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More (than) Money: Creating Positive Impact Beyond Cutting Checks

Tom FitzSimmons

Tom FitzSimmons, CFO at Payfone, hosts an invite-only dinner for finance leaders to discuss experiences and strategies for creating the most impact on the organization beyond managing budget. 


It's a classic finance department problem: every other department thinks finance simply controls the budget and hands out paychecks. In reality, Finance can create massive value for the company beyond just ensuring the company's value. Gather with other financial leaders to share insights, tactics, and tools for creating positive impact in addition to ensuring payday. 

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Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

Adelina Pepenella
Tom Lanzetta
Gary Starr
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Perfect Health (Benefits): Unique Ways to Offer a Healthy Work Environment

Priyanka Gupta

Priyanka Gupta, VP of People at AbleTo, hosts an invite-only dinner of HR leaders to discuss the unique and surprising ways to leverage benefits for a healthier workforce.


Free bike shares, subsidized gym memberships, top-tier health insurance that covers mental health too. There is a near inexhaustible list of benefits that employees can offer their team for a healthy work environment both physically and mentally. Unfortunately, no one company can offer all of them. Gather with other benefit leaders to discuss the best benefits for maintaining good health in the office. 

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Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

Louise Peddell
Clara Perez
Ericka Jenkins

EVP Optimized: Finding and Implementing Creative Programs to Keep Employees Engaged

Sharlotte Simpson-Torres Richard Leone

Richard Leone and Sharlotte Simpson-Torres, Vice Presidents of Total Rewards at MasterCard, host an exclusive dinner for talent and reward executives to share insights and strategies for developing total rewards programs.


Compensation and benefits are just two pieces of the puzzle in improving employee satisfaction and engagement. Gather with other People professionals to discuss strategies, offerings, perks, and more that not only acquire candidates, but also keep them. 

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

Mike Greenberg
Cassandra Lammers
Glen  D'Souza
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Show Me (More Than) Money: The Power of Compensation, Benefits and More in the Talent War

Justin Angsuwat

Justin Angsuwat, Vice President of People at Thumbtack, hosts an invite-only dinner for benefit  leaders to discuss the overlooked features of an offer that can be just as enticing as competitive compensation.


With record low unemployment, it's a candidate market when it comes to sourcing talent. In order to create compelling offers, companies are looking beyond just strong compensation to secure a great prospect. Gather with other People leaders to discuss compensation and benefits trends, as well as the powerful effect of other important areas needed to attract, hire, and keep the best.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 6:30 PM

San Francisco, CA

Confirmed guests

Davey Nickels
Espen Dahlen
Michelle Pulido
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FinTech Fire: What to Watch Out for After an Exciting First Half

Eli Broverman

Eli Broverman, Co-Founder of Betterment, hosts an unmissable dinner and discussion around FinTech's trajectory in the second half of the 2019 and beyond. 


FinTech had an explosive second quarter raising $5.1BN in capital, more than any other venture-backed industry. From insurance to loans to robo-advisors, FinTech startups are making waves in every corner of the finance industry. Gather with other FinTech leaders to discuss the industry's growth and how it will continue to grow year over year. 

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

Dee Choubey
Peter Lehrman
Daniel Simon
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Big Data Finds Big Talent: Creating a More Efficient Acquisition Process

Lisa Nielsen

Join Lisa Nielsen, VP of People at Amplitude, for a night of good food, good drink, and even better conversation around leveraging data to find the best candidate as efficiently as possible. 


Creating an efficient and effective talent acquisition process requires immense insight into the candidate journey. Finding that insight requires a strong grasp of the data at hand. Gather with other executives to compare notes, share insights, and highlight experiences that have improved your talent acquisition funnel through data analysis. 

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM

San Francisco, CA

Confirmed guests

Jerrod Wheeler
Bruce Baumgarten
Ovidiu Mihailov
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Bye Bye Bias: Understanding and Avoiding Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process

Debbie Kemp

Debbie Kemp, Chief Talent Officer at MediaCom, hosts dinner and conversation to discuss biases in the hiring process and how to mitigate them efficiently.


Unconscious bias is a constant companion in the hiring process. Some biases are personal: who wants to work with a cat person anyway? Some biases are institutional: candidates from one college are given preferential attention. But improving the hiring process by efficiently reducing bias is necessary to get the best candidates. Gather with other executives to identify biases and formulate strategies to combat them without impacting the hiring experience.


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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

David Santos
Krista Richardson
Steve Young
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Attracting and Retaining Talent with the Latest Tech Tools

Nicole Turner

Nicole Turner, Senior Vice President Global Human Resources Product & Innovation at Mastercard, hosts a night of great food, great drink, and even better conversation around how to find and keep rockstar talent. 


When trying to hire a diverse team and candidates reject us, hiring teams want to know why? Then what went wrong? And then what can be better? Gather with other executives to evaluate the tools, messaging, and benefits vital to getting amazing candidates to say yes. 

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

Paul Hilber
Iriet Schulman
Deborah Wheelock
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Is This the Exit? Evaluating Exit Options

Chris Davis

Chris Davis, CFO of Managed by Q, hosts a dinner with other finances leaders to discuss evaluating or preparing for liquidity events. 


An exit is never off the table for growing companies. However, questions like "When to exit?", "How to exit?", even "Why exit?" are more difficult to answer than "How much wood can a woodchuck chuck?" Share experiences and insights with finance executives about evaluating exit opportunities. 

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

Adelina Pepenella
Brian Christu
Jonathan Isler
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The Little Things: Unsung Features of Compensation Packages

Karen Steincke Tracey Tavarez

Karen Steincke, Head of Compensation, and Tracey Tavarez, Senior VP, Compensation & Benefits at Warner Music Group, host a night of good food, good drinks, and even better conversation around the fine details that give offer packages a decisive edge. 


Workplace perks seem to be the darling of any news story about a new startup. However, are ping pong tables and cold brew kegs what really attracts and retains new talent? Gather with other human resources executives to discuss the other, less-praised, but highly-valued features in a compensation package. 

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:30 PM

New York, NY

Confirmed guests

Janis Leigh
Emile Chung
Hemant Patel
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