Vibe HCM, a leading provider of human capital management and employee engagement solutions, today announced that Susanne Bowen, a 15-year industry veteran, has joined the company as CEO.
“Susanne’s deep experience leading customer focused, Software as a Service (SaaS) companies in our industry will be invaluable as we continue to build on Vibe HCM’s success,” said Vibe HCM’s Executive Chair, Roberto Muñoz. “Ms. Bowen’s track record of innovation in the human capital industry will bring valuable perspective and strategic guidance as Vibe HCM extends our position and redefines both employer and employee expectations for their HR software.”
“Vibe HCM is expanding beyond today’s important core HR services to those that will enhance the connection between employers and their talented people. We have an incredible opportunity to build on a powerful foundation of client success with unique employee engagement technology,” said Bowen. “I am honored and excited to join the Vibe HCM team as we continue to demonstrate market vision and leadership regarding the strategic role HCM platforms can fulfill connecting and engaging today’s workforce.”
Richard Maclean, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Frontier Capital, the growth equity firm that made an investment in Vibe HCM, said that adding a seasoned veteran like Ms. Bowen to the team is an important step in capitalizing on the opportunity ahead. “We founded our firm on the principles of “performance with humility” and believe in the importance of building a healthy culture where people genuinely love coming to work in an atmosphere of mutual respect and teamwork. We are pleased to support Susanne and the Vibe HCM team as they deliver valuable solutions for their customers who are seeking to build healthy cultures and differentiate through talent,” he stated.
Susanne Bowen is a proven CEO, industry leader and board director in the software industry with over 30 years of sales and general management experience in technology companies. She has led four SaaS companies as CEO and has served on public, private and professional association boards, contributing expertise in market strategy and leading growth. Susanne has established herself as an accomplished leader in the enterprise SaaS industry and as an expert in the Human Capital Management (HCM) field. Prior to its successful sale to Vista Equity Partners, Susanne Bowen held the role of CEO leading PeopleAdmin’s operations and guiding overall business strategy as this market leading provider of Talent Management Solutions to higher education drove market and product expansion. She served as the CEO of Webhire, Inc., a leading Talent Management provider assisting mid-size companies and healthcare organizations attract, hire and retain top talent. Prior to Webhire, Susanne held the position of Executive Vice President of Sales and Services for Workscape, Inc., where she was instrumental in driving customer results through innovative employee communication, performance management and benefits outsourcing solutions. Susanne Bowen earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, and attended the Wharton School, Aresty Institute of Executive Education, Directors’ Consortium. She resides in Austin, Texas.
Ms. Bowen plans to continue the company’s successful growth strategies: “I intend to build on Vibe HCM’s demonstrated track record of creating exceptional products, excellent customer service, and unwavering focus on the customer,” she added.
About Vibe HCM
Vibe HCM is redefining human capital management software expectations. We make it easy for companies to not only automate HR transactions but also connect, communicate and engage with all their employees. We partner with talent-driven businesses to elevate how they Work. Share. Applaud. Inspire. This relentless pursuit has led us to collaborate with some of the most innovative, recognized brands on the planet as we work together to set a new standard in the marketplace for HCM systems.
Relied on by over 1 million employees worldwide, the Vibe HCM platform delivers HR, Talent, Recruiting, Onboarding, Engagement, Analytics and Payroll. We have been doing this for over 20 years.