As Chief Innovation Officer at CareerBuilder, Abdel Tefridj is responsible for driving the technology transformation for the company’s employer product initiatives. He also identifies new business markets and partners for existing product lines and works closely with the sales force to map client needs for both existing and new products. He is a hands-on leader who speaks to CareerBuilder customers on a daily basis to learn about their challenges. Abdel is a visionary who has been a key player in the recent acquisitions of Emsi, Broadbean, Textkernel, Aurico, and Workterra.
In 2007, Abdel won the CareerBuilder employee competition for best new business idea which has resulted in the creation of a data product that generates over $40 million in annual revenue.
Prior to his work at CareerBuilder, Abdel managed development and support of a global document management system for UOP, a division of Honeywell. He also was a Senior Project Consultant for ClickCommerce where he led numerous global deployments of E-commerce B2B and B2C platforms for Fortune 500 companies.
Abdel speaks regularly at conferences, is fluent in four languages, loves to travel and meet new people. He has a diverse background in business and in life.