LinkedIn Co-founder Joins Accolo Board

Larkspur, Calif. — June 4

Accolo Inc., a cloud recruiting firm, said that LinkedIn co-founder Konstantin Guericke has joined its board of directors.

“We are delighted to have such a luminary join our board of directors,” said John Younger, Accolo’s president and CEO. “ … His perspectives and experience fits well with our cloud recruiting vision to create a new hiring paradigm.”

Guericke joins Chuck Saunders, former CEO of Broadlane; Ho Nam, general partner of Altos Ventures; and John Younger, Accolo’s founder and CEO on the Accolo board.

Guericke, who graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. and M.S. in engineering, is a venture partner at Earlybird Venture Capital, serves on the board of Doximity and mentors Stanford student entrepreneurs.

Guericke previously served as CEO of jaxtr, a social communications startup with more than 10 million members, and led LinkedIn’s marketing as vice president from pre-product phase to six million members and profitability.

Prior to LinkedIn, Konstantin served as vice president of marketing at slide sharing community, and as vice president of sales and marketing for Black Sun Interactive, an 3-D social software firm.

Source: Accolo