Serial Networker and Entrepreneur focused on recruiting engagements for cutting edge, rapidly growing, and only the very coolest start-up technology companies.
Principal @ Vacare Group @ Vacare Group provides consulting services to start-up technology companies. We partner with our clients on recruiting candidates for difficult to fill positions (Engineering, Professional Services, Sales/Marketing). Our team specializes in in rapidly
Serial Networker and Entrepreneur focused on recruiting engagements for cutting edge, rapidly growing, and only the very coolest start-up technology companies.
Principal @ Vacare Group @ Vacare Group provides consulting services to start-up technology companies. We partner with our clients on recruiting candidates for difficult to fill positions (Engineering, Professional Services, Sales/Marketing). Our team specializes in in rapidly building recruiting pipelines, establishment and promotion of employment brand, and process development/implementation (interview process, social networking strategy, on-boarding process, job description development, and hiring manager interview training).
My client list includes:
Boston Health Economics (BHE)
The Corridor Group (Daymarck)
Scan Business Systems From February 2014 to Present (1 year 11 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ ezCater is the only nationwide marketplace for business catering. ezCater’s online ordering, on-time ratings and reviews, and 5-star customer service connect businesspeople to reliable catering for any meeting, anywhere in the United States. For more information or to place an order, visit www.ezcater.com. From November 2015 to Present (2 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ This year, consumers will spend more than $400 billion dollars in out of pocket healthcare costs with limited resources to navigate and understand their expenses. At CoPatient, our technology enabled solution and expertise provides clarity on healthcare expenses by reviewing, explaining, negotiating, and resolving medical bills on behalf of consumers. Learn more at www.copatient.com From December 2015 to Present (1 month) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ TeenLife provides the web’s most comprehensive directory of STEM, gap year, pre-college, overnight summer and community service programs for students in grades 7-12. Our print and online content helps teens, parents and educators make strong enrichment-program decisions.
TeenLife is passionate about connecting more students to experiences that launch them into life. From December 2015 to Present (1 month) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ Gameface Media has created a marketplace for the most compelling digital content in the world - professionally shot photos of an amateur athlete pursuing their passion.
Gameface has reinvented the way brands connect with customers, who for years have been over-charged for photos of themselves partaking in their favorite sport or activity. At the same time, brands have spent billions of dollars on advertising without a way to make an easy-to-implement, cost-effective personal connection with these coveted participants.
Gameface changes all that.
Gameface enables brands to make a deep connection with customers and prospects by providing photos of each participant from events such as road races, obstacle course races, mud runs, youth sports, skiing, hockey, and more. We shot 1.6 million participants in 2014 and will surpass that in 2015. Gameface is the total package when it comes to online consumer engagement, enabling brands to connect via email, direct web traffic, social media, producing millions of digital impressions. From November 2015 to Present (2 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ Scrum.org leads the evolution and maturity of Scrum to improve the profession of software development, up to the level of the enterprise agility of organizations.
Scrum.org strives to provide all of the tools and resources needed by Scrum practitioners and experts in agility to deliver value using Scrum. Scrum.org provides Scrum assessments to allow people to evaluate themselves and improve, hosts community forums and webcasts to foster discussion and knowledge transfer, and defines industry-leading Scrum training for practitioners at all levels. All these are part of the overall view of Scrum.org on enterprise agility as covered by the Evidence-Based Management for Software Organizations™ process.
Scrum.org was created in 2009 by Ken Schwaber, one of the founders of Scrum, out of extreme dissatisfaction with the state of the art. From November 2015 to Present (2 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ Propel Marketing is a one-stop shop for all your online marketing services, connecting local businesses with the people who matter most. We help our customers improve their bottom line by providing cutting-edge digital solutions and industry best practices.
