Growth Hackers Series Miami presented by The LAB Miami. Hacking Talent
The Growth Hackers event series brings South Florida’s most innovative, talented, and relevant corporate and startup growth leaders together under one roof. Throughout this event you’ll discover the best techniques to develop a high-performance growth team and program across multiple disciplines like talent, business development, design and marketing.
Each focused Growth Hackers Series Event will cover specific cases; uncover best practices, and open debate around these key areas for high growth companies. Our first Growth Hackers Series Event will focus on talent, one of the most important topics around corporations and startups looking to scale their businesses. We invited a panel of successful entrepreneurs and HR experts who will share their experience around this topic and growing their businesses.
Talent & Culture Fit: Recruiting, retaining, engaging, developing and scaling a high-performance growth team will be part of the questions to be cover by our invited speakers and moderator.
6:00-6:30PM: Cocktail networking hour for sponsors and guests
6:30-8:00PM: Speaker forum and open discussion
More about the speakers:
José G. Hernández, is a recognized driver of global talent and organizational effectiveness who has spent the past 25 years focusing on attracting and coaching high potential talent, and enhancing organizational culture, capabilities and learning processes.
José leads operations in Latin America and South Florida for the new boutique Executive Search firm PRATT. They offer a high quality, personalized, and innovative service for middle and top management segments patnering with fast growth and entrepreneurial organizations.
José has worked in the logistics, retail, consumer goods, telecommunications and financial sectors in different leadership and senior consulting roles at a business unit-country level and further, as a regional and corporate Human Resources Vice-President in Latin America, the United States, Canada and Europe. This includes experience in consumer products/retail companies such as Walmart, The Coca Cola Company, Nabisco and DHL.
Originally from Houston, TX, Parker began his career in investment banking at Merrill Lynch, where he quickly realized that big banking didn't suit his creative and entrepreneurial tendencies. He then spent 4 years at Miramax Films, followed by a successful food-service project, and in 2006 moved to Buenos Aires to explore opportunities in hospitality and real estate.
Based on his own travel experiences, he decided to create a new concept in hospitality which combined the comforts of a private home with the convenience and service of a boutique hotel, with the mission of providing a truly local, insider experience. He started by raising a fund to buy, design and rent apartments, but soon decided to switch to a marketplace model which took advantage of the huge inventory of underutilized residential property, and founded Oasis Collections in 2009.
Oasis, who pioneered the “Home meets Hotel” category of accommodations, currently manages a network of more than 1,500 design-forward homes in 18 cities in the US, Europe and Latin America as well as members’ clubs in Buenos Aires and Rio. Oasis’ global expansion plans include reaching 30 cities by end of 2016 including its first in Asia; Hong Kong and Singapore and reaching 70 cities by 2019.
Parker was named a high-impact entrepreneur by Endeavor in 2014, and holds a BA in Economics from Duke University, from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude in '99.