CA Recruiters Meetup

August 20th, 2019

Zillow Group SF
San Francisco, CA
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Date & Time:
Tue, August 20, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST
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$25 - $25

Event Details

Please note: the name badges have already been printed. However, there will be blank name badges at the event for those registering after 8/18. 


Hear directly from our recruiting conference attendees with feedback on their experiences and the value of attending our recruiting events in Silicon Valley. 

This is your opportunity for professional growth and development, continuing education credits, and to build your network and relationships with top Recruiting, HR, and Talent Management professionals throughout the Bay Area. 

Join California Recruiters for a premier professional development and networking event with 200+ of your Recruiting and HR peers, on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 from 6 pm - 8 pm! The event will be held at the Zillow Group in San Francisco. 

Meet your peers and build your professional network with Talent Acquisition professionals from companies including Facebook, Zillow, MongoDB, Workday, TechSoup, Yelp, FedEx, Yummly, HoneyBook, TellTale Games, Mechanics Bank, Sequoia Consulting Group, Vungle, Twitter, Google and more!

Invest in your professional development in 2019! We know your time is valuable, so we're hosting a meetup featuring a happy hour and networking event with a short panel discussion focused specifically on tips and insights from top Bay Area recruiting leaders on building your skills and career as a Recruiting, HR and Talent Acquisition professional. 

In addition to learning from our panel and your peers, your registration includes:

  • Wifi access
  • The best peer networking with recruiting and HR professionals throughout the Bay Area 
  • Prize Drawings
  • Appetizers and beverages
  • Exclusive California Recruiters swag
CA Recruiters Meetup



6:00 pm - 6:40 pm:  Networking (Food/ Beverages) 

6:40 pm - 7:40 pm:  Doug Berg- 2020 Recruiting 

7:40 pm - 8:00 pm:  Prize Drawings and Networking 

8:00 pm:  Event wrap up


The Speakers


Doug Berg 168 x168.jpgDoug Berg   

Doug is a renowned entrepreneur and innovator of talent technology, founding startups like and Jobs2web (acquired by SuccessFactors/SAP for $110M) and raising over $125M dollars in venture capital. Doug is an active investor and advisor to several bleeding-edge technology companies and serves as Chief Zapper of, one of the fastest-growing recruitment automation platforms in the market, interfacing with more than 100 talent platforms, social networks, and search engines globally.


lisa crossett.jpgLisa Crossett   

Lisa is the Vice President of Talent Acquisition for Mechanics Bank, where she spearheads all aspects of Talent Acquisition encompassing strategy and process along with leading a team of experienced recruiters to find the paramount talent in the marketplace.  She is extremely passionate about talent acquisition and ensuring both the candidate and hiring manager have an engaging and positive experience. Prior to joining Mechanics Bank, Lisa’s progressive career spanned 18 years at Nelson Staffing with the last 10 years as the Regional Vice President for the East Region.  She oversaw the recruiting, operations and sales efforts along with building and nurturing client relationships. Lisa has been an active board member for the past 8 years with the Tri-Valley region of NCHRA, holding the co-chair, college relations, and social committee roles.

Lisa is a native Californian who resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and their two Havanese doggies, Marty and Stewart (affectionately named after her idol Martha Stewart). For the last eight years, Lisa has been publishing a successful blog that reflects her passion for food, wine and entertaining.  One of her bucket list items is to travel to all 50 states and she has 19 more to go! 


Jason_Buss 168x168.jpgJason Buss

With 23 years of human resources and talent acquisition leadership experience, Jason Buss is a recognized expert with deep experience in identifying, recruiting and hiring high-performing teams. He is currently the vice president of talent acquisition for MongoDB.

Jason has authored and published content in, and has been quoted by The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Bloomberg, MarketWatch, Society for Human Resource Management, Corporate Executive Board and more.

He is also the founder of the Recruiters Network and serves as the president and community leader for several of the nation’s largest and most active regional recruiting communities. You can connect with Jason on LinkedIn or Twitter @jjbuss.

Doug Berg 

2020 Recruiting 

Recruiting has changed dramatically in the last 20 years, and recruiting in 2020 will look even more different than it does today. Advances in technology and consumer marketing alongside the advent of AI, bots, and automation have changed the game. It’s never been more confusing to understand the technology available, how it can work together, and what you should be considering NOW to be ready for the next generation of recruiting.

Doug will share the biggest trends and technologies in the talent market - the ones truly changing the hiring game - that need to be considered in 2019 to give you a clear vision of what recruiting will look like in 2020 and beyond.

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