Carmen Hudson

Senior Director. Talent Acquisition | ExtraHop

Carmen is a well-known industry insider who has spent years curating, creating, and sharing best practices around sourcing, interviewing, and recruiting technology.

Her corporate experience includes Yahoo!, where she was Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition.

At Yahoo! she led the strategic sourcing team, revitalizing the employee referral program and Yahoo’s employer brand. The team was awarded a coveted Yahoo! Superstar Award, an ERE Excellence award, and various recruiting and advertising industry awards.

Prior to joining Yahoo!, she was manager, Global Strategic Sourcing for Starbucks Coffee Corporation.

She has also held senior talent acquisition roles at Microsoft,, and Capital One, and founded a social recruiting technology company.

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Wednesday November 9th

Keynote: Getting Better While Moving Ahead

Getting Better While Moving Ahead: In this fast-paced world of recruiting, many organizations sacrifice training to get things done today at the expense of their collective future. In this talk, Carmen Hudson unpacks how teams can learn how to balance it all.

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Wednesday November 9th

Fireside Chat

Join us after the keynote for an exclusive 1:1 chat with conference emcee Shannon Pritchett, Gerry Crispin, and the always fabulous Carmen Hudson.