TAtech Leadership Summit on Technology & the Candidate Experience

A Joint TAtech & Talent Board Conference

For Corporate & Industry Execs & Senior Professionals September 28, 2022 ● Harvard Club ● New York, NY


September 28, 2022

Download our full set of speaker presentations here.

Please note: The dress for the Summit is Business Casual

7:30-8:45 AM                                     Continental Breakfast   
Harvard Club
35 W 44th Street
New York, NY  10036

8:45-9:00 AM                                     Summit Opens: Biddle Room

Peter Weddle, CEO TAtech  
Kevin Grossman, President Talent Board 


9:00-9:30 AM                                     Opening Keynote

What Really is the State-of-the-Art in Talent Technology?

Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer Lighthouse Research & Advisory

9:35-10:15 AM                                  Best Practices Panel

How can technology help to optimize the candidate experience?

Kevin Grossman, President Talent Board 


Joe Shaker, CEO Shaker Recruitment Marketing 

Jamie O’Leary Thomas, Sr. Director Global Talent Acquisition Zebra Technologies 

David Crawford, VP/TA New York Presbyterian Hospital 

Nicky Garcea, Co-Founder & CCO, Cappfinity 



10:20-10:50 AM                                Presentation

The Beneficial Impact of Video on the Candidate Experience & Why It Can Sometimes Fail

Maury Hanigan, CEO SparcStart 

10:55-11:25 AM                                Fireside Chat

3 myth busters to unleash a transformative candidate experience

Lehua Stonebraker, VP/TA Smart Recruiters 

11:30 AM-12:15 PM                        Product Palooza

Survale – Jason Moreau, CEO 

SonicJobs.com – Mikhil Raja, Founder & CEO 

Cadi Hawkins, Sr. Account Exec Recruitbot –  

Acquire ROI – Cody Forbes, CEO 

12:15-1:15 PM                                  Lunch:  Cambridge Room

1:15-1:55 PM                                     Presentation

Hire Date to Start Date: The Crucial Last Mile of the Candidate Journey

Jason Moreau, CEO Survale 

2:00-2:30 PM                                     Fireside Chat

Using Technology to Define, Communicate and Update a Talent Brand

Shelia Gray, VP-Global Talent Acquisition Quadient 

2:30-3:00 PM                                     Afternoon Snack & Networking Break


3:00-3:30 PM                                     Case Study

Rob Felicetta, Sr. Director HR Operations Informatica


Pat Amaral Chief Customer Officer GR8 People

3:35-4:05 PM                                     Presentation

Using Technology to Elevate the Candidate’s Interview Experience

Warren Sukernek, VP FloCareer 

4:10-4:40 PM                                     Closing Keynote

The Ultimate State of Experiential Harmony:

Balancing Both the Candidate & the Recruiter Experience

Alex Murphy, CEO JobSync 

4:45-5:00 PM                                     Summit Summary & Closing