#HRtech Exec Changes – Kazoo, Unleash, iCiMS

Kazoo – an employee experience platform – announced the expansion of its leadership team, adding four key executive hires to bring the company to its next level of maturity: Jo Williams (Chief Financial Officer), Tony Capasso (Chief Customer Officer), Mike Couvillion (Chief Technology Officer), and Casey Carey (Chief Marketing Officer). 

The four executives joined the company’s leadership team over the past few months to support continued growth and strengthen Kazoo’s robust employee experience offerings and go-to-market strategies. More info about each exec and their roles can be found here

George LaRocque to leverage decades of HR and technology expertise to shape UNLEASH America into the most customer-focused event delivered to the HR industry

UNLEASH, the fastest growing international show on the Future of Work & HR Technology, today announced that George LaRocque, the founder and Principal Analyst of HRWins, an independent analyst and advisory firm for talent acquisition and HR professionals, will join the company as Event Director for UNLEASH America. UNLEASH America takes place in Las Vegas, NV at the MGM Resort on May 12-13, 2020.

LaRocque will be integral in fashioning the content for maximum insight and education for North America’s HR Technology market. His focus will be on leading regional sales, alliances and channels, industry strategy, customer success, and services, while he oversees the day to day operations and programming.

“George is one of the industry’s trusted partners and leading analysts, and I am thrilled to welcome him to the UNLEASH team,” said Marc Coleman, CEO and Founder, UNLEASH. “George has outstanding knowledge as both an analyst, and importantly, industry leadership experience, and I could not be happier having him on board. China Gorman, the team and I look forward to watching George take UNLEASH America to the next level as he will be key to accelerating future growth.”

“My career focus has been on helping business and HR leaders understand and leverage global trends in work and technology,” said George LaRocque, Event Director, UNLEASH America. “The pace of change and innovation in this industry has never been greater. UNLEASH has proven itself to be the leading global event for HR tech and the future of work because of the unique experience they provide to their community of attendees. I’m thrilled to join this team and to continue and improve upon this great tradition.”

iCIMS, Inc., the market leader for cloud-based talent acquisition software solutions, today announced that its founder Colin Day is moving from CEO of the company to Chairman, effective Sept. 15, 2019. Ronald Kasner, iCIMS’ president and COO, will lead business operations as interim CEO while an executive search is conducted.

Day will step away from daily operations of the business but will continue to champion iCIMS’ product vision as well as partner with senior leadership on the iCIMS customer experience, corporate culture, and the strategic direction of the company. He will serve as Chairman on the Board of Directors.

“I am thrilled to step into the next phase of my 20-year career with iCIMS. I look forward to partnering with our new CEO on our company culture and product vision, and I am excited about spending more time with our customers,” said Day. “I’m incredibly proud of what iCIMS has accomplished and am grateful to our community of employees, customers and partners for continuing to support our mission.”

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