OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Snagajob, the nation's largest marketplace for hourly work, today announced two recent additions to the company's senior leadership team, Daama Sheepo and Neil Rongstand, both based in the company's Oakland, CA office. Sheepo and Rongstand join an already impressive leadership team, furthering the company's commitment to improve the lives of hourly workers and drive the #1 marketplace for hourly work.
"I am delighted to welcome these two phenomenal individuals to Snagajob," said Jocelyn Mangan, COO of Snagajob. "Through their leadership, the company will continue to accelerate its pace of technology innovation that powers the leading platform for hourly work. By tapping into Daama's extensive experience building two-sided markets at scale and Neil's experience building the world's largest talent network, we have a tremendous opportunity to advance our product and marketing plans, empowering even better connections between workers and employers."
Sheepo, the new Vice President of Engineering, comes with 20 years of experience in coding and software engineering management. He spent the last seven years at Open Table, where he led the engineering team. He helped develop cutting-edge software for restaurants' table management systems and enforced engineering principles like test driven development and continuous integration using innovative technologies like Mesos, Docker, AngularJS and React.
Rongstand brings his proficiency in building functional infrastructure around marketing and global demand generation as the Vice President of Demand Generation. As the former Director of Digital Marketing and Global Brand Generation for Linkedin, Rongstand oversaw the global strategy, execution and performance management of acquisition marketing within LinkedIn Talent Solutions. At Snagajob, Rongstand will set the vision and strategy for demand generation projects to keep Snagajob in line with marketing, sales and revenue goals.
"During our conversation, it became clear Daama and Neil share our passion for ensuring success for hourly workers and the businesses that employ them," said Mangan. "Given their valuable insights into workers and employers, Snagajob is better positioned than ever to accomplish its continued goal to serve as a champion of the hourly workforce."
Earlier this year, Snagajob welcomed Vice President of Design Peter Merholz, Vice President of Product Elizabeth Casey and Vice President of Operational Systems Elizabeth Prior. In 2016, the company introduced Vice President of Engineering Paul Devitt and Vice President of Sales Tom Tighe. The company has grown its workforce by more than 150 people in 2017 and looks forward to continued rapid expansion.
With more than 80 million registered hourly workers and 350,000 employer locations, Snagajob is America's #1 online hourly marketplace. We focus on creating instant and quality connections so workers can get jobs and employers can hire workers in minutes. Since 2000, our mission has been to put people in right fit-positions so they can maximize their potential and live more fulfilling lives. Our mobile sourcing, hiring, training, scheduling and performance management tools drive results for single-location operators to Fortune 500 businesses with thousands of locations, across the restaurant, retail, hospitality and healthcare industries.
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