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Finding a Job with Your Phone: Trends in Mobile Recruiting and Freelancing

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My guests will be Alex Abelin and Scott Annan.

Alex is co-founder and CEO of LiquidTalent, comes from a background rooted in internet policy, external relations and community affairs, and digital sales and marketing.  Prior to starting LiquidTalent, Alex worked for Google for over 7 years, from 2005 to 2013. His career was divided between the Sales and Policy departments. In Sales, Alex worked with Fortune 500 companies under the Financial Services vertical. In Policy, Alex held the sought-after position of External Affairs Manager. His duties included building relationships with government officials, managing an investment fund for nonprofit entities, acting as the intermediary between external membership organizations and schools, and producing Google focused seminars and events for key stakeholders. Alex served as the chief architect in developing eight Google sponsored outdoor WiFi networks; the most notable being the Chelsea CIC WiFi network, the largest contiguous NYC WiFi network ever created.

Scott Annan, Co-founder and COO of LiquidTalent, brings a strong background in finance and entrepreneurship to Liquid Talent. Having begun his career as a financial analyst, Scott swiftly transitioned to the start-up world having co-founded three companies and authored the personal-development book, AIMbitious, which has enjoyed success in startup and college communities.  Scott has a deep interest in mobile technology and the development of mobile applications to make professional and social interactions more frequent and valuable. Through his experience as a student, artist, author, and finance professional, he has developed a keen sense for the ways to integrate design, technology, marketing and financial viability to establish and grow compelling brands.