Workforce Management’s Game Changers award recognizes the next generation of innovative and dynamic leaders in the human resources and workplace management fields. The award nomination was open to any HR professional, consultant, academic or technology expert who is under 40 and already making their mark on the industry. All nominees were judged on their professional accomplishments as well as their community service and other achievements, with the winners selected by Workforce Management’s senior writers and editors.
Newman was recognized as a Game Changer for his strong leadership and commitment to continual innovation at HireVue. After founding the company in 2004, and serving as its chief operating officer, chief executive officer and, currently, chief innovation officer, Newman has introduced the world to HireVue’s industry-leading Digital Interview Platform™ (http://new.hirevue.com/
“I am incredibly honored to have been named a Game Changer by Workforce Management and to be recognized for the high level of value that HireVue offers to businesses worldwide,” commented Newman. “The ability to quickly source, interview and hire talent has become a significant competitive advantage for today’s employers, and HireVue’s industry-leading technology enables employers to find the talent they need in less time and at lower cost.”
Newman is widely regarded as a premier thought leader in the digital interviewing industry, and his personal and business philosophies have been sought after and appeared in a number of different media outlets, including Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Investor’s Business Daily. Prior to this latest designation, Newman had previously been recognized by Utah Business’s “40 Under 40” and vSpring Capital’s 2009 list of the Top 100 Venture Entrepreneurs. Under his direction, HireVue has raised venture capital from premier investors, developed game-changing technology and more than quadrupled its customer base. The company’s solutions are used in more than 130 countries.
In addition to his work with HireVue, Newman volunteers countless hours outside the office to a number of causes, including Big Brothers Big Sisters and Boy Scouts of America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business from Westminster College, where he first developed the concepts that would lead to HireVue, as an undergraduate. Newman also received a master’s degree in Finance from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah.
“Mark displays a rare mix of determination, business savvy and leadership that has enabled him to drive innovation throughout the company and motivates everyone to perform at their highest level,” said David Bradford (http://hirevue.com/
HireVue is an amazing new way to interview – on demand! Users simply browse, watch, rate and share the interviews they want, on their own time – just like streaming their favorite movies – even from a smart phone. Recognized by HR Executive Magazine as a Top HR Product of 2011, HireVue’s Digital Interview Platform™ also helps improve interviews of all types, including in person, phone and video interviews. Digital question, feedback and collaboration tools remove hassle and make interviewing up to ten times faster and nine times cheaper. Join HireVue customers like Starbucks, Nike and Walmart who are making interviewing awesome! www.hirevue.com
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