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Beyond Borders Summit 2022

December 7, 2022
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9am - 7pm
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Join Localyze on Wednesday, December 7th for a full day of workshops, discussions, and fireside chats. Industry experts will share trends in the HR and Global Mobility industry, while providing updates about the state of immigration. Gain crucial insights from experts such as Damian Boeselager, MEP and co-founder of Volt Europa, Dr. Johann Daniel Harnoss, founder and CEO of Imagine Foundation, and Sophie Theen, Startup Advisor and Founder Coach.

Topics for the day include:

  • Europe as the next big talent hub
  • The ever-changing state of immigration in Europe
  • Global mobility trends to plan for in 2023
  • Tips and solutions to immigration and relocation challenges faced by HR teams
  • And more!

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Localyze's End-of-Year Event

Beyond Borders Summit 2022

Join our full-day event full of insightful workshops, panel discussions, and fireside chats around relevant trends in the HR and Global Mobility world!
December 7, 2022
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Join Localyze on Wednesday, December 7th for a full day of workshops, discussions, and fireside chats. Industry experts will share trends in the HR and Global Mobility industry, while providing updates about the state of immigration. Gain crucial insights from experts such as Damian Boeselager, MEP and co-founder of Volt Europa, Dr. Johann Daniel Harnoss, founder and CEO of Imagine Foundation, and Sophie Theen, Startup Advisor and Founder Coach.

Topics for the day include:

  • Europe as the next big talent hub
  • The ever-changing state of immigration in Europe
  • Global mobility trends to plan for in 2023
  • Tips and solutions to immigration and relocation challenges faced by HR teams
  • And more!

Save your spot!

‍

Agenda

Sophie Theen
Startup Advisor & Founder Coach
Nilima Gandhi
Sr Manager Recruiting @SIGNA Sports United
Kerstin Rothermel
VP People, Global Management Team @Bolt

December 7, 2022 10:00 AM

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Panel Discussion: Is Europe the next big talent hub?

More and more European companies are opening themselves to hybrid and remote work, which goes hand in hand with an increasing need to widen the global talent pool and hire beyond borders. As a result, Europe is emerging as one of the fastest-growing tech markets globally, attracting talent and startups from all over the world. Join us and other HR leaders to learn how companies leading this trend are attracting, recruiting, and retaining skilled talent.

Virgile Raingeard
CEO @Figures

December 7, 2022 11:00 AM

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How to compensate your international team?

As an employer, having a happy team is essential to success, which often means having an international team in different locations. In this webinar Virgile, CEO of Figures will talk about the cons and pros of remote work, global salary benchmarking and much more! Join us!

Damian Boeselager
MEP European Parliament
Dr. Johann Daniel Harnoss
CEO @Imagine Foundation

December 7, 2022 12:30 PM

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Lunch Session: Changing the European Immigration Game

In this lunch session, we’ll delve into subjects such as creating an open hiring ecosystem in the EU, enabling talent mobility from abroad to Europe, and developing new avenues for labour migration. Together with our experts, we will touch upon recent changes in the European immigration system, e.g. the Skilled Immigration Act in Germany and other current immigration regulations and discuss which nexts steps still need to happen!

Anna Ott
VP People & ESG @HV Capital
Anna Brandt
Co-founder @Invested
Kim Goddard
Director of Talent @Point Nine
Noor van Boven
Co-founder @Invested

December 7, 2022 2:00 PM

CET

Internationalization of European Startups - how venture-backed companies grow international teams

Start-ups are a driving force for growth and competition - generating new ideas, products, services, and more while also creating new jobs. With this growth comes unique challenges: how to grow international teams and make your startup ready for expansion? How to adapt your internal communications? Partner with the right people? For advice on these topics and more, join this session with experts Anna Brandt, Kim Goddard, and Anna Ott.

