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Our simple goal is to make hiring easy. To help businesses get the talent they need to succeed. And to help people find a job they love.

Everyone is incredibly frustrated by how hard it is to find amazing talent. We share that frustration.

Recruiting is a fragmented, opaque process undermined by outdated technology that turns off candidates and hiring managers.

Now, imagine a world where it’s easy to find great candidates, it’s easy for people to show interest in jobs, it’s easy for hiring teams to collaborate, and your recruiting vendors are just a click away.

We imagined it. And then we delivered it.

Your Hiring Success Platform


Jerome Ternynck
Founder, CEO & Board Member

We surveyed SmartRecruiters users and this is what they told us..
+50% Hiring Velocity
+120% Job Applicant Volume
9.4/10 CSAT
+29 NPS

Jerome Ternynck Founder & CEO
Board Member

About Jerome:

Jerome is an entrepreneur with his heart in recruiting and soul in technology. Jerome envisions a world where recruitment is transparent, and hiring is so easy that his grandma can do it. He's passionate for what he does, hates the status quo, and loves innovation especially when it reaches disruption. Jerome's goal is to bring the economy to its full potential by removing friction in the labor market and eradicating unemployment.


Rocki Howard Chief Diversity Officer

About Rocki:

Throughout her career, Rocki combined recruitment, HR, lean and project management certifications in senior management assignments focused on managing high impact projects, continuous improvement, cost containment and diverse recruitment outcomes.

Her previous roles include leading the TA function; NA Recruitment Center of Excellence; and building a recruitment operations discipline for the 12 North American brands for one global staffing organization. In her most recent role for Resource Solutions, Rocki led a global team where her responsibilities included: heading the US region, the NA Global Service Center, the global Pre Employment Screening team and the organization’s global Diversity Council.

Rocki commitment to leadership, people, mentorship and diversity  has resulted in industry recognition including: a finalist for HROA Global Provider Executive of the Year, EMpower's list of Global Top 100 Ethnic Minority Executives two years in a row and Involve/Yahoo Finance’s Top 100 HERoes Executives.


Frances Ibe Product

About Frances:

Frances holds extensive experience in HR Tech, spending over a decade building enterprise platforms and leading global teams at organizations such as CareerBuilder and ADP. Frances’ previous role was at the explosive tech scale-up, where she led new product development efforts to expand the service into new verticals.

Frances’ people-first approach to product focuses on simple and delightful user experiences that are inclusive, ethical, and data-driven. Frances volunteers and speaks at events to encourage younger generations to pursue STEM careers, and support more women and diverse representation within leadership, technology, and product professions.

Frances holds an Executive MBA from London Business School.


Charlie Nelson Operations

About Charlie:

A veteran of selling to and making human resource and recruiting professionals successful, Charlie is responsible for all aspects of worldwide Operations; including GTM & distribution strategy, performance optimization, and business insights. Prior to joining SmartRecruiters, Charlie drove enterprise and insides sales at Identified, which was acquired by Workday in 2014. Prior to Identified, Charlie was one of the first sales reps at Simply Hired. Charlie earned his BA from the University of Washington (go Huskies!).


Ania Ziebicka Finance

About Ania:

Ania is responsible for all aspects of finance, admin, HR and facilities across the company. She started her professional career with nine years as a financial auditor at KPMG followed by Finance Manager and Controller for different industries. She gained five years SaaS experience at MrTed, acquired in 2010 by Stepstone Solutions (currently Lumesse). Prior joining SmartRecruiters Ania was leading the Finance Department of PerkinElmer SSC in Krakow, responsible for full statutory and US GAAP financial reporting for over 30 European entities. Ania earned her MA in Economics from the University of Economics in Krakow (Poland) and holds a Fellow of ACCA title (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).


Bob Memmer Chief Revenue Officer

About Bob:

Bob is responsible for revenue growth at SmartRecruiters. Prior to SmartRecruiters, Bob ran sales and customer success at Captora where he delivered triple digit revenue growth. Before that, Bob was Area Vice President of Sales at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) where he drove revenue strategy for the commercial sales team within the platform. Bob came to Salesforce with the acquisition of Jigsaw in 2010 (175M) where he joined pre-revenue and delivered several years of triple digit growth as Vice President of Sales. Bob has a BA from Purdue University.


Rachel Orston Chief Customer Officer

About Rachel:

Rachel is responsible for customer success at SmartRecruiters. She is a serial entrepreneur, tech executive and customer success pioneer who loves creating happy customers and high-performing teams. Over the last decade, she has scaled growth at every stage, from $1M to $1B+, leading post-sales teams inside companies large and small.


Jeremy Johnson Chief Financial Officer

About Jeremy:

Jeremy leads the global finance function including controlling, strategy, planning and analysis, reporting, tax, treasury, as well as Legal.

Prior to joining SmartRecruiters, Jeremy was the SVP of Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations at Ceridian where he scaled the finance function through a period of rapid growth and led finance teams through their Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange in 2018. Prior to Ceridian, he held a variety of finance, accounting, and audit positions at Capella Education Company and KPMG.

Jeremy is a Certified Public Accountant, and has a Masters in Accounting, with a speciality in Financial Reporting from Michigan State University.


Robert Symons Northern European Sales

About Robert:

An HCM cloud software evangelist. Passionate about helping companies transform the way they engage, hire and retain top talent. 22 years’ experience within the recruiting marketplace. Previously spent 9 years scaling an HCM software business from 11 employees to over 700 employees as part of their senior leadership team. In 2016, joined SmartRecruiters as the first sales and marketing hire in Europe with responsibility for UK/Northern Europe. Currently has responsibility for managing the EMEA leadership team and growing the regional customer base.


Eric Gellé Southern and Western European Sales

About Eric:

Eric is responsible for revenue and growth for Southern and Western Europe at SmartRecruiters — including Sales, Service, Support and Customer Success. Prior to joining SmartRecruiters, Eric led sales teams at software vendors such as Oracle, Lumesse, and Avature, focusing on annual recurring revenue growth and customer satisfaction. He is passionate about how HR technology and innovation can help companies achieve their goals.


Keith Remling Professional Services

About Keith:

With more than 20 years of Talent Software and Professional Services experience, Keith leads Professional Services for SmartRecruiters. His team is responsible for scaling client services and implementation for global enterprises that are beginning their Hiring Success journey. Most recently, he led Services Delivery and Operations at Cornerstone On Demand. Previously, Keith held several Services and Leadership positions with SuccessFactors and he led Compensation and Benefits Implementation Services at Workscape (ADP).


Alesia Braga CTO

About Alesia:

Alesia is CTO at SmartRecruiters, leading Engineering and Product teams.

With over 15 years of experience and a proven track record for building and leading world-class software development, Alesia gained relevant expertise in the tech industry at Google, Quandoo and SugarCRM.

Alesia holds MS Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Belarusian State University.


Christian Grimm DACH Sales

About Christian:

Christian Grimm is a veteran of recruitment technology within consulting, product management & sales, having spent 11 years at Lumesse and many years before in the HR/IT industry space. Since 2019 Christian is the VP DACH at SmartRecruiters. Christian brings extensive experience in SaaS sales, talent acquisition & talent management technology, and HR process management to SmartRecruiters.


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