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Jahan Shafizadeh, Formerly of eBay, Joins SmartRecruiters as Director of Product

Brings tier one e-commerce experience to transform the world’s largest recruitment store

San Francisco – June 16, 2014 – SmartRecruiters, the only end-to-end hiring platform that managers and candidates love, today announced that former Head of Product and Program Management at eBay Digital Jahan Shafizadeh joined the company as Director of Product. He will lead ongoing development of SmartRecruiters’ product offerings that enable businesses to find and hire great candidates.

Over the last decade, Jahan has held a number of roles at eBay, including Head of Product and Program Management for eBay Digital, Head of North American Business for eBay’s Trust Factors division and Global Product Lead for the company’s Global Catalog and Classification Infrastructure team. Prior to eBay, Shafizadeh held several senior roles at Accenture, focusing on program management and product development.

“The significant e-commerce experience Jahan brings to his leadership of product strategy will accelerate adoption of the SmartRecruiters marketplace by both users and partners. We welcome him to our team and look forward to the contributions he will make towards our mission to revolutionize hiring,” said Jerome Ternynck, CEO of SmartRecruiters.

Since its founding in 2010, SmartRecruiters has enabled 70,000+ businesses across a multitude of sectors—including retail, tech and healthcare—to reduce their time to hire by 75 percent and cost to hire by 70 percent, while increasing applicant volume by 250 percent.

“Companies of all sizes face tremendous challenges when it comes to recruiting and hiring for the many different roles they must fill across their organizations. It’s a real problem that needs a real solution,” said Jahan. “Only SmartRecruiters gives businesses the 100 percent complete set of recruitment tools and touch points they need to find, engage and hire great people. I’m thrilled to join a team that is transforming an industry and delivering the best possible experience to everyone involved in the recruiting and hiring process.”

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SmartRecruiters’ Talent Acquisition Suite is used by high-performance organizations for making the best hires. It has full functionality for recruitment marketing and collaborative hiring built on a modern cloud platform with an open marketplace for 3rd party recruitment services. Unlike the first generation applicant tracking systems it replaces, SmartRecruiters provides an amazing candidate experience, hiring managers actually want to use the product, and recruiters love us because we make their jobs easier. Companies like Visa, Skechers, Equinox, and Alcoa use SmartRecruiters to make recruiting a competitive advantage. For more information, follow us at @SmartRecruiters, on LinkedIn or on

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