NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Talent Tech Labs (TTL) announced the expansion of its Board to include leaders from Mercer and Allegis Group to join the original founding member, Mitchell Martin, Inc. (MMI). TTL is the only incubator and co-working space hyper-focused on technological development in talent acquisition. TTL hosts and mentors promising startups and provides programs and events to connect members with emerging innovators, talent acquisition leaders, investors and opportunities. It develops focused in-house research and analysis on the talent acquisition space and tracks the technology ecosystem.
“We are extremely pleased to have the collaboration of Mercer and Allegis helping shape the future direction of Talent Tech Labs. We believe the knowledge and expertise our new investors bring will be very valuable to the startup companies we incubate. The thought leadership position TTL has enjoyed will be elevated with the involvement of our new investors,” said Brian Delle Donne, President of Talent Tech Labs. TTL’s Executive Director Jonathan Kestenbaum adds, “It’s been very reaffirming that our new investor companies have found TTL to be a viable vehicle through which to actively support innovation in the TA space. This will allow our programs to expand and further differentiate the ways our Lab can accelerate startups.”
“Investing in TTL is an ideal opportunity for Mercer to facilitate growth and innovation in talent acquisition,” said Ilya Bonic, Senior Partner and President of Mercer’s Talent business. “It allows us to have a front line view of the most promising firms and developing technologies that are shaping the recruiting space and providing insights and thought leadership into the latest trends in talent acquisition.”
“Our investment in TTL is an investment in the future of the talent acquisition and talent solutions space. The emerging technologies, tools and resources TTL incubates will influence how our industry evolves, and will help enable talent solutions providers like Allegis Group to better identify talent and deliver competitive solutions to our clients,” said Chris Hartman, Global Development Officer for Allegis Group.
“As one of the founding investors in TTL, MMI is proud to continue our support of the organization as it creates value in our industry through incubating new technology firms and producing leading research and analysis that enable continued growth in talent solutions,” said Eugene Holtzman, President and Founder of MMI.
About Talent Tech Labs
Located in the heart of Manhattan, Talent Tech Labs engages in investigation, research, validation, and acceleration of talent acquisition technology by fostering and connecting early stage companies with forward thinkers in the industry. Its community of constituents includes talent acquisition executives, startup companies, staffing company leaders, thought leaders, mentors and early stage and strategic investors. Learn more at www.talenttechlabs.com.
About Allegis Group
Allegis Group, Inc., founded in 1983, is the largest privately-held talent management firm in the world. Allegis Group serves its customers through several business units that provide staffing services and solutions to a wide range of industries. Allegis Group’s businesses include: Aerotek, a provider of technical, professional and industrial staffing services; TEKsystems, a provider of IT staffing and consulting services; MarketSource, a provider of outsourced sales and marketing solutions; Major, Lindsey & Africa, a legal staffing and search firm; Aston Carter, a consultancy, finance and IT recruitment company; and Allegis Global Solutions, a provider of human capital consulting and workforce management solutions. Headquartered in Hanover, Maryland, Allegis Group has significant presence throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset – their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in more than 40 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With 57,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.
About Mitchell Martin Inc.
MMI is a privately held New York based IT and Healthcare services company that provides contract staffing, project based work, full time hire, payrolling and compliance services nationwide. Servicing clients continuously for 31 years, it currently has over 1,000 consultants on assignments with customers in 38 states. In founding Talent Tech Labs in 2013 the company made a concerted effort to advance the innovation and adaptation of new technologies to be applied to the sourcing, recruitment and hiring of workers by industry. By maintaining its focus on nurturing qualified candidates it has been a preferred employer while being a most valued supplier of talent to its long list of Fortune and mid-market clients.