MAISHA L. CANNON
Maisha is a sourcing and recruiting leader with 10 years of experience mentoring teams and cultivating creative strategies that attract exceptional talent. Her unique approach to identifying, engaging, and assessing talent has been refined by years of recruiting for companies like Google, LinkedIn, GitHub, Verizon, SpaceX, and E! Entertainment. Maisha serves on the SourceCon Advisory Committee and has shared her insights at Talent42, SocialHRCamp, ERE Media, and HireConf. In 2015, she was recognized as one of the top three sourcing professionals globally in the World’s Greatest Sourcer competition. Most recently, she was one of the top 10 finalists in the 2018 SourceCon Grandmaster Challenge. Maisha received her Masters from USC with highest honors, and in her free time she documents her career trials and triumphs and produces a sourcing-centric YouTube series.
Afia is a talent operations, strategy, and project management consultant with 10 years of experience across industries. Afia previously worked as a talent consultant for Nava, a DC-based company that was formed to fix HealthCare.gov in 2013. She has advised leading organizations at Columbia University and New York University on large-scale program development and design. Afia earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Public Health and Healthcare Markets.
Mawulom is a technical and executive recruiting professional with over 10 years of experience building inclusive teams and effective hiring processes. With a background in Biomedical Engineering, Mawulom honed his data-driven approach while supporting the growth of a variety of organizations including Google, Thumbtack, Patreon, Nava PBC, and the Department of Defense. When not advising companies on short and long-term recruiting strategy and processes, you’ll find him celebrating meaningful moments with his partner, children, and their dog.