Rapidly Growing, Global OrangeHRM Community to Gather in New York for Premier Annual Event.
SECAUCUS, NJ, September 29, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ — OHRMCon, the world’s first open source Human Resources software conference, launches this week in New York City.
Bringing together industry experts, thought leaders, and participants from the fields of open source, HR, and HR tech management, the conference is slated to run October 1-2, 2015, at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel.
At OHRMCon, attendees will learn and discuss trends in HR tech, network with colleagues, and participate in the open source community. Just some of the conference speakers include:
Sujee Saparamadu: With more than 17 years in the field of information technology, Mr. Saparamadu is the co-founder and CEO of OrangeHRM. Mr. Saparamadu has extensive experience developing and launching enterprise applications for Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and others. Challenges to the HR industry, and how to make the most of human resource information systems (HRIS) are just two of the topics for discussion by Mr. Saparamadu.
Lee Congdon: Mr. Congdon is the CIO of Red Hat. With Red Hat since 2007, Mr. Congdon has a deep background in information technology through his work with Capital One, Nasdaq, and Citibank. Considered a visionary in the field, Mr. Congdon has the long-view of what is needed for enterprise leadership in an industry that evolves daily. Expected to discuss the dynamic state of the Open organization, Mr. Congdon is a thought leader on criteria for remaining relevant in a rapidly changing world.
Kyle Lagunas: As Principal Analyst at Lighthouse Research and Advisory, Mr. Lagunas specializes in recruitment. Look for Mr. Lagunas to discuss latest thoughts, techniques, and positive strategies for talent acquisition. Formerly with Brandon Hall Group, and Software Advice, Mr. Lagunas is an expert in sourcing, recruiting, hiring, and retaining talent.
Dr. Richard Johnson: As Department Chair and Associate Professor at the University Of Albany School Of Business, Dr. Johnson is an expert in HRIS, e-learning, and human motivation. He is uniquely knowledgeable in human-computer interaction in the HR realm, and his keynote presentation will help gauge your business readiness in the global competition for top talent.
David Axmark: Co-founder of MySQL, Mr. Axmark is an expert in the OS community. Currently working with the MariaDB Foundation, Mr. Axmark will discuss the billion-dollar development journey of MySQL, and his vision for the future of OS.
“We are excited to launch our first user conference,” said Co-founder & CEO of OrangeHRM, Sujee Saparamadu. “I believe OHRMCon will become the world’s largest HR gathering in the years to come.”
Furthermore OHRMCon 2015 will see the launch of a state of the art ATS, with a wide range of options for candidate sourcing, an integrated interview assistant and decsion support system with predictive analytics and personality insights powered by IBM Watson.
These are just some of the areas for discussion at OHRMCon. Attend a Thursday morning, hands-on, workshop to understand the key capabilities of your OrangeHRM system. Solve HR and tech challenges, meet associates, and stay on the developing edge of HRIS by attending OHRMCon next week in New York.
Launched in 2005, OrangeHRM is the world’s most popular open source HR software, utilized by more than two million people. OrangeHRM offers scalable, open-source and SaaS human resource management solutions to businesses and organizations around the globe.
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