Talent cloud provider iCIMS tapped Google Cloud veteran Chirag Mehta as chief product officer, the company announced Feb. 9.
Mehta will partner with Chief Technology Officer Al Smith to design a product strategy and a roadmap for iCIMS to continue to deliver products and solutions to approximately 4,500 customers that employ over 35 million people worldwide.
“The introduction of this role highlights the criticality of continuing to invest in our products, drive innovation and scale as the Talent Cloud and our customer base grows,” said CEO Steve Lucas in a prepared statement. “The recruiting landscape will continue to evolve, and our customers need the latest technology with video and dynamic experiences to attract, engage, hire, and advance the right talent. Chirag will lead our team to continue to deliver the next level end-to-end unified Talent Cloud experience across the iCIMS portfolio of products, empowering our customers to build a diverse, winning workforce.”
According to iCIMS, 80% of organizations are growing digitally and 97% of human resources organizations plan to increase investment in HR and talent acquisition tools this year.
This 20-plus year career includes his most recent role as the product and go-to-market leader for Google Cloud, where he led initiatives that drove adoption and growth by 325% over four years.
“Enterprises around the world are accelerating digital transformation initiatives and adopting new technology in response to the pandemic and remote work needs,” said Mehta in a prepared statement. “As the market leader in recruiting technology, iCIMS has a unique competitive advantage to deliver innovative solutions and define a new category of recruiting technology. I’m excited and energized to join this team. Together, we will set the pace of innovation in the industry.”i