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Topia Virtual Summit:
Connecting Talent Management and Global Talent Mobility

Hear breaking news from Topia, updates from industry experts, and a live panel on what the next year looks like for Global Talent Mobility. 

Join us for a two + hour virtual summit where you’ll hear industry experts explore the state of Global Mobility, the latest trends, and discuss best practices for linking Global Mobility with Talent Management. 

Be the first to hear from Topia CEO Shawn Farchshi as we celebrate the announcement of our new platform, Topia One. 

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June 18th, 2020, 8 am PDT (4 pm BST)

8:00 AM – Big news! – Shawn Farshchi, Topia CEO

8:15 AM – Expert spotlight – Jim Lundy, Aragon Founder, CEO, and Lead Analyst

8:45 AM – Topia technology update & live demo – announcing details soon

9:30 AM – Mobility expert panel – Jen Ignat of Under Armour, Myrna Delacruz-Barthel of Equinor, Steve Black of Topia

10:15 AM – Technology, compliance, and health & safety – Lynn Johnson Tracy of Infor, Nishant Mittal of Topia

*Full session descriptions below. 

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Shawn Farshchi

Chief Executive Officer


Steve Black

Chief Strategy Officer


Sten Tamkivi

Chief Product Officer


Jim Lundy

Founder, CEO & Lead Analyst
Aragon Research


Jennifer Ignat

Director, Global Talent Mobility
Under Armour


Myrna Delacruz-Barthel

Head of Global Mobility


Nishant Mittal

SVP & General Manager, Business Travel


Lynn Johnson Tracy

Director of Global Mobility and Equity Programs, Infor


Chantel Rowe

Director of Product

Session Descriptions

8:00 am PT – Opening remarks and announcement
Presented by Shawn Farshchi, Topia CEO

Hear the latest news and updates from Topia as well as an outlook for the second half of 2020.


8:15 am PT – Taxes, Movement and People – Why you need Global Talent Mobility right now
Presented by Jim Lundy, Aragon, CEO Founder, and Lead Analyst

In a post-pandemic world, the physical movement of human capital from one location to another is becoming a local, national, and global cost and productivity issue. Global Talent Mobility is the newest category in the evolution of Human Resource Management focused on tackling these tough issues including managing the growing variable costs of payroll taxes, cost and complexity of moves, and knowing where people are at any point in time around the world. Join Topia Chief Strategy Officer Steve Black and Aragon Research CEO and lead analyst Jim Lundy to discuss the key trends in Global Talent Mobility and how this new category of software is quickly becoming a must-have for HR and Management teams.


8: 45 am PT – Topia technology update & live demo
Presented by Sten Tamkivi, Topia CPO, and Chantel Rowe, Topia Product Manager

Product Update (15 mins) Sten + Live Demo (30 mins) Chantel
Explore Topia’s product vision and demo of powerful new functionality.


9:30 am PT – Mobility expert panel
Moderated by Steve Black, Topia’s Chief Strategy Officer
Panelist Participants:
Jen Ignat, Director of Global Talent Mobility, Under Armour,
Myrna Delacruz – Barthel, Head of Global Mobility, Equinor

How aligned is your Talent Management Strategy with your Global Talent Mobility function? Recent events have shown us these areas of HR are on a convergent path in order to deliver on the business goals of an increasingly complex and fluid world market. In this session Steve Black sits down with talent mobility experts Jen Ignat and Myrna Delacruz-Barthel to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on their organizations and what they foresee for the future of talent mobility and the role it will have on talent strategy.


10:15 am PT – Technology, compliance, and health & safety
Presented by Lynn Johnson Tracy, Director of Global Mobility and Equity Programs at Infor and Nishant Mittal, SVP & General Manager of Business Traveler Solutions at Topia

Understanding the global talent footprint and why location data matters now more than ever.

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