Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) @
Illinois State University
Anthony is a digital strategy executive with over 9 years of experience in social and mobile web strategy with a passion for using technology to improve human performance. Much of his work has focused on building efficient solutions in talent management, talent acquisition / recruiting, product branding, market & demand creation, and HR analytics. Key projects have
Anthony is a digital strategy executive with over 9 years of experience in social and mobile web strategy with a passion for using technology to improve human performance. Much of his work has focused on building efficient solutions in talent management, talent acquisition / recruiting, product branding, market & demand creation, and HR analytics. Key projects have been focused on successfully leading full scale and enterprise integration of digital, social media and mobile marketing within a workforce strategy for global talent attraction. My passion lies in candidate & user experience, content management, behavioral learning, interactive and augmented digital experience.
* Social Media
* Digital Strategy
* Corporate Wellness
* Sales Lead Pipeline/Prospecting
* ERP Integrations
* Market Research
* Advanced Internet Research Techniques
* Sourcing Techniques
* Sales Contract Negotiating & Closing
* Candidate Sourcing & Strategic Sourcing
* Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)
* Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)
* HR Analytics
* Workforce Analytics
* Wearable Devices
* Mobile Business Strategy/Technologies
* Industry Forecasting & Analysis
* Strategic Marketing Initiatives
* Talent Acquisition
* Knowledge Management
* Recruitment Technologies
* Applicant Tracking Systems
* Employer Branding
* Candidate Experience
* Candidate Assessment
* Monetization Strategies
* Web Technologies Evaluations
Specialties: Branding & Identity, Social & Web Analytics, Community Management, Social Networking, Human Capital, Sales Effectiveness, Web 2.0, Recruiting Technologies, Candidate Experience, Candidate Assessment, Applicant Tracking Systems, Employer Branding, Gamification, Social Media, Market Penetration, New Business Prospecting, Business Growth and Development, Operational Excellence, Workforce Change and Performance, Corporate Communications, and Process Improvement
Co-Founder / COO @ GOT A FITNESS TRACKER AND A COMPETITIVE STREAK?
Matchup is a platform for people with fitness trackers to challenge each other, compete head-to-head, collect achievements, win prizes and make friends. We host fun open challenges as well as private network challenges for companies, organizations, events, and virtual races. Our B2B wellness offering is an industry leading product helping our clients promote and change healthy activity behaviors in the workplace. We achieve this by helping individuals and teams learn by analyzing data we provide them in a robust dashboard to see the good, the areas of opportunity and longitudinal improvement trends over time. We help motivate workforce groups with robust fun and engaging challenge modes including team modes to really boost office culture and keep people engaged over time.
I am responsible for B2B corporate wellness vision, partnership strategy, delivery execution, customer success and revenue growth strategy of the company. I also lead marketing strategy, content generation, social media strategy, and execution for organic user growth strategy of the Matchup consumer service.
Other hats I wear as a founder of the business are raising capital, managing investors, speaking at events, contributing to the Chicago entrepreneur community, managing back office functions, recruiting/hiring, building office culture, etc...
http://matchup.io From September 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Greater Chicago AreaDirector of Digital Strategy @ Responsible for building out the vision, products, and digital strategy for this investor backed digital media firm here in Chicago, IL!
Reboot Illinois is an Investor backed non-partisan digital media platform for concerned citizens who want to restore Illinois to greatness. Our community enables direct discussion, engagement and action by citizens on the critical issues facing our state, with the goal of improving the quality of life of all of Illinois’ citizens. Reboot is a for-profit digital media company backed by Anne Dias Griffin and Jim & Lester Crown. From May 2012 to Present (3 years 8 months) Greater Chicago AreaInvestor & Board of Advisers @ Packback is redefining the textbook industry for both students and publishers. It helps students to get the best value when buying, renting and selling textbooks. Publishers gain by recouping the revenue lost to used books market.
Packback is one of Chicago's fastest growing startups. Howard Tullman (CEO of 1871) and Mark Achler (former SVP at Redbox) sit on its board. Packback is funded by Mark Cuban, Jumpstart Ventures, Mark Tebbe, and several other notable angel investors.
I've been involved with PackBack in various roles as one of the first advisers to the companies founders. I've been key in helping them in a broad range of areas including product strategy, marketing, digital, data, and brand strategy. Most uniquely I've been focused on helping them with channel partnerships to position PackBack as a premier content engagement platform to help retailers extend their reach among the college/student demographic.