Adriaan Kolff
CEO & Co-Founder @MatcHR
Brett Jones
Co-founder @OfferZen

December 7, 2022 4:00 PM

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Recruiting beyond borders

Why does recruiting need to go beyond borders in 2023? It’s becoming harder for companies to fill critical tech roles given the considerable competition for highly-skilled candidates. Organizations need to find new ways of attracting and acquiring talent, like international recruitment. Recruiting internationally increases access to skilled workers and promotes cultural diversity. Join the fireside chat on how to unlock global talent pools with Brett Jones, Co-founder of OfferZen, and Adriaan Kolff, Co-founder and CEO at MatcHR, moderated by our very own Stephanie Jade Thomas.

Scott Leishman
Global Head of People and Talent @Raft

December 7, 2022 5:00 PM

CET

Fireside Chat

It’s always important to keep customers in mind when designing a product, but for those in the Global Mobility space, it’s crucial given the inherent complexity involved. Ensuring your product is useful to both the HR team, as well as the individual talent going through immigration can be a complex challenge. Listen into this fireside chat to learn more about what the key drivers are for a successful global mobility team when picking the right tool.

Reece Procter
Global Mobility Lead @Personio
Colette Sloet tot Everlo
Senior People Business Partner @Otrium
Cheri Martin
People Operations Leader - Formerly Slack, Twitter, & Google

December 7, 2022 5:30 PM

CET

Panel Discussion: Global Mobility and Immigration in 2023

In 2022, HR was shaped by struggles from hiring freezes to economic downturns and mass layoffs, compounding existing challenges from the Great Resignation. What effect will that have for HR as we move in to 2023, and how can you prepare? From redesigning communication in hybrid work setups, to managing teams thousands of miles apart and seeing Global Mobility as a benefit for highly skilled candidates— there are several developments in the world of HR & Global Mobility to be aware of. Join our panel discussion to learn more and get ready for 2023!

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Speakers Include:

Adriaan Kolff

CEO & Co-Founder @MatcHR

Adriaan Kolff is a serial entrepreneur in the recruitment industry, investor, public speaker and endurance athlete. In his keynote Adriaan will dwell on his personal experience scaling Matchr without any background in recruitment to being the preferred partner for some of the world's leading tech companies like TikTok, Stripe, Booking.com and Miro.

Anna Brandt

Co-founder @Invested

A global talent leader at heart, Anna has led large international recruitment teams at a wide range of recognized employers: Uber, N26, Zalando, Mollie, and TomTom. Not only does she understand the complexity of planning and managing hyper-growth, she knows how to build and develop a high performing recruitment function. As an experienced advisor to boards on complex leadership transitions, Anna recognizes the readiness of organizations and leadership teams for upcoming scale.

Anna Ott

VP People & ESG @HV Capital

Anna Ott is VP People and responsible for ESG initiatives at HV Capital, one of the leading VC funds in Europe. She has more than two decades of experience in HR, focussing on start-ups. She's worked with venture builders, incubators, and venture capitalists' portfolios. At HV, she shares advice on, e.g. organizational design, hiring, DEI, growth and leadership.

Brett Jones

Co-founder @OfferZen

Brett is a co-founder of OfferZen, a talent marketplace to find skilled, ready to interview developers across Europe and Africa. Prior to OfferZen, Brett studied computer science thinking that one day he might be a software engineer, but instead, while living in London in 2006 he fell into tech recruiting. He spent the next 5 years specializing in recruiting software engineers. In 2010, he moved back to South Africa and founded a recruitment agency in Cape Town also focused on sourcing software engineers. Brett is passionate about all things recruiting, talent acquisition, candidate experience, sales, and start ups. In his spare time you’ll find Brett out running on trails around Cape Town.

