Blake Irving, Cipora Herman, and Emilie Choi will help usher the fast-growing online employment marketplace into its next growth phase
ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace powered by AI-driven technology, announced today the appointment of Blake Irving, Cipora Herman, and Emilie Choi to its board of directors.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have Cipora, Emilie and Blake join our board,” said Ian Siegel, CEO of ZipRecruiter. “Their skills and experience will be instrumental in helping accelerate our growth as we expand our mission of actively connecting employers and job seekers to new markets around the world.”
Blake Irving most recently served as CEO of GoDaddy, Inc., the world’s largest platform for small business. During his five years as CEO, the company expanded into over 60 international markets, grew bookings from $1 billion to $2.5 billion, and successfully listed on the NYSE under GDDY. He has also held senior leadership roles at Microsoft and Yahoo, and currently serves on the board of directors at Docusign (DOCU).
Cipora Herman helped lead Facebook’s landmark $100+ billion IPO when she was the company’s Vice President of Finance and Treasurer. After that, she became the first female Chief Financial Officer for the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, a position she held until April 2016. She currently serves on the board of directors of MINDBODY.
Emilie Choi was LinkedIn’s Vice President of Corporate Development and was instrumental in the $1.5 billion purchase of Lynda.com, among other acquisitions. Currently, she sits on the board of Naspers, one of the world’s largest tech investors, and is Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Coinbase, which just hit an $8 billion valuation after a $300 million raise.
To date, ZipRecruiter has connected over 1.5 million businesses with quality candidates and has received over 430 million job applications through its marketplace. The company, whose job search technology is rated #1 by employers and job seekers in the U.S., has experienced continued growth to innovate and meet increasing demand from small businesses and Fortune 500 companies alike.