Zenefits CEO David Sacks to Keynote Greenhouse Open

April 14, 2016

Greenhouse Announces Expanded Lineup Featuring Talent and HR Leaders from Yahoo!, IDEO, Oscar Health, Medallia, Hubspot and Dropbox at May Event

NEW YORK (April 14, 2016) – Greenhouse Software, the leading recruiting and onboarding platform, today announced an expanded presenter lineup for its annual thought leadership event, Greenhouse Open. Zenefits CEO David Sacks will present the first keynote session. Greenhouse Open’s 2016 program also includes sessions led by talent and HR leaders from more than 50 companies, including: Yahoo!, IDEO, Oscar Health, Medallia, Hubspot and Dropbox.


Taking place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, the Greenhouse Open will present attendees with three days of knowledge sharing, networking and practical information to improve talent acquisition at their organizations. The pre-event Structured Hiring Workshop session on Wednesday, May 25th is now sold out, but tickets still remain for main event sessions on Thursday, May 26th and Friday, May 27th.


David Sacks was named CEO of Zenefits, the leader in HR automation software for small businesses, in February 2016 after serving as its first COO. Sacks has a long history as a tech entrepreneur, having most recently been the founding CEO of Yammer (acquired by Microsoft for $1.2 billion in 2012), and previously the original COO of PayPal (acquired by eBay for $1.5 billion in 2002). He also has been an angel investor in tech companies such as Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, Houzz, SpaceX and Palantir. Since taking the helm at Zenefits, Sacks has committed to making Zenefits a values-driven company and a great place to work. During the Greenhouse Open, Sacks will sit down with Greenhouse co-founder and CEO Daniel Chait to discuss how Sacks’ history as an entrepreneur and manager prepared him for his current position, driving change in organizations and the importance of company culture on the success of any business.


Greenhouse Open 2016 will also feature additional presenters including: Megan Weibler, senior talent lead at IDEO; Sarah Lovelace, senior technical recruiting manager at Box; Hillary Mager, director of Recruiting at FlatIron Health; Erin Wilson, People Tech Innovation lead at Yahoo!; Kyle Lagunas, principal analyst at Lighthouse Research; Michelle Delcambre, vice president of Recruiting at Zenefits; Jessica Felts, senior manager of Talent Acquisition at Medallia; Justin Thune, Diversity & Inclusion program manager at Dropbox; Todd Raphael, editor in chief at ERE Media; Neil Frye, head of Global People Ops & Technology at Dropbox; Joelle Emerson, CEO and founder of Paradigm; and Jan Fiegel, head of Recruiting at Oscar.


With more than 50 leaders presenting, Greenhouse Open brings together the largest community of forward-thinking talent acquisition, people ops and HR professionals for three days of knowledge sharing, professional networking and training. The summit is designed to help talent professionals advance their skills and make an undeniable impact on their organization through inspiring presentations, interactive workshops and peer-learning. As a result, they can return to their organizations with the knowledge of how to evolve their perspectives and practices to attract and retain the best talent.


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