Contingent Staffing 2018

July 30 - August 01, 2018

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, MN

1.888.482.6012

Speakers

Speakers

Cesar Ayala
Cesar Ayala
Category Manager
LyondellBasell

Cesar Ayala is a Category Manager with LyondellBasell’s Global Procurement team in Houston. He leads indirect Corporate Services categories and projects with responsibility for over $100,000,000 in annual spend globally. Cesar’s main objective is to maximize value for his company by developing business strategies based on comprehensive market and spend analysis. Creative in issue resolution, he builds relationships critical to success.

Cesar previously worked in Shell’s Market Intelligence team, enabling better negotiations through market research and total cost models for Downstream Manufacturing. He was part of the award-winning team that redesigned Shell’s Category Management and Contracting Process, their end-to-end process for procuring goods and services. Prior to joining Shell, Cesar was part of Dresser-Rand’s Supply Chain Management team, responsible for strategic leadership of a global portfolio of Corporate Indirect categories, including HR, IT, Finance and other Professional Services.

Eager to give back to our community, Cesar has been active in professional organizations, including serving as a board member and mentor to current college students and recent graduates through the Institute for Supply Management’s Houston chapter. A lifelong learner, Cesar reads for pleasure every day and enjoys exploring historic cities with nothing more than a good map and list of key phrases.

Cesar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from The College of New Jersey, a Master’s degree in Molecular Genetics from Rutgers University, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University.

Sunil Bagai
Sunil Bagai
Chief Executive Officer
Crowdstaffing

Sunil is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and innovator that cares deeply about the future of work and maximizing human potential. Blending vision, technology and business skills honed in diverse corporate environments and startups, he has learned that great people are the most essential ingredient in building successful companies. His most recent venture, Crowdstaffing, has developed a machine, network and human-powered hiring ecosystem that enables businesses to dramatically improve hiring outcomes.

Shashank Bajaj
Shashank Bajaj
Manager, Global Temp Program - xWS (PeopleOps)
Google
Vashti Baker
Vashti Baker
Contingent Labor Compliance Coordinator, Human Resources 
BJC HealthCare
Adam Barnes
Adam Barnes
Assistant Director - Enterprise Vendor Management - Contingent Labor
Northwestern Mutual
Andy Barringer
Andy Barringer
Manager, Workforce Services
RELX Group
Peggy Blaszkowski
Peggy Blaszkowski
Senior Manager, Sourcing
Orbital ATK
Peggy is a Senior Manager in Corporate Supply Chain at Orbital ATK. She is an accomplished sourcing leader with proven success in providing strategic sourcing and contracting leadership and negotiation for a variety of categories including human resources, contingent workforce solutions, travel services, security and safety, and enterprise products and services. Peggy has been involved with and managed contingent labor suppliers and programs for almost 20 years.
Gregory Brown
Gregory Brown
Procurement Category Manager
Westrock

Category Manager for WestRock, formerly Rock-Tenn for three years. Responsible for managing temporary labor-$123 Million, Copiers $7 million, printers, and office supplies-$6 million

  • $123 Million in Temporary Labor spend
  • 72 Temp agencies under agreement
  • VMS tool-Fieldglass
  • MSP-Barpellam-Bartech
  • Previously worked for Novartis Pharmaceuticals in Atlanta Ga, Fort Worth TX
  • MCI- AT&T- Equifax- Beazer Homes-Russell Athletic-all in Procurement in Atlanta Ga

Originally from Chicago Illinois, attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Arkansas Major Business Administration.

Kanita Brown
Kanita Brown
Managing Partner
K.H. Brown Solutions
Kanita is an independent consultant providing contingent workforce advisory services. Kanita leverages her years of buy-side experience to present meaningful solutions to clients by leading enterprises and providers through the process of implementing, managing and optimizing their Contingent Workforce programs. Throughout the course of her career, Kanita has strategically managed $1B+ spend in large organizations. She has served as the lead for high performing programs at Procter & Gamble and Halliburton. Kanita is a Certified Contingent Workforce Professional. She provides thought leadership to the industry via written publications and as a speaker at industry conferences.
Keith Browning
Keith Browning
Director of Global Procurement & Strategic Sourcing
Ceridian
Monique Burgener
Monique Burgener
Director, MSP/VMS and Client Management
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom
Jason Cammorata
Jason Cammorata
Director, Strategic Sourcing
MDC Partners
Emily Campion
Emily Campion
Assistant Professor, Department of Management
Old Dominion University - Strome College of Business
Emily D. Campion is an Assistant Professor in Management at Old Dominion University. Her research focuses include the future of work (e.g., freelancers, co-working, gig economy), recruitment and selection methods, and career development. She also works as a consultant for public and private organizations. Prior to academia, she was a daily reporter in Indiana and teacher in Washington, D.C. She has her Ph.D. in Organization and Human Resources from the University at Buffalo.
Patrick Carr
Patrick Carr
Program Manager
Country Financial
Pamela Chambers O’Rourke
Pamela Chambers O’Rourke
Founder & CEO
ICON Information Consultants, LP

