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Morristown, NJ
Hyatt Regency Morristown
October 25, 2018

HR Workshop Speaker - Keith Webb

Keith Webb

Ultimate Software, Software as a Service (SaaS) Technologist

Keith Webb is the Software as a Service (SaaS) Technologist for Ultimate Software and is responsible for supporting the Business Development Team for western North America. In his nine-year tenure at Ultimate, Keith has participated in the software industry’s fundamental shift from traditional license acquisition to the fully hosted SaaS model, and the complexities and challenges resulting from that shift facing CIOs responsible for global workforces. Keith is the former VP of Information Technology at Ruth’s Chris, where his team re-tooled the entire employee lifecycle, freeing valuable time for restaurant operations to focus on hospitality rather than paperwork. He has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and 25 years of technology and hospitality experience.

HR Workshop Speaker - Nick Luders

Nick Luders

Ultimate Software, Director of Customer Success

Nick Luders is a Director of Customer Success for Ultimate Software where he has responsibility for customer support in the United States and Canada. During his five years at Ultimate, Nick has helped to grow the Customer Success organization to keep pace with a fast-growing customer base. Successfully rolling out initiatives such as tier-less support, intelligent swarming, collaborative account support teams and multiple product launches, the Customer Success team has achieved best in class results in customer satisfaction and retention. Nick is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University and has a passion for Miami sports.

HR Workshop Speaker - Yutaka Takagi

Yutaka Takagi

Ultimate Software, Manager, HCM Technology Marketing

Yutaka Takagi has spent his career presenting the value of HCM solutions to HR managers and executives at companies across industries. Having worked on both sides of the customer-vendor relationship in various roles, he brings a unique perspective to his product demonstrations and thought-leadership presentations. Yutaka’s creative thinking and strong interpersonal skills match Ultimate Software’s “people first” philosophy whereby our UltiPro solution is designed with the expectations and needs of ALL end users mind. Yutaka graduated with a degree in economics from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

HR Workshop Speaker - Patti Murray

Patti Murray

Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey (CPNJ), Vice President Human Resources

Patti serves as the Vice President of Human Resources for a regional multi-site healthcare agency where she supports 750 employees. Under her leadership, the HR department has improved employee satisfaction from 59% to 88%. She's an HR executive who understands the realities of today’s business landscape. As a true strategic partner to executive teams, her work focuses on creating the conditions that help improve employee relations and increase customer satisfaction. Patti has worked in various industries and company sizes, she thrives in large complex organizations requiring a sophisticated approach to teams, structures and systems. While she continue to apply her generalist background, she now also focuses on workforce strategies and providing trusted counsel to senior business leaders.

HR Workshop Speaker - Madeline Laurano

Madeline Laurano

Aptitude Research Partners, Co-Founder

Madeline’s primary focus over the last 12+ years has been on the talent management market, specializing in talent acquisition. Her work helps companies both validate and reevaluate their strategies and understand the role technology can play in driving business outcomes. She has watched HCM transform from a back-office function to a strategic company initiative with a focus on partnerships, experience and efficiency. Before Aptitude Research Partners, Madeline held research roles at Aberdeen, Bersin by Deloitte, ERE Media and Brandon Hall Group. She is co-author of Best Practices in Leading a Global Workforce and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Yahoo News, and The Financial Times. She is a frequent presenter at industry conferences including the HR Technology Conference and Exposition, SHRM, IHRIM, HCI’s Strategic Talent Acquisition conference, GDS International’s HCM Summit, and HRO Today.