Cheri Martin

People Operations Leader - Formerly Slack, Twitter, & Google

Cheri Martin has over 15 years managing People Operations, International Expansion and Global Mobility in the technology industry. Her most recent experience was leading People Operations at Slack Technologies where she led a team that managed programs across multiple People disciplines focused on scaling, growth and global expansion. Prior to Slack, Cheri held positions leading Global Mobility and Talent Operations teams at Twitter, Varian Medical Systems and Google. Cheri holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Sacred Heart University and a Master's Degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

Christine Ng

Head of Talent @Quantum Motion

Christine is currently the Head of Talent at Quantum Motion, a quantum computing start-up, and her role encompasses talent acquisition, talent management and employer branding. She has spent the past 9+ years leading Product & Engineering talent functions at the Financial Times, The App Business (Kin+Carta) and Yieldify, which allowed her to gain deep insight into teams of different structures. Her focus is sourcing talent, building and optimising hiring processes, coaching high-performing teams and building diverse teams whilst fostering an inclusive culture.Having spent majority of her years in Hong Kong and most of her working life in London, she has a BSc in Psychology and MSc in Organisational Psychology, with a research focus on cross-cultural research and leadership behaviour.

Colette Sloet tot Everlo

Senior People Business Partner @Otrium

Colette Sloet tot Everlo is currently a Senior People Business Partner at Otrium and former People Operations lead & Global Mobility at Mollie. Mollie grew from ~300 to ~1000 in 2 years and Mobility played a very big part during this massive growth! Colette has a background in Employment law and a big passion for scale up's and good restaurants !

Damian Boeselager

MEP European Parliament

Damian Boeselager is a Member of the European Parliament. He holds degrees in Philosophy & Economics from University of Bayreuth and a dual-Master in Public Administration from the Hertie School of Governance and Columbia University's SIPA in New York City. Damian co-founded Volt - a pan-European, progressive and pragmatic Europe-wide movement with the aim of reforming the European continent and solving the big challenges of our time.

Hanna Asmussen

CEO & Co-Founder Localyze

Hanna Asmussen is the CEO & Co-Founder of Localyze, a global mobility platform for companies and employees. With a passion for living abroad, having been an expat for 10 years and speaking 6 languages, Hanna co-founded Localyze after seeing the pain points associated with moving internationally for work.

Dr. Johann Daniel Harnoss

CEO @Imagine Foundation

Johann is partner at BCG and leading the research about Global Migration. He is founder and CEO of the Imagine Foundation (joinimagine.com/mission).

Kim Goddard

Director of Talent @Point Nine

Kim has spent over a decade in talent working with Startups, Scaleups and MNCs helping them to solve a variety of complex hiring challenges. As Director of Talent at Point Nine Capital Kim's focus is on collaborating with the P9 Portfolio to streamline and build the essential talent infrastructure needed for Series A and beyond.

Nilima Gandhi

Sr Manager Recruiting @SIGNA Sports United

Nilima is a self-driven, ambitious, empathetic TA leader with expertise in team building, managing mentoring, and 10 plus years’ experience in scaling start-up and corporate organizations. She has worked in a variety of organizational setups from scaling startups to large corporations and hence understands the complexity and requirements of both structures. She enjoys helping organizations scale and create the employer brand together with the best candidate experience! Currently she is leading the central function hiring for Signa Sports United in Sports E Commerce sector.

Noor van Boven

Co-founder @Invested

Noor has been part of leadership teams of founder-led organisations throughout her career. As Chief People Officer at N26 and VP People at SoundCloud, she has shown how to scale and evolve your organisation in a sustainable way during times of extreme growth and constant change. Noor is globally recognized for her track record in building high performing teams. As an international executive and board member, Noor understands the complex stakeholder dynamic in public and private organisations.

Reece Procter

Global Mobility Lead @Personio

Reece Procter is the Mobility Lead for Personio, a HRMS SaaS platform designed for SMEs. With over 90 nationalities across their 7 offices, Personio recruits globally, with a strong number of relocation candidates in every intake. As an expat himself, living in Germany after Mobility consulting in the Middle East and the UK, Reece and his team are working to enhance and simplify the international move for candidate

Scott Leishman

Senior People/Operations Leader - Ex Google, Skype, Microsoft, and Skyscanner

Experienced people and operations leader, board advisor and investor that works with startups and scaleups to help plan and deliver achievable growth strategies by identifying and hiring from global talent pools.

