Jim D’Amico currently leads the global talent acquisition practice for Celanese, a chemical manufacturing and innovation company based in Irving, TX, and is the Board President of The Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals https://atapglobal.org/. Additionally Jim serves as an advisor to Career.Place a breakthrough diversity recruiting platform. For 20 years Jim has lead best in class TA functions. The first half of his career focused on third party recruiting, including building a successful RPO business. For the last 12 years, he has built best-in-class talent acquisition centers of excellence for global companies (Barnes Group, The Schwan Food Company, Bissell, Spectrum Health, Celanese). He is globally recognized for building differentiated hiring processes based on the quality of results, achieved through efficiency, technology, and scientific analysis of metrics and data. In 2015 he and his team at Spectrum Health were recognized as the Best Large Recruiting Organization by ERE. Jim was recognized by Glassdoor as one of the Top 20 Branded HR professionals, and has been featured in a series of articles highlighting Exceptional TA Leaders by Dr. John Sullivan. He is frequent global speaker and author and is very active in the TA community as a mentor.