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Speaking Engagements & Industry Recognitions

Dave Mendoza is available to speak at conferences, trade shows, meetings, gatherings, throughout the United States and globally, to discuss issues pertinent to the recruitment industry, i.e. The convergence of Big Data with Social Data API & CRM technologies, Technologies best practice, CRM implementation

Call (303) 718-2440 to discuss speaking opportunities, both domestic and globally.Feel free to email me with requests at: dave(at)


  • 2016 RMS – “Authenticité et Transparence” le 11 October 2016, Paris, France
  • 2016 Presenter: World Class Digital Transformation 2016 Workforce Edition -29th-30th, November; Manetech, Darmstadt, Germany
  • 2016 Presenter: HR & Talent Solution HR Analytics, Big Data & Social Network Analysis; Seoul, Korea
  • 2015 Participant: Delegate, 1st HR/TA Industry Delegation to Havana, Cuba in 50 Years
  • 2015 I4CP, Washington D.C. – Power of BI & ‘Source of Lead’ In Talent Mapping
  • 2015 Keynote, APAC Sourcing Advanced Workshop, Saigon, Vietnam
  • 2014 Sourcecon Presenter, “The Paradox of Adoption Failure”
  • 2014 Presenter – Paris, France Oct 14 – Recruitment, Mobile & Social Conference #rmsconf 2014
  • 2014 Presenter – “Leveraging Talent Technologies: Overcoming User Adoption Failure To Enhance ROISourceCon Denver – Thursday, October 2, 2014
  • 2014 Presenter – 2014 World Class Mobile- and Social-enabled Enterprise, Frankfurt, Germany, September 4th – 5th
  • 2014 Presenter – Relink Labs Corporate Talent Acquisition Sourcing Workshop, Oslo, Norway – August 25th, 2014
  • 2014 Presenter – “Audit and Streamline Your Social Recruiting Practices” TMA Social Recruiting event in New York, NY. July 16th
  • 2014 Norwegian Staffing Association, Oslo – March 25.-26
  • 2014 Strategic Recruitment Summit, February 24-26. Orlando, Florida
  • 2014 Closing Keynote, GSMI Social Recruiting Strategies Conference
  • 2013 Keynote, Human Capital Institute: Talent Acquisition Forum, San Francisco, December 3rd to 7th
  • 2013 AOEP Recruiters Best Practices Summit & Excellence
  • 2013 Avature User Conference
  • 2013 ONREC London
  • 2013 Strategic Recruitment Summit, Miami, Florida
  • 2013 EMEA Technology Assessment Tour: Paris, Amsterdam, Hamburg
  • 2012 Shanghai Sourcing Training
  • 2012 Chicago Staffing Management Association
  • 2012 Talent42 – Sourcing Panel, Seattle, WA
  • 2012 HRO Summit APAC, Singapore
  • 2012 World HRD Congress in Mumbai, India
  • 2011 AIMS International, Madrid, Spain
  • 2011 Paperjam’s Business Club, Luxembourg
  • 2011 Otys France in Paris on the topic of creating Corporate Staffing Knowledge Libraries
  • 2009 Arizona Recruiters Association – Featured Speaker
  • 2009 Nevada Recruiters Association – Featured Speaker
  • 2008 Kennedy Expo: 10 Things Every Hospitality Recruiter Can Do With Social Networks… And A Couple You Shouldn’t
  • 2008 Session: *Healthcare Recruiting Using Social Networks*; Session: *Ask the Experts—a Sourcing Summit Town Hall*
  • 2008 – European Tour: Amsterdam, Venendaal, Paris & Barcelona. Special Presentation, Paris – “Talent Pipelines Through Social Media”
  • 2009 Arizona Recruiters Association – Featured Speaker
  • 2009 Nevada Recruiters Association – Featured Speaker
  • 2008 European Speaking Tour: Venendaal,/ Amsterdam, Holland; Paris, France; Barcelona, Spain
  • 2008 Kennedy Expo Sourcing Summit Town Hall, “Ask The Experts”
  • 2008 AustralAsian Talent Conference, Sydney
  • 2008 Milwaukee Staffing Management Association (SMA)
  • 2008 RecruitingBlogs Reception Co-Host, Las Vegas
  • 2008 Chicago Staffing Management Association (SMA), Social Networking Panelist
  • 2007 Cleveland EMA
  • 2007 Fairchild Semiconductor – Workshop, Advanced Sourcing Methodologies
  • 2007 Kennedy Info’s Recruiting 2007 Conference and Expo: “A Sourcing Guru’s Guide To Hacking Linkedin”
  • 2007 ERE Expo 2007 Spring: “Advanced Sourcing Workshop”
  • 2007 Kennedy Audio Conference – Moderator of Three Part Series on Blogging for Talent, Branding and Recruitment Success
  • 2006 Dell “Talent Acquisition Academy
  • 2006 Interviewed by Bill Vick as a subject for his upcoming book, “Big Billers” and a DVD for the Audiobook version
  • 2006 Bayard Advertising Branding/Interactive Seminar : “Employer Branding – “Social Networking Platforms
  • 2006 T-Mobile Staffing, Presentation, “Social Relationship Networking for Talent”

