TalentGuard Hires Luis Rivera as Chief Revenue Officer
Austin, Texas – July 9, 2018 – TalentGuard Inc., a global provider of predictive career pathing and talent management software, today announced the appointment of veteran Luis Rivera to join the company as its first chief revenue officer. Rivera’s extensive experience in high-growth software companies will support TalentGuard’s mission to lead the talent management industry by transforming how employees build skills and design their career experience with innovative software.
“A strong revenue leader is a critical component of our global growth strategy,” said Linda Ginac, CEO of TalentGuard and chairman. “Luis’s strategic approach and leadership experience in our fast-growing company will help us achieve our aggressive short- and long-term revenue goals.”
As chief revenue officer, Rivera will oversee TalentGuard’s sales, solution consultants, and sales enablement teams. He will build a world-class organization by leveraging his experience in executing similar programs at industry leading companies. With Rivera, TalentGuard can further accelerate its growth and define a new class of enterprise software as a solution.
Rivera joins TalentGuard with more than 20 years of sales and operational experience in leading companies. He has guided human resource technology companies through major transitions, such as initial public offerings, acquisitions and rapid global growth. Before TalentGuard, Rivera was president of Accolo Corp. Prior to Accolo, he was president of HumanConcepts and part of the executive team that sold the company to Saba Software. Rivera served as senior vice president of sales at Saba Software where he led the global go-to-market strategy and ensured a successful transition. Rivera has also held several global executive and sales leadership positions, including 10 years at Lyris.
“I am delighted to join TalentGuard at such an exciting time,” Rivera said. “I look forward to applying my extensive experience in human resource technology to propel the company forward.”
About TalentGuard, Inc.
TalentGuard Inc. is the leading Predictive People Development Platform company. Our cloud-based software uses machine learning to help employees take control of their own career growth, while giving their managers deep insights into their teams’ greatest strengths and areas of growth. It shows where employees they are within their organizations and recommends career paths. We show employees what skills they already have, what skills they need and what level they should be for their current or future role.
Through its network of trusted integration partners, TalentGuard is seamlessly integrated with the broader HCM ecosystem including HRIS, Applicant Tracking, Compensation Management and Learning Management. For more information, visit www.talentguard.com.