Sophie Theen

Startup Advisor & Founder Coach

Sophie is an award-winning Diversity & HR leader in fintech. Her aim is to shift cultural paradigms within organisations and to champion diversity and equality using structured, disruptive thinking. Pre BOOM, she has set up HR in early startups like Revolut & 11:FS. She is a recognized mentor, career coach for young women in tech, and a credited mental health coach. Active on the diversity agenda, Sophie also runs a HR community in Slack, Work Experience Programs for young women, and as a People Advisor to new Founders of FinTech startups in London. She's been on the Women Fintech Powerlist in UK for 3 years consecutively.

Virgile Raingeard

CEO @Figures

Virgile worked 11+ years in HR before co-founding Figures. He was frustrated with the lack of qualitative and reliable compensation market data available. Figures is now on its way to creating the best compensation benchmark product on the market.

Adriaan Kolff
CEO & Co-Founder @MatcHR

Adriaan Kolff is a serial entrepreneur in the recruitment industry, investor, public speaker and endurance athlete. In his keynote Adriaan will dwell on his personal experience scaling Matchr without any background in recruitment to being the preferred partner for some of the world's leading tech companies like TikTok, Stripe, Booking.com and Miro.

Anna Brandt
Co-founder @Invested

A global talent leader at heart, Anna has led large international recruitment teams at a wide range of recognized employers: Uber, N26, Zalando, Mollie, and TomTom. Not only does she understand the complexity of planning and managing hyper-growth, she knows how to build and develop a high performing recruitment function. As an experienced advisor to boards on complex leadership transitions, Anna recognizes the readiness of organizations and leadership teams for upcoming scale.

Anna Ott
VP People & ESG @HV Capital

Anna Ott is VP People and responsible for ESG initiatives at HV Capital, one of the leading VC funds in Europe. She has more than two decades of experience in HR, focussing on start-ups. She's worked with venture builders, incubators, and venture capitalists' portfolios. At HV, she shares advice on, e.g. organizational design, hiring, DEI, growth and leadership.

Brett Jones
Co-founder @OfferZen

Brett is a co-founder of OfferZen, a talent marketplace to find skilled, ready to interview developers across Europe and Africa. Prior to OfferZen, Brett studied computer science thinking that one day he might be a software engineer, but instead, while living in London in 2006 he fell into tech recruiting. He spent the next 5 years specializing in recruiting software engineers. In 2010, he moved back to South Africa and founded a recruitment agency in Cape Town also focused on sourcing software engineers. Brett is passionate about all things recruiting, talent acquisition, candidate experience, sales, and start ups. In his spare time you’ll find Brett out running on trails around Cape Town.

Cheri Martin
People Operations Leader - Formerly Slack, Twitter, & Google

Cheri Martin has over 15 years managing People Operations, International Expansion and Global Mobility in the technology industry. Her most recent experience was leading People Operations at Slack Technologies where she led a team that managed programs across multiple People disciplines focused on scaling, growth and global expansion. Prior to Slack, Cheri held positions leading Global Mobility and Talent Operations teams at Twitter, Varian Medical Systems and Google. Cheri holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Sacred Heart University and a Master's Degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

Christine Ng
Head of Talent @Quantum Motion

Christine is currently the Head of Talent at Quantum Motion, a quantum computing start-up, and her role encompasses talent acquisition, talent management and employer branding. She has spent the past 9+ years leading Product & Engineering talent functions at the Financial Times, The App Business (Kin+Carta) and Yieldify, which allowed her to gain deep insight into teams of different structures. Her focus is sourcing talent, building and optimising hiring processes, coaching high-performing teams and building diverse teams whilst fostering an inclusive culture.Having spent majority of her years in Hong Kong and most of her working life in London, she has a BSc in Psychology and MSc in Organisational Psychology, with a research focus on cross-cultural research and leadership behaviour.

