9:45 am Login & Network in the Platform

10:00 am LEAP HR Welcome

10:05 am Chair’s Opening Remarks & Recap of Day One

  • Chelsea Bodenstab Director of Talent Acquisition & Total Rewards , The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

APPLYING DISRUPTIVE THINKING

10:10 am Discover Opening Panel Discussion: Thinking Differently About Who & How We Hire Talent: A Radical Approach to Talent Acquisition in Life Sciences

  • Chelsea Bodenstab Director of Talent Acquisition & Total Rewards , The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard
  • Matt McSherry Global Head of Talent Acquisition , Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Sangeeth Jayanthan Head of Strategy, Operations & Talent Acquisition Americas & Head of Talent Acquisition Canada , Novartis
  • Nikki Soares Global Talent Acquisition Leader , Cytiva

10:50 am Discover: A Powerful Pairing: Digital & Data Science Talent in the Life Sciences Industry

11:10 am Discover: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for the Business & Power of Intersectionality Global & US Markets

  • James Cheng Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion & Interim Head of Talent Acquisition , Zimmer Biomet

11:30 am Develop: What More Can We Learn from the Life Sciences Talent Acquisition Leaders Rethinking Who & How to Attract Top Talent?

  • James Cheng Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion & Interim Head of Talent Acquisition , Zimmer Biomet
  • Jamaal Sebastian-Barnes Global Head of Digital Talent Acquisition, Novartis

11:50 am Morning Speed Networking Session

RADICALLY REINVENTING EARLY TALENT INITIATIVES

12:20 pm Discover: Rethinking Your Approach to Early Talent Engagement Programs in a Small Life Sciences Business

12:40 pm Discover: How Vertex is Transforming its Early Career Talent Approach to Deliver the Right Talent, Earlier

  • Jerod Funke Vice President, Talent Acquisition , Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Martin Rodriguez Senior Director, Global Head of Early Career Talent , Vertex Pharmaceuticals

1:00 pm Develop: What are the Critical Success Factors You Need to Get Right When it Comes to Effectively Rethinking Early Career Talent Recruitment?

  • Eddie Stewart Head of Talent Acquisition & HRBP, Radius Health
  • Jerod Funke Vice President, Talent Acquisition , Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Martin Rodriguez Senior Director, Global Head of Early Career Talent , Vertex Pharmaceuticals

1:20 pm Action: What Do You Need to Stop, Start and Continue Doing to Allow You to Transform TA?

1:40 pm Lunch Break

2:00 pm Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Life Sciences TA Leaders

  • Craig Natale Head of Talent Acquisition Partners , Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Matt Larson Head of Talent Acquisition , Scholar Rock
  • Dawn Losinger Head of Talent Acquisition , Precision BioSciences

Synopsis

In this quick-fire session, three TA leaders from progressive biopharma businesses will share the story of a leap they have made in their business; you then get the opportunity to question the host to find out the ‘how’ as well as the ‘why’ and the ‘what’ before moving on to your next table to hear another leap from another TA leader, and so on until you’ve heard all three leaps and gained three new ideas you can implement in your own organization.

3:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & Close of Conference Day Two

  • Chelsea Bodenstab Director of Talent Acquisition & Total Rewards , The Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard