Jibe Appoints Brian Cook to Chief Financial Officer

Former CFO of TOA Technologies and experienced M&A executive joins Jibe to drive growth


NEW YORK – April 7, 2015Jibe, Inc., a leading recruitment technology company, today announced Brian Cook as the company’s first Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Cook will lead Jibe’s financial operations as the company continues its mission to transform hiring through its recruitment software.

“Hiring Brian marks a distinct milestone in Jibe’s evolution,” said Jibe CEO Joe Essenfeld. “More than three million job applications for some of the best-known global brands will be processed through Jibe’s software this year. Brian’s experience working with ambitious, high-growth companies will be invaluable as we continue to mature and scale our infrastructure and operations to meet growing customer demand.”

A seasoned CFO and business leader, Cook’s expertise is in working with late-stage venture backed businesses, shaping their financial team and business processes. Most recently, he was CFO at TOA Technologies, successfully shepherding the mobile workforce management software firm through its acquisition by Oracle. Before that, he held CFO and senior management positions in technology, media and investment banking, taking companies through IPOs or mergers and acquisitions in the United States and Europe.

“The HR technology space is crowded and continuing to grow, but Jibe stood out to me as one of the few companies that has truly figured out how to enable companies to better attract and engage human capital,” said Cook. “This company is primed to grow to the next level and be a leader in this industry.”


About Jibe, Inc.
Founded in 2009 on the principles of improving both the job candidate and hiring professional experience, Jibe is on a mission to transform hiring. Adopted by many of the world’s top companies – including Accenture, Macy’s and Walmart – Jibe provides cloud-based, mobile-first recruiting software to enable companies to better attract and engage top talent. Jibe’s solutions empower companies to reduce inefficiencies in their talent acquisition practice through data and analytics, mobile optimization, next-generation talent networks, social referral software and job distribution solutions. Full integration with applicant tracking systems, combined with a SaaS delivery model, provides a seamless solution without disrupting processes or impacting IT resources. Jibe is headquartered in New York City and is backed by top investors, including Sapphire Ventures, Longworth Venture Partners, Polaris Partners, DFJ and Gotham Ventures. For more information, please visit www.jibe.com and follow us @Jibe.