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JazzHR Announces Harry Karatassos as Vice President of Engineering to Support Continued Growth and Success
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PITTSBURGH, June 27, 2018 — JazzHR, the leading recruiting solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the addition of Harry Karatassos as the company’s new Vice President of Engineering, effective immediately.
Previously Karatassos served as Vice President of Engineering for Yelp since the acquisition of NoWait in 2017. He brings more than 20 years of technology, product management, and SaaS experience to the executive team from organizations including NetApp, Vocollect, and Yourfit.
“We are delighted to have Harry join JazzHR's executive team,” said Pete Lamson, CEO of JazzHR. “Harry's wealth of product, technical and business expertise make him the perfect fit as our business continues to scale and grow rapidly. His customer-first approach, deep experience, and proven leadership will greatly benefit our customers, partners, and company."
In his role as VP of Engineering, Karatassos will lead the Engineering and Product teams and will continue to evolve the company's strategic product direction through the development of industry-leading solutions to their rapidly-expanding customer base. Today, over 4,000 companies rely on JazzHR to help source, screen, and hire the right talent, fast.
“I’m excited to join a company that is paving a path as a leader in the recruiting space. With its simple, powerful and affordable solution, the possibilities are endless in the ways that we can innovate for SMBs,” said Karatassos, Vice President of Engineering at JazzHR. “I’m thrilled to bring my experiences building products and creating new solutions for customers to the talented team at JazzHR.”
Karatassos will be based in JazzHR’s Pittsburgh office.
For more information, please visit www.JazzHR.com.