HR Tech Exec Changes for March

  • Personnel Changes
  • Published on March 28

Paradox, the global leader in leveraging Conversational AI to transform how employers like McDonald's, Nestlé, CVS Health, General Motors, and Marriott International get hiring work done, today announced the promotion of President and Chief Product Officer Adam Godson to the role of Chief Executive Officer, with founder Aaron Matos moving into the Executive Chairman role.

"From day one at Paradox, we set out to build an enduring company of scale by embracing AI in a way that drives real, measurable impact for our clients," said Matos. "Serving Paradox continues to be the ultimate honor, and I couldn't be prouder of the progress we've made toward that goal. As we look to our next chapter, Adam is the ideal steward for Paradox's future. He's passionate about recruiting and HR, and he cares deeply about the people he serves. Adam is a great partner, and we share an obsession for transforming this industry — and our clients' organizations — for the better. I couldn't be more excited for our clients and Team Paradox." 

Godson, who started his career as an HR practitioner and served as the Chief Technology Officer at Cielo, joined Paradox in 2020 as Chief Product Officer and was promoted to President in 2023, leading Paradox's global product and engineering teams. Since joining, Godson's teams have helped the AI innovator achieve more than 1,000% growth — adding hundreds of clients, winning numerous awards.

Daxtra, the leading provider of AI-enriched software for the talent acquisition ecosystem, today announced that Don Tomlinson has joined the organization as Chief Technology Officer.

As Chief Technology Officer, he’ll be instrumental in helping Daxtra revolutionize the AI Recruitment marketplace to fully leverage intelligent solutions for Daxtra’s partners and customers.

Most recently, Tomlinson led UKG’s talent acquisition and talent management product portfolio. Before that, he was the Chief Information Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Talent Plus and Chief Technology Officer at ATS Secured.

Terry Baker, CEO of Daxtra, said, “Daxtra holds a unique position as a mature AI technology company with an innovative startup culture. This enables us to provide our clients with the competitive advantages needed to identify and engage the best-fit jobseekers, quickly. As a true ‘roll up his sleeves’ leader with a long history of bringing world-class products to market, Don’s deep expertise in HR and recruiting technologies will support our continued global expansion and growth objectives.”

Syndio, the world's leading workplace equity analytics platform, announced Doug Aspland has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Aspland brings more than two decades of experience developing sales strategy, scaling teams, and establishing new revenue streams. Prior to joining Syndio, Doug was Global Vice President for Calm Business, an industry-leading solution for employee mental health, and built a career scaling sales organizations for leading SaaS platforms including Udemy, Box, Workday, and Salesforce.

"Syndio has gone through a remarkable evolution, transforming pay equity with always-on software to a comprehensive platform addressing pay, performance, promotion, and the policies that govern them. Doug's expertise is precisely what we need to deliver our workplace equity platform to customers and scale our business," said Maria Colacurcio, CEO of Syndio. "In this transparency era, where organizations grapple with evolving pay equity and workplace fairness, Doug's role is pivotal. His leadership will ensure Syndio's solutions are in the hands of decision-makers who need them most."