HireVue Leadership

  • Kevin Parker

    CEO and Chairman of the Board

    Kevin Parker

    CEO and Chairman of the Board

    Kevin Parker is the CEO Chairman of the Board of HireVue. Previously, he was a Co-Founder and Senior Operating Principal of Bridge Growth Partners. He also serves as Chairman of Salient CRGT, a Bridge Growth Partners portfolio company. He is a recognized corporate leader in the technology industry, particularly in the information solutions and software sectors.

    Parker most recently served as CEO of Deltek, a leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions. He was named "Entrepreneur of the Year" at the 2012 Ernst and Young Awards for the software services division. Before joining Deltek, Parker was CFO and later Co-President of PeopleSoft, a leading provider of management software technology, in the years prior to its acquisition by Oracle. He previously held senior management positions at Aspect Communication, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Standard Microsystems and Toshiba America. Earlier in his career, he was with the accounting firm Price Waterhouse. Parker is a Director and Chairman of the Board of Aptos, Inc., a current board member of Intermedia.net, Inc. and Plex Systems, and a former board member of Camber Corporation. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Clarkson University, where he received his B.S. degree in accounting.

  • Loren Larsen

    CTO

    Loren Larsen

    CTO

    As Chief Technology Officer, Loren Larsen is responsible for guiding HireVue’s product direction through the product management, user experience, and engineering teams. Larsen is an award-winning technology veteran with more than 20 years of engineering and research experience. Prior to joining HireVue, Larsen led the development of innovative mobile device applications and video relay services for the deaf as director of Engineering and Mobile Products at Sorenson Communications. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President of Engineering at Move Networks – where he was responsible for development of the Move online HD video player, which was deployed to over 50 million users – and as Chief Software Architect at World Wide Packets where he architected carrier-grade ethernet platforms.

    Larsen was previously co-founder and board member for Pepun.com, which enables independent filmmakers to market and monetize their films online. He has earned both a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Clemson University and the University of Utah, respectively.

  • David Bedell

    CFO

    David Bedell

    CFO

    As Chief Financial Officer at HireVue, David is responsible for the company’s financial operations and strategy, investor relations, and continued revenue growth.

    Before joining HireVue, David served as VP of Finance & Investor Relations at Instructure, where he aided in their successful IPO in 2015, continued revenue growth and stock appreciation of 40+% CAGR, and follow-on offering in 2018. Prior to Instructure, David spent 13 years at Intuit, where he headed financial operations at several business units, including its $2.5 billion QuickBooks business. With a strong focus on innovation and customer experience, he brings a proven track record of guiding continued revenue growth to HireVue. David holds an MBA and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University.

  • Diana Kucer

    CMO

    Diana Kucer

    CMO

    As Chief Marketing Officer at HireVue, Diana Kucer has responsibility for the company’s global marketing strategy, communicating the benefits of HireVue’s product offerings through branding, market outreach, and public relations.

    Before joining HireVue, Diana served as Director of Global Product Marketing at LinkedIn, where she was a founding member of the LinkedIn Sales Solutions business unit, creating and launching Sales Navigator, the company’s flagship product for sales professionals. Prior to LinkedIn, Diana spent several years in Intuit’s Small Business Group, innovating new approaches to marketing through its in-product channels. She also brings to HireVue multiple years of startup marketing experience, spanning across the tech industry. Diana earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Stanford University.

  • Kimberly Simms

    SVP of Customer Success

    Kimberly Simms

    SVP of Customer Success

    Kimberly Simms is the Sr. VP of Customer Success at HireVue. Kimberly is responsible for leading HireVue’s Customer Success efforts, relentless about ensuring customers drive the greatest value from their partnership with HireVue.

    Before she joined HireVue, Kimberly served as a VP of Customer Success at Anaplan, where she led and facilitated the success of Anaplan customers throughout the solution delivery lifecycle including post go-live adoption & success.  Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Science with an emphasis in Mathematics from The University of Kansas, and possesses nearly 20 years of experience in leadership and program management from her time at IBM, Trigo Technologies, and Andersen Consulting.

  • Ilene Landon

    SVP of Professional Services & Delivery

    Ilene Landon

    SVP of Professional Services & Delivery

    As SVP, Professional Services & Delivery, Ilene Landon is responsible for expanding HireVue's professional services and broader implementation abilities to maximize client success, adoption, and time to value.

    Prior to joining HireVue, Ilene served as SVP of Professional Services at MicroStrategy where she lead the North American Professional Services team, focusing on customer satisfaction, increasing revenue and margin and project management discipline. Prior to MicroStategy, she led Professional Services teams at SumTotal Systems and SuccessFactors, helping to grow and transform these teams into customer value-driven organizations. Ilene holds an MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Lafayette College.

  • Michelle Vargas

    SVP of Human Resources

    Michelle Vargas

    SVP of Human Resources

    As Sr. Vice President of Human Resources, Michelle will direct the continuing development of long-term HR strategies and infrastructure to support HireVue’s rapid growth and international expansion and play a key role in strengthening its culture of innovation and collaboration.

    Michelle has over 25 years of experience in human resource management, with specialties including organizational development, recruiting, and employee engagement. Most recently, she served as the Vice President of HR consulting at NFP, where she helped clients identify and implement talent solutions, including training and development, performance management, and compliance. She has held senior roles at several technology companies including AutoPoint, iBAHN, and APPLABS where she instituted sustainable HR strategies from talent acquisition to talent management. Michelle has a B.A in Humanities/Communications from Brigham Young University.

