iCIMS Invests in Big Data Analytics, Appoints Peter Hagelund Principal Data Architect

June 18, 2015

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Hagelund brings 20+ years of experience in senior-level architecture, design and implementation, and technological leadership to high-growth SaaS provider

MATAWAN, N.J. (June 18, 2015)iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition solutions, announced today that Peter Hagelund has joined the company as Principal Data Architect. Prior to joining iCIMS, Hagelund has held Senior Staff and Chief Architect positions at IBM®, HP, and Oracle.

In his role as Principal Data Architect, Hagelund is responsible for driving big data initiatives at iCIMS, which includes architecting, designing, and implementing big data repositories for analytics and data analysis, as well as propelling the implementation of data collection, sharing, and transformation processes.

“I am excited to join a high-growth, progressive company such as iCIMS. The business continues to prove its ability and commitment to deliver innovative solutions that consistently meet the talent acquisition objectives of a growing list of customers around the world,” said Hagelund. “Social, mobile, video, and big data are becoming embedded into hiring processes as part of a new era of recruiting. Platforms that can best harness the power of data will drive recruitment programs and business results. I am thrilled to be part of iCIMS’ strategy to help organizations use data from their recruitment investments and processes make a positive impact on their bottom lines.”

Hagelund brings with him a range of technological experience, specializing in architecture, design, and implementation, as well as due-diligence experience in conjunction with M&A, financing, and divestiture.

“As iCIMS compiles huge amounts of data across many dimensions, we’re preparing for the next level of growth as we bring on new customers and expand our connections to other HR technology providers at a time when the number of job opportunities and job seekers increases,” said Colin Day, iCIMS Chief Executive Officer. “We’re excited Peter has joined our team during this critical stage of our growth. He brings a substantial amount of big data architecture and integration knowledge, as well as the business acumen and enthusiasm to bring teams together and help iCIMS lead the way in this category.”

iCIMS is growing steadily with more than 35% year-over-year GAAP revenue growth and more than 2,700 customers. The company has more than 400 employees and has experienced a 34% increase in headcount in the past year. Throughout 2015, iCIMS plans to add approximately 125 positions to support its strong growth while maintaining its profitability.


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