February 06, 2014 08:00 ET

Glassdoor Appoints Adam C. Spiegel as Chief Financial Officer

Spiegel to Focus on Scaling Glassdoor Business as Company Grows Globally

SAUSALITO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 6, 2014) - Glassdoor, the leading jobs and career community, today announced it has strengthened its executive leadership team with the appointment of Adam C. Spiegel as chief financial officer. Spiegel brings more than 20 years' experience and has a proven track record of helping companies prepare for and manage through periods of rapid growth.

Prior to Glassdoor, Spiegel served as CFO of RPX Corporation, a provider of subscription-based corporate patent risk solutions. He built RPX's finance organization and led the company through a hyper-growth phase, including a successful $185 million initial public offering. Spiegel also previously served as CFO for two early-stage life science companies. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker advising technology, financial services and industrial companies on a wide range of complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and public equity and debt financings. Spiegel holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from UCLA.

"We are excited to have Adam lead Glassdoor's finance organization and are fortunate to have him take on this pivotal role as we break into new markets around the world," said Robert Hohman, Glassdoor CEO and co-founder. "His experience and leadership working with high growth companies will be extremely valuable as Glassdoor continues to accelerate as a business and as an employer."

To date, Glassdoor has raised nearly $93 million, including a $50 million round announced last December, which was led by Tiger Global Management with participation from Dragoneer Investment Group, as well as existing investors including Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures and DAG Ventures. The company was founded in 2007 by Robert Hohman, Rich Barton and Tim Besse.

Glassdoor's mission is to help people everywhere find jobs and companies they love. The community currently welcomes more than 22 million members, and holds six million company reviews and ratings, salary reports, interview questions and reviews, workplace photos and more for 300,000 companies. These employee-provided workplace insights are paired with the latest job listings, along with the ability for members to uncover Inside Connections™ at companies via their Facebook network.

In addition, more than 1,500 employers are taking advantage of Glassdoor's Talent Solutions, offering companies a suite of recruiting and employer branding tools and analytics. Fortune 500 companies, like PepsiCo, AT&T and Nordstrom, as well as small and mid-sized businesses, such as Box and Spotify, all turn to Glassdoor's Talent Solutions to boost their hiring efforts and attract top talent.

Learn more about the Glassdoor Executive Team.

About Glassdoor
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs and companies recruit top talent. Founded in 2007, Glassdoor offers members the latest job listings, as well as access to proprietary user-generated content including company-specific salary reports, ratings and reviews, CEO approval ratings, interview questions and reviews, office photos and more. Members also have the ability to see Inside Connections™ at particular companies via their Facebook network. In addition, thousands of employers are using Glassdoor's Talent Solutions to support their recruiting and employment branding efforts. Glassdoor, which won the 2013 Webby Award for Best Employment Site, is one of the most popular mobile job apps on iOS and Android platforms. Glassdoor is backed by Benchmark, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group and Tiger Global. More information about Glassdoor can be found on the Glassdoor Blog, Glassdoor Talent Solutions Blog and by following the company on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. is a registered trademark of Glassdoor, Inc.