shellenback
Karen Shellenback is responsible for global research insights in the areas of Talent Strategy and HR Transformation. Prior to joining Mercer, Karen held research and consulting positions at Bersin by Deloitte, Cornell University and PwC. She is an expert in qualitative and quantitative research methods, corporate assessments and survey research.

Lars Schmidt
HR Open Source
Lars is the Founder of Amplify Talent,a boutique agency that helps companies re-imagine the intersection of culture,talent&brand. Lars was featured in The Huffington Post's Top 100 Most Social HR Experts on Twitter and LinkedIn's 50 Most Popular Recruiting Influencers.

Ambrosia Vertesi
HR Open Source
Ambrosia is committed to fostering innovation in the changing talent landscape through employee-centric and emerging people practices.She haa a passionate curiosity for storytellers, social hr, employer branding, disruptive technologies, and entrepreneurial approaches.

Jeff Diana
Board Advisor, High Growth Consultant
Jeff is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in the human resources (HR) field. He serves on several boards for progressive HR technology companies including Smashfly, Everwise, Impraise, and SmartRecruiters. Jeff serves as a strategic consultant to many high growth progressive Pre IPO software companies across the globe.

Alison Mackay
Technical Recruiting
Alison began her career in retail management before realizing her heart belonged to talent acquisition. She began her career in recruiting, starting off at two separate boutique agencies focused exclusively on technical recruiting prior to moving to her current in-house role at the Infrastructure Data Center Recruiting at Facebook. Alison is also the co-founder of the Silicon Valley Recruiters Association.

Craig Fisher
Director of Employer Brand & Talent Acquisition Marketing
CA Technologies
Craig Fisher leads employer branding at CA Technologies. His methods have been adopted by companies like Linkedin, Zappos, YUM! Brands, Hootsuite,and many more. He's been detailed in the Wall Street Journal, NPR, NBC, and The Huffington Post as one of HR's top influencers.

Manisha Singh
Director HR Systems
Schneider Electric
Manisha Singh joined Schneider Electric in 2016 as Director HR systems (Learning & Development Transformation). She has solid experience in strategy and business transformation and people operations in leading companies in PCG, Insurance, Telecom and Automotive industries.

William Tincup
William is a Writer, Advisor, Consultant & Investor. William serves on the Board of Advisors / Board of Directors for 17 HR technology startups. William is a graduate of the University of Alabama of Birmingham with a BA in Art History and has MA in American Indian Studies from the University of Arizona,MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

Meghan M. Biro
Meghan M. Biro is a globally recognized brand strategist, analyst, digital catalyst, author and speaker. As founder and CEO of TalentCulture, she has worked with hundreds of companies, from early-stage ventures to global brands like Microsoft, IBM and Google, helping them recruit and empower stellar talent.

Chirag Parikh
Vice President Internal Audit
Neustar, Inc
Chirag is Chief Audit Executive at Neustar with over 18 years of experience in Finance, Technology, Process Improvement and Risk Management. He started his career at EY Audit and Advisory practice and assisted companies with implementation of Financial and HRMS systems and process improvements.

Dále Clareburt
Weirdly Ltd
Dále is CEO/Co-Founder of Weirdly, a platform that help's businesses to hire people that are aligned with their values and cultures. She has 20 years in a variety of C-Level roles across the recruitment industry and is totally obsessed with the Future of Work.

John Sumser
Principal Analyst
John Sumser is the founder, principal author and editor-in-chief of the HRExaminer Online Magazine. John explores the people, technology, ideas and careers of senior leaders in Human Resources and Human Capital.

Karen Minicozzi
Vice President, HCM Product Strategy, EMEA
Karen is vice president at Workday and is responsible for human capital management product strategy for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Karen has worked at Workday since 2007 and will now be focusing on how technology can align HR more strategically with business.

Justin Vandehey
Justin is the founder of Growbot, an employee engagement and recognition platform built for Slack and Microsoft Teams. Prior to founding Growbot, Justin led product strategy for Intuit's HR product division, specifically Intuit's online payroll and benefits products for small and medium sized businesses.

Stacey Harris
VP Research & Analytics
A former analyst and research executive at Brandon Hall and Bersin & Associates, Stacey heads up Sierra-Cedar Annual HR Systems Survey & Research. She loves a great conversation and interesting questions - feel free to stop her anytime for a good cup of tea and discussion!

Trevor Klitofsky
Enterprise Solution Consultant
Cornerstone OnDemand
Trevor Klitofsky has spent the past seven years helping organizations understand their employee needs, promote career mobility, foster employee engagement, and leverage technology to help improve the client's overall businesses. Trevor grew up in San Diego, is a UCLA alumni and is currently based in San Francisco.

Stacy Zapar
Stacy is a 20 year recruiting veteran turned recruiting strategist, advisor&consultant.She is the Founder of Tenfold,a boutique recruitment consultancy specializing in employer branding,sourcing,social recruiting with clients as Zappos, TripAdvisor, Netflix, Amazon,, Virgin America, Best Buy, Blizzard Entertainment and others.

Lucian Tarnowski
Founder & CEO
Lucian is Founder of, the enterprise platform that enables intelligent knowledge sharing by creating engaging online spaces for professional communities to learn collaboratively.Lucian has been honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He has spoken at Davos,various World Economic Forum meetings,TEDx,The China Digital Summit.

