Leveraging Digital Transformation to Drive Your Talent Acquisition Strategy

Session Sponsor: 
2021 Talent Conference & Expo

Leveraging Digital Transformation to Drive Your Talent Acquisition Strategy

Thank You to Our Sponsor: Fountain

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:15am to 11:15am

Sean Behr


Sean Behr is the CEO at Fountain, the high-volume hiring platform that empowers companies with an hourly workforce to streamline and scale their recruiting operations across the globe. Previously, Behr was the Co-Founder and CEO of STRATIM (acquired by KAR). Behr previously served in leadership roles at Adap.tv (acquired by AOL), most recently, as SVP, Global operations. Before Adap.tv, He held various management roles at Shopping.com (acquired by Ebay) including roles in HR, sales, product management and strategy development. In addition, Behr advises, mentors and invests in entrepreneurs and early-stage companies. He holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Richele Middlebrooks


Richele Middlebrooks is the Director of Talent Acquisition at Grocery Outlet, a high-growth, extreme value retailer of quality, name-brand consumables and fresh products sold through a network of independently operated stores. In her role, Richele oversees Talent Acquisition and employer branding for the company. Richele joined Grocery Outlet in 2018  and was the only Corporate Recruiter. She now leads a team of 4! Originally from San Jose, CA Richele started her career in retail where she held several different leadership roles in the field with J.Crew & Gap Inc. Richele studied HR at Cal State East Bay and made the leap to her true passion, Corporate Human Resources & Talent Acquisition.

Tony Suzda


Tony Suzda is an experienced leader in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Talent Strategy and HRIS.  He has a passion for ensuring top notch candidate experience that attracts top talent into the organization. Tony has led many high profile projects for both private and public companies related to recruiting systems, process development, candidate engagement & experience and talent strategy. In his career, Tony has focused largely on creating and implementing systems and processes that increase efficiency and experience for candidates and hiring managers.  Through many of these initiatives, he has been able to show increases in quality of hire, candidate satisfaction, manager satisfaction and brand affinity.

Tony continues to implement new and out-of-the-box methods to drive corporate strategy and positive organizational change, resulting in significant gains for the organization.

Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
People (Technical)
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