STG-backed Findly appoints VP of professional services

Findly, a portfolio company of Symphony Technology Group, has hired Anthony Kong as vice president of professional services. Previously, Kong worked at Based in San Francisco, Findly is a talent platform.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Sep 23, 2014) – Findly, the on-demand talent market leader and a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, announced today that Anthony Kong has joined the company as vice president, Professional Services. In this role, he is responsible for leading the Tech Delivery and Project Management teams responsible for delivering client projects across the Findly suite.

“Findly is focused on providing innovative talent acquisition services and solutions that help organizations develop effective employment branding strategies that position them as employers of choice,” said Jeff Russakow, CEO of Findly. “To make this happen, we rely on a team of highly qualified individuals to make sure these solutions bring maximum benefit to our clients. Given his extensive expertise in professional services, Anthony is a valuable addition to Findly and will be instrumental in ensuring our clients leverage our solutions successfully.”

Kong is uniquely qualified for this position, bringing more than 20 years of consulting, professional services and strategic alliances expertise to the company. Prior to joining Findly, he spent eight years at, where he held the positions of practice director of Professional Services, senior director for Global SMB Solutions and senior director of Customers for Life, leading professional services teams, partner teams and strategic alliance partnerships. Earlier in his career, Kong led services teams at leading companies such as BenefitPoint, Cambridge Technology Partners and Accenture. In addition to his professional experience, Kong received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.

Kong’s unique experience and educational background will help to ensure Findly’s clients implement the company’s innovative services and talent acquisition solutions seamlessly and benefit from them as soon as possible. Through a combination of Findly’s data-driven employment branding campaigns and cloud-based suite of more than two dozen core solutions equipped with full social and mobile capabilities, the company revolutionizes the way companies find top talent. As a result, they can build robust talent pipelines of qualified, engaged and ready-to-hire individuals.

“Findly is a true innovator in the talent acquisition space, delivering cutting-edge employment branding techniques that address how today’s candidates look for jobs while streamlining the hiring process for recruiters and hiring managers,” said Kong. “It is an honor to join Findly as it continues to reinvent the recruiting process, and I look forward to helping more employers adopt the solutions that can transform their employment brands to attract and engage the best candidates possible.”

About Findly
Findly leads the world in talent acquisition innovation. 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 unified platform of technology and services 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