Jacob Rivas

Senior Global D&I Technical Sourcer
Weight Watchers

Jacob Rivas, a 2021 H2 “Top Gem User” award winner, brings a unique perspective as a former project manager within Engineering teams in creating lockstep sourcing strategies with hiring leaders. Currently, as Weight Watchers' Sr. Global D&I Technical Sourcer, his focus is uncovering underrepresented talent in tech and discovering new ways to drive candidate engagement.

Weight Watchers

Jacob Rivas’s Session(s)


1:30 p.m.–2:10 p.m. Pacific —

Case Study: Getting Your Sourcing Function in Shape

In this case study session, Jacob Rivas will share how he implemented the sourcing strategy to integrate the talent sourcing function with a focus on sourcing and recruiting diverse candidates.


4:10 p.m.–4:50 p.m. Pacific —

Panel Talk: Diversity Sourcing

Diversifying your pipeline isn’t an easy task. Join us for this engaging panel discussion with leading talent sourcers to learn how to turn goals into action with key milestones for your diversity sourcing strategy. Panelists will discuss looking beyond LinkedIn to get creative with your diversity sourcing strategy using traditional and non-traditional recruiting platforms to serve underrepresented communities. They’ll dive into engagement and messaging best practices to help you learn how to bring a human approach to the daunting task of sourcing for diversity.


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