Jobvite Names Adam Hyder, Veteran Yahoo! Engineering Leader, as Chief Technology...

Tue Aug 5, 2008 8:01am EDT

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Jobvite Names Adam Hyder, Veteran Yahoo! Engineering Leader, as Chief Technology Officer

          Online Recruitment Innovator Expands Executive Team
SAN FRANCISCO--(Business Wire)--
Jobvite, provider of next-generation recruitment solutions, today
announced that Adam Hyder has joined the company as Chief Technology
Officer (CTO). As CTO, Hyder will lead all technology and engineering
development, working with the executive team of this fast growing
Software as a Service provider in the multi-billion dollar online
recruiting market.

   Hyder joins Jobvite directly from Yahoo!, where he most recently
served as Senior Director of Engineering for the company's Advertising
Management Platform (AMP!), Yahoo!'s multi-billion dollar online
adverting program. Previously, Hyder was CTO and Director of
Engineering for Yahoo! HotJobs where he delivered innovative products
that contributed to 100 percent revenue growth during his three years
in the division.

   Prior to Yahoo!, Hyder served as Senior Director of Engineering at
TradeBeam Inc., a venture-funded software company that streamlined
global trading processes for enterprises. Before TradeBeam, he was
Co-founder, CTO and CEO of OneBuild, a B2B marketplace. Earlier in his
career with Sun Microsystems, Hyder served as Architect and Staff
Engineer at JavaSoft and SunLabs.

   "Adam Hyder is a results-oriented technology visionary and
entrepreneur who will provide outstanding leadership to our
engineering team and savvy strategic counsel on our executive team,"
said Dan Finnigan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Jobvite.
"He brings extensive experience leading innovative development of
online advertising platforms, search and matching technology, B2B SaaS
platforms and consumer Internet services to his new role at Jobvite."

   "Jobvite has truly impressed me with its holistic approach to
talent acquisition. Social networking is an integral part of today's
hiring ecosystem and Jobvite has beautifully integrated this concept
into its application to solve talent acquisition challenges in a way
that is cost effective, simple and elegant for the user," said Adam
Hyder, Chief Technology Officer of Jobvite. "I am delighted to work
with the exceptional team here to scale our business, catapult the
innovation cycle and build value for customers with new social
recruitment technologies."

   About Jobvite

   Jobvite creates recruitment solutions that fundamentally change
the way companies hire. We think collaboration, not automation, builds
great companies. Jobvite is the only recruitment application built to
involve all employees in the hiring process, leverage their social and
professional networks, and manage all aspects of hiring in an easy to
use platform. Jobvite customers include leading edge companies like
Advent, Infinera, nGenera, SupportSoft and TiVo. For more information,
visit www.jobvite.com.

LEWIS PR for Jobvite
Michelle Homes or Nicole Wasowski, 415-992-4400
jobvite@lewispr.com

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