REC4: How Technology is Changing Hiring at Wyndham, Humana, and Futurestep: What’s Possible with Video Interviewing
What’s Possible with Video Interviewing
Thursday 06 October
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Once a novel idea, the use of video for candidate screening and interviewing has moved into the mainstream. While becoming more common in large and mid-size organizations, there are still plenty of opportunities for smaller organizations to adopt and enhance the use of video technology to improve recruiting outcomes. You may think you have a handle on what video interviewing technology is and does, but the realm of possibilities across the enterprise has changed dramatically in the last few years. This panel of senior practitioners will share their interviewing challenges and approaches used to meet them. From exploration to adoption, this group of users has taken video interviewing from a point solution for project purposes to diverse hiring use cases across the enterprise. You’ll leave knowing more about how you can leverage video interviewing purpose-built for hiring.
President & CEO
As president and CEO of Montage, Kurt Heikkinen has ultimate responsibility for all business operations and the overall success and growth of the company. A driven leader, Kurt has a proven track record of leading start-up companies and large enterprises through technology product launches to serve rapidly emerging markets. Kurt has more than 20 years of enterprise software experience within the talent management and SaaS domains. He has held executive positions at PeopleSoft, Inc., where he was responsible for product strategy, development and support for its $400M HRMS business unit. Additionally, he was a member of the executive team at Evolve, Inc., Metavante, and Codeworks, Inc.
Vice President, Global Technology Solutions
Korn Ferry Futurestep
Mir Ali is the Vice President of Global Technology Solutions at Korn Ferry Futurestep, joining the organization in 2014. Mr. Ali is responsible for developing the global technology vision and strategy for the organization as well as its execution across the Solutions business, which includes RPO, Projects, and Technology Consulting. Mir is passionate about the impact of technology and is very involved in ensuring Futurstep’s programs have best-in-class systems. Prior to his current role, Mr. Ali served as Group Vice President for Global Information Management Business Partner Solutions with Adecco Group. Previously, he was the Vice President of Information Technology at Adecco RPO (re-branded as Pontoon) responsible for the RPO technology strategy and led a team of IT professionals specializing in recruitment technologies including data analytics, ATS, CRM, direct and indirect candidate sourcing systems, and mobile attraction tools. Mir holds a master’s in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in English composition from University of Toledo.
Director of Talent Acquisition
Kevin Stakelum is the Talent Acquisition Director for Humana, a Fortune 73 health and wellness company. As the leader of Talent Acquisition, Kevin creates the strategy and provides the leadership and direction for all aspects of talent acquisition for the company. His leadership in the areas of recruiting process design and implementation, interviewing capability and design and process standardization ensures that the function continues to enable the business to hire the best talent in the industry. Kevin is also the leader of the company’s Veterans Hiring Initiative that has been extended to continue to focus on Veterans and Military Spouses but also now includes Wounded Warriors. Kevin is also leading the company’s hiring efforts regarding people with disabilities. Prior to this role, Kevin worked for Microsoft Corporation for 14 years in a variety of recruiting leadership roles within the Services, Sales, and Server and Tools Business organizations. He also led and participated in many international management and people development initiatives across the enterprise. Kevin is a veteran of the Louisiana and Mississippi Army National Guard and holds a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana Tech University. He is currently enrolled in the joint Executive MBA program at The University of Kentucky and the University of Louisville.
Director, Talent Acquisition
Wyndham Vacation Ownership
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