By AWE Staff
Hope Gurion is the Chief Product Officer at CareerBuilder where she leads efforts to identify and pursue growth opportunities for CareerBuilder, specifically relating to innovation and the development of new solutions to help companies of all sizes connect with top talent.
As a transparent transformer, change agent, and creator, Hope identifies key business and customer needs and mobilizes teams to solve meaningful problems to grow revenue and customer satisfaction. She ensures stakeholders are involved and aware of the why and what of the product roadmap and facilitates the making of quick, impactful decisions. Hope finds paths to positive change in pains of the status quo and enables teams to reinvent themselves towards the desired future. She relishes building meaningful solutions that delight users and for which the value can be quantified.
Hope manages CareerBuilder’s Product, Analytics and User Experience and Design organizations. She personally led the development of CareerBuilder’s first SaaS solution, Talent Network, which was adopted by more than 2,500 employers and used by 45 million candidates. She oversaw the evolution of CareerBuilder’s product development strategy to embrace dual-track agile and qualitative and quantitative customer discovery techniques to enable faster, user-value driven product development. Under her leadership, the portfolio and revenue mix expanded from a concentration in 2 products to a suite of solutions that provide meaningful and measurable value to companies in a variety of industries and sizes.
Prior to joining CareerBuilder, Hope led the Shopping vertical at AOL, and held a variety of marketing and business development roles for AOL and Discovery Communications. Hope holds an MBA degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and a Bachelor’s degree from Penn State University.
Hope is based in the San Francisco Bay area, frequently traveling to Chicago and Atlanta for work. On a personal note, Hope enjoys spending time with her family, raising two sons, exploring Marin county and is discovering the counter-intuitiveness required to be a successful tennis player.