SSR’s Expert Council

Select Software Reviews relies upon the knowledge of experts to map vendor landscapes, vet the best software, and determine what practitioners need to know when buying new products

Chuck Solomon

Recruitment Marketing Strategist

Chuck has over 20 years of experience in the recruiting world. Throughout his career, he has lead innovative approaches to help companies source, interview, hire and on-board talent. Most recently, Chuck hosts the Candidate Experience Podcast.

Chuck has contributed to our research on Employee Engagement Software.

Deanna is up and coming in the world of marketing. Through implementation of the top recruiting tech, she is able to successfully market Panasonic’s hiring strategy.

Deanna has contributed to our research on Employee Rewards.

Elisa is an HR thought leader. As part of an executive management team, she oversees all people strategy and operations with a focus on recruiting, on-boarding, and development.

Elisa has contributed to our research on Employee Engagement Software.

Justin Hammond

Senior Project Manager

Justin’s career focus is on people, technology, and how the two interact. At his current position, he manages the design, development and documentation of Nozani Central software.

Justin has contributed to our research on Employee Rewards.

Martin Burns

VP Strategic Partnerships & Consulting

Martin is an expert in talent acquisition technology. He shares his knowledge by speaking at global HR conferences and writing an award-winning blog focused on leadership and talent acquisition.  

Martin has contributed to our research on Employee Engagement Software.

Tracie has notable experience across a wide range of industries. As an executive leader, she specializes in strategic HR management,  HR tech selection, performance management, and organizational development.

Tracie has contributed to our research on HR Software.

Chris is an employer branding expert. Throughout his professional career, he has focused on building teams, processes, and strategies while developing his branding skills. Outside of the office, Chris serves as a board member for various nonprofits and is the co-founder of his own nonprofit, Leighton’s Gift.

Chris has contributed to our research on Applicant Tracking Systems.

Annette Carrol

Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Expert

Over a 20 year career in HR, Annette has been pushing the boundaries of employer branding with hacks to build awareness about the companies she works with and talent pipelines.

Annette has contributed to our research on Applicant Tracking Systems.

Jay is a 15 year veteran in the world of HR and Talent Acquisition.  Most recently, he’s been focused on how AI can transform a company’s recruiting.

Jay has contributed to our research on Applicant Tracking Systems.

Matt Alder

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Matt is a Recruitment Marketing Expert and HR Technologist. A strategic and innovative thinker, Matt has been at the forefront of the HR world for over 20 years by delivering unique value to employers.

Brian Testa

Head of People Operations

Brian is an accomplished HR executive. With 25 years of experience in various HR Departments, Brian has proven his expertise in collaborating and developing global technology organizations with a focus on growth and infrastructure.

Mike has over 15 years of experience leading HR and Talent at high-growth tech companies. As VP of People at Cogo Labs, Mike focuses on aligning culture to business strategy and implementing programs that support employee experience in order to attract and retain top talent.

Rohit Manucha is the CHRO at SIH-AGH. He has extensive experience in working with CEOs and C-suite leaders as well as in driving end-to-end organizational transformation across 20 countries. He has aligned organizations with their strategic agenda, managing change and driving sustainable performance across a diverse range of sectors, ownership models and stages of business life-cycle.

Albert Loyola

Manager, Talent & Organization Consulting

Albert is a Manager in Accenture’s Talent & Organization Consulting Practice and AIHR market ecosystem analyst. A lot of his research and work revolves around the digitization of the workplace , and the impact of artificial intelligence in HR and employee experience.

With over 17 years of experience at the intersection of Human Resources and Technology, Dena transforms organizations by designing and building efficient HR processes, tools, and technology to drive bottom line impact and make true large scale organizational change. Her experience has spanned across 5 industries over 4 continents.

Soumyasanto Sen

Founder & Future of Work Strategist

Soumyasanto Sen is an Advisor and Leader in Workforce Transformation, Technologies, Strategy, and Analytics. He has more than 17 years of experience in this aspiring area together with HRIS implementations, Digital HR strategy and transformation, use of new technologies, research and thought leadership across North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific for large and mid-size companies.


Nicole Roberts

Vice President of People & Culture

Nicole is a high-impact HR Servant Leader with 15+ years of experience throughout Human Resources, specifically in the manufacturing, energy, telecommunications, and veterinary medicine industries. She currently serves as the VP of People & Culture with MVAH Partners.

Ed Pederson

Vice President of Product Development

As VP of Product Development, Ed Pederson leads a team of product developers who create net new business solutions across the Kelly® enterprise. He designs Kelly’s master product strategy, which allows Kelly and its clients to prepare for the future of work. He is an expert in product development, design thinking, operational execution, strategic sourcing, operational procurement, and Lean Six Sigma.

Tim Pröhm

VP of Digital Product Development

As the VP of Digital Product Development at KellyOCG, Tim consults with organizations across the globe to deliver market insights and innovative technologies that help them optimize and advance their Talent Acquisition strategies. Tim has 15 years of experience in the workforce solutions industry and deep knowledge in emerging HR technologies and global digital sourcing strategies.

Sebastien Girard

Senior VP of Workforce Engagement

Sebastien Girard is the Senior President of Workforce Engagement at Atrium Health. Sebastien’s career spans more than 20 years in overseeing human resources and talent acquisitions teams, profit and loss statement management, and adapting the people strategy to market needs in the HR service provider and healthcare industries.