CareersUnbound Appoints a New Chief Strategy Officer


Craft strategic relationships, secure financing, and brand CareersUnbound as the disruptive technology company in the talent acquisition mark

WASHINGTON DC. - CareersUnbound (CU) recently appointed Dr. Steve Jackson as its new Chief Strategy Officer.

Dr. Steve will bring his experience to bear on the tasks of crafting strategic relationships and securing financing which will allow CU to develop its disruptive products. He will also lead the effort to brand CU as a disruptive technology company in the business of harnessing technology to match the talents of potential employees with the needs of hiring companies.

"Dr. Steve has over 20 years' experience in finance and start-up company leadership, he also served as Executive VP of other technology companies and brought major customers to them" said Dr. Prakash Ambegaonkar, the founder and CEO of CU. "We believe Dr. Steve can develop and manage key relationships for CareersUnbound while also articulating our vision of a democratized talent market, zero unemployment, and lifetime prosperity."
Dr. Steve was one of the pioneers in developing personal computer based software for managing local political campaigns. He was recognized as a leading expert on both the US and Global economies, as a professor at Cornell University and Washington University in St. Louis, and the founder and director of their Washington, DC Centers. He also understands the vexing demands of the rapidly changing job market, having placed thousands of students in internships and jobs in Washington, DC and elsewhere.

"I am excited to begin working on getting the word out about our flagship products, InstaTalent Pro and InstaTalent Culture-fit, powered by IBM Watson." Dr. Steve said. " 'We recommend, you hire' is more than just our tag line. It sums up the power of our partnership with IBM and our innovative use of advanced technologies to disrupt a sleepy talent acquisition market." CareersUnbound welcomes Dr. Steve Jackson on board. * * *

About Dr. Prakash Ambegaonkar, Founder Dr. Prakash Ambegaonkar is a long-time entrepreneur and technologist who founded several technology companies in the U.S. In 2013, he founded CareersUnbound, a technology startup that provides an online hiring platform for employers and job seekers. He also founded the Bridging Nations Foundation, a think-tank in Washington, D.C. that focuses on the issues of leadership, technology and education, working to make education a universal birthright.

About CareersUnbound CareersUnbound is a Software technology company that offers SaaS solutions for connecting employers to candidates globally. The company has a mission of eliminating unemployment globally by reducing the time taken to hire candidates, and by connecting businesses with job seekers. For more information: please follow the company on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.