Chris Hyams is CEO and Board Director of Indeed. Chris joined Indeed in 2010 as Vice President of Product, responsible for technology strategy and innovation. In 2015, he became President, assuming additional responsibility for Indeed’s revenue growth and client success. Chris was appointed Indeed CEO in April 2019, leading Indeed’s mission to help people get jobs.
Chris is a Board Member at DivInc, a technology accelerator whose mission is to generate social and economic equity through entrepreneurship, and at Huston-Tillotson University, an Historically Black University and Austin’s oldest institution of higher learning.
Chris started his career working in adolescent addiction recovery, and then as a high school Special Education teacher in the Vermont public school system. After working as a musician in Los Angeles, he went back to school to study Computer Science. Chris worked as a software Engineer, and later became VP of Engineering at Trilogy Software. Prior to Indeed, he was Founder & CEO of B-Side, a technology platform for independent film analytics, marketing, and distribution. Chris earned an A.B. in Architecture from Princeton University and a Masters in Computer Science from Rice University. He lives in Austin, TX.
Chief Information Officer & Chief Security Officer
Anthony Moisant is Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Indeed. In his role as CIO, Anthony leads the teams focused on the internal technology Indeedians rely on to run the business, support employees and find and retain customers. In his role as CSO, Anthony leads the Security team focused on safeguarding the information job seekers, customers and employees entrust with Indeed.
Prior to Indeed, Anthony served as a senior executive at Indeed’s sister company Glassdoor. He has completed the CIO Executive Program from Boston University and graduated from the U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine School.
Hiroaki Ogata is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Indeed. In this position, he is responsible for Indeed’s M&A, investment and partnership activities. He also serves as Head of Investments at Recruit Holdings, Indeed’s parent company, as well as Head of Business Development at HRTech SBU, and Head of International BD at Media & Solutions SBU.
Prior to Indeed, Ogata-san served as Corporate Executive Officer, Global Alliance, and Corporate Development at Recruit Holdings. He has a proven track record of successful acquisitions for various Recruit business units, including the 2012 acquisition of Indeed.
Jessica Jensen is Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Indeed. She is responsible for brand, communication, product and acquisition marketing globally. Before joining Indeed, Jessica was CMO at OpenTable. Prior to OpenTable, she led B2B marketing for Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and other Meta platforms. She has held leadership roles at Apple and Yahoo! and started her professional career at the Boston Consulting Group. Jessica holds an MBA from INSEAD, a Masters in International Relations from U.C.S.D. and a B.A. from Amherst College.
Joe Sgrulletta is the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Sales at Indeed. In his role, he leads the Sales, Sales Strategy, Global Learning & Enablement (GL&E) and Scaled Business Services (SBS) teams with a focus on growing revenue and delivering positive client outcomes. Joe joined Indeed in 2008 and has served in several leadership roles, including Group Vice President (GVP) of the Americas, Client Success (CS) and Sales teams. Prior to joining Indeed, Joe held various strategic positions at Robert Half, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and Pepsi Bottling Group.
Joe holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Marketing from the University of Rhode Island.
Senior Vice President, Environmental, Social & Governance
LaFawn Davis is Senior Vice President of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) at Indeed leading teams across sustainability, diversity, inclusion and belonging, social impact, inclusive hiring products and AI ethics. She is a frequent advisor, contributing thought leader, and public speaker. LaFawn has been named in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 100 Women of Impact, Fast Company’s Queer50 and San Francisco Business Times’s Most Influential Women in Business, in addition to being counted among Fortune’s Most Powerful Women. She serves as an Advisory Board member for Lesbians Who Tech and Power to Fly. LaFawn is also a Limited Partner in Operator Collective, an Angel Investor and a Fellow of the Black Venture Institute.
Senior Vice President, Operations and Client Success
Lisa Ramirez is Senior Vice President of Operations and Client Success at Indeed. In her role, she focuses on operational efficiency and effectiveness as well as building scalable systems and processes, helping employers meet their hiring goals. Lisa joined Indeed in 2019 as Chief of Staff to the Chief Executive Officer. Before joining Indeed, Lisa was the Chief Customer Officer and Senior Vice President of Communications at Netspend. Prior to Netspend, Lisa spent years as a business consultant, serving clients in energy, government and higher education.
Lisa graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Psychology.
Lowell Brickman is General Counsel and Secretary at Indeed. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s compliance with law and ensuring the company’s risk profile is acceptable to the Indeed Board of Directors and shareholders. He also oversees a team of lawyers and legal specialists, and serves as Corporate Executive Officer (Risk Management Division, International) at Recruit Holdings, Indeed’s parent company.
Lowell has over 25 years of in-house legal experience, focused on the Internet regulatory environment and international law and has been the General Counsel of Indeed since 2012.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Job Seeker
Maggie Hulce is Executive Vice President and General Manager for Job Seeker at Indeed. In her role, she leads product, engineering, design and operations teams in support of Indeed’s mission to help all people get jobs. Maggie was previously General Manager of Enterprise, helping the world’s largest employers hire with speed and simplicity.
