Evolv Names Enterprise Software Veteran Charles Landry as President and COO

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Landry to Drive Adoption of Evolv’s Analytics Platform for Hourly Recruiting

Evolv President and COO

Charles Landry, Evolv President and COO

I joined Evolv to help build a company focused on solving a major problem across industries and to solve that problem through a synthesis of data, technology and talented people.

Evolv, the leading provider of data-driven workforce selection, today announced it has hired former Syniverse Technologies executive Charles Landry as its new President and Chief Operating Officer. Landry will lead daily operations across Service Delivery, Account Management, Science and Research & Development as the company grows to meet increasing demand for its cloud-based talent management solution.

Evolv’s analytics-driven recruiting solution helps companies with high-volume hiring needs use data-driven intelligence to recruit better employees. The company achieved 500% year-over-year revenue growth in 2011, as hourly employers increasingly looked to Evolv to drive employee productivity and retention gains.

Landry is a seasoned enterprise software veteran with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the IT and services industry. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Global Messaging at Syniverse Technologies, where he was responsible for leadership of the messaging line during the integration of the acquired mobile portfolio of VeriSign, Inc. Prior to VeriSign, Landry was Vice President of Client Delivery at R4 Global Solutions, where he was accountable for all service delivery and client relationships. He has also held executive roles at QuantumShift and Cambridge Technology Partners. Landry has a BS degree from the University of San Francisco.

“I joined Evolv to help build a company focused on solving a major problem across industries and to solve that problem through a synthesis of data, technology and talented people,” said Landry. “I look forward to working with Evolv to drive massive improvements in profitability and employee satisfaction for its current and future customers.”

“We are thrilled to have Charles, a proven entrepreneur and executive, join our team and come on board as COO,” said Max Simkoff, Evolv CEO. “Charles is coming at a time of rapid growth for Evolv, and his deep industry expertise, together with his track record of successfully growing businesses, will be critical as Evolv expands to meet market demand.”

About Evolv
Evolv is the leader in Data-Driven Workforce Selection, enabling employers to improve productivity, retention, and customer satisfaction. It is the only solution that ties employee productivity data to hiring decisions, and uses this to improve the entire recruiting process. With the insight gained from on the job employee data used to calibrate workforce selection, companies can measurably improve their operations, brands and bottom lines. Evolv’s technology is available as a cloud based software solution, as well as through Evolv’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing suite of services. When replacing existing screening solutions with Evolv, clients report increased employee productivity of 5-10% while improving retention by 20-30%. Visit http://www.evolvondemand.com or call (866) 971-4473 and follow Evolv on Twitter @evolvondemand.

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