David Hurst founded DH Publishing Ltd in 1999, to provide Human Resource Directors and recruiters with information on the online recruitment market. The company now creates forums of discussion, by sharing information online, in print and in person with conferences around the world, bringing experts and practitioners together to discuss and exchange information.
Recognized as a pioneer in the Recruitment Industry and applauded for his ability to accurately predict industry trends, John started on his pursuit to dramatically improve how people and jobs find each other while VPHR at Bank of America for over 16,000 people. John founded Accolo in 2000 and the company was quickly recognized as an innovator and leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing, winning numerous awards including: 2010 HRO Bakers Dozen as a Top OnDemand RPO company; #1 OnDemand RPO in ‘09 & ‘08; #42 on the 2007 Inc 500; ’06 Fastest growing private company in the SF Bay Area; ‘05 RPO-of-the-Year Award and is a RPO Association founding member. Accolo provides a revolutionary Cloud Recruiting® Solution with professional services ondemand.
Kris Jarzebowski is CEO of Interactive Junction Holdings (IJH) the holding company for CareerJunction South Africa and PA Junction which focuses on providing eClassified solutions (Jobs, Auto and Property online listings and tools) to companies in South Africa. WholeBangShoot(WBS) is also a wholly owned company of IJH and specialises in providing services to manage the casting of Talent to the MOVIE, TV Commercials and related business’s. View the full bio here.
With 15 years experience in the human resources and workforce consulting space, Todd has overall responsibility for thought leadership and global marketing initiatives. He has degrees in Commerce (Economics / Marketing) from UWA and Communication from Curtin University.
With a wealth of knowledge and experiences spanning over 16 years of executive search and selection with global retail brands. Russell Crowe founded CvWow.com back in 2010 when he saw a gap in the market for a fixed price rpo solution. Working with some of the biggest names across multiple industry sectors, CvWow.com has become the pioneers in Fixed Price Recruitment throughout Europe. Accessing the biggest network of recruitment job boards CvWow access Europe’s biggest candidate database.
Steve Playford is an experienced Commercial Director who specialises in Recruitment Media. He has spent most of his career with blue chip UK media companies, most notably Telegraph Media Group and The Financial Times. At the Telegraph he successfully re-launched Telegraph Jobs before moving to head up the market leading UK executive job board www.exec-appointments.com in 2008 following acquisition by The FT. Steve also developed and grew the biggest UK resource for Independent Directors at the FT before launching the first ever formal education product in that sector in 2011. As part of his current remit of Managing Director at Financial Times Career Management he recently launched a new job board for the US executive market FT.com Jobs. He is a taxi driver in his spare time - ferrying his two young daughters to ballet lessons, swimming lessons, piano lessons, brownies and various coca-cola fuelled parties!