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Managing A Remote Workforce: Why Exceptions Have Become The Rule

Why a ‘one size fits all’ approach doesn’t work for even a single company.

How to design and implement policies and procedures to support different workers based on their roles and functions.

Moderator: Mag Boron, CEO @ Pangian

Panelists: Leah Sutton, SVP, Global Human Resources @ Elastic, Mauricio Morales, Founder @ DailyBot & Sara Sutton, CEO @ Flexjobs

Sara Sutton has long been passionate about helping people find jobs. Currently, she is the Founder & CEO of FlexJobs and Remote.co, two leading services for remote and flexible job opportunities, and she started her career in 1995 when she dropped out of university to co-found JobDirect, the first online entry-level job site (sold to Korn|Ferry International in 2000). Sara believes that integrating remote work can positively impact people’s lives and transform organizations to be more modern, productive, efficient, healthy, environmentally-friendly, and overall resilient given the various needs and demands going on in the world around us. In order to advance these conversations, she has also launched 1 Million for Work Flexibility and The TRaD* Works Forum.

Mag Boron is the founder and CEO of Pangian, the fastest-growing remote-work community around the world with over 100,000 remote work professionals from 150 countries and 6 continents. Born in Poland, Mag now lives in the USA and travels the world while working remotely covering 6 continents (Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia) and 50+ countries. Her career spans over 10 years of global and remote work expertise building top performing remote teams for business and technology programs with $50M+ impact in IT, Aerospace, Retail, Financial, Consumer Space. Mag specializes in recruiting superstar talent for startups and Fortune 500 with focus on diversity and high-performance remote teams.

Leah Sutton is the SVP, Global Human Resources at Elastic, a global open source software company, and responsible for all facets of HR from recruitment to business partnership. Prior to Elastic, Leah was the Senior Director of HR at Plum Organics where she was responsible for supporting the leadership team through a period of high growth and change post-acquisition by Campbell Soup Company.

Mauricio Morales is the Founder at DailyBot: a chatbot and toolkit that helps remote teams run efficiently. Mauricio has been building tech products for 15+ years and has helped investors and entrepreneurs launch startups, in Europe, US, and Latam. In 2017, he decided to take the path of bootstrapping and started building products from scratch, creating a distributed team, and including talent from all over the world. It is his mission to make remote work better and efficient, for current remote workers, and for those future generations that will be “native” remote workers.



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25—26 April 2023 | Lisbon, PT
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