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Ranjini Poddar

Ranjini Poddar

As president, Ranjini Poddar has guided Artech Information Systems LLC through several iterations over the last 15 years, ranging from a company that was a localized, direct business partner to its clients to a centralized, high-volume provider of talent via dynamic MSP/VMS models. Artech ranks among the largest diversity staffing firms in the U.S. and(…)

Steven C. Cooper

Steven C. Cooper

Steven C. Cooper is president and CEO of TrueBlue Inc., the fifth-largest industrial staffing firm in the U.S. Cooper has led the expansion of TrueBlue through acquisitions that have broadened the company’s ability to offer the full spectrum of blue-collar temporary labor to its clients. TrueBlue was named to Forbes magazine’s 2012 and 2011 lists(…)

Jason Ezratty

Jason Ezratty

Jason Ezratty is co-founder and president of Brightfield Strategies, which helps large companies design contingent labor programs. Ezratty helped create the contingent workforce lexicon and is considered a key forward thinker in the contingent workforce management space. His thought leadership on workforce optimization and integrated talent management, combined with development of the optimization roadmap and(…)

Rich Lingle

Rich Lingle

Rich Lingle has held a variety of positions in Insight Global and is now the co-president of the company. He is not just responsible for overseeing all the national sales team but also supervises the field operations for Insight Global’s 34 offices. As an IT industry veteran with more than 18 years’ experience, Lingle’s primary(…)

Chris Hubbard

Chris Hubbard

Insight Global Co-President Chris Hubbard started in the company’s Atlanta office in 2002. He served as a sales manager, regional manager and VP before assuming the co-president role in 2008. Hubbard oversees all field and sales operations of Insight Global’s 35 offices, which will increase to 39 by the end of 2014. He provides strategic(…)

Jai Shekhawat

Jai Shekhawat

Jai Shekhawat is the CEO and co-founder of VMS provider Fieldglass. Under his leadership, Fieldglass has increased its global footprint and now services users in more than 100 countries, multiple languages and currencies and manages more than $27 billion in annual spend. Shekhawat enjoyed a banner year in 2014, as Fieldglass was acquired by SAP and(…)

Fabio Rosati

Fabio Rosati

As CEO of Elance-oDesk, Fabio Rosati drives the company’s vision of creating a workplace for the world. With more than $900 million in projected 2014 billings and the largest community of independent professionals, Elance and oDesk were separate online staffing firms that merged at the end of 2013. Prior to joining Elance, Rosati led the(…)

Richard L. Jackson

Richard L. Jackson

Richard L. Jackson, chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare, developed more than 25 healthcare companies over the past 36 years, including staffing companies, surgery centers, practice management companies, clinics and hospi-tals. He demonstrated his industry acumen by lifting healthcare staffing firm World Health out of bankruptcy: It was losing $1 million on a monthly basis(…)

George Reardon

George Reardon

George Reardon devotes his law practice at Littler Mendelson to all aspects of the contingent workforce, especially the threats and opportunities presented by the Affordable Care Act. He speaks and writes frequently about laws and regulations that affect the staffing industry, including healthcare reform. Reardon has been general counsel of Adecco North America, Kelly Services,(…)

Cynthia J. Pasky

Cynthia J. Pasky

Cynthia J. Pasky is president and CEO of Detroit-based Strategic Staffing Solutions, which is No. 17 on the list of largest U.S. information technology staffing firms. Pasky founded the company in 1990, and has grown it to 26 branches in the U.S. and overseas, and recently announced the opening of its newest branch in Riga,(…)