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

Leslie Vickrey is a marketing expert and business adviser. She found a niche in technology and talent as the head of marketing for Spherion’s technology division. She founded ClearEdge Marketing in 2006, which is now a go-to, fully integrated marketing agency for talent and technology firms. She co-founded ARA, an organization that seeks to attract, retain, and advance women in technology. She is part of the Women Business Collaborative’s staffing leadership council, the board of directors for Chicago Innovation, and  the ASA women in leadership group.

Vickrey was recognized as one of 100 of Chicago’s most compelling innovators and entrepreneurs, is part of the UIC Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, and was named one of the Enterprising Women of the Year. Vickrey is a contributor to industry publications such as Recruiting Daily and Entrepreneur, a frequent industry speaker, and host of “TheEdge” podcast.