ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Snagajob, America's largest marketplace for hourly work, announced that Matthew Roberts, former CEO of OpenTable, has been appointed to the company's board of directors.
Roberts served as CEO of OpenTable from 2011 - 2015 and as CFO from 2005 - 2011. During this time, the company's restaurant customer base grew from 3,000 to 32,000 and cumulative seated diners grew from just under 12 million to more than 830 million. Prior to this, Roberts served in financial and management leadership positions for E-LOAN, NetDynamics and Berkeley Systems. He currently serves on the board of Quantcast, a leading provider of data-driven programmatic and digital advertising.
"We are incredibly excited to welcome Matt to the board," said Peter Harrison, CEO of Snagajob. "As we continue to develop innovative solutions that fuel the largest marketplace for hourly work, Matt's extensive and impressive track record of scaling an industry-leading marketplace, complemented by world-class mobile apps, will greatly support and guide our work. Not only is his passion for technology-powered marketplaces fully aligned with our core values, but his industry perspective and strategic insights will be invaluable to our team."
"I am thrilled to join Snagajob's Board of Directors," said Roberts. "This is a company that is transforming the hourly market by thinking differently about how workers and employers connect. Snagajob is solving a critical pain point for employers - finding great workers - and is powered by the impactful mission of putting millions of Americans to work. It's been exciting to see how far the company has come, and I'm even more excited to be a part of its future."
Roberts received his B.S. degree in Accounting from Santa Clara University and is a Certified Public Accountant. His first hourly job was a department store sales position.
With more than 70 million registered hourly workers and 300,000 customer locations, Snagajob is America's #1 hourly marketplace, creating instant, quality connections so that a job can be secured in minutes. Since 2000, our mission has been to put people in right fit-positions so they can maximize their potential and live more fulfilling lives. Our marketplace is fueled by our network of hourly workers and our end-to-end platform of talent and workforce management solutions for employers —PeopleMatter. Our mobile and on-demand sourcing, hiring, training, scheduling, and performance management tools drive results for single-location operators to Fortune 500 businesses with thousands of locations, across restaurant, retail, hospitality and other hourly industries. To learn more, visit us at snagajob.com and @Snagajob.
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