Accolo Names Ray Rike as VP of Sales and Marketing


“We are lucky to have his proven experience, energy and ability to drive results at Accolo.”

Larkspur, Calif. – July 7, 2009 – Accolo, a leading on-demand recruiting software and services company is pleased to announce Ray Rike, as their VP of Sales and Marketing.

“Ray is a terrific leader” said John Younger, President and CEO of Accolo. “We are lucky to have his proven experience, energy and ability to drive results at Accolo.”

Ray brings over 20 years of experience spanning enterprise software and SaaS solutions. Prior to Accolo, he was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Accruent, where he led their transformation to become the leading Real Estate Performance Management solution. Ray has also developed and led high growth, global marketing, services and sales teams at QRS, MarketFirst, Actra (Netscape/GE venture) and GE Global Exchange Services. When asked about his new venture, Rike shared, “After hiring hundreds of employees the traditional way, I was excited to find a company and SaaS platform that radically increases the productivity of the recruiting process for hiring managers, job seekers and recruiters.”

Rike will oversee all sales and marketing for Accolo’s SaaS and on-demand recruiting offering which enables companies to decrease the cost of recruiting, improve the quantity and quality of candidates, while providing enhanced hiring visibility and compliance reporting.

About Accolo Inc.

Founded in 2000, Accolo is an Advanced Recruitment Management System. Accolo’s solution integrates patented recruiting software, recruiting best practices and a hiring knowledgebase coupled with available on-demand recruiting resources. Accolo clients benefit by sourcing the right candidates, while reducing recruiting cycle time and achieving savings of up to 60% compared to traditional recruiting techniques.

Headquartered in Larkspur, California with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, Accolo was named the #1 On Demand RPO by HRO Magazine in 2008. For more information on Accolo, please visit www.accolo.com.


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