  • Clemens Aichholzer

    SVP of Game-Based Assessments

    Clemens Aichholzer

    SVP of Game-Based Assessments

    Clemens Aichholzer is the Sr. VP of Game-Based Assessments at HireVue. Clemens is responsible for expanding HireVue’s assessment capabilities by combining game technology with machine learning and cognitive neuroscience. His vision is to create next generation hiring tools that are highly engaging and candidate-centric as well as data-driven and scientifically valid.

    Clemens was previously the founder and CEO of London-based startup MindX, which was acquired by HireVue in May, 2018. MindX was a predictive hiring and talent analytics platform integrating gamification, big data, and psychometrics with the objective to improve talent identification and selection whilst reducing bias. Prior to founding MindX, Clemens was an investor and financial advisor with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Lombard Odier in London and Geneva. Clemens has earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MA in Commerce from Vienna University of Economics.

Board of Directors

  • Kevin Parker

    CEO and Chairman of the Board

    Kevin Parker

    CEO and Chairman of the Board

    Kevin Parker is the CEO Chairman of the Board of HireVue. Previously, he was a Co-Founder and Senior Operating Principal of Bridge Growth Partners. He also serves as Chairman of Salient CRGT, a Bridge Growth Partners portfolio company. He is a recognized corporate leader in the technology industry, particularly in the information solutions and software sectors.

    Parker most recently served as CEO of Deltek, a leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions. He was named "Entrepreneur of the Year" at the 2012 Ernst and Young Awards for the software services division. Before joining Deltek, Parker was CFO and later Co-President of PeopleSoft, a leading provider of management software technology, in the years prior to its acquisition by Oracle. He previously held senior management positions at Aspect Communication, Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Standard Microsystems and Toshiba America. Earlier in his career, he was with the accounting firm Price Waterhouse. Parker is a Director and Chairman of the Board of Aptos, Inc., a current board member of Intermedia.net, Inc. and Plex Systems, and a former board member of Camber Corporation. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Clarkson University, where he received his B.S. degree in accounting.

  • Matthew Miller

    Partner, Sequoia Capital

    Matthew Miller

    Partner, Sequoia Capital

    Matthew Miller is a partner at Sequoia focused on growth stage investments in technology companies. An avid nerd from an early age, Matt started building computers and writing code at 12 years old in his mother’s kitchen. He has worked as an entrepreneur, an advisor and now an investor. At Sequoia, Matt has led investments in Docker, Skyhigh Networks, Nimble Storage and Barracuda Networks. Prior to Sequoia, Matthew worked at Goldman Sachs and graduated from Brigham Young University.

    Matt is a Board Member representing Sequoia Capital as an investor in the company. He also works with Sequoia’s investments in Docker, Bit9 + Carbon Black, Skyhigh Networks, Nimble Storage and Barracuda Networks. Prior to joining Sequoia in 2012, Matt worked at Goldman Sachs, where he launched the firm’s investment banking efforts in cloud computing. Earlier, he founded and ran his own digital media startup while in college. Matt received a BS in finance from Brigham Young University.

  • Nari Ansari

    TCV

    Nari Ansari

    TCV

    Nari joined TCV in 2006. He spends time primarily in the business services and software space. Nari is currently on the Board of Directors of HireVue, and has been involved in the firm’s investments in Avalara, K12, Merkle, OneSource Virtual, and Open English.

    Prior to TCV, Nari spent several years as a Business Analyst in the San Francisco office of McKinsey and Company. While at McKinsey, Nari focused on strategy, operations, and private equity engagements in the semiconductor, storage, and software sectors.

    Nari holds a B.S. in Management Science and Engineering and an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.

  • Rebecca Jin

    Patricia Industries

    Rebecca Jin

    Patricia Industries

    Rebecca joined Patricia Industries as a Principal in 2018. She spends time primarily in the business and tech-enabled services space. Rebecca is currently on the Board of Directors of HireVue and is also involved in the firm’s investment in Sarnova, a specialty healthcare distribution business.

    Prior to joining Patricia Industries, Rebecca spent several years at Warburg Pincus and Providence Equity Partners and started her career at Goldman Sachs in the technology, media, and telecom investment banking group.

    Rebecca holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

  • Chris McKay

    Managing Director, Granite Ventures

    Chris McKay

    Managing Director, Granite Ventures

    Chris joined Granite Ventures as Managing Director in 1998. He focuses his investing activities in infrastructure, application software, digital media, and payments technology. Chris led Granite's investment in Sense, an enterprise data science platform, and is an individual investor in Blispay.

    He currently serves on the Board of Directors at HireVue, and is also a member of the board at Lucidworks and Marqeta.

    Chris holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia.

  • Eric Boyd

    CVP AI Platform, Microsoft

    Eric Boyd

    CVP AI Platform, Microsoft

    Eric Boyd has spent nearly a decade at Microsoft leading high impact teams - like the Bing Ads engineering team - and large-scale efforts such as the relevance AI, high-performance serving systems, and big-data analytics systems. In his current role as CVP AI Platform, he oversees development of the AI tools, infrastructure, hardware, big data systems and key data sets powering the machine-learning systems driving Bing, Bing Ads, and Microsoft Office.

    Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President of Engineering for Mochi Media and spent over nine years in engineering leadership roles at Yahoo!, where he was ultimately promoted to Vice President of Platform Engineering. He holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering and Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.