Speakers

Sascha Baron

Sascha Baron

Videojournalist und geschäftsführender Gesellschafter
DREILANDMEDIEN UG (mbH)
René Bolier

René Bolier

Co-Founder & CEO
OnRecruit
René loves continuous improvement, people, media and technology and thus loves helping recruitment teams improve how well and fast they recruit. He’s leading a company called OnRecruit which offers a Data Management Platform for talent acquisition teams and recruitment companies and is a frequent speaker and sharer in the online recruitment space. Last but not least he loves to travel, meet new people, take pictures, play poker and eat amazing food.
Mathilde Cabenda

Mathilde Cabenda

Team Lead Product Management
ZEIT ONLINE
Nina Diercks

Nina Diercks

Lawyer
Anwaltskanzlei Diercks
Nina Diercks, M.Litt (University of Aberdeen) ist als Rechtsanwältin bei der Kanzlei Rasch Rechtsanwälte tätig und zeichnet dort insbesondere Verantwortung für Mandate aus dem Bereich des Social Media Rechts. Zudem betreibt sie den Social Media Recht Blog und kann auf etliche Jahre Praxiserfahrung im Umfeld von Medien, Recht und Social Media zurückblicken.
Denis Dinkevich

Denis Dinkevich

Full-Stack Recruiter
Preply
Denis is an enthusiastic problem solver and data-driven talent professional with robust experience in the information technology field. He has extensive experience rapidly gathering difficult-to-find candidate and competitor company data. He is able to read between the lines and decipher job descriptions, analyze complex, multi-faceted information and quickly grasp new ideas. Denis uses a wide variety of tools and strategies that the internet and social media delivery to source candidates in the fastest and most selective means. He enjoys working closely with people from different backgrounds to gain different perspectives and to always keep his mind open to new ways of solving problems.

Social Media Links:
• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/denisdinkevich/
• Twitter: https://twitter.com/denisdinkevich
• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/denisdinkevichh
• Medium: https://medium.com/@denisdinkevich
• GitHub: https://github.com/denisdinkevich
• Quora: https://www.quora.com/profile/Denis-Dinkevich
Clemens Dittrich

Clemens Dittrich

Gründer & Geschäftsführer
Truffls
While pursuing his degree in business economics Clemens Dittrich started off his career path, by gaining professional experience in medium-sized businesses, banks and start-ups and living in metropolises as Frankfurt (Main), Zürich and Shanghai. Combined, these impressions and experiences encouraged his decision of founding his own company. Today, as the CEO of truffls, he is in charge of 30 employees.
Vojtech Dlouhy

Vojtech Dlouhy

Co-Founder & Production Director
Feedyou
Vojtěch Dlouhý
How did it start? With the academic background I received in Economics and Enterprise Management in the Czech Republic, and Management Studies in Portugal, I have also developed an avid interest in Green Economics, Social Business and Sustainable Development after to my internship at Worldview Impact Foundation in the United Kingdom followed by volunteering experience in North East India, Nepal, Thailand, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
At that time the Feedyou story has begun...
Feedyou inspires people and bridges them with companies and the right opportunities.
For Founders and HR managers: Having a successful company is simply not enough. People don't spend their time on job portals. Therefore we created a revolutionary tool – chatbot with AI. It can help you to streamline your repetitive activities across HR disciplines – Employer Branding, Sourcing & Recruitment, On-boarding, FAQ & Company Policies, Employee Trainings & Education, Benefits Enrollment, Performance Management and even Internal Communication. It is online 24/7/365 on websites, instant messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, Viber, Skype, Slack, WeChat, Kit and Telegram, and can be easily integrated with your CRM, ATS, ERP etc.
For more information kindly follow: https://feedyou.agency/.
Or contact me directly on:
m: +420 732 680 138 | e: vojtech.dlouhy@feedyou.agency
Stefan Göppel

Stefan Göppel

Team Lead Sourcing, Trainer & Consultant
BFFT, wp social.recruiting
Suzanne Grieger-Langer

Suzanne Grieger-Langer

Profiler
Bas van de Haterd

Bas van de Haterd

Professional Snoop & Author
Self employed professional snoop that helps companies recruiter better.
Passionate about new technology that affects the labour market. First Dutchmen, back in the day, to host a training on recruiting in Linkedin in the Netherlands. Currently focussing on digital assessments and voice.
Founded Digitaal-Werven 12 years ago, a research with event on the Dutch Candidate experience.
Founded TA-Live, an international event in Amsterdam on European innovation in Talent Acquisition.
Wrote five books (in Dutch) on the future of work, currently writing his sixth on selecting the perfect team.
Jan Hawliczek

