Speakers

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Eleanor Roshier
Head of Event Content
Hanson Wade

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

8:30 am | What it Takes to Make a Leap a Reality

Julie Copperthwaite
Head of Talent Acquisition & Early Careers
Oxford Biomedica

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

3:40 pm | Develop: What Brand New TA Thinking is Required to Leverage TA Tech Tools Fit for Purpose in 2022 & Beyond?

3:00 pm | Discover: Rethinking Your External Brand & Utilizing Technology to Convey a Clear EVP & Construct More Future-Focused Pipelines

Jennifer Royal-Fitch
Head of Talent Acquisition
Sonata Therapeutics

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

1:20 pm | Speed Learning

Abbey Wolff
Head of Talent
TCR2 Therapeutics

Melissa Boos
Global Head of Executive Search
Takeda

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

1:20 pm | Speed Learning

Grace Tkach
Director, People & Talent Acquisition
Celsius Therapeutics

Craig Natale
Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition
ProPharma Group

J’Darrian Russell
Head of Global Talent Acquisition
Discovery Life Sciences

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

Mike Martin
Director of Talent Acquisition
Neurocrine Biosciences

Ginny Deel
Director, Employee Experience and Talent Acquisition
Acadia Pharmaceuticals

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

10:00 am | Develop: How are Leading TA Change Makers Redesigning Pathways & Processes to Compete in Today’s Tight Talent Market?

9:20 am | Discover: Redefining TA Team Structures & Processes to Increase Engagement Company Wide Whilst Undergoing Cultural Change as a Fast- Growing Biopharma Organization

Tom Love
Head of Talent Acquisition
Forma Therapeutics

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

4:10 pm | Interactive LEAP TA: Searchlight Panel and Table Talk Discussion

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

1:20 pm | Speed Learning

Andrew Rigoglioso
Senior Director Talent Acquisition
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Heather Sepulveda
Talent Acquisition Sourcing & Branding Manager
Takeda

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

11:40 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn from Future-Focused TA Leaders on How to Future Proof Talent Pipelines?

11:00 am | Discover: The Brand-New TA Thinking Being Utilized to Reimagine the ‘Buy Side’ of Succession Planning in Pharmaceutical Organizations

Grace Niwa
Vice President Global Talent Acquisition & Employee Experience
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

8:05 am | Panel Discussion: Providing Flexibility & Meeting the Diverse, Unmet Needs of Your In- Demand Biopharma Workforce to Successfully Compete in Today’s Tight Talent Market

Wendy Mayer
Vice President Candidate Experience
Pfizer

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

9:40 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn Leading TA Change Makers Delivering on the Needs of their In-Demand Biopharma Workforce?

9:20 am | Discover: Revealing How Life Sciences Organizations Can Utilize an Experience Focused Onboarding Process to Transform New Hire Engagement & Effectiveness

Jimmy Zhang
Head of Global Talent Acquisition
Takeda

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

8:05 am | Panel Discussion: Providing Flexibility & Meeting the Diverse, Unmet Needs of Your In- Demand Biopharma Workforce to Successfully Compete in Today’s Tight Talent Market

Beth Keeler
AVP Global Talent Acquisition
Merck

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

9:40 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn Leading TA Change Makers Delivering on the Needs of their In-Demand Biopharma Workforce?

8:40 am | Discover: Transforming Traditional TA Processes to Develop Long Term Diverse Talent Pipelines in Today’s Life Sciences Talent Market

Stephanie Steiff
Head of Talent
Bristol Myers Squibb

Joy Branford
Global Head Talent, Diversity Equity & Belonging
Altos Labs

Victoria Muir
Chief Talent Officer
Prescient Healthcare Group

Mark Donnelly
Head of TA
Kinnate Biopharma

Ryan Maglione
SVP Global Commercial Talent Acquisition
Syneos Health

Andrea Clarkson
Head of Recruitment
Helix

Lauren Nykvist
Senior Director Talent Acquisition
EQRx

Kristin Fischer
Executive Director & Global Lead - Talent Acquisition
Amgen

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

8:05 am | Panel Discussion: Providing Flexibility & Meeting the Diverse, Unmet Needs of Your In- Demand Biopharma Workforce to Successfully Compete in Today’s Tight Talent Market

Jim Sykes
Sector Managing Director Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences and Professional Services
AMS

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

9:00 am | Discover: How to Measure TA Effectiveness, What ‘Good’ Looks Like & How Progressive Talent Leaders Are Redefining Value & Business Impact

9:40 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn Leading TA Change Makers Delivering on the Needs of their In-Demand Biopharma Workforce?

Kristine Mayle
PhD Global Talent Intelligence, Sourcing & Insights Lead
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Rebecca Port
Chief People Officer
10x Genomics

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

10:00 am | Develop: How are Leading TA Change Makers Redesigning Pathways & Processes to Compete in Today’s Tight Talent Market?

9:40 am | How a Life Sciences Tool Development Company Can Effectively Compete with Big Pharma in Attracting Top Talent

Maria Luoni
President
RightSourcing

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

8:05 am | Panel Discussion: Providing Flexibility & Meeting the Diverse, Unmet Needs of Your In- Demand Biopharma Workforce to Successfully Compete in Today’s Tight Talent Market

Laura Heo
Associate Director, Talent Acquisition
Pyxis Onocology

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

4:10 pm | Interactive LEAP TA: Searchlight Panel and Table Talk Discussion

Terry Terhark
Founder & President
NXTThing

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

3:20 pm | Labor Market Impacts & Insights: How to Gain a Competitive Edge in Biotech Recruiting

3:40 pm | Develop: What Brand New TA Thinking is Required to Leverage TA Tech Tools Fit for Purpose in 2022 & Beyond?

Martin Mitchell
Executive Director, Chief of Staff - Human Resources & Administration
Sumitomo Pharma America Holdings

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

4:10 pm | Interactive LEAP TA: Searchlight Panel and Table Talk Discussion

Céline Raffray
Vice President Talent Acquisition
Bristol Myers Squibb

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

11:40 am | Develop: What More Can We Learn from Future-Focused TA Leaders on How to Future Proof Talent Pipelines?

11:20 am | Discover: Formalizing the Biopharma TA Playbook on Demand Planning in 2022 & Beyond

Adam DeVos
Director & Head of Talent Acquisition,
Olema Oncology

Day Two

Wednesday November 10, 2021

1:20 pm | Speed Learning

Andrew MacAskill
COO
Fraser Dove International

Day One

Tuesday November 9, 2021

10:20 am | Discover: Why The Talent Crunch Is The Single Biggest Threat To Life Science Projects Globally

Tamir Halaban
Vice President
Westwood & Wilshire