Ryan Leary is an operations recruiter with Kenexa, leveraging knowledge-based recruiting and advanced Web 2.0 technologies. Mr. Leary has been recognized for his expertise in developing priority talent pipelines, strategic/tactical planning, competitive market intelligence and building passive talent relationships. His passion for social networking comes from his identification as a cyber-sleuthing devotee. He has recently been featured as “Ambassador of the Virtual Handshake” from industry thought leader David Mendoza, and has been dubbed as an “Emerging Industry Leader” for his contributions to Recruitment 2.0. Mr. Leary’s work is driven by a passion to overcome the status quo and to become a worldclass recruiter. In his current role as Kenexa operations recruiter, he also trains recruiters and sourcers on how to utilize Web 2.0 technologies, such as LinkedIn, advanced Google sourcing and Live to build extensive, focused talent pipelines.