Prior to joining Indeed in 2016, Maggie was the Director of Sales Strategy & Operations at Google, focused on Google’s largest advertising customers in the Americas. Maggie also spent several years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, serving clients in the retail and CPG industries.
Maggie graduated cum laude from Harvard with a BA in Economics and received her MBA with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Vice President & General Manager of Staffing Solutions
Novo Constare is the Vice President & General Manager of Staffing Solutions at Indeed. Novo co-founded the staffing platform Syft in 2015 in London which Indeed acquired in the summer of 2019. In 2020 Syft rebranded as Indeed Flex and currently operates in the US and UK. Novo leads Indeed’s staffing efforts globally, setting out to improve the way in which people get access to temp and agency work via Indeed Flex. Prior to launching Syft, Novo was working in financial markets as a Senior Arbitrage Trader at Chicago-based alternative investments Fund, Tradelink LLC. Novo graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Bristol University in Economics and Philosophy.
Priscilla is the Chief People Officer at Indeed. In this role, Priscilla leads the people and places function for the company. This includes recruitment and people development, organization effectiveness, rewards and recognition, people operations, culture and inclusion, real estate, and workplace experience.
Prior to joining Indeed Priscilla held several leadership roles in human resources, talent management, and diversity and inclusion experience at large multinational organizations such as Kellogg’s, DXC Technology (formerly Computer Sciences Corporation), T. Rowe Price, Booz Allen Hamilton and JPMorgan Chase.
Priscilla holds a Master of Science in Analysis Design and Management of Information Systems from the London School of Economics, United Kingdom. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Linguistics from the University of Ghana and a Strategic Human Resources Certification from Cornell University.
She is also the author of several books including Janju, The Voice of One Girl.
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Employer
Raj Mukherjee is Executive Vice President and General Manager for Employer at Indeed. Raj is responsible for shaping product and go-to-market priorities for millions of employers, from small businesses to enterprise organizations, around the world to help them match and connect with talent to hire with speed and simplicity. Raj was previously Indeed’s General Manager of SMB and oversaw product growth in the SMB segment and in international markets.
Prior to joining Indeed, Raj was Senior Vice President of Product at GoDaddy and responsible for helping their 14 million customers build successful businesses online. He has significant experience with SMB customers and led multiple successful acquisitions for the company.
Previously, Raj worked on the Enterprise Platform team at Google and led Product Management for Domains for Google Apps and Google Drive for enterprises. He was also Sr. Product manager for the Online Services division at Microsoft with responsibility for product and business strategy for Office 365.
Raj also serves as a public board director at Calix Inc.
Raj holds a joint MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley & the Columbia Business School. He also has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering from India.
Sean McSherry is Senior Vice President, and Head of Global Finance at Indeed. In this role, Sean shapes Indeed’s investment strategy to drive future growth.
Since joining Indeed in 2012, Sean has steered investments to help drive tremendous revenue and headcount growth, leading Indeed’s FP&A, Sales Ops and Strategy Teams before overseeing all of finance. Prior to Indeed, Sean held several senior leadership roles in finance, gaining a wealth of experience in areas including investment banking and finance strategy.
Sean lives in Westchester, New York, with his wife and three sons. Sean graduated from Rice University with a BA in Economics and Management.
Rony Kahan co-founded Indeed in 2004 and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Indeed. In addition, Rony is a Board Director of Recruit Holdings, Indeed’s parent company. Rony served as President of Indeed until 2012 and Chief Executive Officer until 2013. Prior to Indeed, in 1998, Rony co-founded jobsinthemoney.com, the leading job site for financial professionals, which he sold to Financial News in 2003. Prior to that he worked in technology consulting at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). Rony holds an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD and a BSc Honors in Economics from Texas A&M.
Hisayuki “Deko” Idekoba is the President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Representative Director of the Board of Recruit Holdings, Head of the HR Technology SBU, and currently serves as Board Director of Indeed and Chairman of RGF Staffing. Before being named CEO of Recruit, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), responsible for overseeing the company’s overall business operations. Deko led the acquisition of Indeed in 2012 and later served as its CEO from 2013 to 2019.
Deko joined Recruit in 1999 and, over the course of two decades, led the digital transformation of numerous Recruit Group businesses. He was responsible for transitioning print publications and marketing into online businesses across various sectors including travel, beauty, and dining. As a result of his success, Deko was appointed Corporate Executive Officer of Recruit in 2012, Director of the Board in 2019. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Waseda University.
“Sena” Ayano Senaha is Chief Operating Officer (COO), Managing Corporate Executive Officer at Recruit Holdings in charge of Human Resources and General Affairs Division, Finance Division, Risk Management Division, and Corporate Planning and Sustainability Transformation in the Corporate Planning Division, and also Board Director at Indeed.
She has played a major role in the rapid globalization of the Company, leading and contributing to a series of post-merger integrations. Six years after joining the Company, she was transferred to newly acquired Advantage Group Limited in London in 2012.
She skillfully turned around its financial performance after being appointed Managing Director in 2014. She became Corporate Executive Officer of the Company, Chief of Staff at Indeed in 2018, and Director of the Board of Recruit Holdings in 2020.