Consumer Internet veteran joins from Trulia to lead product strategy and design for online recruitment technology innovator
Jobvite, provider of next-generation recruitment solutions, today announced that former Trulia and Yahoo! executive, Jamie Glenn, has joined the company as Chief Product Officer. Glenn will lead product strategy and design for the fast growing Software-as-a-Service provider in the multi-billion dollar online recruitment software space. Jobvite founder Jesper Schultz has stepped away from his day-to-day role as Chief Product Officer, but will remain actively engaged on the company’s Board of Directors and will continue to work closely with the executive team on strategy and partnerships.
Glenn is an accomplished Internet and product development executive with a proven track record of driving strategy, product and operational initiatives to success. Most recently at Trulia, a leading real estate search engine, Glenn served as Vice President of Product Management, managing the product, design and business analytics teams. During his time at Trulia, he helped to create one of the most innovative real estate search sites, taking it from an early stage beta mashup in one state to nationwide and over 7 million visitors per month. Glenn also led the team that developed the first and most robust real estate community where home buyers and sellers are interactive with real estate professionals.
Prior to Trulia, Glenn served as the Director of Product for Real Estate & Classifieds at Yahoo!, spearheading the company’s real estate product strategy, development, content acquisition and advertising partnerships. Previously, he held a series of management positions at Knight Ridder Digital and Knight Ridder, including Vice President of Business Development and Business Manager of Real Estate & Real Classifieds.
“Jamie brings proven leadership in product development and design to Jobvite along with an in-depth knowledge of the consumer Internet, marketplace and online classifieds industries,” said Dan Finnigan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jobvite. “The Jobvite social recruiting application leads the market in innovation, design, functionality and cost-effectiveness. Jamie’s demonstrated ability to fuse great user experience with valuable functionality and emerging technologies will help Jobvite accelerate innovation and value creation for our customers.”
“While employers face the challenge of finding quality candidates cost-effectively and jobseekers face the challenge of uncovering the right opportunities, Jobvite offers a truly innovative way to match talent and jobs that will shape how companies recruit moving forward,” said Jamie Glenn, Chief Product Officer of Jobvite. “I look forward to applying my experience at integrating social media with the product experience and breaking new ground with the talented team at Jobvite.”
For more information on Jobvite, please visit www.jobvite.com
Matt Lafata, HRchitect