First Advantage Announces Collaborate 2018 Keynote

Noted Woman In Tech, Author And SAP HR Leader Jenny Dearborn To Open Annual Customer Conference

ATLANTA, July 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Advantage, the Symphony Technology Group Company providing background screening solutions for employers, today announced that Jenny Dearborn, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Global Head of Talent, Leadership & Learning at SAP, will keynote its annual customer conference, Collaborate. The event will be held September 25 – 27, 2018 at the ARIA in Las Vegas.

Recognized as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech, Dearborn is a thought leader in human capital management. In her role at SAP, the world’s largest B2B software company, she is responsible for the learning, talent management, succession planning and organizational development of the company’s 91,000+ employees worldwide. Her book, Data Driven, was ranked No. 7 of 11,000 business books published in 2015. Collaborate attendees will receive a complimentary copy of her latest book, The Data Driven Leader.

First Advantage CMO, Katharine Mobley, said, “We’re honored to have Jenny kick off Collaborate with her insights on data driven HR. Our customers rely on our annual event to provide solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing HR, and we’re confident Jenny’s expertise will be valuable to them.”

Collaborate attendees are experienced HR professionals representing a broad range of industries and geographic regions. 2017 attendees included delegates from financial services, retail, staffing, transportation and tax management. In addition to Dearborn’s keynote, conference participants will explore compelling topics such as background screening and the gig economy; the challenges created by cannabis legalization; hiring tax credits; and upcoming tax laws.

Mobley added, “Collaborate provides an intense learning experience that ensures attendees return to their organization with actionable information that can optimize their background screening programs. It’s also an outstanding networking opportunity, bringing together diverse, global HR professionals eager to share best practices.”

Registration for Collaborate 2018 is currently open. For additional details and to register, please access

About First Advantage
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions. With an advanced global technology platform and superior customer service delivered by experts who understand local markets, First Advantage helps customers around the world build fully scalable, configurable screening programs that meet their unique needs. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., First Advantage has offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. More information about First Advantage can be accessed at

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