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This month we feature Adam Robinson, co-founder, and CEO of Hireology, a venture-backed hiring and talent management platform. Adam is a noted recruiting industry expert, speaker, and author with over 20 years of experience in the field of hiring and selection management:
Who: Adam Robinson, Co-founder & CEO at Hireology
What: Fireside Chat
Where: WeWork - 100 South State Street (Entrance on Monroe)
When: October 17th, 6-8:30 pm
What Else: Beats, Eats & Treats
One More Thing: Latest & Greatest Chicagoland Startup Launches*
If you want to feature your startup launch, please reach out to me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Robinson is the co-founder and CEO of Hireology, a venture-backed hiring and talent management platform. He is a noted recruiting industry expert, speaker, and author with over 20 years of experience in the field of hiring and selection management. In 2016, Hireology was #94 on the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, and Robinson was named to the Chicago Tech50 list of the city’s top technology entrepreneurs by Crain’s Chicago Business. In 2015 he was added to the Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky Network, a listing of Chicago’s most influential entrepreneurs and innovators, and named a “Top 25 HR Industry Game Changer Under 40” in 2015 by Workforce magazine.
Under his leadership, Hireology has been recognized nationally by Inc Magazine as a “Top 50 Best Workplace” and by Entrepreneur magazine as a “Top Company Culture” and by Crain’s Chicago Business as a “Best Places to Work” for both Millennials and GenX. Hireology was named the “#1 Talent Management Platform” in 2014, 2015 and 2016 and “#1 in Customer Service” in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 by Human Resources Online magazine.
Adam is passionate about entrepreneurship, donating time to several organizations that support the entrepreneurial cause. Through multiple leadership roles at Entrepreneurs Organization, he has helped to develop and launch programs that teach core business skills to early-stage entrepreneurs around the world.
Adam has a BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received his MBA from DePaul University. He’s a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and lives in Chicago.