HRchitect Tech Vendor News: Skip Hilton Joins Jobvite as VP of Business Development

B2B Industry Veteran Will Drive Long-Term Company Growth

Burlingame, CA – August 7, 2013 – Jobvite, the recruiting software platform for the social web, today announced the hire of Skip Hilton as Vice President of Business Development. Skip joins the Jobvite executive team with more than 15 years of B2B enterprise experience and will be instrumental in driving the company’s long-term business development goals.

Skip Hilton is joining Jobvite after several years as VP of Sales at GigaOM, where he led the “GigaOM Pro” initiative. Prior to GigaOM, Skip Hilton spent four years as VP of Business Development at Focus Research, running the corporate development and partnership division. Skip played a significant role in Focus Research’s growth leading a number of Internet media acquisitions and building out a network of 100+ media partners. Focus Research was acquired by Ziff Davis Media in 2011.

“With millions of job seekers and recruiters using Jobvite every year, it is an incredibly exciting time to be joining the Jobvite team,” says Skip. “Our platform is giving companies the tools they need to hire the best talent, and empower recruiters with important data that optimizes the hiring process at every step of the way. We have a strong vision for how recruiting will evolve over the next 5 – 10 years, and it is time to enlist the right partners that can help us fulfill that vision for our customers.”

In addition to building out Jobvite’s short-term technical and strategic partnerships, Skip Hilton will grow the partner ecosystem that has made Jobvite so successful.

“We are very excited to bring on Skip Hilton as another driver of business growth,” says Dan Finnigan, Jobvite’s Chief Executive Officer. “Skip brings a skillset that truly rounds out our management team. His leadership in the industry and focus on strategic partnerships will not only help Jobvite grow as a company, but also change the way recruiters and jobseekers communicate with each other.”


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