Kevin is one of the initiators of this event, a globally known speaker, author, teacher and consultant in human capital acquisition and development, as well as in corporate education. Kevin started his own company, Global Learning Resources in 1998 out of his passionate belief that organisations need a more powerful and thoughtful architecture for talent than they have. At Global Learning Resources, Kevin has worked with clients such as Sun Microsystems, Eli Lilly and PricewaterhouseCoopers to develop comprehensive talent acquisition processes and procedures. After a 25 year career in corporate America serving as the Senior Vice President for Staffing and Workforce Development at the Charles Schwab Corporation, the Vice President of Human Resources for Alphatec Electronics, Inc. in Thailand, and in a variety of human resources roles at National Semiconductor Corporation, Kevin had firsthand knowledge of the need for better strategies and approaches to finding, developing and retaining people. Kevin is also the author of numerous articles on human resource development, career development, recruiting, and on establishing corporate universities. He is a frequent speaker at conferences. He writes a weekly Internet column on recruiting and staffing, which can be found at www.erexchange.com, and pens a monthly column for Corporate University News magazine. He serves as adjunct faculty at San Jose State University, the University of San Francisco and on the business faculty at San Francisco State University.