Is HR Technology Conference Co-Chair Bill Kutik Donald Trump?

Posted by: on Jul 26, 2012 | 2 Comments

Two years ago I thought maybe HR Technology Conference co-chair Bill Kutik was The Old Spice Guy, but I was wrong.  Last year I was pretty sure Bill was The Most Interesting Man In The World but yet again I was wrong.  So I went back to the InfoBox secret bunker and put the best minds together.  I’m sure I nailed it this year.

Here are some notable quotes from The Donald:

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn’t exactly been one of moderation.

Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken.

As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big

I wasn’t satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.

I get up, take a shower and wash my hair. Then I read the newspapers and watch the news on television, and slowly the hair dries. It takes about an hour. I don’t use the blow dryer. Once it’s dry I comb it. Once I have it the way I like it — even though nobody else likes it — I spray it and it’s good for the day.

I have people that have been studying [Obama’s birth certificate] and they cannot believe what they’re finding… I would like to have him show his birth certificate, and can I be honest with you, I hope he can.

Some notable quotes from Bill:

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn’t exactly been one of moderation.

Anyone who thinks my story is anywhere near over is sadly mistaken.

As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big and use Promotion Code INFOBOX12 to get $500 of the HR Technology Conference rack rate.

I wasn’t satisfied just to earn a good living. I was looking to make a statement.

I get up, take a shower and wash my hair. Then I read the HR Technology Conference Group on LinkedIn and watch the news on television, and slowly the hair dries. It takes about an hour. I don’t use the blow dryer. I go out on my sail boat and let the wind be the blow dryer. Once it’s dry I comb it. Once I have it the way I like it — even though nobody else likes it — I spray it and it’s good for the day.

I have people that have been studying [Duffield’s S-1] and they cannot believe what they’re finding… I would like to have him show his S-1, and can I be honest with you, I hope he can.

There you have it.  Pretty sure Bill is really Donald Trump in hiding.  All kidding aside, it’s that time of year when I do my best to convince you to attend one of the most important HR technology conferences known as the HR Technology Conference & Exposition.  The conference is back in Chicago in October so bring a hearty appetite and no fear of heights.

HR Technology Conference

15th Annual HR Technology Conference & Expo

It’s unbelievable but it is the 15th year of the conference. I was going to write up some snappy commentary about this year’s conference but I will let Bill Kutik explain in his own words:

A generational shift is happening in computing – have you felt it? – making this the most important year ever for you to attend the HR Technology® Conference. Why? Both to hear what the experts think – they will all be there, as usual – but also for you to help our international community figure out what it all means.

The major drivers are The Cloud and Social Technology in the Enterprise. Make no mistake. Only HR Technology® brings enough of our community together to make it collectively wise enough to help you plot your future, while solving the problems you still face today.
If you joined us in Vegas last year, you know the facts:

  • 30% more attendees than the 2010 record
  • 27 countries represented, including Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and South Korea (with eight executives from four organizations)
  • All 10 of the “world’s most powerful HR technology experts,” as selected by Human Resource Executive®, attended
  • A record 220 exhibitors in our largest Exposition ever

I am looking forward to Naomi Bloom’s Master Panel on Bringing HR into The Cloud. How she managed to get all these Application Vendor Titans on one panel is a tight lipped secret. Other notable sessions include A Starter’s Guide to Workforce Analytics by Brian Kelly and the Sixth Annual Talent Management Panel hosted by Jason Averbook.

If you still need more information, you can download the PDF of the full conference brochure or read the post-conference blog posts from last year’s conference. I highly recommend my post-conference blog post: HR Technology Conference 2011 – You had me at Swirl

Don’t forget my promo code of INFOBOX12  (all caps) when you register online www.HRTechConference.com to get $500 off the rack rate of $1,795.  Bonus for this year is my discount code does not expire until the conference ends on October 10th.

Still not convinced?  Watch this video from Bill Kutik on what other influential people have written about the conference.

2 Comments

  1. Naomi Bloom
    July 26, 2012

    The Donald was a classmate at UPenn in the 60’s (he was at Wharton when I was switching from Physics to English Lit), and he might well have been separated at birth from The Kutik.

    Reply
    • Michael Krupa
      July 26, 2012

      I knew I nailed it this time! Thanks. Ha!

      Reply

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