About HR Tech Advisor & HR Tech Alliances

Since 1992 HR Tech Advisor’s Chief Advisor has grown numerous HR Tech businesses via innovative direct and indirect sales methodologies. Part of the growth came from educating and coaching buyers of HR Technology and Services on key ways to better leverage tech tools to help human resource and IT professionals become more successful and deliver business results for their employers. A lot of the growth could be attributed to outstanding partnerships and strategic alliances.

Today the HR Tech Advisor team of co-advisors work with the leadership teams at HR Tech vendors who are looking to grow their businesses via partnerships and alliances.

In January 2020, we launched the HRTechAlliances.com community platform in an ‘open source’ format – create / claim your profile for free.

About the Founders

Ward Christman on Cover of HCM Magazine (head shot)

Ward Christman

Ward brings 25+ years experience in HR technology and services with special expertise in employee referral, ATS solutions and job marketing (via job boards and social media). Ward has helped create dozens of successful partnerships between HR Tech companies.

Career Summary:

  • Launched one of the first online job boards in 1992 (9 years)
  • Key member of HRsmart (ATS and TM) growth team (8 years)
  • Contributor to Lawson’s new HCM team (1 year)
  • First, hire for Bullhorn’s corporate social recruiting platform (1 year)
  • Turnaround artist (Product Owner) for Kenexa’s 2xRecruit ATS (1 year)
  • Launchpad boosters for RolePoint’s entry into the Social Referral market
  • Founder, Chief Advisor and Publisher for HR Tech Advisor (2014)
  • Co-Founder of HRTechAlliances.com (2019)

Full professional profile at:  http://www.linkedin.com/in/WardChristman
Follow Ward at:  https://twitter.com/HRTechAdvisor

Larry Cummings

Larry Cummings

Larry’s passion for collaboration has exemplified his career as he delivered HR Tech deal collaboration to various technology suppliers over the past 20+ years. Central to his life’s work has been creating technology solutions to control information. As one of the first to receive certifications in financial planning, Larry’s appetite for being an early adopter and champion to bring new solutions to market has brought him great success in selling CRM solutions and creating strategic alliances in several industries. Larry cherishes the title of Chief Connector and is now proud to possess the tools needed to cultivate true partnering.

Career Summary:

  • President of CRM practice for tech companies & officer in charge of SalesLogix channel development, Sage/ACT! (15 years)
  • Top collaborator for ExSpend – supplier of HR Tools & expense management software (2 years)
  • As Chief Connector we won 5 international awards but was told no one would watch video on the Internet (1 year too early)
  • Expanded tax credit alliance capabilities w/ 150 HR vendor partners supporting 3 yrs on Inc 500 (6 years)
  • Chief Connector for HRMC, an interviewing platform that empowered 43M candidate engagements (2 years)
  • Co-Founder of HRTechAlliances.com (in 2015 merged Chief Connector alliance practice w/ HR Tech Advisor)

Full professional profile at:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/LarryDCummings/
Follow Larry at:  https://twitter.com/chief_connector