April 7-8 2020

San Francisco, CA

Part of the LEAP HR Series

Tuesday (Day 1)

Workshop A: Transforming Talent Acquisition in Tech Strategy Day

Built for those with a stake in rethinking how we find, attract & build tech talent

Tuesday March 12 2019: 12pm – 8pm
(includes networking dinner)

This focus day will bring you 4 of the most high-impact people leaps being taken to address the vital challenges of how we find, attract, and build the tech workforce of tomorrow. Through a combination of thought leader perspectives and facilitated discussions between HR and strategic Talent Acquisition leaders, you will leave with connections, insights and innovative ideas you can immediately implement:

Transforming How We Utilize People Analytics to Enable Our Tech Businesses Make More Effective Data-Driven Decisions to Hire the Best People, Faster

Neil Frye, Global Head of Recruitment, Human Resources Operations & Technology, Dropbox

What Does It Truly Take to Build a TA Team Shaped around Scalability and Sustainability to Help Us Plan and Grow with Our Businesses and Customers

Jae Jun, Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition, Adobe Systems

Rethinking the Interview Process: What Does It Take to Truly Set People Up for Success to Ensure You Hire the Very Best

Sief Khafagi, Lead Recruiter – Engineering Leadership, Facebook

Remaining the Talent Trade-Off between Speed & Diversity in a Tech Business with Audacious Growth Plans

Christine Rogers-Raetsch, Head of People, Duolingo


Workshop B: Next-Gen HR Accelerator Day

Tuesday March 12 2019: 12pm – 8pm
(includes networking dinner

Accelerate your HR team’s journey towards becoming influencers able to add value at the heart of your fast-paced tech firm. This day offers a unique opportunity for up and coming HR practitioners establishing themselves inside your HR organization to build breadth through micro learnings. It also offers you a chance to invest in your smart, but unseasoned HR practitioners to help you retain them and to strengthen depth, bench strength and succession planning inside your own team. The five key themes we will address will include:


Successfully navigating the baggage that HR field carries with it to transform your personal impact
What differentiates the most successful HR people from the pack and how can you map your career against theirs to set you apart?

Developing commercial acumen as a fundamental building block of internal credibility
How to accelerate your understanding of the rhythm, cadence and context of the technology business in which you operate

Predicting the future of HR to allow you to build the skills needed in the future
What skills will you – the HR leader of the future – need to build to allow you to skate to where the puck is as you develop your career?

Practical problem solving at pace to increase your personal impact on your organization
How to move from reactive to proactive and get more strategic in terms of problem solving to get ahead, and stay ahead, of the needs of your dynamic tech business
Using conversational leadership to influence without authority
Closing the gaps in your ability to influence without authority, and building relationships with trust to help you build a blueprint to transform your impact