Pamela Chambers O’Rourke is the Founder and CEO of Houston-based ICON Information Consultants, LP. Established in 1998, ICON Consultants is a national “Top Tier” provider of human-capital solutions with core competencies in IT, Accounting, Finance, HR, and Procurement with most recent annual sales exceeding $280 million and more than 3,250 consultants servicing Fortune 500/100 clients throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Pamela thrives on being a mentor and leads by example. She believes that giving back is an important business strategy; one in which she demonstrates through her continuous support of women-owned companies. Pamela is a past National Board Member of Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and a past Board Member for Women’s Business Council-Southwest (WBCS). She is a current board member of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) and University of Houston Board of Visitors. In addition, Pamela is a member of Women’s Presidents Organization (WPO) and Committee of 200 (C200).

Somnath Chatterjee
Somnath Chatterjee
Global Ecosystem Advisory
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom
Allen Chilson
Allen Chilson
Vendor Relationship Manager (Talent Acquisition)
BASF
Randy Clark
Randy Clark
Lead Buyer - Segment Owner
Volvo Group Trucks Technology
David Cooper
David Cooper
Vice President, Global Sales
Geometric Results, Inc.
As Vice President of Global Sales, David heads the company’s industry-leading sales team with representatives in the US and UK. He brings more than 25 years’ experience that spans the managed services, vendor management systems, and sales sectors of the non-employee labor industry. An industry veteran, David has established and maintained extended workforce solutions programs at many global 1000 companies and worked with technology start-ups to bring groundbreaking solutions to the fore. Under his leadership, the GRI sales team brings independent, strategic solutions and programs to prospects and clients, guiding them to greater realized value and program performance.
Bori Csillag
Bori Csillag
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Work & Organizations, Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
Bori is a Ph.D. candidate in Work and Organizations at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Her research explores individual experiences at the work-nonwork interface (e.g., spillover), implications of managerial time use, and the relationship between networking behaviors and reemployment outcomes for unemployed job seekers. Bori is developing her dissertation on the predictors and outcomes of freelancers’ control over work and she looks forward to diving into this topic together with Contingent Staffing 2018 attendees!
Marcelo Cunha Loureiro
Marcelo Cunha Loureiro
Head of Procurement, Americas
GlaxoSmithKline
Brianna Dalgaard
Brianna Dalgaard
Contingent Workforce Manager
Nike, Inc.
Komal Dangi
Komal Dangi
Chief Executive Officer
SmartKlicks, a product of Synkriom
Austin Davis
Austin Davis
Senior Sourcing Analyst
HD Supply GSC
Stephanie Elliot
Stephanie Elliot
Vice President & Global Solutions Vertical Business Leader
Kelly Services
Stephanie Elliott, VP, Global Solutions, is an industry leader with more than 20 years of broad experience in the contingent labor industry, including contingent staffing and outsourced solutions and currently leads the global Retail and Consumer Goods vertical for KellyOCG. Stephanie has led operations in the US, Europe, and APAC regions and has a unique perspective and understanding of operational, financial, compliance, and cultural factors that lead to success with globally led programs.
David Feldman
David Feldman
Global Director, Talent Acquisition Strategy & Operations
Monsanto
Patrick Gaynor
Patrick Gaynor
Global Category Chair - Subcontract Services
IBM
Patrick is the Global Sourcing leader for Subcontract Services (Technical Services & Complementary Workforce) in support of IBM's general and services procurement business. His responsibilities include creation, execution and ownership of the global sourcing strategy across all IBM Business Units with responsibility for >$5B in annual global spend spanning 90 countries and 30 languages.
Gijo George
Gijo George
Director, Strategic Sourcing
Americold

With over twenty years of experience in Sales, Procurement, Supply Chain, and IT Applications, Gijo George now serves Americold Logistics LLC, as the Director of Strategic Sourcing. Based in Atlanta, GA, his team supports Americolds’ 170+ global facilities executing procurement strategies on a daily basis.