We are in a high-growth mode and hiring aggressively. Please check out https://angel.co/packback for open positions. From February 2012 to Present (3 years 11 months) Greater Chicago AreaBoard Member @ MentorCloud is a global mentoring network that will help organizations and the talent within to make better connections internally, improve career IQ, and discover broader opportunities within.
We provide a cloud-based platform that enables members within an organization to collaborate and support one another to achieve their personal, academic, and professional aspirations. Members can easily connect as subject-matter experts, mentors, mentees, and peers, around specific goals and areas of mutual interest. From June 2013 to Present (2 years 7 months) Greater Chicago AreaCo-Founder @ 10 years ago, we couldn’t imagine that a world could exist on the internet that would bridge our lives between technology and physical reality. Now, more than 1/3 of the global population interacts with the web community. Smartphone sales have eclipsed the PC market, which is now dominated by the Tablet. U.S mobile web traffic is becoming prominent, and social media is beginning to cap/charge brands to reach their audience. As an leader in HR Talent you are faced with some of the most compelling challenges in digital.
DigEqual is about understanding the online space as an extension of your business environment. Our goal: to tackle traditional business functions and problems with digital solutions and emerging technologies. We enjoy being on the forefront of change and competition and want to bring our community of clients there with us. We take on strategic engagements with an emphasis and intense focus on strategic digital challenges and recruitment process efficiency within global talent organizations. We help with employment branding & marketing strategy, HR systems implementation and integration, conceptual digital and social media strategies, candidate experience, and robust data/analytics strategy.
Check us out at www.digequal.com From February 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) Greater Chicago AreaBoard of Advisers @ RadMatter is the digital talent scout, connecting students and companies for their mutual epic success. RadMatter is the place for students to tackle real challenges for the world's most coveted companies and earn relevant recognition in real time.
RadMatter is a state of the art platform that uses game mechanics and gaming psychology to identify how candidates apply knowledge to real challenges. Sign up at radmatter.com
Our motto- "Life is Rad, Make it Matter!" From August 2011 to August 2013 (2 years 1 month) Greater New York City AreaGlobal Digital Media Solutions Lead - Business Process Outsourcing @ Leading digital & innovation strategies to deliver world class RPO solutions to Premier clients that will help them become more efficient in areas of human capital, recruiting, employment communications and employment branding. From April 2011 to May 2012 (1 year 2 months) Global Web & Emerging Technologies Leader @ Develop and lead digital strategies for candidate experience of recruitment process for global RPO clients. Managed various technology vendors to build strategic offerings to fit the needs of Aon HRBPO (Business Process Outsourcing) clients From November 2009 to April 2011 (1 year 6 months) Digital & Social Media Strategy Lead- Accenture BPO @ Key leader in building digital/social media strategies and solutions to solve client challenges in areas of recruiting experience, recruitment process, change management, engagement, improved internal/external communications, marketplace branding, E-commerce, etc...
With partnership of technology vendors, lead the vision and delivery of multiple recruitment process and human capital strategies through more productive & efficient technologies
Specific industries serviced: Financial services (Insurance), Energy, Consumer Products, Retail, High Tech, Internet Technology, and Health Care. From August 2006 to November 2009 (3 years 4 months) Greater Chicago AreaBusiness Development Manager @ Manage client relationships for Mid-Cap & High Profile technical clients like Chase Financial, Accenture, IBM, etc… through full sale lifecycle
Lead team of 5 recruiters in developing strengths, knowledge of the industry, and business/sales acumen
Created internal interest group in training/research of utilizing Social Media for recruitment delivery functions
Innovated new strategies to locate difficult talent and passive candidates through use of Social Networks i.e. Linkedin, Facebook, Myspace, etc…
Responsible lead in training new recruitment staff on techniques and best practices of Social on-line recruitment and sourcing From June 2004 to August 2006 (2 years 3 months)
Marketing / Administrative Management, Business @ Illinois State University From 2001 to 2005 Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), International Marketing @ Illinois State University Anthony Knierim is skilled in: Social Media, Emerging Technologies, Mobile Communications, Analysis, E-commerce, Kanban, Leadership, Web 2.0, Web Analytics, HR Consulting, Social Networking, Marketing, Digital Media, Corporate Communications, Digital Strategy