Burlingame, Calif., April 17, 2013 – Jobvite, the leading recruiting software platform for the social web, today announced Oakland Athletics’ General Manager Billy Beane as its keynote speaker for Jobvite Summit 2013: Ready. Aim. Hire, to be held May 2-3 at the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins. Additional keynote speakers will include Jobvite Chief Executive Officer Dan Finnigan, Vice President of Product Kevin Nanney and Chief Technology Officer Adam Hyder. To honor its customers, Jobvite is also launching its inaugural awards program to recognize customers who have exemplified visionary leadership, innovation and achievement in five compelling categories. “It’s Jobvite’s privilege to have Billy Beane join us at the Summit, his approach to engaging and optimizing talented players at the A’s is extremely applicable to today’s job market,” said Finnigan. “According to Mr. Beane, building a successful franchise is not just about winning a championship – it’s really about finding the critical talent to the change the game. His approach to sourcing, landing and maximizing quality players is something our customers can all apply to the recruiting industry and we’re excited to have him.” Details of the keynote presentations: Thursday, May 2, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST
Friday, May 3, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PST
Additional speakers will include Jobvite customers GoGrid, Sensus, MovWeb, Coverity, frog and KIXEYE, who will participate in breakout session tracks focusing on Strategic Sourcing, Advanced Topics in ATS and Beginner Topics in ATS. More information on 2013 speakers and the complete Summit agenda is available online. Space is limited, so register today for the Jobvite Summit 2013: Ready. Aim. Hire. Due to the popularity of the Pre-Summit Workshop, all seats will be reserved for Summit 2013 attendees.