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Why Guru Fest

Guru Fest offers two jam-packed afternoons dedicated to empowering Recruiting Coordinators and Talent Leaders.
Learn from some of the best leaders in Talent and Recruiting Operations on how to drive impact, change management, and leveraging data to win the best candidates.

Discover Best Practices
Discover Best Practices

Our star-studded lineup of recruiting leaders will share some of their most esteemed practices.

Connect with Community
Connect with Community

We are focused on building the Recruiting Operations community. Learn and network with some of the most forward-thinking companies.

Frontier Talent Operations
Frontier Talent Operations

Walk away from the conference with actionable insights to turn your TA program from being company-driven to candidate-driven.

Our Speakers


Discussion Topics

RC Day

Driving career growth & scaling as an RC team

RC Career development

Advancing into recruiting analytics and insights

Scaling the interview process

Talent Operations Day

Leveraging data in recruiting

How recruiting ties into organizational growth

Candidates & hiring managers are customers

The digital transformation (tools & processes)

Recruiting operations verticals


How to prioritize when everything is a priority

Agenda at a glance

Agenda at a glance

Thu, Sep 26
RC Day

🕒 Registration & Opening
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Ahryun Moon (GoodTime)

👥 Panel: Driving career growth & scaling as an RC team
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Ali Segreto (Dropbox), Monika Warchol (Rally Health), Molly Orlof (PAX)

🍴 Break: Refreshments
3:00 - 3:30 PM

👥 Speed networking: RC career development
3:30 - 4:15 PM
Lin Lin Phan (MuleSoft), Lexie Lanoie (Salesforce), Ali Segreto (Dropbox), Molly Orloff (PAX), Monika Warchol (Rally Health)

🎤 Closing
4:15 - 4:30 PM

🍷 Happy Hour
5:00 - 7:00 PM

Fri, Sep 27
Talent Operations Day

🕒 Registration & Opening
1:00 - 1:50 PM
Silas Godfrey (GoodTime)

👥 Panel: How to globally scale your org
1:50 - 2:20 PM
Nicole Amodei (Rent the Runway), Mike Podobnik (Confluent)

👥 Breakouts: Strategic compensation & talent management, How to prioritize recruiting ops when scaling TA
2:30 - 3:00 PM
Jed DeVaro (CSU East Bay), Susie Lindstrom (New Relic)

🍴 Break: Refreshments
3:00 - 3:30 PM

👥 Panel: Candidates are customers - How candidate experience shapes your hiring
3:30 - 4:00 PM
Jen Dillon (Netflix), Erica Thorson-Garay (LiveRamp), Pete Lawson (Postmates), Mawulom Nenonene (BetterUp), Todd Raphael (ERE Media)

👥 Panel: Leveraging data in recruiting
4:15 - 4:45 PM
Dallas Frazer (Shopify), Megan Gebhart (Airbnb), Shane Noe (Okta)

🎤 Preparing talent acquisition for the future workforce
4:45 - 5:15 PM
Kayla Vatalaro (Asana)

🍷 Happy Hour
5:15 - 7:00 PM

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