CHICAGO and ATLANTA, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the largest human capital solutions companies in the world, CareerBuilder is making major investments in creating technologies that can change lives for workers and help businesses achieve new possibilities. Leading this effort is CareerBuilder's newly appointed chief product officer Humair Ghauri, a long-time visionary in the human capital space with product and technology leadership positions in companies such as ADP and Oracle.
Ghauri is serving in a new expanded role that underscores CareerBuilder's focus on delivering best in class products. He will oversee CareerBuilder's product and technology teams to solve some of the biggest problems companies and workers face today, and help drive growth of CareerBuilder's business.
"This is exciting news for CareerBuilder and our clients," said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder and co-author of The Talent Equation. "Humair is a prominent thought leader who has headed up product development for some of the biggest brands in the human capital industry. He offers a wealth of knowledge in building large software systems that delight customers and disrupt the status quo. His approach to innovation has had a major impact on the market, and will help CareerBuilder to further differentiate our products and elevate our leadership position."
Passionate about creating solutions that can improve how people experience work, Ghauri is responsible for developing technologies that are widely used by human resource professionals, recruiters and workers worldwide. In his new role, he will focus on building groundbreaking solutions to make recruiting, hiring and managing talent faster, easier and smarter than ever before.
Ghauri most recently served as the chief product officer for ADP. Over the course of two decades, he held senior leadership roles for Skillsoft, SumTotal Systems, Oracle and PeopleSoft, overseeing next generation global product and technology strategies. He also has an impressive history of driving engineering and global implementations of ERP software for Fortune 500 companies. Ghauri holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from City University of New York, Baruch College, and a master's degree in networking and telecommunications from Pace University in New York City.
Ghauri is joining a team at CareerBuilder that has continually produced headline-grabbing, cutting-edge technologies. The company recently launched CareerBuilder Talent Discovery, the first-of-its-kind platform that reduces the time it takes to source job candidates from hours/days to minutes. It also made major enhancements to its applicant tracking offering, which helped to earn CareerBuilder's ranking as a Major Player in a new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Talent Acquisition Systems 2017 Vendor Assessment.
CareerBuilder is a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent. Combining advertising, software and services, CareerBuilder leads the industry in recruiting solutions, employment screening and human capital management. CareerBuilder is majority-owned by Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) and operates in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.careerbuilder.com.