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LONDON – AUG. 09, 2017 – JA Worldwide, one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs, has announced that Art Papas, founder and CEO of Bullhorn®, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organisations transform their businesses, has joined the JA Worldwide Global Council – a body of distinguished individuals committed to helping young people succeed in their entrepreneurial endeavours.
Global Council members have an abiding belief in the mission of JA Worldwide, an interest in engaging in JA’s regional and global events, the capacity and desire to significantly support JA, and an enthusiasm for attracting additional supporters to the organisation. Members are senior professionals of exceptional stature who can inspire young entrepreneurs, participate in JA events, and mentor JA’s global staff.
“I’m thrilled to join the JA Worldwide Global Council,” Papas said. “JA Worldwide is an outstanding organisation that’s committed to fostering our youth’s entrepreneurial ideas. I’m excited to share my entrepreneurial background and, along with my other council members, help positively impact the lives of young people who are seeking to create encouraging business changes across the world.”
Papas recently spoke at the opening of the first-ever European Summit for Entrepreneurship Education, hosted by JA Europe. The summit gathered experts, educators, researchers, business representatives, and policymakers to discuss how Europe can become more competitive by providing more entrepreneurship education to young people. During his discussion, Papas reflected on his own education and advocated that JA can help students achieve their entrepreneurial goals.
Named both an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and a Glassdoor Highest-Rated CEO, Papas joins JA Global Council founding member William Schawbel, whose JA involvement dates to 1956, as well as other globally minded corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, JA alumni, former board members, and organisation supporters.
“Art Papas is a perfect fit for the JA Global Council, especially as our organisation approaches our centennial and commits to serving even more young people across the globe,” said Brandie Conforti, JA’s global head of development. “Art’s experience as both a successful entrepreneur and a respected CEO more than qualify him to serve with our other prestigious Global Council members. We’re incredibly grateful for Art’s commitment to helping JA reach more students in more areas in more innovative ways.”
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Global Head of Marketing, JA Worldwide
Bullhorn is the global leader in CRM and operations software for the staffing industry. More than 7,000 staffing companies rely on Bullhorn’s cloud-based platform to drive sales, build relationships, and power their recruitment processes from end to end. Headquartered in Boston, with offices around the world, Bullhorn employs more than 600 people globally. The company is founder-led and backed by Vista Equity Partners. To learn more, visit www.bullhorn.com or follow @Bullhorn on Twitter.
About JA Worldwide
As one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs, JA Worldwide activates youth for the future of jobs. Through the delivery of hands-on, blended learning in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship, we empower young people to grow their entrepreneurial ideas, hone their work skills, manage their earnings, and secure better lives for themselves, their families, and their communities. With more than 100 member countries, the JA Worldwide network is powered by over 470,000 volunteers and mentors, who serve more than 10 million young people around the world each year.
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SVP Product, Executive Search
As Bullhorn’s SVP Product, Executive Search, Richard drives the company’s product strategy and initiatives for the executive search sector and the Invenias product. Richard joined Bullhorn as part of the Invenias acquisition in 2018, where he one of the founders and spent 14 years as the Chief Product & Technology Officer and a Board Director.
Richard brings over 25 years of business, technology and product leadership, with broad industry experience that spans the full spectrum of the staffing industry, with specific focus on executive and retained search. Prior to Bullhorn, Richard was central to the successful growth and development of the Invenias business globally, from its inception to becoming the market leading provider of executive search software.
Team Lead – Enterprise Solution Consultant, APAC
As GM for Bullhorn’s APAC business, Aaron McIntosh oversees all business functions in the region. He also leads the solutions consulting team locally, ensuring our customers have an incredible experience when transitioning to Bullhorn. He has over 20 years working various roles within the technology industry and joined Bullhorn in 2013 in the London office before relocating back to Australia in 2015. During his tenure, he has helped numerous customers make the move to Bullhorn including Kelly Persol, Ambition, Hudson, and many others. He is passionate about technology and in particular how technology can be used to solve business issues and problems that are inhibiting growth within recruitment businesses.
He has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Computing) with Honours from Monash University in Melbourne.
Senior Vice President, Customer Success
As the Senior Vice President of Customer Success, Tamsyn leads Bullhorn’s Services and Customer Success teams. She is responsible for successful delivery of all products and services globally and is committed to creating and maintaining incredible long term customer experiences in the candidate to cash process. Tamsyn has been delivering implementations for over 25 years with companies such as SAP, Ariba, Zuora: specialising in HR, Payroll, Procurement and Quote To Cash capability. She trained as a software engineer after studying Maths, Statistics, and Computing in England.
Director of International Marketing
As the Director of International Marketing at Bullhorn, Catherine is responsible for all international marketing efforts across EMEA and APAC. Catherine has been with Bullhorn based in the Boston office since 2010 and has recently relocated to London. Over her tenure, she’s overseen several marketing functions including demand generation, marketing operations, and events. She is passionate about marketing technology, building high-performing teams, and leveraging both to drive for results. Catherine has a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies from Providence College.
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