Tech Summit 2017: Managing Remote Employees and Contractors
Allowing your people to work remotely, either full-time or part-time, can be a valuable perk for them which enhances their job satisfaction. Managing remote workers requires different techniques than you use with your staff in the office. During this session, we will hear from a panel of your peers who have figured out how to get the most out of their remote staff. Learn what to do from Mike Knapick, Eric Shonebarger, Rebekah Ellis, and Eric Alessi on what not to do when managing remote workers.
Mike Knapick (Moderator)
After heading IT departments and projects of varying scope and size at posts including Accenture, EMC and Expedia, where he launched the company’s inaugural CRM system, Mike joined SanMar in 2014. Today, he leads SanMar’s IT group who are implementing major software upgrades and process improvements. When it comes to leadership, Mike says he empowers his team with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.
Chief Information Officer
Eric has been the Chief Information Officer at Hit Promotional Products since 2004.
Sr. IT Manager
Rebekah Ellis has been the Senior IT Manager at SanMar since 2014.
Essent Corporation, President & CEO
Eric has been the President and CEO of the Essent Corporation since 1989.