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Intentional Experiences for the Intentional Candidate

Employees and candidates are increasingly looking towards reputable, purpose-driven organizations for a meaningful career path. Find out what leading organizations are doing to improve employee wellness, increase corporate social responsibility, and promote inclusivity through an employer brand that attracts and retains top talent.

Session Speakers

Bianca Choudhary - Talent Acquisition Director: Employer Brand & Talent Scouts at AstraZeneca 

Bianca is a seasoned Talent Acquisition Leader with a deep expertise in recruiting across the value chain as well as implementing TA and broader HR Programmes globally. She delivered and implemented AZ’s first EVP and has spent the past 5 years building the Global Employer Brand strategy and digital approach globally over 74 countries. She has also rolled out various attraction and experience programmes including an award winning Referral programme as well as digitising and simplifying the global onboarding experience. She is passionate about the candidate experience and delivering for the business.

Adam Glassman - Director of Employment Brand + Marketing at Cox Enterprises 

As a jack-of-all-trades, Adam loves using his diverse skillset to help improve holistic talent attraction. With a deep expertise in marketing, employment branding and talent nurturing, Adam’s secret weapon is his journalistic mind, which allows him to uncover the hidden story that’s just beyond reach. As an early pioneer in the employment branding & recruitment marketing space, he also enjoys sharing his experience with others in the hopes of lifting up the entire industry, while improving the overall candidate and recruiting experience. Connect with him today to join that effort.

Allison McCutcheon Barcz - Head of Talent Acquisition & Connections at Anheuser-Busch

Allison McCutcheon Barcz has over twenty years of experience in human resources and talent acquisition, specializing in the food and beverages sector. Based in Saint Louis, Allison is the Head of Talent Acquisition – North America for Anheuser-Busch. As a member of the People Continuity Leadership Team & Center of Excellence, she leads the talent acquisition strategy for Anheuser-Busch’s North American Zone. In her current role, Allison leads a high-performing team focusing on employer brand, talent attraction, selection and onboarding, as well as the company’s Global Talent programs. Allison most enjoys sponsoring and mentoring up and coming talent and supporting the Women in Beer and Beyond employee resource group. She previously served as Director of People for Anheuser-Busch’s US Breweries – leading a team of human resources professionals through organizational improvements, union negotiations and building strong relationships across the business and with local communities.
Prior to Anheuser-Busch, Allison worked for Mission Foods and Gannett/USAToday, managing employee & union relations, organizational design, total rewards and development initiatives.

Michael Rizzi - Recruitment Marketing Manager at DraftKings

Michael Rizzi is a Recruitment Marketing Manager at DraftKings. He joined the company in December 2020 and is leading a global team focused on Recruitment Marketing and Employer Brand. Prior to joining DraftKings, Rizzi led regional go-to-market strategy in telecom before transitioning to a corporate recruiting role. He has spent several years in various Talent Acquisition roles recruiting across both the telecom and healthcare industries. Michael attended Southern New Hampshire University, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership, and an MBA with certificates in Marketing and Human Resource Management.

Matthias Schmeißer - Director of Talent Acquisition at Beamery 

Matthias is a Talent Acquisition leader who partners with fast-paced growth businesses to design tailored talent strategies for different segments and ensures every candidate gets a high-quality experience. With over ten years of recruitment experience with companies such as Scout24, Zalando, and Deutsche Post, he is particularly focused on data-driven diagnostics, iterative scalable process-building, employer branding, stakeholder management, community building, and candidate-centered recruitment strategies.