SmartRecruiters Welcomes New VP of Product Marketing

San Francisco – December 13, 2021 –  SmartRecruiters, the Hiring Success Company, today announced the appointment of Michael van Dijken as Vice President of Product Marketing. Michael brings more than 20 years of experience in technology marketing, product, and business leadership. He will oversee all aspects of product marketing including messaging and positioning, storytelling, go-to-market strategy, pricing and packaging, customer and market research, and new product launches.

“Michael has a strong track record of launching and growing innovative cloud products at some of the world’s leading technology companies,” said Mark Jewett, CMO at SmartRecruiters. “Michael brings a relentless focus on customers and has consistently been able to bring together world-class teams to make sure the right solution is in front of the right customer at the right time.” 

Michael most recently led product marketing for business applications and end-user services at Amazon Web Services, including Amazon Connect, an award-winning cloud contact center service.  Previously, he led VMware’s public cloud service, vCloud Air, for the public sector. He also spent 10 years at Microsoft helping transform Microsoft Office into a cloud product, better known as Office 365.

“I am passionate about technology that positively impacts people’s lives,” said Michael van Dijken, VP of Product Marketing at SmartRecruiters. “Hiring great people is critical for companies to excel and deliver outstanding experiences for their customers, but the technology and processes don’t work for today’s environment. I’m excited SmartRecruiters is innovating and changing that and I can’t wait to help companies achieve Hiring Success

SmartRecruiters is on track to hiring its 500th employee by the end of the year. Additionally, the company will continue to expand go-to-market efforts across US, EMEA, and APAC, adding more on-the-ground support for its growing customer community and partner ecosystem.

About SmartRecruiters

As a global leader in enterprise recruitment software, SmartRecruiters offers a cloud-based global Talent Acquisition Suite that allows teams to attract, select, and hire the best talent. 4,000 companies worldwide rely on SmartRecruiters to achieve hiring success—including brands like Bosch, LinkedIn, Skechers, and Visa—using recruitment marketing, CRM, AI, ATS, and a marketplace of 600+ connected vendors all within one scalable platform.

True to its mission of connecting people to jobs at scale, SmartRecruiters was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Employers in 2020. For more information, visit or follow @SmartRecruiters on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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