Jeremy Eskenazi, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CMC

Managing Principal. Riviera Advisors


Keynote Speaker: 

The High-Performance Talent Acquisition Advantage

Jeremy Eskenazi, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CMC is Managing Principal of Riviera Advisors, Inc., a global Human Resources management consulting firm that helps organizations improve and enhance their internal talent acquisition and staffing capabilities.

Prior to founding Riviera Advisors in 2001, Jeremy spent almost 20 years leading talent acquisition and staffing teams at Universal Studios, Amazon.com, and Idealab. Jeremy is a proud professional member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) and the Institute of Management Consultants-USA.

Jeremy is the author of the books, “RecruitCONSULT! Leadership - The Corporate Talent Acquisition Leader’s Field Book”, and “The High-Performance Talent Acquisition Advantage”.


Katrina Kibben

CEO, Three Ears Media


Write Better Job Postings: A How-To Workshop

Katrina Kibben has been an army brat, social media ninja, employer brand copywriter, and keynote speaker. But today she has the best job of all: job post writing coach. As CEO of Three Ears Media, Katrina takes a high-energy, humorous, and non-traditional approach to teach global recruiting teams practical advice for writing job postings that convert passive, online candidates into your next best hire.


Katrina wrote a book on job postings and has been sharing her ideas on stages and online for over 10 years. Her articles are featured on sites like Fortune Magazine, LinkedIn's Talent Blog and more.

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Mahe Bayireddi

CEO & co-founder of Phenom People

Closing Keynote Speaker

Mahe Bayireddi is the CEO and co-founder of Phenom People, a global HR technology company which transforms those on the talent journey from interested candidates to thriving employees to enthusiastic brand advocates through an AI-based SaaS platform called Talent Experience Management (TXM). 

Bayireddi is a passionate entrepreneur leading Phenom People in the mission to help a billion people find the right job opportunity. Phenom People and Bayireddi have won numerous awards—most recently, ranking No. 120 on the Deloitte 2019 Technology Fast 500. Bayireddi is also an official member of the Forbes Technology Council where he shares industry insights related to improving the talent experience.  

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Bruce Marable

Co-Founder & CEO, Employee Cycle

Role: Moderator

Bruce Marable is a Philadelphia-based tech startup founder. After founding and running multiple companies, Bruce is currently CEO and Co-founder of Employee Cycle, the HR analytics dashboard for small and medium-sized companies. When Bruce is not helping HR leaders better use data to make smarter workforce decisions or interviewing HR leaders on his company HR podcast, he is making music playlists on Spotify, taking self-care at the boxing gym, or hunting for the best bread pudding around town.


Jackie Linton, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

President, JL HR Solutions, LLC

Role: Panelist

With more than 20 years of executive leadership experience, Jackie Linton is the President of JL HR Solutions, LLC, a full-service HR consulting firm focusing on talent management strategies; HR strategic planning; HR policies and process improvements; diversity and inclusion training and improvement strategies; and executive coaching.

JL HR Solutions focuses on a systems approach to solving problems grounded in thorough research and best practices. She has created enterprise-wide solutions for various companies which has been proven to significantly impact and improve operating results. She has created and implemented HR strategies designed to attract, develop, and retain top talent including creating policies, processes and procedures, training, and development, recruiting and establishing practices to insure legal compliance, all in support of business goals. She coaches executives to enhance their ability to deliver their objectives. She also advises business leaders in the areas of change management, diversity and inclusion, performance improvement, strategic planning, and talent management to insure sustainable results.

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