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Crosschq, pioneers of the Talent Intelligence Cloud™, which is powering a revolution in data-driven hiring and people analytics, today confirmed that Jacob (“Jake”) Paul has been named Chief Product Officer. Paul was formerly the co-founder and CEO of TalentWall, a company acquired by Crosschq in May 2022. At TalentWall, he helped design and build a suite of data-driven productivity and collaboration tools for recruiting teams, which are used and loved by some of the world’s fastest-growing organizations such as Roblox, Reddit, Cloudflare, and many more.

Paul co-founded TalentWall with Jo Avent and Nick Urban in 2016 and began building out the company’s hiring management platform. The platform has garnered a strong following among recruiters, hiring managers, and executives alike. Paul has spent his entire career in the recruiting space, from tech recruiting to leading talent acquisition teams at hyper-growth startups such as DigitalOcean, NS1, and Brightwheel. His deep recruiting expertise is reflected in TalentWall’s “Built for Recruiters, by Recruiters” DNA.

isolved®, a G2 leader in human resources (HR) management systems for 10 consecutive quarters and a Champion in Workforce Management from SoftwareReviews, has named Pragya Malhotra as its chief product officer. Malhotra, joins isolved with the remit of ensuring isolved People Cloud, the intelligently connected human capital management (HCM) platform, continues to address the Future of Work so isolved customers can exceed their goals through transformational employee experience.

As chief product officer, Malhotra will lead an agile and distributed product organization with responsibility for product strategy and roadmap, product management, architecture, engineering, quality assurance and Dev Ops.

Wedge, the video interviewing technology made with love for HR & recruiting teams, today announced that Kelly Hoppesch will serve as Head of Sales and Customer Success for the company.

Hoppesch brings extensive industry experience to Wedge, including revenue growth roles at LinkedIn, Glassdoor and CareerBuilder. Her ability to scale sales, develop senior-level relationships and execute million-dollar+ partnerships with Fortune 100 companies has also made her a sought-after growth consultant amongst HR Tech start-ups. Most recently, she advised Comparably, a workplace culture and corporate brand reputation platform, guiding the scale of its sales team from five account executives to more than 30 prior to the company’s acquisition by ZoomInfo.

Matt Baxter, CEO of Wedge, shared, “Kelly has an amazing understanding of our industry, the problems Wedge solves, the companies we support and the relationships we’re looking to build. She brings a collaborative, forward-thinking approach to her work, and we are thrilled to welcome Kelly to our growing team.”

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