Michael Liddell

Aug. 10, 2015

Jibe, Inc., a leading recruitment technology company, appointed Michael Liddell (BS ELEC EGR '93) to lead its global sales organization.

Liddell will lead Jibe's more than 30-person global team responsible for selling Jibe's recruitment technology platform to enterprise businesses. He will report directly to Jibe's CEO Joe Essenfeld.

Liddell joins Jibe from Thinking Phones Networks, where he managed overall sales and marketing as executive vice president. He was previously president and CEO of Mobitrac, Inc., a leading transportation industry SaaS company, and COO of AccelChip, Inc., an electronic design automation software company serving the semiconductor industry. In addition, Liddell has an extensive investment background, including co-founding Netfuel Ventures, a premier seed-stage venture capital company.

He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University in 1993.

"Mike's appointment is pivotal to Jibe's growth as the war for talent heats up and enterprises are seeking better and more cost-effective ways to acquire and nurture new talent," said Jibe's CEO Joe Essenfeld. "The combination of his executive-level and hands-on sales leadership experience makes him a powerhouse in strategic selling."

"Jibe's vision for changing the candidate experience is powerful and its track record processing more than three million job applications this year proves the company's traction and potential," said Liddell. "As SVP of sales, I'm tasked with taking sales to the next level and I relish the opportunity."

About Jibe, Inc.
Founded in 2009 on the principles of improving both job candidate and hiring experiences, Jibe is on a mission to transform hiring. Adopted by many of the world's top companies -- including Accenture, Macy's and Walmart -- Jibe enables candidates to enjoy a consumer user experience every time they interact with your brand, which creates a larger pipeline of qualified candidates and jobs that get filled faster. Jibe is the only way to achieve a consumer candidate experience on top of your existing ATS. Full integration with applicant tracking systems, combined with a SaaS delivery model, provides a seamless solution without disrupting processes or impacting IT resources. Jibe is headquartered in New York City and is backed by top investors, including Sapphire Ventures, Longworth Venture Partners, Polaris Partners, DFJ, and Gotham Ventures. For more information, please visit www.jibe.com and follow @Jibe.