2017 Speakers and Presenters

Peter Carvalho, President

With over 20 years of experience in the staffing industry, Peter D. Carvalho has built his career working with multi-million dollar service firms and supporting business development throughout North America and abroad. In 2006, Peter became the president of Agile•1 and the chief operating officer of the Act•1 Group of Companies. His broad base of experience in the areas of workforce management, general staffing, technology, accounting, and finance has been instrumental in the deployment of key Agile•1 solutions including AllSourceRPO (recruitment process outsourcing), and AllSourcePPS (professional payroll services). His understanding of complex business systems has allowed him to successfully manage multifaceted teams, anticipate industry changes and create the strategies that will lead Agile•1 into the future.
Elliot Clark, CEO and Publisher
HRO Today Global, SharedXpertise

Elliot is the chairman and CEO of SharedXpertise Media, LLC, which he founded in 2006. He oversees company management and the publication of HRO Today and HRO Today Global, and the related global HRO Today conference series.  Elliot has had a long and distinguished career in the human resources services and technology industry. Prior to SharedXpertise, he was the chief operating officer of Kenexa Corporation (Nasdaq: KNXA), a leading provider of HR software and services. Elliot also had a distinguished career in the executive search industry, completing numerous senior executive assignments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, and was active in the leadership of the largest pharmaceutical affinity association in the world, the Drug Information Association, serving on the steering committee of North America from 1994 to 1997.  Elliot is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania, earning a B.S. Economics, and where he majored in Human Resources.  He also served on the national board of directors of the Wharton Alumni Association from 1997 to 1998.  Elliot is currently the chairman emeritus of the board of directors of the Ehlers Danlos Foundation, a member of the board of trustees of the Michener Art Museum, a member of the board of trustees of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and a senior fellow at Center for Human Resource Studies at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Nicole Cook, Managing Director for Australia/New Zealand

As the Managing Director for PeopleScout in Australia and New Zealand, Nicole oversees the delivery and growth of PeopleScout solutions in the APAC region. Nicole joined the company in 2006 as a manager in the technology business. After assuming leadership roles in technology, Nicole moved to the RPO business managing a team that specializes in the delivery of consulting services including employment branding, recruitment diagnostics, technology optimization and HR turnarounds and more. She then led the client delivery function for a number of key clients in her role as Head of Client Delivery prior to assuming the Managing Director position. Nicole is an experienced executive with a management consulting background having spent most of her career in professional services roles in both established and start-up businesses. She has extensive experience developing, implementing and optimizing technology enabled talent acquisition solutions. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Catholic University of America and an MBA from Melbourne Business School.
Paul Daley, Senior Vice President

Paul Daley is the leader of Cielo’s business in Asia Pacific. He is responsible for the strategic direction, operational performance and customer success of our business in the region. His extensive experience has seen Paul and his team support organizations with complex talent challenges in over 16 countries across Asia Pacific. Paul joined Cielo in 2007 and has worked in the TA space for over 17 years. Since this time he’s held a range of roles, working with global customers across diverse industries including Engineering, Financial Services, Insurance, Telecoms, Manufacturing, Healthcare and IT.
Zachary Misko, Global Vice President & Executive Director
HRO Today Services and Technology Association
Zachary leads the HRO Today Services and Technology Association, a global membership organization of HR and workforce executives in the U.S., EMEA and APAC regions dedicated to professional development, peer-to-peer networking opportunities and industry-leading educational opportunities. Prior to joining SharedXpertise in 2014, Zachary held both provider and practitioner roles in human resources. He was a global vice president at KellyOCG, managed human resource functions at a worldwide leader in biotechnology and life sciences, Promega Corp, in Madison, WI, and was employed as the senior training manager for Lands’ End, in Dodgeville, WI.
Steve Parker, Director of Global Technology Practice
Allegis Global Solutions
Steve Parker is the Director of RPO Technology at Allegis Global Solutions and is responsible for the overall strategy and growth of technology and innovation across our client base. Steve Parker oversees solution architecture, technology partnership management and new product development utilizing a suite of proprietary and industry leading technologies.

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