Chris Forman


Chris Forman

StartDate Labs


Chris Forman is the CEO of StartDate Labs, a software solutions provider for job seekers, employers and recruiting vendors. In January 2011 StartDate Labs launched, currently the largest and fastest growing job application organization site on the web. Chris was previously the CEO of AIRS and the Chief Development Officer of The RightThing. The products that Chris and his team built have won every major recruiting technology award and are in use by 70% of the Fortune 500. He has a bachelor’s degree from Colby College.

The Candidate Experience (Monday, Oct. 15 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM)

Panel Presenter:

Why We Need to Treat Job Seekers Like Customers (Trendsetter Sunday, Oct. 14 4:30 PM – 4:55 PM)

If the biggest touch point most companies have with the ‘outside’ world is recruiting, why do job seekers get treated so shabbily? Join Chris Forman – CEO of StartWire – for a lively presentation of this long-time paradox and why the social and consumer web is going to force a sea change in corporate behavior in the next 24 months.