John Jersin is an active startup investor, advisor, and board director for a wide range of companies in Silicon Valley and throughout the world. John is also involved in multiple political organizations and co-founder of The Jersin Foundation, all of which aim to create a better future for people in the US and around the world.
John was previously Vice President of Talent Solutions for LinkedIn, LinkedIn’s largest business unit – which includes several product lines driving a multi-billion dollar revenue stream – as well as all of the job seeking experiences on LinkedIn. While at LinkedIn, he launched several new product lines and platforms such as the Talent Insights analytics product, the Talent Hub applicant tracking system, a new industry standard integration called Recruiter System Connect, LinkedIn’s skill assessment platform, and the world’s first major recruiting diversity features to limit bias in recruiting, and many others. He joined LinkedIn via the acquisition of Connectifier, where he was CEO and co-founder. At Connectifier, John built a platform used by tens of thousands of companies, and pioneered the use of Artificial intelligence in hiring.
Prior to Connectifier, John worked in Google’s Ads group as a product and engineering leader. He launched the first version of real-time analytics in Google Analytics, as well as the first social analytics features. John was also CEO and co-founder of Zintin, a company which built iPhone apps, including Scribble which was one of the 10 most popular apps in the first year of the iPhone app store. John received a BS and an MS in Computer Science from UC San Diego, and Stanford University.
Contact at jjersin at gmail