5 10 2017

Ipswitch’s Chief People Officer to Lead NextWave Discussion, The Rise of the Chief People Officer

Ipswitch’s Steven Rotman to Lead Live NextWave Session on Thursday, May 17, 2017

LEXINGTON, Mass. – May 10, 2017Steven Rotman, Chief People Officer at Ipswitch®, the leader in easy to implement and administer file transfer and network management software, is the discussion leader for the NextWave Chat, “The Rise of the Chief People Officer,” on Thursday, May 17, 2017. The event hosted by NextWave Hire, a firm that delivers a recruitment marketing platform that attracts and converts more quality talent and drives employer brand.



The rise of the Chief People Officer (CPO) represents a new tide in the world of human resources. Most professionals would agree that people are the driving force in success for a business. As such, CPOs have become more prevalent due to the critical role that HR plays in a business's strategy and growth.

This session is a 45-minute live chat on the emergence of CPOs and what this role entails, what types of people are filling these roles, and what it says about the changing role of HR given this position now exists. Registered participants can log in via phone or computer and are able to ask questions and share knowledge on the subject.

Steven joined Ipswitch in 2016 and leads the company’s people enablement function. Previously, he was Vice President of Human Resources at NaviNet, focusing on culture building and change management for the company’s U.S. and U.K. locations. Under Steven’s leadership, NaviNet was recognized as a Boston Globe Top Places to Work, a Becker’s Review 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare and as one of the 101 National Best Places to Work. Steven also held leadership positions at Fitcorp and Remedy Staffing. He holds a bachelor’s degree in interpersonal communications and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s degree in human resources from Suffolk University.

Steven Rotman commented, “The rise of the function of CPO showcases the importance of talent and highlights the fact that organizations succeed or fail based on the quality of their people. The CPO role has been critical in aligning the people function with business goals, and I’m honored to lead this discussion.”

To register for the NextWave Chat, visit: http://blog.nextwavehire.com/chief-people-officer/
For more information on NextWave Hire, visit: http://nextwavehire.com/.


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About Ipswitch
Today’s hard-working IT teams are relied upon to manage increasing complexity and deliver near-zero downtime. Ipswitch IT and network management software helps them succeed by enabling secure control of business transactions, applications and infrastructure. Ipswitch software is powerful, flexible and easy to try, buy and use. The company’s software helps teams shine by delivering 24/7 performance and security across cloud, virtual and network environments. Ipswitch Unified Infrastructure and Applications Monitoring software provides end-to-end insight, is extremely flexible and simple to deploy. The company’s Information Security and Managed File Transfer solutions enable secure, automated and compliant business transactions and file transfers for millions of users. Ipswitch powers more than 150,000 networks spanning 168 countries, and is based in Lexington, Mass., with offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, please visit https://www.ipswitch.com/, or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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