Greenhouse Announces Annual OPEN 2019 Conference and Keynote Speaker

NEW YORK, April 30, 2019 — Greenhouse, the fastest-growing talent acquisition software company, has announced its annual OPEN 2019 Conference. The event will take place June 12-13, 2019 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City with Jennifer Hyman, co-founder and CEO of Rent the Runway, headlining the event’s keynote. Jennifer will discuss her experience with running a hugely successful female-led company, sharing insights and advice on D&I, leadership, workplace culture, and more. Greenhouse’s annual talent forum is widely known for bringing together talent makers and business leaders to learn and discuss the challenges, ideas, and people driving the future of recruiting – and the wider world of work.

“Having grown a business from two people to more than 1,800 over several years, I appreciate the importance of building a workforce and culture that is optimized for growth and perseverance,” said Jennifer Hyman, founder and CEO of Rent the Runway. “We have worked with Greenhouse to support our critical talent acquisition programs and it’s an honor to participate in an event that celebrates its transformative approach to hiring.”

Jennifer Hyman has used her entrepreneurial spirit to revolutionize the world of fashion with Rent the Runway, a subscription service for fashion. Having raised $337 million in total investments, Rent the Runway achieved $1 billionunicorn status in March 2019. Jennifer is accredited with creating an atmosphere within Rent the Runway that was voted “One of the Best Places to Work in New York State,” according to

“At OPEN 2019, we’re celebrating industry leaders and talent makers who recognize that hiring drives business growth,” said Daniel Chait CEO of Greenhouse. “Jennifer is an inspiration in her industry and beyond, and we’re honored to have her speak at our annual conference about her experiences and the changing world of work.” 

Greenhouse OPEN 2019 will explore what great talent practitioners and savvy hiring managers do to drive the talent conversation and change the way their companies source, attract and onboard talent to support business advancement. Some of the confirmed speakers for this year’s event include:

  • Katie Burke, Chief People Officer, HubSpot
  • Lola Banjo, Innovation Partner, Salesforce
  • Dave Gilboa, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Warby Parker
  • Salima Bhimani, Chief Equity + Inclusion Systems Strategist, for the Other Bet companies at Alphabet
  • Susan Lee, Chief People Officer, SeatGeek
  • Andres Traslavina, Director Global Executive Recruiting, Whole Foods Market

Over two days at Greenhouse OPEN 2019, attendees will have the option to dive into sessions of their interest and network with some of the smartest leaders and practitioners in the talent industry. The panels, case study sessions and interactive workshops will offer new perspectives, practical tips and advice, and hands-on experience on the most important talent topics.

For more information on Greenhouse OPEN 2019, visit

Early Bird Registration is available until April 30th. Register now to secure your place:

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