’s HR Research Institute Announces ‘Today’s HR Tech Stack Advisory Board’ for 2021 to Advise HR Research and Complimentary Virtual Events

Jacksons Point, Ontario, Canada, the largest network of human resources (HR) professionals, has announced their ‘Today’s HR Tech Stack Advisory Board’ for 2021. The board will advise on primary research and best practices to help senior HR executives understand the state of today’s HR technology, or “HR tech stack.” 

Working closely with’s HR Research Institute (HRRI), the newly appointed board of industry experts and thought leaders will counsel on the most impactful topics and key areas within the HR technology space to positively and effectively guide primary research. The research study will provide a detailed snapshot of the current HR tech stack and best practices, where it is headed in the future, and how it can be critical to the success of a business.

The research insights and findings will be published in a major HR Research Institute report and will be further distilled into a two-page infographic. The results will also be featured at the complimentary virtual event, The State of Today’s HR Tech Stack 2021, taking place July 21-22, 2021. The advisory board’s guidance in helping to expand on the research narrative and learning opportunities for HR Professionals will be invaluable in making the accompanying virtual event best-in-class.

Free for interested HR professionals, this virtual event will include webcast sessions with experts who will delve into the latest trends and topics of effective technology used to manage a workforce. They will highlight emerging technologies and applications and present predictions about how the landscape will evolve over the next several years.

The newly appointed ‘Today’s HR Tech Stack Advisory Board’ for 2021 is comprised of the following industry thought leaders:

  • Matt Davidson, Lead Generation Specialist, BambooHR
  • Rob Dicks, Managing Director, Accenture
  • Chris Havrilla, Vice President, HR Technology and Solution Provider Strategy, Deloitte
  • Jim Hickey, VP HCM, Oracle
  • Mark Knowlton, CEO & Founder, TechScreen
  • Steven Kurtz, Director of Strategy & Advisory Services, Sability
  • Joe Lennon, Chief Technology Officer/Founder, Workvivo
  • Mark McCauley, Global Vice President – Technical Product Strategy, SAP SuccessFactors
  • Ruby Maini, President and CEO, HR Strategies
  • Vijay Nachimuthu, Managing Partner & Solution Architect, AltaFlux
  • Katrina Paglierani, Head of Partnerships & Alliances, Expose Your SaaS
  • Dianna Sheppard, CEO, Joynd
  • Troy Thibodeau, CMO, Ascentis 

The HR Research Institute releases annual “State of the Industry” reports in a variety of HR topic areas, including last year’s research report, The State of Today’s HR Tech Stack 2020.This and other free research reports and infographics can be downloaded at


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