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When you attend EBrandCon, connect with your colleagues about how you can make employer brand utopia a reality within your organization. Share your successes in this area. And let’s see if we can create the next chapter in our industry.

Nicole Dorskind leads ThirtyThree - North America, a global employment communications business. She helped launch the U.S. operation in 2009 and has played a major role in growing the organization. Nicole has assisted Fortune 500 companies effectively connect with talent through engaging and inspiring marketing and communication strategies, notably in employer branding, employee engagement and internal communications. From global investment banks and professional service firms to technology and healthcare organizations, Nicole and ThirtyThree have transformed the way their clients engage with talent, aligning the people strategy to the larger organization and delivering tangible value to the bottom line.

Nicole sits on the advisory board of Back on my Feet, a national organization that uses running to aid those experiencing homelessness make positive change in their lives. She is also a member of W.O.M.E.N In America and a mentor in NYC’s Imentor.org. Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, double majoring in Communications and Art History.

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CHAIRMAN OF THE U.S. COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION FROM 2014-2017

 

Timothy Massad is currently a Senior Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law School.

Mr. Massad served as Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission from 2014-2017. Under his leadership, the agency implemented critical reforms of the over-the-counter swaps market; harmonized many aspects of cross-border regulation, including reaching a landmark agreement with the European Union on clearinghouse oversight; enhanced cybersecurity for critical market infrastructure; improved the resilience of major clearinghouses; and took many actions to ensure commercial businesses were not burdened by Dodd- Frank reforms.

Under his leadership, the agency declared virtual currencies to be commodities, brought enforcement actions against unregistered Bitcoin platforms and approved a Bitcoin swap.

Previously, Mr. Massad served as the Assistant Secretary for Financial Stability of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In that capacity, he oversaw the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the principal U.S. governmental response to the 2008 financial crisis. During his tenure, Treasury recovered more on all the crisis investments than was disbursed. Mr. Massad was with the Treasury from 2009 to 2014 and also served as a counselor to the Treasury Secretary.

Prior to his government service, Mr. Massad was a partner in the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP. Mr. Massad had a broad corporate practice with a focus on corporate finance, financial markets and derivatives. His practice was heavily international. While resident primarily in New York over his 25 year career with the firm, he served as co-manager of the Hong Kong office for five years and also in the London office. He was

one of the principal lawyers that drafted the ISDA Master Agreement governing derivative transactions as well as the original User’s Guide. He also had an active pro bono practice, representing UNICEF and Covenant House, among others, for many years.

Mr. Massad has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Harvard College. He currently lives in Washington, D.C. with his family.