PowerToFly was back in our "home away from home" of San Francisco (as a remote company, everywhere is kind of home) to present our fourth (!!!) event with a truly extraordinary company: Checkr.
If you're not familiar with Checkr, they're the leading background check company using artificial intelligence and machine learning to make hiring more inclusive and efficient. They work with an impressive roster of clients and are continuing to grow. If you're curious, you should check out their website and careers page.
Our September 5th event was hosted by PowerToFly's Jamie Lipiner. Here's what one attendee had to say about the event: "I didn't know about Checkr before this event. I love the panel of speakers. They came across as genuine and thoughtful people—the kind I would enjoy knowing."
The evening included an insightful tech talk by Checkr's Michelle Berry, Software Engineer entitled Zero message loss: Kafka tooling at Checkr. After her tech talk, Michelle joined a panel of Checkr's women tech leaders for a lively discussion and audience Q&A session. Our panelists included:
- Adrienne Pajer, Engineering Manager
- Holly Bowen, Engineer
- Cheryl Mak, Data Analyst
- Elena Horner, Product Manager
A full house at our event with Checkr!
The Checkr and PowerToFly teams.
At PowerToFly's recent event with Checkr in San Francisco, we sat down with attendee Stephanie Glover, Founder of MeaMode for a brief chat about her experiences with PowerToFly and how she tackles stereotypes and overcomes obstacles.
PowerToFly is thankful for Checkr for providing a forum for conversations like this one.
Find out more about Checkr including how they are transforming hiring (and what roles Checkr is hiring for) HERE.
On August 14th, PowerToFly was super stoked to present our first ever event in the great city of Denver. This event was also our third event with the groundbreaking company Checkr, the team that's revolutionizing the hiring process by streamlining background checks.
Hosted by PowerToFly Senior Diversity & Inclusion Executive (and Denver resident) Jamie Lipiner, the night included plenty of opportunities for Denver-based sales professionals to network over food and drinks while also enjoying a product demo and in-depth panel discussion.
Our impressive panel of Checkr women leaders, who were more than willing to answer our audience's questions, whether those queries were about our speakers' sales strategies or career journeys, included:
- Kristen Faris - Vice President, Industry Strategy
- Elizabeth Campos - Mid Market Account Executive
- Margie Lee-Johnson - Vice President, People
- Erin Bates - Senior Manager, Mid Market Sales
PowerToFly's Jamie and Megan get ready for the event!
It's a packed room of skilled sales professionals.
A look at our panel discussion.
Our panelists all took questions from the audience.
The Checkr and PowerToFly teams relax after the event.