Propel Marketing will enable and support your ability to provide successful online marketing solutions to your customers and marketplaces through a dedicated partnership. With Propel Marketing as an extension of your team, you will receive the expertise and experience to deliver your message to the right customers at the right time. From September 2015 to Present (4 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ Temperature is a significant threat to companies around the world, especially in data centers, server and telecommunications rooms, biotechnology/pharmaceutical/medical facilities and companies requiring commercial refrigeration. A temperature change can cost thousands, if not millions of dollars in damage and lost productivity. [email protected]’s cloud-based temperature monitoring solutions provide real-time alerts and historic records to allow customers to immediately react to potentially disastrous temperature fluctuations and provide logs for regulatory requirements. [email protected] has more than 40,000 devices installed in over 50 countries around the globe. [email protected] systems are protecting over $1,000,000,000 of customer assets. From August 2015 to Present (5 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ Forward Financing is a specialty finance company focused on providing US-based small businesses access to immediate short-term working capital. Our goal at Forward Financing is not to give you the maximum amount of money you and your business can handle, say adios and never talk to you again. No. Our goal is to spend extra time upfront to understand how your business works, how much capital it needs to survive and thrive, and most importantly what you would like to do with the funds. We want to make sure we gather the right type of information so everyone succeeds. We want to set-the-stage to be long-term partners. From July 2014 to Present (1 year 6 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ GSN Games is a leading provider of cross-platform entertainment, including social casino games and skill tournaments designed to fuel every player's inner winner. Founded in 1999 as skill games site WorldWinner.com, the company has evolved into a premier social, mobile and online games company. As the creator of GSN Casino, a top-ranked and top-grossing mobile app, and Games by GSN, a top-five virtual casino app on Facebook, GSN Games provides virtual casino experiences that go beyond Vegas. For advertisers and brand marketers looking to reach an audience of 47 million highly engaged players, GSN Games also offers custom advertising solutions. For more information, visit www.gsngames.com.
GSN TV is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive entertainment via its 80-million subscriber television network and digital game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives game lovers the opportunity to win cash and prizes through popular TV game shows and GSN Games' free casual games, mobile and social games, and skill-game tournaments. The GSN television network is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and DIRECTV. For more information, please visit GSNTV.com.
We're an amazing place to work...and we're hiring! At GSN, we work hard, and play harder. With competitive benefits, cool co-workers and more, life at GSN really is all fun and games! From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ EverTrue's mobile networking platform better connects alumni to their alma mater and one another. Experience improved donor data through LinkedIn and Facebook integration.
EverTrue is proud to work with top institutions such as Brown University, Amherst College, Sidwell Friends School, Harvard-Westlake School and Phillips Academy Andover. From November 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ Pixability is an award-winning ad buying and video marketing platform for YouTube.
Many of the world’s top brands and agencies depend on Pixability’s award-winning programmatic media technology for effective YouTube campaigns with complete transparency and reporting accuracy. Pixability enables media professionals to plan smarter placements, run faster campaigns, and see better results.
Pixability's seasoned team of YouTube professionals has worked with more than 500 customers, 10,000 YouTube channels, and 2.5 million business and brand videos.
Pixability won MASSTLC's 2014 Innovative Technology of the Year Award - Big Data, and was a 2015 Nominee for Tech in Motion's Boston's Best Technology Work Culture.
Pixability is headquartered in Boston with offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and London. From March 2015 to December 2015 (10 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ Seismic is a rapidly growing software company that prides itself on creating successful and happy customers, while having fun in the process. Our software is the leading sales enablement solution that allows sales teams to deliver the right content at the right time on any device. Founded in 2010, Seismic is privately held, backed by leading venture capital firms, and has offices in both San Diego and Boston. From May 2015 to September 2015 (5 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ SmarterTravel owns and operates several leading online consumer travel brands. Through each brand's site and various newsletters, consumers are provided with the information and tools necessary to help them make better and more informed decisions about travel purchases. Our unique position within the industry offers opportunities to customers, employees, and advertisers they won't find anywhere else.
Established in 1998 as Smarter Living, Inc., SmarterTravel was named to the 2006 Inc 500 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Our brands reach more than 13 million unique visitors and more than 20 million subscribers each month. From April 2015 to September 2015 (6 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ At clypd, we want to help the television advertising industry work more effectively – no matter the platform on which you reach customers. That means we’re in the business of empowerment and efficiency. Our team comprises experience in digital and video advertising technology, cable and set-top box integration, network programming, and software engineering, and we come together to serve our customers with the “if only we could” wish list of products we’ve been hearing about – and dreaming about – for years. From March 2014 to August 2015 (1 year 6 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ We help people change as fast as their industries. Our crowdsourced tests validate skills in as few as 10 questions & 120 seconds. http://smarterer.com
Individuals and Fortune 500 companies use Smarterer to help close the gap between the skills they have and the skills they need. Our dynamic assessment engine leverages the freshest crowdsourced tests around, to rapidly pinpoint skill level with a credible score.
In November 2014, Pluralsight, the global leader in online learning for serious software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists, acquired Smarterer. As the world's largest curated e-learning library for professionals, the company offers instant access to more than 3,500 courses authored by top experts. Learn more at http://pluralsight.com.