Jan Hawliczek

Trainer & Consultant
wp social.recruiting
Jessica Hayes

Jessica Hayes

Head of Talent
McCann London
Jess has worked in People, Culture, and Talent across industries, companies, continents, and verticals since before she completed her undergraduate. She is passionate about people and culture, going above and beyond her day to day role as Head of Talent at McCann London, previously Head of People and Talent at UK Tech Track #1, Google Ventures Wonderbly, and moving into a community advocacy role across London and the UK. She's presented at European and International events on how to positively influence culture, strategise your HR function, improve your sourcing strategy, leverage your ATS and HRIS, improve employee engagement in (and using) the UK tech sector, improve candidate experience, and generally be a kick-a$$ HR manager.

Jess spends her extra-curricular time working with others in the UK tech industry towards improving UK tech sector employee engagement; building a strong network of UK startups and SaaS platforms, and working with their founders to improve UK technology worker's lives. Some of the companies she works with regularly are Sanctus.io, Sunlight.is, CharlieHR, and Lever.

Sometimes speaker, sometimes mentor/trainer, sometimes blogger, sometimes cyclist.
Dave Hazlehurst

Dave Hazlehurst

Director
Ph.Creative
"Recognised as a thought leader in recruitment marketing, Dave Hazlehurst has delivered keynotes and workshops for senior level recruitment conferences, exhibitions and seminars across Europe and America.

As a director at the internationally successful employer branding agency Ph.Creative, with offices in Liverpool, London and New York, Dave continuously strives to ensure he delivers remarkable talent attraction results for his impressive portfolio of clients.

Dave has delivered keynotes and workshops for leading recruitment conferences, exhibitions and talent business across Europe and America including LinkedIn Talent Connect, HR Tech, REC, APSCo and Vodafone.

Through the use of integrated digital strategies and tactics and Ph.Creative’s own innovative philosophy and framework, Ph.Creative clients include BT, Virgin Media, LinkedIn, BAE Systems and WehKamp, with a growing client base in the USA including Blizzard Entertainment and Magellan Health.

Dave is in huge demand as a keynote speaker, workshop facilitator and webinar guest. Dave is a recognised social media influencer and strategist, and the co-author of the best-selling book, “Getting Goosebumps”, a pragmatic guide to content marketing for talent attraction.

Dave’s delivery style reaches the audience on a personal level to develop their awareness of employer brand and provoke a thirst for knowledge.

“ I first saw Dave speak at LinkedIn’s Talent Connect London in 2014. Within seconds, I knew he was the perfect person to host a content marketing boot camp at the LinkedIn 100 Summit with our top, global customers. I can’t recommend Dave enough for speaking or consulting opportunities” Naysa Mishler, SVP, Marketing @ Citi FinTech"
Manuel Heichlinger

Manuel Heichlinger

EMEA Talent Acquisition Lead
LinkedIn
Manuel Heichlinger has been working in Talent Acquisition for over 14 years in Germany and the UK. During this time he gained experience at numerous household names in the professional services, staffing and technology sector recruiting talent across EMEA from graduate up to executive level. In his current role at LinkedIn he manages all recruiting for the UK, France, Germany and Austria. Manuel is very passionate about diversity, inclusion & belonging as well as creating a beautiful candidate experience for all LinkedIn applicants. One thing that is not on his LinkedIn profile is that he is the proud uncle of a 2 year old niece.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/manuelheichlinger/
You can find me here:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/manuelheichlinger/
https://www.facebook.com/manuel.heichlinger
https://www.xing.com/profile/Manuel_Heichlinger
https://www.instagram.com/heichdhu/?hl=en
Terence Hielscher

Terence Hielscher

Founder & Managing Director
MoBerries
Danny Hodgson

Danny Hodgson

Co-Founder
Foresight
Over 15 yrs in designing, building, an implementing award winning in-house recruitment functions across Engineering, FMCG, Financial services, Digital, Retail sectors and many more.
Danny is extremely passionate about driving up standards of recruitment delivery in the in-house world by empowering recruiters to take control of their recruitment process.
Carl Hoffmann

Carl Hoffmann

Founder und CEO
Talentry
Jubin Honarfar

Jubin Honarfar

CEO & Co-Founder
whatchado
Sebastian Hust

Sebastian Hust

Co-Founder & Sales Director
Talentcube
Marian Jarzak

Marian Jarzak

Employer Branding Manager
Project A
Marian Jarzak is an Employer Branding Enthusiast. He has a professional background in Journalism and Corporate Communications and worked mainly in PR and Communication before he fell in love with Employer Branding.
Prof. Dr. Uwe Kanning

