NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RealMatch, the leader in performance-based recruitment advertising, is pleased to announce that Jonathan Bulkeley has been appointed as CEO. Mr. Bulkeley, a 25 year internet industry veteran, brings a wealth of experience in management, investing, and corporate governance to RealMatch at a time when the company is experiencing rapid growth and disrupting the $19 billion online recruitment industry.
"I am honored to have been asked to take this role, and look forward to building on the strengths, momentum, and rapid growth that the company has already established," said Jonathan Bulkeley. "RealMatch is well positioned to dominate the lucrative online recruitment market with its innovative technology, and I am excited to work with founder, Gal Almog, the Board and the RealMatch team as the company executes on its expansion strategy."
Mr. Bulkeley has deep operational expertise building and capitalizing digital businesses. During his long career, he has overseen $1.5B+ in digital revenue growth in a variety of capacities. Prior to joining RealMatch, Mr. Bulkeley was the founder and CIO of Blue Square Capital Management, a hedge fund focusing on small and micro cap global digital media companies. Prior to Blue Square, Mr. Bulkeley held executive leadership roles including CEO of Scanbuy, Inc. a global leader in visual navigation for the wireless industry, CEO of BarnesandNoble.com where he led the company to the 2nd largest Internet IPO at the time, Managing Director of AOL's UK JV with Bertelsmann, and other senior roles at America Online, Inc. In addition, Mr. Bulkeley sits on numerous boards in the high-tech, information, and financial services industries.
Gal Almog, the company's founder who has served as CEO since 2007, will become RealMatch's President and relocate to Israel to oversee the company's R &D center and lead product development. Mr. Almog will also focus on strategy and vision in support of the company's expansion and to maintain its leadership in recruitment technology innovation.
"We are excited to be joined by Jonathan Bulkeley who brings deep experience in digital publishing and online advertising. Jonathan's successful track record in leading companies through hyper growth is what RealMatch needs now as it strives to become a global leader in the recruitment advertising industry," said Mr. Almog.
RealMatch was built on the idea of revolutionizing the online recruitment advertising industry by matching today's talent pool with all job opportunities in the most efficient and effective manner. RealMatch's strategy is based on partnerships with digital publishers, to better monetize their communities with recruitment advertising. Unlike traditional job board technology, RealMatch solutions are built to perform. With targeted distribution across the largest talent marketplace in North America and industry leading job matching technology – online publishers return high performing job ads with better quality candidates, on their sites and under their brand. To learn more visit www.realmatch.com.
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