Smarterer will continue to power crowdsourced assessments for freelancer marketplaces, e-learning providers and enterprise companies anywhere people need to prove their skills to connect with professional opportunities. The Smarterer community has answered over 56 million during 1.7 million test sessions, across hundreds of tests. From April 2015 to May 2015 (2 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ nToggle delivers heightened efficiency and transparency for buyers and sellers amidst the rapid rise of programmatic advertising. Its algorithm-driven software platform helps supply and demand partners manage the ever expanding bid stream. nToggle’s big data platform “toggles” real time bidding requests across all digital media utilizing the latest analytical and machine learning techniques to optimally match supply and demand. From March 2015 to May 2015 (3 months) Greater Boston AreaRecruiting Consultant @ For more than 20 years Liaison International has applied our extensive experience in software development, consulting, operational support and services to deliver comprehensive solutions to educational and professional associations and accrediting agencies and their member institutions. Thousands of schools and programs rely on our products and we’ve processed over 1,000,000 student applications. From November 2014 to March 2015 (5 months) Greater Boston AreaIndependent Recruiting Consultant @ Paydiant provides a white label mobile wallet platform that includes mobile payments, loyalty, offers, ATM cash access and related commerce services. The patented cloud-based platform enables merchants and banks to deploy their own secure mobile wallet solutions under their own brands, in their own apps. From September 2014 to March 2015 (7 months) Greater Boston AreaIndependent Contract Recruiter @ Daymarck was founded in 2007 by home healthcare veterans in response to the current and future major regulatory changes. Focused exclusively on the home healthcare industry, we knew we could provide the experience, the knowledge, and the capacity to help home health agencies with the challenges of maintaining accurate medical coding. But we also wanted to make it easy for our clients to work with us. This is why we have established simple methods to help with your coding needs. From June 2014 to March 2015 (10 months) United StatesIndependent Contract Recruiter @ The ViralGains mission is to create authentic relationships between consumers and advertisers through the power of online video. ViralGains enables viral marketing at scale by helping advertisers serve video to consumers who are most likely to socially engage with their brand. The ViralGains viral marketing platform is the first to make programmatic media buying decisions that optimize for price and word of mouth.
ViralGains has served over a quarter of a billion video advertising impressions for brands and agencies. The advertising technology is used by Fortune 500 enterprises, agencies, SMBs, and independent content creators. ViralGains’ inventory includes native and mobile video units placed within premium websites, influencers, social games, and social networks. ViralGains was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. From August 2014 to December 2014 (5 months) Greater Boston AreaIndependent Contract Recruiter @ Schools & Colleges Administrative Network (SCAN) has been providing Enterprise wide administrative software solutions and student information systems to education institutions since 1986. SCAN dedicates all of its resources towards the development, implementation and support of one product – Campus Café. From August 2014 to November 2014 (4 months) Greater Boston AreaIndependent Contract Recruiter @ BHE's Outcomes Research Group provides high quality outcomes research to leading pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, government agencies, and academic institutions. From June 2014 to August 2014 (3 months) Greater Boston AreaIndependent Contract Recruiter @ Bringing Science to the Art of Marketing
The founding team recruited the smartest people they knew to create DataXu as it is today – an open, neutral platform that enables marketers to use our ‘rocket science‘ in a simple UI to understand and engage consumers in a digital world. We are proud to have created the industry’s first and only real-time multi-variate decision system to bring science to the art of marketing. And our work has just begun! From April 2014 to June 2014 (3 months) Greater Boston AreaIndependent Contract Recruiter @ HubSpot is the world's #1 marketing software platform. We help more than 10,000 companies in 56 countries attract leads and convert them into customers. A pioneer in inbound marketing, HubSpot aims to help its customers make marketing that people actually love. From January 2014 to April 2014 (4 months) Independent Contract Recruiter @ Mobiquity's approach crosses multiple disciplines. Our team represents the best talent in business and mobile strategy, user-experience design and technology. That's why we can deliver solutions that make a real difference to enterprises that want to mobilize their workforce, build their brands and engage their customers. From June 2013 to January 2014 (8 months) Director of Talent Acquisition @ Medullan provides the brains behind health technology innovation - by helping clients determine the best ways to engage healthcare consumers and clinicians. From September 2012 to February 2013 (6 months) Recruiting Manager @ From June 2010 to September 2012 (2 years 4 months) Director of Talent Aquisition Services @ From January 2008 to June 2010 (2 years 6 months) Senior Recruiter @ From July 1996 to December 2007 (11 years 6 months)
BS, Managment/Economics @ Salem State College Nancy Drees is skilled in: Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Applicant Tracking Systems, Internet Recruiting, Technical Recruiting, Talent Management, Social Networking, Human Resources, Start-ups, Interviews, Contract Recruitment, Strategy, Executive Search, Hiring, Sourcing
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