Prof. Dr. Uwe Kanning

Economic Psychology Professor, Author, Publisher
Hochschule Osnabrück
Max Klameth

Max Klameth

Co-Founder
Talents Connect
Max Klameth is co-founder of the Cologne-based HR tech startup and matching specialist Talents Connect. After studying business administration, he first joined a well-known Cologne advertising agency and quickly started to focus on the topic of employer branding in small and medium-sized businesses. Since 2013 Max has been responsible for business development at Talents Connect.
His goal: To give the digitization of the recruiting market a face and to offer applicants a state-of-the-art candidate experience.
Viktor Kustein

Viktor Kustein

Co-Founder & COO
Feedyou
Viktor Kustein is a graduate of the Masaryk University Faculty of Law. During his studies, he and his classmates co-founded the GrowJOB Institute. As an interim consultant, he helped to transform dozens of Czech firms, and he aided several in expanding abroad, especially into German-speaking countries.
He then set forth on the path of HR. He and Eva Krausová formed a department at Rockaway Capital named HR 2.0 – Human Relations. It was focused on corporate culture and building communities that tie the Rockaway group’s whole portfolio together. After 3 years in corporate HR Viktor moved to startup company Feedyou to help them better understand the needs of people working in HR and to boost their HR Chatbot Product. He approaches HR via surveys and technologies, and he uses self-teaching algorithms and other technological innovations(socio-mapping software and chatbots for indecisive candidates) to automate a portion of HR processes so as to give his colleagues and him more time for work with people. He finds that work to be the most important thing throughout HR.
If you don’t encounter Victor in one of the offices of the Rockaway group, then you’ll see him in a café in Prague, Brno and Pardubice, or at one of many technology conferences in the Czech Republic or abroad.
Michael Lanzensberger

Michael Lanzensberger

Talent Acquisition Specialist/Talent Sourcer
Siemens
Michael Lazik

Michael Lazik

Vice President DACH
SmartRecruiters
Hung Lee

Hung Lee

Founder
WorkShape.io
Hung Lee is the founder of WorkShape.io - the revolutionary recruiting platform for Software engineers.

He is an industry professional with over 15 years experience as an agency recruiter, Recruitment manager, Internal Head of Talent, recruitment trainer and strategic advisor for rapid growth businesses in the London Tech Startup scene. Now CEO of an award winning online recruiting platform WorkShape.io, Hung has been at the forefront in developing and promoting new ways in which companies can connect to talent.

He also curates Recruiting Brainfood (www.recruitingbrainfood.com) - popular weekly newsletter for the talent industry.
Martin Lee

Martin Lee

Partner
Brain Gain Recruiting
Martin is in charge of Brain Gain Recruiting services in EMEA & APAC and is the Lead instructor for Sourcing Certification https://sourcingcertification.com/

Martin has almost 20 years experience in recruitment, starting in an IT contract agency. He worked as a hands on recruiter sourcing for hard to find skills for almost 12 years. He then headed the delivery of two recruitment research companies where the remit was always “find everybody”.

Before joining Brain Gain he was VP, Head of Sourcing & Research EMEA & APAC at Kelly Services where he oversaw all sourcing and candidate engagement strategies. He understands the differences in recruiting across different countries and remains a hands on sourcer whilst consulting with Brain Gains customers on best practices.

He is a committee member of the Executive Research Association.
Tina Lehmann

Tina Lehmann

Recruiting Project Lead
Deutsche Bahn
Bastian Lehmkuhl

Bastian Lehmkuhl

Performance Marketing Manager Recruitment Marketing
Deutsche Bahn
As product owner for job ads at a major jobboard Bastian Lehmkuhl has seen first hand the importance of data driven recuiting as a major stepping stone to true digitalization in HR. At Deutsche Bahn AG he now focusses on two simple questions: “Where are our applicants coming from?” and “How can we improve on that?”
Marius Luther

Marius Luther

Founder & CEO
HeyJobs
Matěj Matolín

Matěj Matolín

Vice President of People
STRV
Matej is an HR evangelist, recruiter, manager, and advisor. He runs the most visited Recruitment blog in the Czech republic, organizes Recruitment MeetUps, contributes to leading newspapers and speaks at conferences.

His professional background includes recruitment in automotive, heavy industry, FinTech and IT. He has experience with recruiting in niche markets as well as hiring thousands of blue collar workers. Regardless the industry, the principles of successful sourcing and hiring are the same: involve everyone, from the CEO till the doorman.

