Accolo appoints Ray Rike as Chief Operating Officer

Leading Cloud Recruiting Solution company taps industry veteran

Larkspur, CA — May 18, 2011 — Accolo, Inc., the leading Cloud Recruiting solutions company, today announced the appointment of Ray Rike to the position of Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. As Chief Operating Officer Rike will be responsible to leverage and execute best practices across all functions including sales, marketing, client management and Accolo’s job performance centers.

“Ray’s leadership has had an immediate and material impact on the growth Accolo has experienced over the past year, while providing a level of process discipline and metrics approach that is core to our data driven cloud recruiting solutions,” says Accolo founder and CEO, John Younger. “His experience and expertise in developing and leading global organizations in well respected technology centric companies such as GE, Netscape and QRS , coupled with his passion to hire great people will be a driving force for us and our customers hiring performance.”

Rike has over 25 years of experience in launching and leading industry changing SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions across multiple industries including e-Commerce, Supply Chain, Real Estate Performance Management and now Cloud Recruiting. His leadership experience ranges from that of CEO at ECtone, a venture backed SaaS company acquired by BEA to executive leadership roles at GE Global Exchange Services (GE), Netscape, QRS (QRSI), MarketFirst and Accruent.

“I’m pleased with the strong momentum we have experienced as Accolo and more importantly, the hiring performance we have generated for our customers. I look forward to leveraging our successes across all operations within Accolo”, says Rike. “By integrating all Accolo operations we are even better positioned to sustain and accelerate the unprecedented growth we have experienced over the past 12 months”.

About Accolo Inc.
Accolo is the leading Cloud Recruiting® solution, includes a patented SaaS Cloud Recruiting Platform including native Social Network job distribution, the collective hiring intelligence to enable a data driven recruit-to-hire process all coupled with on-demand recruiting capacity via the Accolo Certified Hiring Consultants who possess the most relevant industry, functional and geographic experience as measured by hiring manager scoring and hiring performance metrics. Companies use Accolo’s Cloud Recruiting® solutions to materially increase the productivity of their recruit to hire process, scale their recruiting capacity on-demand or leverage Accolo as their turn-key internal recruiting department. Accolo is acknowledged as the leading On-demand Recruitment Process Outsourcer (RPO) and is a founding member of the ! Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association. For more information visit

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