HR Tech Exec News for June

  • Personnel Changes
  • Published on June 30

Who's making moves in HR tech? See below...

Daxtra announced the addition of Jane Serra as head of growth marketing. Serra has more than 17 years of B2B experience, with a strong focus on SaaS, AI and automation solutions. She joins Daxtra shortly after its acquisition of the talent acquisition communications hub PivotCX which has further differentiated Daxtra as the leading provider of candidate-centric recruiting technology for staffing and enterprise companies.

Serra has a strong record of accomplishments, leading high-performance marketing teams and noteworthy product launches, with a focus on bringing value to her audiences. Working closely with partners, she believes wholeheartedly in the power of ecosystem and community-led growth, connecting people with the content, knowledge, and tools they need to succeed. Most recently, Serra was the vice president of Marketing at Wrk. Earlier in her career, she held similar roles at Justuno, Tinuiti and Pandologic.  

BambooHR®, the leading cloud-based human resource platform, today announced Jonathan Leaf as its new chief revenue officer. Leaf will oversee all revenue-generating functions, and be responsible for upleveling their integration and alignment. This is increasingly important to BambooHR as the company continues to invest in its rapid growth and innovate in the global Human Capital Management space.

"Jonathan's deep go-to-market experience at some of the largest organizations in the world gives him the ability to see around corners and anticipate what's needed to reach our full potential. His expertise in massive scale will position us to reach significant new growth," said Brad Rencher, CEO of BambooHR. "His track record, passion for the SMB segment, deep technology background, and commitment to people and culture make him the perfect addition to our team."

Paycom Software, a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, announced that Randy Peck, a 20-year Paycom veteran, has been appointed to serve as Paycom’s Chief Operating Officer, while Matt Paque and Jennifer Kraszewski have been promoted to Chief Legal Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer, respectively.

“These promotions align with our ambition to continue to help Paycom and our clients win,” said Paycom founder, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chad Richison. “Each of these leaders has demonstrated the aptitude to serve in his or her new capacity. We believe our refreshed leadership team will continue to elevate the culture and client experience that we have been known for since 1998. Our expectations at Paycom are high because we are an innovative leader in software and service.”

Greenhouse, the leading hiring platform, today announced it has hired Samir Joglekar as its new Chief Revenue Officer.

Samir brings over 30 years of experience leading software sales organizations across various industries, including HR Tech, Legal Tech, EdTech, Data Integrity, and Enterprise IT. Samir was previously Chief Revenue Officer at Litera, a leading provider of legal workflow and workplace technology, and Precisely, a global leader in data integrity. His extensive background in driving growth and efficiency in SaaS businesses is complemented by his global experience, having lived in and led teams across Europe and Asia. Samir has demonstrated a keen ability to scale organizations, optimize operations, and deliver exceptional growth results throughout his career.

Pluralsight, the technology workforce development company, announced the appointment of Chris Herbert as Chief Content Officer. In this role, Herbert will lead all aspects of Pluralsight's content strategy and drive the creation of engaging and impactful learning experiences for all customers.

Herbert joins Pluralsight with more than 17 years of experience in digital media, technology, and content across notable media and technology companies. Before joining Pluralsight, Herbert held multiple leadership positions at CNN, including as the General Manager of CNN Digital. He also spent several years at the Weather Company, including as SVP, Growth Products and Emerging Platforms and as COO, Product & Technology. Herbert also served as Head of Special Projects in Bloomberg's Media Group.

Veritone announced that entertainment technology executive Michael Keithley, the former CIO of United Talent Agency and CIO/CTO of CAA, has been elected to its Board of Directors (“Board”). Mr. Keithley brings to the board a wealth of experience and expertise in emerging technologies, entertainment, cybersecurity, customer experience and corporate strategy. Mr. Keithley’s appointment further solidifies Veritone’s commitment to leveraging AI-powered solutions to empower leaders and talent in the media, entertainment, sports, and broadcast sectors to create, manage and monetize their content and IP in new and innovative ways.

In his role, Keithley will collaborate closely with Veritone’s leadership team to provide strategic guidance as the company continues to grow and redefine media and influencer management and reimagine content creation and archival footage and IP management., a leading provider of innovative solutions for the candidate experience, is excited to announce that Colin Day, the founder of iCIMS, has joined the company as an advisor. As a pioneer in HR Tech, Colin’s extensive experience and visionary leadership will be instrumental in guiding’s strategic direction and growth.

Colin Day is renowned for his pioneering work in the HR tech space. As the founder of iCIMS, he led the company from its inception to becoming one of the largest talent acquisition software providers globally. With a career dedicated to improving the hiring process, Colin’s insights and expertise will be invaluable to as we continue to innovate and expand our offerings.