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HireIQ's executive management team is comprised of highly motivated, deeply experienced senior managers who understand the markets we serve.  We lead a dynamic team of development, sales, marketing and support professionals who are dedicated to delivering innovative virtual interviewing and hiring optimization solutions that anticipate market needs.

Dan Drechsel, Chief Executive Officer

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Dan has over twenty-five years of experience in the software and information technology services business.  From 1998 to 2002 Mr. Drechsel served as President and COO, then President of Emea of S1 Corporation during its significant growth from the data processing subsidiary of an internet bank to a $250 million revenue multiline supplier of software and data processing services to 3500 financial institution clients.  During 1997 and 1998 Mr. Drechsel served as Chief Marketing Officer for Meta4, SA, based in Madrid.  From 1995 to 1997 Mr. Drechsel was General Manger of a non-equity joint venture between ADP and Checkfree Corporation engaged in electronic banking and bill payment for small businesses.  Mr. Drechsel joined ADP in 1994 as Vice President, Marketing in ADP’s large accounts human resources services business.  Prior to 1994, Mr. Drechsel spent more than a dozen years in various positions of responsibility in a variety of functional areas including software development, sales, and marketing at Dun & Bradstreet’s Software Divsion, later sold to Geac.  Just prior to joining SAP, Mr. Drechsel served from 2003 until 2007 as President and COO of Global Energy Decisions, a firm engaged in Analytics, Trading and Operations software for electricity market participants which was sold to Ventyx, Inc.  Mr. Drechsel holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University.

Todd Merrill, Chief Technology Officer

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Todd Merrill brings operating excellence and a deep technical background to the team.  Todd combines executive leadership experience with deep technical knowledge in the security industry.  Most recently, Todd served as CEO of Global Crypto Systems, having been a part of the founding team from 2007.  Prior to GlobalCrypto, Todd served as a managing partner and CTO of PerformanceIT, where he drove product design and innovation from concept through launch.  Previously, Todd has worked with notable security companies including ISS, nCircle and AirDefense which gives him a great perspective into the privacy and security challenges that financial companies face.  Todd holds a B.S. and M. Eng. From University of Florida and holds several US and international patents relating to fundamental cable modem design, as well as steganography and cryptography.


Kevin Hegebarth, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management

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Kevin brings deep domain expertise with over 25 years of senior marketing and product management leadership experience with leading contact center technology companies including Witness Systems, Melita International BellSouth Telecommunications and Global Management Technologies. He has been instrumental in establishing market-leading brands, creating marketing and awareness campaigns that have resulted in increased revenues, and in opening new markets. He is a frequent contributor to industry publications and has spoken at numerous industry events on the topics of workforce acquisition and optimization, the role of social media in customer service, and innovative human capital management strategies. He has received his Product Management certification from the Association of International Product Management and Product Marketing and is a co-inventor on two United States Patents.

Matt Pietsch, Vice President of Sales

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Matt brings over 25 years of international sales and sales leadership experience from a broad range of industries.  A solutions sales professional, he has spent the past 15 years in the human capital space, having sold products and managed teams throughout the entire talent management lifecycle, including recruiting/selection, RPO/BPO, talent assessment, organizational development and succession planning tools.  He most recently served as Enterprise Business Development Manager with SHL, the global leader in talent measurement.  Prior to joining SHL he was Vice President of Global Sales for Management Recruiters International (MRI) the worlds largest recruitment firm, where he was responsible for selling large recruitment project initiatives  and RPO to some of the world's largest companies.  Matt has also owned and operated his own recruitment firm and spent six years in the telecommunications industry as a sales leader where, among other things, he was instrumental in driving annual revenue growth from $4.5 million to $24 million during a 24-month period with a local provider, in the process  developing the company’s agent and field sales divisions, opening out of state offices and developing the company's marketing and branding strategy. As Director of Sales with MFS Communications a $2 billion company he consistently performed in the top 5% of sales executives (out of 200+ sales people) and Managers (19 offices).