PE-backed Modern Hire appoints Borchert as CEO

Modern Hire, which is backed by The Riverside Company, has named Karin Borchert as CEO.

Modern Hire, which is backed by The Riverside Company, has named Karin Borchert as CEO. The appointment is effective immediately. Most recently, Borchert served as CEO of 1WorldSync where she led the company’s sale to Battery Ventures in 2019. Modern Hire is an all-in-one enterprise hiring platform.

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CLEVELAND and DELAFIELD, Wisc., Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Modern Hire, the all-in-one enterprise hiring platform that enables organizations to continuously improve hiring experiences and outcomes with trusted science and technology, today announced the appointment of Karin Borchert as chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Borchert brings more than 25 years of experience in growing and leading data-driven businesses in the SaaS and information services industries. With an extensive background in data strategy, she will be responsible for driving Modern Hire’s science and technology initiatives along with the growth of its data-driven hiring platform.

Borchert will also oversee the company’s global operations and strategy, following on its recent acquisition of Sonru, a European and APAC automated video interviewing technology provider.

“I’m excited and honored to join Modern Hire at such a critical time in its company journey,” said Borchert. “Modern Hire is growing exponentially and transforming the hiring process with proven science and trusted technology. I’m looking forward to working with the experienced leadership team to continue accelerating Modern Hire’s growth and innovation to reimagine the future of hiring.”

Most recently, Borchert served as CEO of 1WorldSync, where she led the company’s sale to Battery Ventures in 2019. Previously, she served as executive vice president of client services for Sterling Talent Solutions, where she led global account management, professionals services and customer service operations. Borchert also held global executive roles overseeing different organizations within Dow Jones.

“Karin’s extensive data strategy background and experience in growing international SaaS technology organizations make her the perfect fit to lead Modern Hire as it focuses relentlessly on merging trusted science and proven technology to improve hiring outcomes,” said John Kish, chairman of the board, Modern Hire. “We’re thrilled to have Karin join the Modern Hire team, and know she will be influential in overseeing the continued growth and success of the company.”

For more information on Modern Hire, please visit http://www.modernhire.com.

About Modern Hire
Modern Hire is the all-in-one enterprise hiring platform that enables organizations to continuously improve hiring results through more personalized, data-driven experiences for candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers. The Modern Hire platform merges trusted science with proven SaaS technology to predict performance, ensure fairness, and automate workflow—enterprise-wide. It combines AI, predictive analytics, workflow automation, assessment, and interviewing technology in a single SaaS solution that integrates with leading HCM systems. Trusted by 47 of the Fortune 100, Modern Hire transforms each step of the hiring process, from post-apply to hire and beyond. To learn more about Modern Hire’s vision for making hiring personal, visit: http://www.modernhire.com.