He inherited the VMS/MSP program two years ago with less than 10% adoption and now manages a stable and industry-leading multi-million dollar program; including both traditional Contingent Workforce and SOW programs. Prior to Americold, Gijo worked for Rock-Tenn, The Home Depot, The Hackett Group, GeP, and consulted for several Fortune 500 companies. Gijo also serves on the Procurement Advisory Board for CoreTrust (GPO).

He holds a Master’s Degree in International Business from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India and a Master’s in Computer Applications from IGNOU, India. 

Jodi Hallerman
Jodi Hallerman
Vice President, Strategic Account Development
MBO Partners
Jodi Hallerman, MSOD, brings a broad foundation of experience and expertise in operations leadership as well as in sales, career development and HR consulting. Currently VP of Strategic Account Development at MBO Partners, Jodi utilizes her knowledge and background to consult with organizations who are faced with the risk and challenges of the new independent workforce.
Lon Harvey
Lon Harvey
Director, Talent Acquisition, North American Contingent Labor Program & Canadian Direct Hire
Waste Management
Sara Jensen
Sara Jensen
Vice President, Business Development
Innovative Employee Solutions

Sara Jensen is the vice president of business development at Innovative Employee Solutions, a leading nationwide provider contingent workforce solutions, specializing in employer of record payrolling and independent contractor compliance services. Founded in 1974 in San Diego, California, IES has grown into one of the city’s largest women-owned businesses and been named one of its “Best Places to Work” for nine years in a row.

Prior to joining IES in 2011, Sara worked in development for the nonprofit sector, where she honed extensive skills and experience in account management, corporate relations and sponsorship development in various roles at both national and local nonprofit organizations.

A Washington native, Sara earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Western Washington University. Sara is a Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP), a member of the American Staffing Association’s “Women in Leadership Council”, the San Diego Chamber of Commerce Young Leaders and Advance program, as well as the San Diego Sales and Marketing Alliance.

In her downtime, Sara loves going to the beach, practicing yoga and enjoying all that SoCal has to offer with her husband and their two children.

Lauren Jerit
Lauren Jerit
Manager, Third Party Workforce
US Cellular
Ashish Kaushal
Ashish Kaushal
CEO & Founder
HireTalent
Dan Khublall
Dan Khublall
Director, Global Contingent Labor & Fieldglass Process
Thomson Reuters
Ryan Kretchmer
Ryan Kretchmer
Program Manager, Global Procurement - Global Labor & Consulting
MetLife
Megan Ksenzakovic
Megan Ksenzakovic
Director, Contingent Labor
Sanofi
Qiana Levy
Qiana Levy
Strategic Sourcing Manager
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
James Lucier
James Lucier
Chief Operating Officer
Net2Source
Lysa Marcoullier
Lysa Marcoullier
Global Non-Agilent Worker (NAW) Program Manager, Human Resources
Agilent Technologies
Shane McGarry
Shane McGarry
Global Category Manager
Dell
Aaron Michaels
Aaron Michaels
Senior Director, Global Strategic Sourcing
Visa
Cynthia Moore
Cynthia Moore
Sourcing Lead Consultant, Sourcing & Procurement Solutions
Allstate Insurance Company

Cynthia Moore manages Allstate’s $100 million contingent/temp labor program. Since joining Allstate, Cynthia has been working to enhance Allstate’s existing contingent labor program. Enhancements include, but not limited to, supplier optimization (from 50+ suppliers down to 16), increasing diversity spend, supplier scorecard revamp, measuring hiring manager response time, a new MSP strategy, and making the program overall a data driven program. In addition, she is a SME on the expansion of Fieldglass across the enterprise as the single source of truth for all contingent workers.

Prior to Allstate Cynthia spent six months creating Discover's newly formed Supplier Diversity program, ran and completed multiple LEAN initiatives and managed Risk and Controls in Global Procurement. She originally joined Discover as the Sr. Manager for Professional Services Management in 2007. In that role her responsibilities included, managing a team responsible for all offshoring, consulting, staff augmentation vendor and engagement relationships. Successes included the implementation of a contractor tenure policy and overall program to mitigate co-employment risks across the organization, development of a non-employee policy to drive awareness of how resources should be leverage, centralization of all non-employee resources in the VMS(Beeline) tool which helped not only in identifying resources but identified savings opportunities and reduced risk as well as on boarding time by 80%.

