Event Preview: LinkedIn Talent Connect North America 2015

Keynote Speakers

Jeff Weiner
CEO, LinkedIn

Jeff is an Internet executive with over 19 years of experience, including general management of mid- to large-sized organizations, corporate development, product development, business operations, and strategy. He’s currently CEO at LinkedIn, the web’s largest and most powerful network of professionals. Prior to LinkedIn, Jeff was an Executive in Residence at Accel Partners and Greylock Partners. He was primarily focused on advising the leadership teams of the firm’s existing consumer technology portfolio companies while also working closely with the firm’s partners to evaluate new investment opportunities.
Frédérique Scavennec
VP, Global Talent Acquisition, L’Oreal

At L’Oreal, Frédérique designs and builds a best-in-class talent acquisition function to influence and contribute to the achievement of business goals across the organisation globally. She’s transforming the strategy to focus on sourcing and delivering top talent to all of their markets in all functions. She’s implemented a culture of attracting and building passive talents communities via multiple channels built on a great employer brand and engaging content. Frédérique has more than 20 years’ experience within HR, covering all from recruitment to restructuring, training, and social affairs. Passion and people are the common themes of her professional life.

Zvi Goldfarb
The Head of the Talent Acquisition Digital Lab, L’Oreal

Zvi’s professional journey is all about unique experiences, and all about avoiding sameness. It has roots in the Middle East, Shanghai and Paris. It is all about creating products that will be used by millions, bioinformatics programs for talented youth and using connected objects to improve the interview experience. And this is just the beginning….

Pat Wadors
SVP, Global Talent Organization, LinkedIn

Pat Wadors joined LinkedIn in January 2013 to lead its world-class talent (HR) team. In addition to hiring, retaining and inspiring top talent, Pat is also responsible for all employee-related HR programs at LinkedIn, including compensation and benefits and performance management. She came to LinkedIn from Plantronics, where she was Senior Vice President of Human Resources, responsible for leading the company’s facilities and human resources programs across the all of its worldwide offices. From August 2011 until August 2012, Pat also served as the HR Executive Advisor to Twitter. In that role, she worked with Twitter’s head of HR, CEO and Board of Directors to help guide their workforce talent strategies to scale the business, while also attracting and retaining key talent. Previously, Pat also spent more than four years at Yahoo!. As the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Yahoo!. Pat led Yahoo!’s HR Business Partner function which supported 14,500 employees in more than 17 locations. Prior to Yahoo!, Pat served as the Chief Human Resources Officer for Align Technologies and has also held senior human resource management positions at Applied Materials, Merck Pharmaceutical, Viacom International and Calvin Klein Cosmetics. She graduated with a BS in Business Administration from Ramapo College, with a major in Human Resources Management and a minor in Psychology.

Speaking

Speaking opportunities? Yes
Deadline: Apr 24, 2015
Speaking Information Mark Menke, talentconnect@linkedin.com , Web Site


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