Colette Sloet tot Everlo
Senior People Business Partner @Otrium

Colette Sloet tot Everlo is currently a Senior People Business Partner at Otrium and former People Operations lead & Global Mobility at Mollie. Mollie grew from ~300 to ~1000 in 2 years and Mobility played a very big part during this massive growth! Colette has a background in Employment law and a big passion for scale up's and good restaurants !

Damian Boeselager
MEP European Parliament

Damian Boeselager is a Member of the European Parliament. He holds degrees in Philosophy & Economics from University of Bayreuth and a dual-Master in Public Administration from the Hertie School of Governance and Columbia University's SIPA in New York City. Damian co-founded Volt - a pan-European, progressive and pragmatic Europe-wide movement with the aim of reforming the European continent and solving the big challenges of our time.

Hanna Asmussen
CEO & Co-Founder Localyze

Hanna Asmussen is the CEO & Co-Founder of Localyze, a global mobility platform for companies and employees. With a passion for living abroad, having been an expat for 10 years and speaking 6 languages, Hanna co-founded Localyze after seeing the pain points associated with moving internationally for work.

Dr. Johann Daniel Harnoss
CEO @Imagine Foundation

Johann is partner at BCG and leading the research about Global Migration. He is founder and CEO of the Imagine Foundation (joinimagine.com/mission).

Kim Goddard
Director of Talent @Point Nine

Kim has spent over a decade in talent working with Startups, Scaleups and MNCs helping them to solve a variety of complex hiring challenges. As Director of Talent at Point Nine Capital Kim's focus is on collaborating with the P9 Portfolio to streamline and build the essential talent infrastructure needed for Series A and beyond.

Nilima Gandhi
Sr Manager Recruiting @SIGNA Sports United

Nilima is a self-driven, ambitious, empathetic TA leader with expertise in team building, managing mentoring, and 10 plus years’ experience in scaling start-up and corporate organizations. She has worked in a variety of organizational setups from scaling startups to large corporations and hence understands the complexity and requirements of both structures. She enjoys helping organizations scale and create the employer brand together with the best candidate experience! Currently she is leading the central function hiring for Signa Sports United in Sports E Commerce sector.

Noor van Boven
Co-founder @Invested

Noor has been part of leadership teams of founder-led organisations throughout her career. As Chief People Officer at N26 and VP People at SoundCloud, she has shown how to scale and evolve your organisation in a sustainable way during times of extreme growth and constant change. Noor is globally recognized for her track record in building high performing teams. As an international executive and board member, Noor understands the complex stakeholder dynamic in public and private organisations.

Reece Procter
Global Mobility Lead @Personio

Reece Procter is the Mobility Lead for Personio, a HRMS SaaS platform designed for SMEs. With over 90 nationalities across their 7 offices, Personio recruits globally, with a strong number of relocation candidates in every intake. As an expat himself, living in Germany after Mobility consulting in the Middle East and the UK, Reece and his team are working to enhance and simplify the international move for candidate

Scott Leishman
Senior People/Operations Leader - Ex Google, Skype, Microsoft, and Skyscanner

Experienced people and operations leader, board advisor and investor that works with startups and scaleups to help plan and deliver achievable growth strategies by identifying and hiring from global talent pools.

Sophie Theen
Startup Advisor & Founder Coach

Sophie is an award-winning Diversity & HR leader in fintech. Her aim is to shift cultural paradigms within organisations and to champion diversity and equality using structured, disruptive thinking. Pre BOOM, she has set up HR in early startups like Revolut & 11:FS. She is a recognized mentor, career coach for young women in tech, and a credited mental health coach. Active on the diversity agenda, Sophie also runs a HR community in Slack, Work Experience Programs for young women, and as a People Advisor to new Founders of FinTech startups in London. She's been on the Women Fintech Powerlist in UK for 3 years consecutively.

Virgile Raingeard
CEO @Figures

Virgile worked 11+ years in HR before co-founding Figures. He was frustrated with the lack of qualitative and reliable compensation market data available. Figures is now on its way to creating the best compensation benchmark product on the market.