PE-backed Findly hires new VP of products

Findly, a portfolio company of Symphony Technology Group, said Wednesday that it has named Jeff Kreutz as senior vice president of products. Previously, Kreutz worked at MarketLive where he served as senior vice president of products. Based in San Francisco, Findly is a talent platform.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Dec 17, 2013) – Findly, the on demand talent market leader and a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, announced today that product management professional Jeff Kreutz has joined the company as senior vice president, Products. In this role, he is responsible for leading the development of Findly’s innovative cloud-based talent acquisition solutions.
Kreutz brings more than 15 years of product and executive management success to this position, as well as broad experience in go-to-market strategy, product management, corporate and product marketing, engineering, quality assurance and business development. Prior to joining Findly, Kreutz led product development as senior vice president of Products for MarketLive. He previously spent eight years with RightNow Technologies, serving as vice president of Product Development and helping to build a top-ranked customer experience management product suite. Earlier in his career, Kreutz served as product line manager with Siebel Systems, where he led product strategy, product management and product marketing.
In addition, Kreutz holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from DePauw University and an MBA with concentrations in Marketing and Finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
“Since our inception, Findly’s main objective has been to change the way employers identify, engage and retain top talent through our groundbreaking product offerings,” said Jason Kerr, founder and CTO of Findly. “With his extensive product management background and proven business expertise, Jeff is the best person to lead our product development strategy and ensure we continue to disrupt the talent acquisition space with the most innovative tools on the market.”
“What sets Findly apart is its ability to introduce talent acquisition solutions unlike anything else currently available,” said Kreutz. “I am honored to join the company as it continues to set the bar in terms of developing the talent acquisition solutions that give employers a significant hiring advantage in an increasingly competitive environment.”
About Findly
Findly leads the world in talent innovation as the creator of On Demand Talent, the ability for employers to instantly get the right talent. Findly’s award-winning solutions combine unrivaled mobile and social capabilities, employer brand strategy, creative, digital and media placement with applicant tracking and assessments to address the challenge of finding the right talent at the push of a button. Built for today’s digitally savvy and highly mobile workforce, Findly delivers a compelling automated talent platform that uses a hierarchical methodology with focused employer branding campaigns to acquire, manage, screen and engage only warm candidates. The result is a more strategic use of talent and enhanced competitive advantage. Learn more at
About Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformation expertise to enable its portfolio companies to deliver more value to clients to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best-in-class business performance. All STG portfolio companies are expected to grow through innovation. STG’s current portfolio consists of 12 global companies with combined revenue of approximately $2.5 billion and thousands of employees spread across North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit