José Benitez Cong is a Talent Management veteran with more than 15 years of experience recruiting, organizational development, and people management the teams behind some of the most recognized consumer electronics products in history. He spent nearly a decade at Apple, driving the people growth efforts behind the launch of the iPod, iPhone, and iOS acoustics & cameras. In 2011, José joined Nest Labs to lead talent during the launch of the critically acclaimed Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect. He transitioned the team through the acquisition by Google for $3.2B in early 2014. Currently, José is heading up Plause, a startup he co-founded to change the way we understand the engagement with our most valuable resource, our employees; the people who can make a major difference in the success of our corporations.