Findly, the on demand talent market leader and a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, announced today that Paul Slakey has joined the company as its new Executive Vice President of Account Services. In this strategic role, he is responsible for overseeing Findly’s existing Account Services functions and leading the newly created Strategic Accounts, Customer Success and Renewals divisions.

Slakey brings a wealth of leadership experience to Findly, having held key positions with some of the most successful companies in the world. He most recently served as Director of Global Solutions and Services for LinkedIn, where he led pre- and post-sales services. Prior to LinkedIn, Slakey held leadership positions in the Enterprise division of Google, which included responsibility for channel sales and partnerships, and sales management in the Asia-Pacific and Latin America regions. Earlier in his career, he was a management consultant at McKinsey and a venture capitalist at Vanguard Ventures. Slakey also held sales, business development, product management and executive leadership roles with large companies such as HP and Progress Software, as well as venture-backed companies including Flypaper and Starlight Networks.

Slakey holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He earned his MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

“As Findly continues to bring much needed innovation to the talent acquisition space and extend the reach of our solutions to new markets, it is crucial that we have the right talent in place to guide these efforts,” said Jeff Russakow, CEO of Findly. “Given his extensive experience in leading some of the most recognizable companies to success, Paul’s contributions will help keep Findly focused on its customers and market opportunities.”

“Employers face an increasing number of challenges in finding and retaining top employees, and Findly’s advanced solutions help to address those difficulties by connecting companies with needed talent,” said Slakey. “I am very excited to join Findly during this time of rapid growth, and I look forward to guiding the company’s efforts to expand its client base.”