Evolv Names Enterprise Software Veteran Charles Landry as President and COO »
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Evolv, the leading provider of data-driven workforce selection, today announced it has hired former Syniverse Technologies executive Charles Landry as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Landry will lead daily operations across Service Delivery, Account Management, Science and Research & Development as the company grows to meet increasing demand for its cloud-based talent management solution.
Evolv’s analytics-driven recruiting solution helps companies with high-volume hiring needs use data-driven intelligence to recruit better employees. The company achieved 500% year-over-year revenue growth in 2011, as hourly employers increasingly looked to Evolv to drive employee productivity and retention gains.
Landry is a seasoned enterprise software veteran with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the IT and services industry. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Messaging at Syniverse Technologies, where he was responsible for leadership of the messaging line during the integration of the acquired mobile portfolio of VeriSign, Inc. Prior to VeriSign, Landry was Vice President of Client Delivery at R4 Global Solutions, where he was accountable for all service delivery and client relationships. He has also held executive roles at QuantumShift and Cambridge Technology Partners. Landry has a BS degree from the University of San Francisco.
“I joined Evolv to help build a company focused on solving a major problem across industries and to solve that problem through a synthesis of data, technology and talented people,” said Landry. “I look forward to working with Evolv to drive massive improvements in profitability and employee satisfaction for its current and future customers.”
“We are thrilled to have Charles, a proven entrepreneur and executive, join our team and come on board as COO,” said Max Simkoff, Evolv CEO. “Charles is coming at a time of rapid growth for Evolv, and his deep industry expertise, together with his track record of successfully growing businesses, will be critical as Evolv expands to meet market demand.”
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By Tim Spagnola
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