Prior to joining Discover she was the Team Lead for Alternative Workforce at TransUnion. She was responsible for establishing Centralized Vendor Management at TransUnion LLC. She was instrumental in the selection and management of TransUnion’s web based vendor management system (Beeline).

Before TransUnion, Cynthia was a successful sales, project and operations manager for a variety of IT consulting environments. As an account manager, Cynthia exceeded revenue and gross profits expectations on numerous occasions and received several sales awards for her efforts.

Cynthia is co-founder and Vice President of a national user group called VMS Professionals. This group was founded in 2001 as a not for profit and continues today. VMS Professionals has multiple chapters and has completed 15 annual conferences. The 16th annual conference is scheduled for June 2018. VMS Professionals has 300 + member companies with members made up of corporate end users who are responsible for contingent labor.

Hazzen Muñoz
Hazzen Muñoz
Director Global Talent, Contingent Workforce Solutions
Ecolab

Hazzen Muñoz is Director, Global Talent – Contingent Workforce Solutions at Ecolab. In his role, he is responsible for creating a global contingent workforce program. Working in partnership with human resources and procurement, he is contributing to diversifying Ecolab’s talent sourcing channels and making Ecolab the premier destination for the world’s most capable talent; regardless of their preferred engagement relationship.

In his 10+ years at Ecolab, Hazzen has been both an HR Business Partner and a COE leader. In his last role, he led Ecolab’s U.S. Employee Relations and Compliance team. Leveraging his strong business acumen, Hazzen has consistently been able to gain the respect and collaboration of business leaders and peers alike. He took on his career’s toughest challenge in early ‘17 when he decided to create Ecolab’s first contingent workforce program.

Henry Murphy
Henry Murphy
Global Director, Indirect Procurement
S&P Global

Henry Murphy III is Sr. Manager, Global Sourcing & Procurement Contingent Labor & HR for Shire (formerly Baxalta). He has been active in the areas of Contingent Labor and HR procurement for over 15 years. His international experience includes developing successful global Contingent Labor and HR procurement programs for many of the top fortune 100 companies, including Allstate Insurance, United Airlines, Zurich Financial, and most recently Tyson Foods.

Mr. Murphy is also President of Relational Procurement Management Inc., which provides consulting services to organizations around the areas of effective supplier relationship management, cross-functional team dynamics and building global procurement functions. He has been a frequent contributor to industry conferences and publications on the topic.

Chad Nesland
Chad Nesland
Director, Strategic Sourcing
Microsoft

Chad is a highly experienced change agent and inspirational leader in procurement and finance with demonstrated results managing high performing global teams delivering sourcing and talent programs, implementing innovative strategic sourcing practices, and negotiating complex partnership deals for leading companies. He’s a recognized cross-functional leader leveraging strong negotiation, collaboration, analytical and leadership skills to make the case for change and implement innovative business solutions that support revenue growth and lower costs.

In his role leading Microsoft’s Strategic Sourcing group, Chad combined previously disparate category groups into one global high performing sourcing team with oversight for $12B+ in annual indirect procurement spend spanning Real Estate, Marketing, Professional, and Contingent talent services spend portfolios. Chad leads Microsoft’s MSP contingent talent program spanning 16 countries filling needs for diverse talent worldwide with approximately 5,000 assignments each year and has been instrumental in ideating and launching Microsoft’s first digital on-demand talent program this past year. He aspires to be a “student not a critic”, fueled by a growth mindset and a people-first mentality.

He’s proud to serve a global high performing team with Work Health index scores consistently above all Microsoft averages.

Jeff Nugent
Jeff Nugent
Managing Director
Contingent Workforce Solutions
Dawn O'Bryan-Lamb
Dawn O'Bryan-Lamb
Supplemental Workforce Program Manager
Southern California Edison

Dawn O’Bryan-Lamb started her career in Staffing with Snelling Personnel in Bakersfield as a recruiter, eventually becoming branch manager. From there she went to Silicon Valley and became the program manager for Adecco at Cisco Systems. After a couple of years with Adecco she was hired by Cisco HR to be the Operations Manager for their global temporary staffing program.

During her 13 year tenure at Cisco, in addition to work as an HR Generalist in IT and an IT-Vendor Manager, she developed, implemented, and operationally managed several contingent workforce related programs specifically developed by and for individual business units, including IT, Customer Advocacy, Finance and Global Procurement. Her tenure at Cisco culminated in oversight of the global, Enterprise-wide Consulting and Professional Services MSP under Global Procurement Services.

