Discover Sourcing – Speakers

Discover Sourcing Speakers 2013

Discover Sourcing Afternoon Workshop
Day 1: Tuesday 17th September 2013

Karen BlakemanKaren Blakeman
Freelance Consultant
RBA Information Services
See Karen in the Day 1 Sourcing Workshop

Karen Blakeman provides training and advice on how to use the web and social media as research tools, and on how to identify and assess the quality of resources. She is also a regular speaker at seminars and conferences…

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Katharine RobinsonKatharine Robinson
Sourcing Consultant & Trainer
Sourcing Hat Ltd
See Katharine in the Day 1 Sourcing Workshop & introducing the main Conference

Katharine Robinson uses the Internet to track down tough to find talent. She has experience in Executive Search and in-house recruiting teams. Katharine founded Sourcing Hat Ltd…

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Discover Sourcing Conference
Day 2: Wednesday 18th September 2013

David BrammerDavid Brammer
UK Resourcing Manager
Boots Healthcare
See David on the Discover Sourcing conference day

David Brammer has been a resourcing specialist for the past 14 years. Having begun his career in IT and Finance agency recruitment, he moved into in-house resourcing in 2007 and has since held resourcing leadership roles with First Data, E.ON…

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Alastair CartwrightAlastair Cartwright
Managing Director
Ingenium People
Alastair will run a session on writing ads online which are attractive to both job seekers and search engines alike on the main conference day.

Alastair is the Managing director of Ingenium People, a training company dedicated to in-house recruiters. Ingenium provide…

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Peter CrosbyPeter Crosby
Chief Sales Officer at Viadeo
See Peter on the European Sourcing Challenges Panel on the Discover Sourcing conference day

Peter Crosby joined Viadeo in 2008 as Director of UK and Irish operations. During his first year as Director, Peter doubled the member base in the UK and Ireland. He went on to become Chief Operating Officer for Viadeo’s European division…

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Kai DeiningerKai Deininger
EuroSearch Consultants
Kai will form part of a “European Sourcing Challenges” panel on the Discover Sourcing conference day

Kai has been exposed to the HR industry very early on, his father being one of Germany’s leading executive search consultants. This may well be the reason for the fact that the HR field…

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Sheana DudleySheana Dudley
Managing Director
Research Direct International
See Sheana on the “European Sourcing Challenges” panel on Wednesday 18th

Sheana is a specialist in finding high-level candidates for positions throughout Europe, often conducting global searches. She founded RDI in 1996 and has been working as a…

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Andrew GrillAndrew Grill
CEO of Kred
See Andrew on the Discover Sourcing conference day talking about accessing the influence of those within your organisation and making the most of their networks.

Andrew Grill is the CEO of Kred, the largest social influence platform in the world. Andrew is also a regular, and sought after conference presenter on social business, social media, and…

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Martin LeeMartin Lee
Sourcing Strategist
Norman Broadbent PLC
See Martin running a “Cool Tools” session on the main Conference Day

Martin is the Sourcing Strategist within and Norman Broadbent PLC. He has trained sourcers and recruiters around the world and is an…

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Oscar MagerOscar Mager
Recruiting Specialist & Founder of Recruiting Essentials
Oscar will run a session on the conference day about candidate sourcing through the traces people leave when using images online.

Oscar is a Recruiting Specialist and Founder of Recruiting Essentials, with over 15 years experience in the recruiting space. He currently is a Senior Contract Recruiter EMEA for Sonos…

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Shane McCuskerrShane McCusker
Managing Director
Intelligence Software Ltd
See Shane at the Discover Sourcing conference day, he’ll be showing recruitment businesses how to use sourcing techniques to identify business development opportunities.

Shane McCusker develops software for the recruitment industry through his company Intelligence Software. Shane is perhaps…

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Ralph MeyerRalph Meyer
Talent Search Associate
Ernst & Young
See Ralph leading the discussion on the role of the sourcer on the main Conference Day

Ralph has over 8 years of sourcing and recruitment experience. He studied marketing and has always been keen on using those skills for candidate attraction rather than full cycle recruitment…

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Andrea MitchellAndrea Mitchell
Talent Community Manager at Ochre House
See Andrea on the European Sourcing Challenges panel on 18th September

Andrea has worked for a number of years developing sourcing techniques and working with teams, researching, training, and consulting on sourcing best practice and hard to fill roles, as well as integrating passive sourcing with social media, community…

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Andrew MountneyAndrew Mountney
Founding Partner
Aspen In-house
See Andrew speak about tailoring in-house sourcing away for brand and making it about the candidate on Discover Sourcing’s conference day.

Andrew is the Founding Partner of Aspen In-house, a consultancy dedicated to helping businesses deliver their own direct…

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Nicola PrescottNicola Prescott
Resourcing Operations Manager
See Nicola talk about how research helped them put together a strategy to recruit part-time staff in Huddersfield

Nicola is the Resourcing Operations Manager for LV= and is a member of the Resourcing Leadership Team. Managing a team of recruiters, Nicola’s team deliver large Volume campaigns of…

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Tom SavageTom Savage
Founder of 3Desk
See Tom doing a demo of the 3Sourcing search tool on the Discover Sourcing conference day

Tom is an award-winning entrepreneur and founder of 3Desk – the creators of – a search engine for technical talent. With his partner Razvan Dinu, 3Desk won the European iTalent Award in 2012 and has…

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Brent ShoppBrent Shopp
VP of Global Service Delivery
See Brent speak about Sourcing in the 21st Century at Discover Sourcing on 18th September

Brent oversees Delivery of all of the Avancos service lines globally. As one of the architects of Avancos’ Advanced Insight Talent Intelligence product, Brent is constantly striving to create…

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Laura StokerLaura Stoker
Executive Director of Global Training
See Laura running a session on search tools and techniques on the main Conference Day

As an experienced research expert with over 15 years of experience, Laura Stoker serves as AIRS Executive Director of Global Training. She leads AIRS sourcing research and course…

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