Large Firm Forum
2021 Large Firm Forum
November 18, 2021
Ritz Carlton Amelia Island, FL
8:30 – 9:00 am WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Mark Roberts, CEO, TechServe Alliance
9:00 – 10:30 am 2021 OPENING General Session
The CIO Mindset in 2021 and Beyond: A Candid Conversation
Moderator: Scott Aicher, President, Belcan Workforce Solutions
Tom McCurely, CIO, Chef's Warehouse
Beau Mesereau, CIO, Fish and Richardson P.C.
10:30 – 10:45 am Networking Break
10:45 – 11:00 am LARGE FIRM FORUM WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
Scott A. Aicher, President, Belcan Workforce Solutions
TechServe Alliance, 2021 President
11:00 - 11:30 INTRODUCTIONS
One executive from each company should be prepared to give a brief (2-3 minute) overview of their company. The overview should address revenue size, geographic footprint, lines of business, retail v. VMS/MSP mix and year-to-date performance.
11:30 – 12:30 pm IT & ENGINEERING STAFFING IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD
What impact has COVID-19 had on IT & engineering staffing firms? How have you adjusted your business in response to the pandemic? What opportunities and challenges have emerged?
12:30 – 1:30 pm NETWORKING LUNCH
RAPID FIRE QUESTION & ANSWERS
Participate in a working lunch exclusively for Large Firm Forum participants. Please come prepared with your questions and willingness to share your insights during this open discussion.
2:00 -3:15 pm Keynote: Being a Next Level Leader
Simon T. Bailey
A world renown speaker, success coach, author, television host, and philanthropist
Change in our industry is happening at the speed of light. The leadership skills of yesterday will not carry the day in the new and rapidly evolving business landscape environment. In this highly engaging presentation, Simon T. Bailey, an award- winning motivational speaker, success coach, author, television host, and philanthropist, will share the core principles and skill sets that will enable current and emerging leaders to take their organizations successfully into the future. These skill sets include collaboration, emotional intelligence, storytelling and creativity.
3:30 – 5:00 pm STRATEGIC CONVERSATIONS
- Recruiting & Retaining the Internal Team
- The IT Talent Shortage
- Digital Transformation in Staffing and the Promise of Talent Acquisition Technology