Our Team

Brian Delle Donne


Brian is the President of Talent Tech Labs. He has been a leading force in driving innovation through his career in operating roles in industry. After serving as Chief Operating Officer at both large public and privately held staffing and project engineering firms he has amassed a wealth of insight into effectively applying innovation.

Jonathan Kestenbaum

Managing Director

Jonathan is the Managing Director of Talent Tech Labs. He is a lawyer by education, and an entrepreneur and investor by trade. Jonathan can be found at HR technology conferences all over the world as a sought-after speaker and panelist sharing deep insights into the evolution of the Talent Acquisition Ecosystem.

Gene Holtzman

Board Member

Gene Holtzman is the founder and President of Mitchell Martin. Gene founded the company in 1984 after recognizing the rising demand for professional staff in Information Technology and Healthcare. He is an early adopter of new technology and started Talent Tech Labs to nurture startups in the field of talent acquisition and staffing.

Chris Hartman

Board Member

Chris serves as President at International Operations at Allegis Group, Inc. He served as an Executive Vice President at the Allegis Group, Inc. and as an Executive Vice President of Business Development at the Allegis Group Services, Inc. He serves as a Director of Talent Tech Labs, LLC.

Rory O’Doherty

Director, Provider Advisory

Rory is the Incubation Operations Manager at Talent Tech Labs. With a background in Economics and Finance and experience bringing Irish start-ups to North America, Rory runs operations in TTL. Rory advises start-ups on go-to-market strategy, utilizes mentors, and strategic partners, to hone in on product-market fit.

Irina Sapsay

Director, Client Delivery

A PMI member with experience in marketing operations and strategy in AI startups and brand agencies, Irina manages client delivery programs. She enjoys working alongside TTL's analysts in uncovering unique perspectives and leveraging research to help TTL members tackle business problems and identify process improvements in adopting TA technologies.

Rob Gallina

Director, Corp Advisory

Experienced Sales Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the human resources industry. Skilled in Sales, Creativity Skills, Asset Management, and Business Relationship Management. Strong consulting professional with an MBA focused in Business Management, Healthcare from Binghamton University - School of Management.

Mark DeJong

Director, Corp Advisory

Mark is Director of Business Development at Talent Tech Labs. He comes to TTL with an extensive background as a sales leader and hunter of new business. In his role at TTL, Mark is focused on growing the Corporate Advisory program

David Francis

Director, Research

David leads a global team of analysts in the creation and development of Talent Tech Labs market research (surveys, trends, data analysis, benchmarking, decision support, etc.) and dissemination of research content via published reports, conferences and webinars.

Lucy Zuo


Lucy is an Analyst at Talent Tech Labs and is responsible for conducting research on rising technologies and trends in the Talent Acquisition space. She also compiles findings into reports for clients and the TTL research library. She has a background in Mathematics and Economics.

Alice Ng

Marketing Manager

Alice loves storytelling and curating meaningful engagements. At Talent Tech Labs, she works closely with the Sales and Research teams in content marketing, communications, and special events. Alice is the Co-Founder of Space Apps NYC and a Community Leader at StartupBus North America.

Our Mission

Elevate the state of the art in recruitment technology and bring innovation to the world of Talent Acquisition Software.

Our Promise

Alleviate specific pain points of your company through a robust set of thinking partnerships.

Our Essence

We provide support, research, and space to grow new ideas designed to tackle the unique challenges present in the Talent Acquisition space.

Our Vision

To be the most sought-after authority in emerging talent acquisition technology.

Interested in joining the team?

The Talent Tech Labs team are entrepreneurs, business leaders, thinkers, and doers. Our inventive work has created a reputation in the space; our continued dedication to the Talent Acquisition space keeps us cemented there. Do you have what it takes to disrupt, grow, and cultivate the talent acquisition industry?