Matej believes that recruitment needs inspiration from other fields: email marketing, sales or psychology. Therefore he keeps on studying new methods, approaches and benchmarks best practices.
Tobias Ortner

Tobias Ortner

Recruitment Marketing Lead & Owner
BFFT & wp social.recruiting
William Biagio Otero

William Biagio Otero

Consultant Employer Branding & HR Marketing
Monster
Tanja Reilly

Tanja Reilly

Account Executive Germany
EcoVadis
Cindy Rubbens

Cindy Rubbens

Head of Culture and People Operations
Marley Spoon
As Head of Culture and People Operations, Cindy brings a culture-driven approach to HR at Marley Spoon.
Her focus is on building a strong company culture, using people data to deliver optimized processes and helping managers become better managers.
Prior to Marley Spoon, Cindy was the Head of HR at DaWanda GmbH, payleven Holding and ran HR & Operations at Mendeley ltd.
She is a Juror at the HR Innovation Award, guest lecturer, mentor, speaker; and holds a MA Media & Political communication with focus on consumerism.
Dr. Jost Schatzmann

Dr. Jost Schatzmann

VP Product E-Recruiting
XING E-Recruiting
Jost works as Vice President Product at XING E-Recruiting. XING is the leading online business network in German-speaking countries with more than 13 million members. Jost joined XING in 2012 and has been passionate about enabling companies to hire the best talents ever since. He and his teams develop B2B software solutions for Recruiting and Employer Branding.
Prior to XING, Jost worked at McKinsey and completed a PhD in Engineering. From 2004 to 2008 he was a member of the Machine Intelligence Lab at the University of Cambridge. Jost lives in Hamburg and is a proud dad of two young daughters.
Dr. Katharina Schiederig

Dr. Katharina Schiederig

Chief of Office
Federal Association of Human Resources Management
Katharina Seidl

Katharina Seidl

Sourcing & Recruitment Manager / Recruitment Marketing & Trainer and Consultant
BFFT & wp social.recruiting
Ivan Stojanovic

Ivan Stojanovic

Founder & CEO
IrishRecruiter - Talent Sourcing Agency
Founder/CEO of @IrishRecruiter Talent Sourcing Agency, Ivan A. Stojanovic is an accomplished talent-acquisition strategist with exceptional technical abilities. An innovator of complex on-line recruiting solutions for both global brands and early-stage companies, Ivan now organises volume-recruitment events and job fairs for European IT talent.

Ivan comes from the high tech arena at Microsoft where he built his internationalisation and localisation management experience in the ’90-ties. With a strong ‘techie’ background, Ivan has been leading several successful start-up’s in the online recruitment space in the last 10 years. His entrepreneurial spirit have guided him in building better online recruitment tools and processes. Ivan works as an advisory on the online presence for the recruiters, social media recruitment trainer and search engine optimisation (SEO) consultant. Ivan also acts as a recruitment marketing advisory for a number of recruitment agencies in several countries.

Formerly known as “Irish Recruiter” in the social media, Ivan has mastered the art of understanding how to attract, and engage with the top talent. Ivan is a ‘Veteran’ blogger, publishing several blogs covering various aspects of online recruitment, career coaching, social media marketing and SEO.
Robindro Ullah

Robindro Ullah

Owner, Auther & Blogger
HR in Mind
Kerstin Wagner

Kerstin Wagner

Talent Acquisition Lead
Deutsche Bahn
Steve Ward

Steve Ward

Head of Agency Solutions
Candidate.ID
Having recruited for over 24 years, Steve Ward is generally considered the first practising ‘social recruiter’ with his recruitment agency CloudNine in 2007, which was built on social community, content and visibility alone. Now, Steve is a Talent Attraction & Social Recruiting Strategist and Trainer, as well as holding a senior role with the world’s only dedicated Talent Pipeline software, Candidate.ID.
Jan Willand

Jan Willand

Managing Director
menschmark
Sören Winter

Sören Winter

Head of Central Recruitment
Zalando
Soeren Winter is Head of Central Recruitment at Zalando and in that role responsible for Zalando’s global recruitment organisation. Before joining Zalando, Soeren worked as Consultant and Trainer for scaling start-ups, E-Commerce companies and also DAX30-companies as well as led the German Recruitment Process Outsourcing Operations of the Adecco Group.
Lana Wittig

Lana Wittig

Head of Corporate Partnerships
Edition F
Sergej Zimpel

Sergej Zimpel

Recruitment Manager Berlin
ProSiebenSat.1