#HRtech People on the Move: Joveo, pymetrics, TalentSeer


Joveo, the leading programmatic job advertising platform, today announced that Peter Gilfillan has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Peter is responsible for all revenue-generation strategy and execution worldwide. His duties include overseeing the sales and partner channel teams, ensuring the teams work cohesively and cross-functionally to execute the company strategy and achieve revenue goals.

With more than 20 years of executive sales experience, Peter has held leadership roles at both Fortune 1000 companies and start-ups. Prior to joining Joveo, Peter held senior sales leadership roles at Monster Worldwide including SVP International Sales and SVP/General Manager for Monster Canada, responsible for up to $220 millionin revenue. Before pursuing a career in worldwide sales, Peter played soccer professionally in Canadaand with the Canadian National team.


Pymetrics continues to expand its team with the announcement today that Bob Toohey has joined as president. Toohey will report to founder and CEO Frida Polli and oversee pymetrics execution across all business operations globally.  

“pymetrics’ innovation is changing the future of work with its AI-driven talent intelligence platform bringing agility, accuracy, and equity to the full talent lifecycle — from selection and internal mobility, to reskilling and workforce insights,” said Bob Toohey, president of pymetrics. “The talent market is in need of a forward-thinking solution, and I could not be more excited to partner with Frida, and lead the team on its continued growth.”  

Toohey, who most recently served as Chief People Officer for Verizon Media, is a talent champion, known for his ability to optimize and develop the way people work to drive business results. Toohey has over 30 years of global experience at the intersection of talent management and innovation, leading human resources, operating groups and creating new business units with impressive growth records. He has a strong track record of successfully navigating through periods of growth and change, including the creation, launch and growth of new business entities, key organizational restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and business integrations.


TalentSeer, the fastest-growing artificial intelligence talent platform providing integrated talent acquisition and market research services, today announced the appointment of Margaret Laffan as Vice President of Business Development. Laffan brings over 15 years of enterprise sales and business partnership experience on AI solutions with SAP and numerous others. She will lead the development of new partnerships to accelerate the expansion of TalentSeer’s AI talent ecosystem.

With the rapid breakthroughs in the AI industry, companies are in constant need of acquiring the most qualified AI talent to keep on top of the latest innovations. With AI-related job postings being three times that of job searches, the competition is intense. One of TalentSeer’s most important features is its integration with Robin.ly, an engaged community of AI engineers, researchers, and business professionals who continuously contribute to the talent pool.

“At TalentSeer, we always push the limits of what is possible within AI recruitment by engaging with passionate individuals and organizations,” said Alex Ren, founder of TalentSeer and Robin.ly. “Margaret joins us with comprehensive knowledge in AI along with a track record of developing sustainable corporate partnerships. Her expertise will be invaluable for the continued prosperity of our AI talent ecosystem.”

Laffan’s experience with AI in enterprise software companies and start-ups positions her as the ideal leader to drive TalentSeer & Robin.ly’s growth. During her career, she has spent 9+ years at software giant SAP culminating in her senior director roles of sales and business development for their AI solutions. More recently, Laffan was the Client Executive at AllyO, an end-to-end AI recruiter with automated and conversational engagement platforms.


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