Impact of AI on the Staffing Industry

The Indotronix Avani Group is proud to present this episode of our groundbreaking series, which features David Johnson. He will talk to us about the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Talent Acquisition space and how suppliers and procurement organizations can be better prepared. Hear from a Game changer who has been recognized as one of the leading experts in implementing successful Technology Sourcing initiatives across multiple organizations and industries.

The fireside chat will encompass the following:

  • Role of AI on Candidate Experience
  • Scalability of Recruitment Efforts
  • Implication on Compliance and Risk Management

Who will benefit from attending this chat?

  • Contingent Workforce Program Managers
  • Managed Service Providers
  • Talent Acquisition Professionals
  • HR Professionals
  • Talent Management teams
  • Staffing Suppliers

About the Speaker:

Evelyn Chen
David Johnson
Senior Director Global Sourcing – Software Category Transformation

David is an esteemed procurement professional with an extensive background in Supplier Management & Technology Sourcing, with over 25 years of experience. His expertise extends to mentorship, supplier diversity, and technology. His areas of specialization include: administration, asset management, budgeting, Cisco, computer hardware, computer skills, consulting, Contract Development, contract management, Contract negotiation, inventory management, JDE, laptop computers, management, negotiation, PeopleSoft, peripherals, printers, process engineering, procurement, purchasing, risk analysis, risk assessment, servers, software license agreements, strategic sourcing, telecommunications, upgrades, vendor relations.

Currently, David holds the position of Senior Director Global Sourcing – Software Category Transformation at News Corp, a global conglomerate operating in digital real estate information, news media, book publishing, and cable television. Noteworthy assets within the News Corp portfolio include Dow Jones & Company (renowned publisher of The Wall Street Journal), News UK (publisher of The Sun and The Times), News Corp Australia, REA Group (operator of,, and esteemed book publisher HarperCollins.

A self-acknowledged tech geek, David is just ‘the’ person to discuss the transformative power of the tech wave that’s engulfing us. Most recently, he was on a panel addressing the implications of AI on data security in procurement contracts at ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2024. He is also a featured instructor on Artificial Intelligence for the Rutgers Business School Executive Education Mini-MBA program.

Throughout his career, David has held significant roles at Zoetis, Barclays, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Thomson Reuters, McMillan, and Columbia University, providing him with a comprehensive perspective across various industries.

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Indotronix Avani Group’s virtual chat series, ‘Talent Views,’ is a must-attend event for anyone seeking to gain valuable insights and knowledge from innovators and thought leaders in the Talent space. With every episode featuring a live conversation with top practitioners in procurement, MSPs, staffing, DE&I, and more, you can expect an immersive and engaging experience that will undoubtedly leave you better equipped to succeed in talent management.