Dawn has a husband, two adult children and 5 cats. She once was featured in a Taiwanese soda commercial.

Mark Peters
Mark Peters
Category Manager, Global Contingent Labor and Professional Services
Jabil, Inc.
Mark is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of recruiting and indirect procurement experience across multiple industries including Telecom, Retail, Health Insurance, Manufacturing and Finance. Experienced working within VMS / MSP programs. His current responsibilities include global oversight for contingent labor including delivery, risk mitigation and process compliance at a Fortune 200 company. He has a degree in Forensic Science.
Nick Schultze
Nick Schultze
Category Leader – Contingent Labor
Intuit, Inc.
Helene Seiz
Helene Seiz
Sr. Category Manager, Indirect
Cox Communications
Surajit Sengupta
Surajit Sengupta
President
nTech Solutions

Surajit Sengupta is the co-founder and President of nTech Solutions, Inc. He has over 20 years of experience in the software industry and information technology, including consulting for government and commercial companies.

Considered a thought leader in the data-driven field of customer analysis, Mr. Sengupta has excelled in providing advisory services to both middle and senior management of mid- and large sized organizations regarding various aspects of technology implementation with the eventual goal of providing a 360 degree view of the customer.

Mr. Sengupta is a CTO who brings his clients technical challenges into nTech’s excellent team to strategize and provide effective solutions which include business process changes. Mr. Sengupta is also highly skilled in strategic planning, project and program management, resource and financial management, business and practice development, and offshore methodology, development, and deployment. nTech was founded with one clear mission – to earn the trust of clients by consistently delivering superior, proven solutions. Mr. Sengupta achieves this by embracing a partnership philosophy that creates relevant, innovative solutions that improve program performance and ensures success. He believes in collaboration and learning from peers’ successes and challenges, which has helped him become the successful entrepreneur he is today.

Mr. Sengupta, an avid Ravens fan, lives in Woodstock, MD with his wife, two children and a lovely dog.

Jacob Summerhays
Jacob Summerhays
Group Manager, Services Procurement
Intuit, Inc.
Gloria Tavoletti
Gloria Tavoletti
Supervisor, Contingent Labor Program
Bayer
Eric Welsh
Eric Welsh
Procurement Manager, Category Strategy, Talent and Enterprise Services
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Nicholas Wennerström
Nicholas Wennerström
Head of Global Contingent Workforce
Zebra Technologies
Michael Werblun
Michael Werblun
Chief Executive Officer
ZeroChaos

Michael Werblun is the chief executive officer at ZeroChaos and has over 20 years of executive and leadership experience. Prior to assuming his current position Michael served as president, business development and global strategic relationships and prior to that executive vice president, enterprise solutions at ZeroChaos.

Michael joined the company in 2010 after its acquisition of eWork, a vendor management company focused on the healthcare vertical. At eWork Michael held the position of chief executive officer and led the company to a rapid expansion of services and growth. Prior to eWork, he held several leadership positions in the contingent labor industry. Michael has been a keynote speaker internationally on effectively managing contingent labor and a featured speaker with leading analyst organizations covering procurement and technology solutions around the globe.

Michael graduated with honors from California State University San Francisco with a B.S. in Industrial Organizational Psychology. Michael serves on the board of the California Health Collaborative and volunteers his time with San Francisco Little League and the San Francisco Baseball Academy.

Jonathan Yeomans
Jonathan Yeomans
Principal Recruiter
Orbital ATK
Jonathan is a Principal Recruiter at Orbital ATK, where he is responsible for senior level corporate recruiting efforts as well as talent acquisition projects. He has 10 years of experience in contingent workforce talent management. Jonathan has been on the vendor, managed service provider, and client sides of tactical program operations as well as overall program strategy. He has held CCWP credentials along with Six Sigma and PES training certifications.
Michael Dunlap
Michael Dunlap
Event Director
Contingent Staffing
Mike is experienced in both procurement and meetings/event management, having worked with companies such as Citibank, Ernst and Young (EY) and several non-profit associations.  While at Citi, Mike worked on various procurement change management initiatives related to saves reporting, contract auditing, and contract management. Mike’s event management experience spans gala dinners, association meetings and street parades/festivals.

Mike is looking forward to leveraging his expertise to create an educational, insightful, and entertaining experience for ProcureCon Travel’s delegates, speakers, and sponsors.  Outside of ProcureCon you can find Mike on the slopes in Italy, Canada, US, and Switzerland in the never-ending pursuit of fresh powder.