Welcome to LEAP Tech Talent | In-Person Conference

The 2022 event has now run. Thank you to those who attended. More information about the 2023 event will be released soon. For more information please email info@hansonwade.com


LEAP Tech Talentreturned for the seventh year to unite the community of the most innovative tech HR leaders for three days of future-focused, strategic dialogue like no other. 

LEAP Tech Talent is your best opportunity to uncover how brand-new, non-traditional HR is enabling the most forward-thinking tech organizations to transform how they find and retain top tech talent and accelerate business impact in the next era of work. 

Attendees heard20+ case studies about how HR is challenging traditional thinking across tech giants, unicorns and fast-growth start ups - and left with the inspiration and toolkit they needed to transform HR impact in their organization. 

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Among the People Leaders Unveiling Their Case Studies at the Event:

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf

Chief Human Resources Officer


Christian Schmeichel

Senior Vice President & Future of Work Officer


Gabriele Metz

Global Head of Leadership Transformation


Lauren Wegman

Global Head of People Analytics


Reema Batnagar

Vice President of People

Pixar Animation Studios

Emery Clayton-Johnson

Director of People Analytics


Gianna Driver

Chief Human Resources Officer


Hai Harari

Vice President of People Analytics, Research and Technology


Scott Pitasky

Chief People Officer


2022 Program Highlights Included:


How Ericsson is tracking employee behavior through data to drive a cultural transformation that energizes its workforce.

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How SAP is transforming its business by offering flexible working to over 100,000 employees across the globe and driving strategic workforce planning for stronger business strategy, culture, and talent attraction.

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How Pinterest has created a virtual learning program designed to train and connect managers from different departments and locations, resulting in increased management effectiveness, employee engagement and recognition.

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How Salesforce is leveraging meaningful data and advancing the impact of people analytics in the growing tech organization.

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How Akamai Technologies created its own training program, for diverse individuals who are interested in a technical career but who may not have a STEM background or formal, technical education.

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How Talkdesk is working proactively with top performing employees to remove frustrations and prevent them from scouting new opportunities elsewhere, that has driven a downward trend in attrition year on year.

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How Cohesity is using positive intelligence to embed wellbeing into its culture to develop a common language of understanding and increase employee productivity.

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How Paylocity is creating a culture of understanding using data and leveraging technology to drive employee engagement, attraction and retention.