Silicon Beach Fest

Schedule

Schedule Subject to Change

Dec
1
Fri
Hiring Secrets for Startups: Get Funded & Succeed @ CTRL Collective Playa Vista - Boardroom
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Hiring Secrets for Startups: Get Funded & Succeed @ CTRL Collective Playa Vista - Boardroom

How do experts find and hire people that can set up your company for success? What common but avoidable mistakes do many founders make that can sink their company or make it unattractive to potential investors?

– Moderator: Margeaux Sullivan, Quest Complete

– Neal Bloom, North America Marketing, H I R E D
– Kelly Shapiro, Thesis Couture, General Counsel
– Marissa Peretz, Silicon Beach Talent
– Rachel Bullock, Render Media, COO
– Carmen Palafox, Make in LA, Venture Partner
– Mark Landay, Dynamic Synergy Corporation, Managing Director

 

How to Find Local Professionals to Maximize Your Company’s Value @ CTRL Collective Playa Vista - Main Stage
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Track: Hiring Playa Vista
How to Find Local Professionals to Maximize Your Company's Value @ CTRL Collective Playa Vista - Main Stage

Moderator: Jody Simon, Fox Rothschild, Partner, Entertainment and IP attorney

– Scott Alderton, Stubbs, Alderton & Markiles; Managing Partner, Corporate Attorney
– Zoe Bekas, Thomas Employment Law, Employment Attorney
– Eli Eisenberg, Straight Line Management, Founder
– Farida Fotouhi, Reality2 Reality-Based Marketing, President

Tech Hiring Trends @ CTRL Collective Playa Vista - Boardroom
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Track: Hiring Playa Vista

Advice to new developers job hunting in LA. How LA tech differs from the Bay Area. What companies in LA need to look for in candidates.

– Josh Stomel, TechHiringTrendsCadre, Founder
– Tony Karrer, LA CTO Forum, Co-Founder
– Ivan Bermudez, Cognizant; CAA, IT Exec (formerly)
– Giana Korth, Meltwater, Director of Talent Acquisition
– Shara Karasic, CoderDojo LA, Co-Founder; HealthStream
– Brant Barger, Automation Anywhere, Lead Front End Engineer
– Lauren Evans, Campaign Production – Brand Partnerships, Director
– Leah Nanni, Business Consultant, Startups