Solving today’s recruitment Challenges with Tomorrow’s Tech

What’s Next?

Created exclusively for Talent Acquisition leaders, Talent Tech NEXT delivers insightful market intelligence and carefully curated company demos. Never a sales pitch. You will discover—and interact directly with—cutting edge, fully-vetted technologies that are ready to implement directly into your recruiting stack. Additionally, you will learn about top trends and real use-case implementation strategies directly from industry practitioners who are actual agents of change and experts within the Talent Acquisition Technology Ecosystem.

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Immerse yourself in the digital transformation.
Fully leverage the innovative technologies changing and accelerating Talent Acquisition across the source to hire process.

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Elevate yourself as a forward-thinker.
Engage in presentations from industry leaders who will challenge you to rethink how you select and integrate your recruitment technologies—and help you empower your team for success.

Join the Talent Acquisition Tech Community.


Scale-out your personal brand and exchange future-state insights with an executive network of passionate TA leaders from global enterprises. Past NEXT attendees have included executives from Amazon, Fidelity, Microsoft, E*Trade, Samsung, Nike, PwC, KPMG, Intuit, and many more.

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Keynote Speaker

Neil Frye

Global Head of Recruitment, Operations, & Technology, Dropbox

Neil Frye leads Dropbox’s TA teams in developing and executing amazing People processes for a growing high-tech firm that is expanding globally. Neil drives delivery Recruitment, Onboarding, HR data admin, Global Mobility, Contingent Workforce, People Analytics across 10 countries. Previously, Neil spent more than two years leading teams of business analysts, program managers and supporting engineers that develop world-class Compensation, Payroll, Benefits and Sales Incentive Technology at Google.

Brian Delle Donne

Talent Tech Labs

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Brian 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. At Talent Tech Labs, Brian and the TTL team have been identifying and then assisting emerging companies with breakthrough ideas to gain commercialization and scale. Brian has guided Talent Tech Labs to being not only a unique accelerator but has elevated it to be the leading authority on emerging technology addressing Talent Acquisition.

Jonathan Kestenbaum

Managing Director
Talent Tech Labs

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Jonathan Kestenbaum is the Managing Director of Talent Tech Labs. He is a lawyer by education, and an entrepreneur and investor by trade. Jonathan is passionate about being on the cutting edge of innovation and capitalizing on industry trends. He currently spends his days managing TTL’s innovation lab and advising the recruitment technology companies of tomorrow. Jonathan can be found at HR technology conferences all over the country as a sought-after speaker and panelist sharing deep insights into the evolution of the Talent Acquisition Ecosystem.

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Suzanne Rumsey

Suzanne Rumsey

Head of Global Talent Management, TiVo Corporation

Suzanne is the member of TiVo’s HR leadership team responsible for most aspects of TiVo’s Employee Experience, including talent lifecycle processes, executive, leadership & employee development, organization development, change enablement, and diversity, inclusion & belonging strategies and programs. Suzanne also consults to TiVo executives on specific people aspects of business strategies. Prior to TiVo, Suzanne lead talent and organization development strategies and execution at Blue Shield of California. She has extensive experience as both an internal talent practitioner and external consultant, and is passionate about architecting employee experiences that bring out the amazing in everyone!
Shawn Phillips

Shawn Phillips

VP, Global Talent Acquisition, Ancestry

Shawn is an experienced leader in the design, implementation, and management of recruiting and operations teams in a variety of industries. He has held multiple leadership roles in Tech and Biotech, and is currently the Head of Global Talent Acquisition, Mobility, and Immigration for Utah and California-based Ancestry, Inc. Shawn possess a passion for recruiting and operations and credits his 20 years of success on his keen ability to ethically adapt to his customers’ style, while delivering world-class candidates, and building high-performing teams.
Tom Brouchoud

Tom Brouchoud

Director, Global Talent Acquisition, Consumer, Symantec

Tom has been working in Talent Acquisition for almost 20 years. In this time, he’s supported some amazing technology companies – all innovating the “cutting edge of cool!” Tom recently joined Symantec where he leads recruitment for their Consumer Business Unit, and is having a blast. In addition to his career, he’s a frequent volunteer and panelist with organizations such as CSIX, ProMatch, and the Silicon Valley Product Management Association (SVPMA). Tom enjoys helping people improve their job search skills (resume writing, interview skills) and providing individual career coaching. He is also passionate about the intersection of traditional recruiting with technology and TA’s role in winning the war for talent.

NEXT Startup Expo

Talent Tech Labs will showcase the 12 NEXT technology solutions—you can implement right now—to drive your TA function in managing the numerous and critical candidate touchpoints found throughout the source to hire process.

Powered by Talent Tech Labs’ NEXTmessage system, you will have a direct hand in validating these emerging technologies through an interactive “funding” round. TTL will track each attendee’s “investment” of NEXTbucks (TTL’s own faux-cryptocurrency) to determine the top startups in the round. Two winning startups to be selected to give deep-dive presentations at the close of the program.

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Schedule At A Glance

12:00  Registration & Lunch

12:45  Keynote Presentation – Neil Frye, Dropbox

1:45    Startup Expo & Funding Round

2:30    Panel Workshop – Moderated by TTL

3:30   Startup Expo & Funding Round

4:15    Shaping Innovation – Brian Delle Donne, TTL

4:45    Winning Company Demos

5:30    Networking Happy Hour

Venue Information

Computer History Museum

1401 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043

Known for its world-class exhibits on early computers, the growth of the Internet, industry pioneers & more – The Computer History Museum also features the best tech conference event space in the Valley.