    * Based on Deliverables*

    2011 Most Strategic Use of Technology
    ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards 2011
    Winners: Brad Cook/Dave Mendoza (Talent Knowledge Library)

    2011 Innovation in Recruitment Award
    Winners: Brad Cook/Dave Mendoza

    “2013 North American Thought Leader” Finalist
    HROA’s Trustee Award, HRO Today

    Recruitment Innovation Awards 2013, Finalist
    ERE Media

    2013 “Innovation of the Year” Finalist

    2012 Most Strategic Use of Technology Technology
    ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards 2012
    Finalists: Informatica c/o Rick Garbett, Dave Mendoza, March 29th 2012

    2012 Recruitment Organization of The Year
    ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards 2012
    Finalists: Informatica c/o Brad Cook, March 29th 2012

    2012 ONREC UK
    * Informatica Placed as Top Finalist in Three Categories

    1. 2012 Best Corporate Use of Online Recruitment Award-MultiNational
    Finalists: Brad Cook/Dave Mendoza (SEO Social Media, Niche Site Identification)
    2. 2012_Technical Innovation Niche
    Finalists: Dave Mendoza & Rick Garbett (Linkedin SEO for Talent Acquisition & Cloud Reporting Initiative)
    3. 2012_Unsung Hero
    Finalists: Brad Cook, Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition

    2011 HR Symposium, Bay Area
    HR Executive of the Year
    Winner: Brad Cook, chosen by 2011 HR Symposium award winners as a winner for ‘12

    2011 Best Use of Recruiting Technology
    Linkedin Talent Connect Awards
    Finalists: Brad Cook/ Dave Mendoza (SEO, Social Media/Talent Knowledge Library)

    2011 Recruitment Personality of the Year Award
    Finalist: Dave Mendoza

    INTERVIEWS & ARTICLES (Partial Listing)

    Since I published my research white paper,”Futurecasting: How the rise of Big Social Data API is set to Transform the Business of Recruiting” and HRO Article on Big Data and social data convergence with CRM, I have had articles reviewing or detailing my game changing talent strategies for global corporations to succeed in their talent initiatives.

  • HROA as a finalist for its annual “North America Thought Leader of the Year Award
  • Futurestep Sponsored, Research White Paper published
  • HRO Today: The Future Could Be Bright

  • Investor’s Business Daily: “Ford, Others Mine Treasure Trove Of Social Media Data”
  • Talent Management Magazine “Scratching the Surface of Social Data”
  • HR Review UK, Featured Cover Article, “Innovation in Recruitment and RPO”
  • HR Matters Magazine, Singapore
  • ERE Featured Article, “Our Big Cleanup of Our Big Data” by Brad Cook, VP Talent Acquisition
  • “The Future of Recruiting: Futurecasting with Dave Mendoza” by Alex Putman 4/30/2013
  • “How do you like my Big Data? Big Brother comes to Recruiting” by Recruiting Animal 04/22/3013
  • “ExclusiveHR” Magazine Interview: “Big data: the Future of E-Recruitment?” By Laurent Pilliet 02/23/2013
  • “Futurecasting” by Maren Hogan 05/15/2013
  • PaperJam Luxembourg Interviews Dave Mendoza
  • AOEP, Association of Employment Professionals: Recruiters Best Practices Summit and Excellence in Employment Awards
  • GAN Talent Acquisition & Social Recruitment Conference
  • 3 Ways HR Can Use Big Data Right Now
  • Most Influential in Talent Acquisition
  • Human Capital Institute: 2013 Talent Acquisition Forum, 6-7 2013, December, San Francisco