TECH2: Payroll 2.0: Innovation in the First HR Technology Application
Payroll 2.0: Innovation in the First HR Technology Application
Wednesday 05 October
01:15 PM – 02:15 PM
Payroll technology was the “first” HR technology, and some might say it is the most stable and mature application in the HR technology portfolio. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for innovation — quite the opposite in fact. This panel of product leaders from several of the industry’s most well-known payroll product and service providers will share their insights on how Payroll helps provide increased value to the organization and improves employee access to information. If you haven’t thought about Payroll in a while it’s time to change that. Come learn how you can transform this oldest of HR tech solutions.
VP, HCM Innovation
Cecile Alper-Leroux is Vice President of Human Capital Management (HCM) Innovation at Ultimate Software. Since 2010, she’s focused on fostering a culture of innovation at Ultimate, resulting in the delivery of advanced, people-centric HCM technology solutions and services. She also has served as Ultimate’s VP of Product Development, responsible for defining and developing the global vision and strategy for Ultimate’s industry-leading HR, payroll, and talent management solutions. With more than 20 years of experience in the HCM industry, Cecile has served in several capacities across the globe, including as Director of Global HCM Product Strategy for Lawson Software. She has also served as Lawson’s Global Business Development Manager, as well as the company’s first HR Presales Consultant, covering markets in France and the U.K. Passionate about people and technology in the workplace, Cecile is an internationally sought-out speaker, thought leader, and visionary on HCM trends, hot topics, and global strategies.
Chief Strategy Officer
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VP and Principal Analyst
Holger Mueller is VP and Principal Analyst for Constellation Research for the fundamental enablers of the cloud, IaaS, PaaS and next generation Applications, with forays up the tech stack into BigData and Analytics, HR Tech, and sometimes SaaS. Holger provides strategy and counsel to key clients, including Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Product Officers, Chief HR Officers, investment analysts, venture capitalists, sell side firms and technology buyers. Mueller has a Diplom Kaufmann from University of Mannheim, with a focus on Information Science, Marketing, International Management and Chemical Technology. As a native European, Mueller speaks six languages.
SVP, IT, Product Management & Development
Mike Gioja is the senior vice president of information technology, product management and development at Paychex, Inc., where he has paired the company’s dedicated, personal service with a new, innovative software-as-a-service technology and mobility platform to offer solutions that meet the needs of businesses today and in the future. Gioja is a senior executive with more than 35 years of experience in product management and strategy, as well as software and information technology. During his time at Paychex, Gioja has led his teams through the creation of product road maps and the launch of Paychex Flex, the company’s cloud platform that offers a streamlined and integrated approach to human capital management. Gioja has led his team through an agile transformation, driving innovation and effecting cultural change at Paychex. Throughout his career, Gioja has led the implementation of large-scale ERP platforms and applications, as well as best-of-breed SaaS applications. He has held senior leadership positions with companies including IBM, American Express, Fidelity, SAP, and PeopleSoft. A native of New York City, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Oswego.
VP, Product Support
Ceridian HCM, Inc.
Jim Konandreas is a veteran of the human capital management software industry with 15 years of experience in multiple companies, primarily in leadership roles. As one of the founding members of Dayforce, Jim played an integral role developing the world-class, award winning Dayforce HCM solution; specifically he led R&D and Product Management for Dayforce HR, Self-Service, and Benefits. Currently, his focus is on revolutionizing the Dayforce implementation process with Dayforce Activate.