Simply Hired appoints four senior executives

Job search engine Simply Hired said today it is beefing up its leadership team with the addition of four executives spanning engineering, marketing, small business and talent management.

The hires are intended “to help scale the company at a time of unprecedented growth,” Simply Hired said in a news release.

The executive team includes:

Suresh Duddi will oversee engineering, operations and IT at as the company’s new Vice President, Engineering. With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Duddi previously served as Vice President, Engineering at LiveOps. He has also managed engineering teams at Microsoft, Tellme and Netscape, where he was part of the initial team that wrote the Netscape browser and brought many now-familiar Internet technologies to life. He has also held engineering roles at Hewlett-Packard and Silicon Graphics. He earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Anna University in Chennai, India.

Daniel Greenberg joins as its Chief Marketing Officer, bringing 20 years of marketing experience and a track record of significant revenue growth. Previously, he served as Chief Marketing Officer for TrialPay and Tumbleweed, and as Vice President, Marketing for Macrovision, ACNielsen and Active Decisions, a venture-backed company he founded. Mr. Greenberg earned his MBA from the University of Chicago and his bachelor’s degree in economics from Oberlin College.

Carolyn Hughes joins as Vice President, People. With more than 15 years of human resources and recruiting experience, Ms. Hughes previously consulted as talent acquisition lead for Jobvite and SurveyMonkey and held HR leadership roles at LiveOps and Overture/Yahoo. She earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from University of California, Santa Barbara.

Sheri Kahn will direct’s small business operations as its Vice President and General Manager of Small Business. Before joining, Ms. Kahn served as Vice President of Client Experience at Charles Schwab and held leadership roles at Visa and Levi Strauss, bringing more than 15 years of strategy and product marketing experience to the team. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in regional science, both from the University of Pennsylvania.

While all of the hires have executive and leadership experience, Hughes appears to be the only appointment with a background in recruiting.

“ is powered by exceptional people who want to make a difference,” said Gautam Godhwani, CEO at “Sheri, Carolyn, Daniel and Suresh are smart, experienced and creative people who are united behind our mission to help job seekers find a job they love.”


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