Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Randstad US
As chief diversity and inclusion officer with more than 20 years of human resources, diversity, supplier diversity, and compliance experience; Audra provides internal and external clients with guidance for effective strategies in diversity, supplier diversity, inclusion, and compliance. Under Audra’s leadership, the company has received numerous diversity awards. Audra is the executive sponsor for Randstad’s Hire Hope program which provides career readiness training and job placement services to underserved and at-risk women, including survivors of homelessness, exploitation, and trafficking. In addition, Audra’s department leads Randstad’s social justice initiative, the TRANSCEND program, which provides reskilling and placement for diverse and untapped communities. Audra holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a Human Resources concentration, and a Bachelor’s in Finance, from the University of North Carolina. A member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM); she is also a Certified Diversity Professional (CDP), a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), an SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), and a Six Sigma Green Belt. Audra is known for her speaking engagements at diversity conferences, hosting the global Diversity Deep Dive podcast and has published several white papers in her area of expertise.
Managing Director, AMS
Jonathan is the Managing Director of AMS. He is a lawyer by education and an entrepreneur and investor by trade. Jonathan can be found at HR technology conferences all over the world as a sought-after speaker and panelist sharing deep insights into the evolution of the Talent Acquisition Ecosystem.
CEO, Pro Unlimited
Kevin serves as PRO Unlimited’s Chief Executive Officer and leads the vision and strategy for the company. He is recognized as one of the technology industry’s most tenured and trusted experts. Kevin has held executive leadership roles at some of the world’s most notable brands that were category leaders in Cloud Software, Services and Data. Prior to PRO, Kevin served as Global CEO at an industry leading SaaS Marketing and Communications software provider, where he took the company public on the NYSE before selling it for $2.8B.
Founder, Leap Consulting Solutions
Lauren Jones (LJ) has been a leader, influencer, and innovator in the staffing industry for just over 22 years. Lauren's love and obsession for technology has helped shaped her career and provided a stellar reputation as a tech stack expert, industry trail blazer and business operations guru. Her focus on mindful and responsible usage of technology in our industry is helping businesses align their future desires with the technologies of today all with a singular focus in mind - keep the job process human.
Principal, AmerEU & Co-Founder, 2ework
Hans Bukow brings 25+ years experience in founding and leading innovative venture backed enterprise software and Web companies as CEO-CXO. Hans is recognized for pioneering $3B+ established software categories: Manufacturing Execution (MES) and Vendor Management (VMS). Significant successes include: FASTech (#22 Inc. 500 in '93) is now part of Applied Materials Global Services, WorldPlay which became AOL-EA Games, and eWork Group – a EU publicly traded company which helped pioneer the emerging human-cloud and is a still growing with $1.5B+ in revenues. Hans presently invests, advises and consults with SaaS companies that have strong international interests in US, EU and Brazil and is also co-founding 2ework - a remote working data analytics endeavour.
EVP & Contingent Workforce Expert, People 2.0
Jeff Nugent has over 23 years of experience in helping companies design and implement global, contingent workforce solutions. As Managing Director for People 2.0, Jeff is responsible for driving the vision and growth strategy for the company’s EOR, AOR and SOW solutions. Prior to joining People 2.0, he founded Contingent Workforce Solutions, a leading IC compliance and payrolling firm, which was recognized as one of North America's fastest growing companies by Profit Magazine. As an expert in worker classification and risk mitigation strategies, Jeff has worked with countless staffing, recruiting, and enterprise clients to navigate the complexities of international labor laws. He has earned many accolades throughout his career including E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year and Staffing Industry Analysts’ Top 100 Most Influential People.
Creative Director, ClubVMSA
Jim Coughlin has been an Executive Search Consultant, Recruiter, Recruiting Manager, Staffing Firm Owner and Executive Coach and Training. He started his career nearly 40 years ago and has been involved with and/or led nearly every staffing/recruiting training ever developed. In his programs Jim distills the best practices and proven techniques of recruiters, account managers & owners through the last three decades. These days you’ll find Jim interviewing a procurement or Talent Acquisition leader in ClubVMSA’s daily video chats or emceeing and facilitating meaningful dialogues at a ClubVMSA event.
Chairman & CEO, Recruiter.com
Evan Sohn is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Recruiter.com, an on-demand recruiting platform that combines AI and video job-matching technology with the world's largest network of small and independent recruiters. Evan is a frequent contributor to CNBC and Yahoo! Finance, and demonstrates expertise in a diverse set of industries, including Wi-Fi, Instant Messaging, data security, customer relationship management (CRM), and much more.
President, Tallann Resources
With a staffing and recruiting career spanning over 25 years, Tom Erb has established himself as one of the industry’s top subject matter experts. He is one of the most highly sought-after national speakers in the staffing industry, presenting to a variety of industry organizations including the American Staffing Association, National Association of Personnel Services, TechServe Alliance, and dozens of state and regional staffing and recruiting conferences.