Our Staffing World 2021 presenters represent a broad range of perspectives and expertise.

Nordness has more than 35 years of engineering and operational experience in multiple industries. He started his career in the aerospace industry integrating scientific experiments on space shuttles, where he was part of a team that flew payloads on 38 different shuttle missions and the MIR space station. He then moved on to lead an IT department and was a senior technical director developing and testing internet applications and services. After that, Nordness redirected his experience to a new endeavor: technical recruiting. He spent the next 10 years hunting down and placing the best candidates and then moved into a new role, director of technology at Automation Personnel Services, where he aligns technology to optimize business processes.