The Agenda for the
2018 TAtech Leadership Summit on
AI & Machine Learning in Talent Acquisition

SkySong Innovation Center, 1301 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Registration/General Sessions/Lunch SkySong Building 3
Breakout Sessions/PM Coffee Break SkySong Building 1

Monday, February 12, 2018

8:45 AM Golf or Spa Outing (optional)  
6:00 PM Registration Desk Opens  
6:00-8:00 PM Welcome Cocktail Reception  

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

 



7:30 AM Registration Desk Opens
Coffee & Networking
8:30-8:45 AM TAtech Welcome
Peter Weddle
CEO, TAtech
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8:45-9:00 AM Conference Chair Welcome
Aaron Matos
Founder/CEO, Paradox
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9:00-9:45 AM Opening Keynote
What’s Hype, What’s Real & What Do We Have to Worry About?
Michael Stewart
CEO, Lucid.ai & Co-founder AI Austin
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9:45-10:30 AM AI/ML/NLP & Talent Acquisition
A brief history and status report
Aaron Matos
Founder/CEO, Paradox
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10:30-11:00 AM Coffee Break & Networking

11:00-11:45 AM Industry Thought Leaders Panel
4 Company CEOs with AI / Machine learning products

Eyal Grayevsky
CEO & Co-Founder FirstJob & Mya
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Erik Kostelnik
CEO, TextRecruit
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Matt Plummer
VP ZipRecruiter
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Jennifer Sethre
CEO, Intry.careers
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Moderators:
Aaron Matos
Founder/CEO, Paradox
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Mark Newman
Founder, HireVue
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11:45 AM-12:15 PM Using AI/ML to Improve the Recruiter’s Experience
Gaurav Kataria
Head of Product & Data Science at Entelo
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12:15-1:30 PM Lunch & Networking

1:30-2:15 PM Customer Thought Leaders Panel
4 Senior HR/TA execs discussing lessons learned in product usage

Brad Cook
VP Global Talent Acquisition, Teradata
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Steve Parker
Director, Allegis RPO Technology
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Heather Thomas
Recruitment Manager, Sodexo
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Moderator:
Rob McIntosh
Chief AI Evangelist, Paradox.ai
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2:15-2:45 PM Use Case: AI/ML in Healthcare

Mark Anderson
President, HealthPointe Solutions
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2:45-3:15 PM Coffee Break & Networking

3:15-4:00 PM

Moderated Discussions

• Machine learning

Terry Terhark
CEO randrr
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• Natural language processing
Alex Murphy
CEO, WorkHarmony.com
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• Why Partner With AI Companies & How to Do It
Michael Hennessy
Founder & CEO, SmashFly Technologies
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4:00-4:30 PM What Are Investors Looking For?
Shon Burton
Founder, HiringSolved
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Rick Gibson
Managing Director, HOTventures
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David Paul
Partner, Canal Partners
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Howie Schwartz
CEO Crowded & Angel Investor
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Tim Wales
CEO & Co-Founder at Kadima.Ventures
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4:30-5:15 PM Closing Keynote
Addressing Talent Matching Problems with AI
Geordy Kitchen
Group Product Manager, Google
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5:15-5:30 PM Summit Summary / Plans for Next Year
What Have We Learned & Where Do We Go From Here?
Aaron Matos
Founder/CEO, Paradox
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