Anita Lettink
VP Solutioning and Alliances
NGA Human Resources
Anita Lettink leads the Solutioning & Alliances team at NGA Human Resources. We focus on identifying sustainable business opportunities that lead to a better client experience, sales growth and profit improvement. I engage with clients,alliance partners, analysts and internal stakeholders to develop valuable solutions that extend the NGA portfolio.

Cord Grote
HCM Business Consultant Leader
Works with large current and prospective clients to help them manage their most important asset: their employees. Our conversations include strategic evaluations of the organization's processes from recruiting to ongoing management of the workforce and talent optimization.

Olivia Magnanini
Pre-Sales Consultant
Olivia helps HR Professionals to get things done in a fast, modern and pragmatic style. Started in a technical role developing HRIS patterns, scoping International projects, implementing SaaS Talent Management, Learning solutions and found herself enjoying discussions on market needs, presenting roadmaps and vision.

Jerome Ternynck
Founder & CEO
Jerome Ternynck is the Founder and CEO of SmartRecruiters. His 20+ years in recruiting includes pioneering recruiting technology with MrTed, a prominent first-generation ATS system. "My goal is to help everyone succeed in the talent economy," said Jerome. "That's why I am reinventing recruiting for candidates and for companies."

Amy Schwenck-Lewis
Regional Sales Director
Amy is a Regional Sales Director at Avature, which is a next generation platform for talent acquisition and talent management.

Ian Cook
Head of Workforce Solutions
Ian Cook is recognized as a thought-leader in the area of workforce analytics and planning. Ian has 20+ years of experience consulting and building innovative solutions to Fortune 100 companies around the globe. Ian holds a Masters from Edinburgh University, UK and an MBA from Lancaster University, UK.

Lisa Croft
Group Product Marketing Manager
Lisa Croft and her team educate and excite Adobe customers, sales teams and partners about Document Cloud.

Bill Boorman
Bill Boorman has worked in and around recruiting for the last 30 years, and is the face behind the @BillBoorman and #tru brands. He takes unconventional approaches to recruitment and HR problems.

Mario Del Angel
Solutions Consultant
Mario Del Angel is a Solutions Consultant, establishing continuous value and showcasing services for over 3 years at IBM.

Mario Del Angel
Solutions Consultant
Mario Del Angel is a Solutions Consultant, establishing continuous value and showcasing services for over 3 years at IBM.

Scott Helmes
SVP, Product Development
As the SVP of Product Development, Scott Helmes knows the roadblocks that slow down companies every day. Scott works with our teams to maximize product design and management in the most efficient ways. Scott has been with CareerBuilder for over ten year and has led various teams across the business. He is a graduate of the London Business School and currently resides in Chicago.

Jonathan F. Kestenbaum
Managing Director
Talent Tech Labs
Jonathan is an entrepreneur and investor and embodied an entrepreneurial spirit from a young age, having started and run two successful businesses before the age of twenty-one. A lawyer by education and entrepreneur by trade, Jonathan is passionate about being on the cutting edge of innovation and capitalizing on industry trends.

Peter Haasz
VP of Product Marketing and Strategy
Culture Amp
Peter leads product marketing and strategy at Culture Amp, the world's most powerfully simple feedback and analytics platform for people and culture. With 15 years leading strategy, product, business development and change initiatives for startups, corporations and not-for-profits, Peter has a track record of making things happen in a wide variety of complex and uncertain environments

Johnny Campbell
Social Talent
Johnny is on a mission to turn every recruiter into a "Black Belt" in Internet Recruitment. He now runs Social Talent, is a regular conference speaker on social media in recruitment, is CEO of Social Talent and is primarily preoccupied in chasing global domination.

Jim Barnett
CEO & Co-Founder
Jim Barnett is the CEO, co-founder and chairman of Glint. Jim is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur, having built and run several successful companies. Jim loves showing off the Glint platform, and helping Glint customers achieve people powered success.

Keith Has-Ellison
Senior Solutions Consultant
Sage People
Keith has supported HR and people solutions for over 17 years, with experience spanning the entire HR spectrum from applicant to alumni. As Senior Solutions Consultant at Sage People, Keith helps global mid-market organizations realize their people's potential through its cloud HR software.

Ken Ryan
Solutions Consultant
Virgin Pulse
Ken Ryan, Solutions Consultant at Virgin Pulse, brings over twenty years of high-tech experience to his clients. Prior to Virgin Pulse, Ken built strategic client support teams at IBM, State Street Global Advisors, and Verizon. Ken is an honorably-discharged Army veteran.

Dan Hadley
Solution Consultant
Dan Hadley is a Senior Solutions Consultant with over 15 years of experience with time and attendance systems. Dan assists organizations in understanding how the WorkForce Suite can better automate the collection and management of employee work and non-work hours.

Kris Duggan
Kris Duggan is the CEO and Co-Founder of BetterWorks, a continuous performance management platform that makes it easy for employees to set goals and give ongoing feedback. Prior to BetterWorks, Kris was the founding CEO of Badgeville and has served as an advisor for Alchemist Accelerator, Palantir, Addepar and RelateIQ. Kris is a regular guest speaker at workplace and HR events, and an adjunct professor at Singularit


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