Brotherly Love And Disruption At DisruptHR Philadelphia #DisruptHRPHL

DisruptHR Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA) is famously known as the “city of brotherly love”, but on May 17, 2016, it was also a city full of disruptors interested in connecting, sharing ideas, and disrupting the future of work!

DisruptHR Philadelphia‘s first event was enjoyed by a sold out crowd of over 200 HR, recruiting and business professionals, and everyone had such a great time, they’re already planning their second event for Fall of 2016.

Stay tuned to the DisruptHR Philadelphia Twitter and Facebook accounts for more details on upcoming events, and a Call For Speakers!


Kelly Poulson – Vice President of Talent & Operations at Allen and Gerritsen

Kim Hughes – Manager of Talent Acquisition at ERT

Carrie Bucci – Director of Talent at DiD

Mikal C. Harden – Co-Founder at Juno Search Partners


Check out some great photos from the event below (email/RSS subscribers click through to view):


Nine speakers took to the stage at DisruptHR Philadelphia, sharing 5-minute talks, using only 20 slides that advanced every 15 seconds. Speakers and topics included:

Kit Krugman – Chief Curator at co:collective LLC
HR as XD

Deborah Diamond – President at Campus Philly
In The Mind Of An 18-Year-Old

Dara Meyer & Elysia Niemi – Account Executives at
Millennials In The Workplace

Natalie Nixon, PhD – Design Strategist at Figure 8 Thinking, LLC

Kristen Bakalar – Senior Consultant, Leadership Development at BlessingWhite
To Inclusion… And Beyond!

Joe Weinlick – Senior Vice President at
HR Is Marketing

Mike Tannenbaum – Coach & Consultant at Mike Tannenbaum

Mylena Sutton – Principal Consultant at Voltage Vista LLC
Fearless Fidelity

Mike Wood – Social Media Manager at Globoforce
Working In A Like Economy

Emcee: Laurie Ruettimann – Writer, Speaker & Human Resources Advisor at LFR LLC


You can check out the entire album of DisruptHR Philadelphia 1 Talks via this link -> DisruptHR Philadelphia 1 – May 17, 2016 Album.


Thanks to the DisruptHR Philadelphia Sponsors & Partners, for supporting this event!


blue plate minds



Gatti HR


Intelligent Capital Network

Interactive Recruiting Consultants

Jane Hires

Juno Search Partners

The Muse

NFP Corp.

Slice Communications

Tompkins Insurance Agencies

Ultimate Software

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