SEATTLE, Wash., July 12, 2022 – SeekOut, the leading Enterprise Talent Optimization Platform, today announced that it has hired Claire Fang as its Chief Product Officer. Claire's addition to the team comes as SeekOut accelerates its vision of providing comprehensive data-driven tools that allow great companies and great people to grow together.
Claire joins SeekOut with a wealth of experience in the HR tech space. She was recently the Chief Product Officer for the EmployeeXM product line at Qualtrics where she led the team to grow the revenue more than 6X during her tenure. Throughout her career, Claire has held various product leadership positions in the tech industry, including leading the Business Platform product team at Facebook, building and growing Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure, consulting experience at McKinsey, and overseeing all product development efforts at a drone startup, eHang.
“At SeekOut, we believe that the best companies are people-first companies, as employees are the foundation for the success of any company. Successful companies invest in data, tools, and technology so they can maximize the talent they have and the talent they wish to acquire,” said Anoop Gupta, Co-Founder and CEO at SeekOut. “Claire’s extensive background working with CHROs and building products that impact the success of employees is highly relevant to SeekOut. Her product leadership, team leadership, and business strategy experiences make her the perfect addition to SeekOut and we are so excited for her to join us.”
In her new role, Claire will be responsible for product strategy and leading teams to deliver the full suite of Talent Optimization offerings, including Talent Acquisition and Internal Talent solutions.
“What attracted me to Seekout are its purpose and values. Reflecting on my own career, what enabled me to learn the most is a set of diverse career experiences that stretch me in new ways. What Seekout is trying to solve is to surface the right job opportunities for employees and conversely find the right talents for the skills needed, while doing it at scale for thousands of companies and millions of people,” said Claire. “I am also deeply impressed by the leadership team at Seekout. Everyone is humble, kind and driven, which reflects the leadership style and values of Anoop. I feel instantly connected with this team and its culture and am honored to join this stellar team to help it grow and scale.”
SeekOut has spent the past few months investing heavily in expanding its leadership team. The company has brought on Sam Shaddox as VP of Legal, Dailah Lester as VP of Revenue Operations, and Jana Morrelli as VP of Customer Success.
SeekOut is the leading Enterprise Talent Optimization Platform that companies use to quickly hire, grow, and retain great talent while focusing on diversity, technical expertise, and other hard-to-find skillsets. In 2022, SeekOut was named on the Forbes annual list of America’s Best Startup Employers and CEO Anoop Gupta was crowned GeekWire’s CEO of the Year. Throughout 2021, SeekOut was ranked number two in the B2B category of The Information’s 50 Startups to Watch list, and was included on Madrona’s Intelligent Apps Top 40 list. Founded in 2017, SeekOut has raised $189 million in funding, is backed by Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital and is valued at $1.2 billion. For more information, visit www.seekout.com.
Yalda Rafie SutherlandGold for SeekOut
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