Monday June 21, 2021
9am – 12pm PST | 12pm – 3pm EST

Focus Day Session A : Hyper-Growth HR

Transform the Strategic Influence of Your Workforce Strategies to Create a People-Led Platform for Fast Paced Business Scale

Begin your LEAP Tech Talent experience by diving into three high-impact workforce strategies that are supporting rapid business scale by investing in the people behind the products.
Through a combination of thought leader perspectives, tried-and-tested programs, and facilitated discussions from people leaders at hyper-growth tech companies, you will leave with connections, insights, and innovative ideas you can immediately implement to support your scaling business with growth-centric people strategies.

9.00 | 12.00 Welcome from the Chair

9:05 | 12.05 Presentation

Delivered by Courtney Branson, Independent Culture Advisor & most recently Vice President of People & Culture, Square Root

9.25 | 12.25 Presentation

Delivered by Rod Lacey, Vice President of People, Talkdesk

9.45 | 12.45 Joint Q&A:

Courtney Branson, Independent Culture Advisor & most recently Vice President of People & Culture, Square Root
Rod Lacey, Vice President of People, Talkdesk

10.05 | 1.05 Break

 

Topics to be discussed include:

1

Powering People Perspectives into Tech Start-Up Strategy: Enabling Rapid Growth with Square Root’s “Adventures in Empathy” Culture & Communication Design
What does it take to create a people-led foundation for a high-growth tech start up to enable business goals to come to life?

2

Fostering the People-First “Talkdesk Experience Program” in a Hyper-Growth Tech Firm to Safeguard Your Employee Experience Alongside Business Scale
How can we better craft our people strategies to ensure we are protecting our unique employee experience at a time of rapid company growth?

3

How Omnitracs “Talent Flow” is Rewriting the Tech Talent Acquisition Rulebook to Transform How to Attract & Engage the Qualified Workforce Your Firm Needs to Thrive
What needs to stop, start, and continue in our approach to the tech candidate and employee journey to transform our workforce’s engagement from their very first interaction with us as employers?

YOUR HYPER GROWTH FOCUS DAY CONTRIBUTORS:

Focus Day Session B: Organizational Development 

Drive a Total Company Transformation by Maximizing the Potential of Your Tech Talent in an Ultra-Competitive Industry

Dive into three stories of what it really takes to elevate your tech business and people to their fullest potential with the power of highimpact organizational development. Through a combination of thought leader perspectives, hyperdetailed case studies, and facilitated discussions between OD leaders from managing highly qualified workforces, you will leave with the connections, insights, and innovative ideas you can immediately implement to transform the way your team responds to the everevolving tech business climate.

10.40 | 1.40 Presentation

Delivered by Sondra Calhoun, Senior Director of Learning & Organizational Development, Pushpay

11.00 | 2.00 Presentation 

Delivered by Kristin Swanson, Director of Learning & Development, Alarm.com

11.20 | 2.20 Presentation

Delivered by

Adrienne Szewczyk, Head of Organizational Development, Lextech

Alex Bratton, CEO & Chief Geek, Lextech

11.40 | 2.40 Joint Q&A

Sondra Calhoun, Senior Director of Learning & Organizational Development, Pushpay

Kristin Swanson, Director of Learning & Development, Alarm.com

Adrienne Szewczyk, Head of Organizational Development, Lextech

Alex Bratton, CEO & Chief Geek, Lextech

11.55 | 2.55 Closing Remarks & End of Focus Day

 

Topics to be discussed include:

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YOUR ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOCUS DAY CONTRIBUTORS: