CHICAGO, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalderos, the creator of the country's first and only drug discount management solution, announced today its diversity and inclusion initiative for new hires in 2020. In the upcoming year, Kalderos will expand its team with the addition of new positions, including customer support, IT operations, FP&A and data engineering as it continues to enhance its drug discount management product offering.
"At our core, all of us at Kalderos are purpose- and passion-driven individuals motivated to work toward something bigger than ourselves," said Jeremy Docken, CEO and co-founder, Kalderos. "After reaching our hiring goal in 2019, we're energized to continue building our team as we charge ahead in ensuring crucial drug discount programs work as intended for all."
To bolster a more representative workforce, Kalderos is also growing its diversity and inclusion initiative for its 2020 hiring and recruitment. Initiatives include partnerships with organizations and events focused on recruiting diverse candidates and retaining diverse talent, as well as bias training for Kalderos employees.
"Whether through training, outreach or recruiting, we bring our genuine selves to work each day," said Eric Coleman, talent acquisition specialist, Kalderos. "The goal of Kalderos' diversity and inclusion initiatives is to ensure our company reflects the city we represent. We believe intentionally or not, a company will develop a culture, so we are being intentional about building a culture where diversity and inclusion are valued."
Moreover, Kalderos' recently launched Women in Tech group, whose goals include recruitment and retention of outstanding women and their allies at Kalderos, supports the women in its company with both their professional development and personal endeavors.
"At Kalderos, we believe diverse thought leads to the best results," said Becky Bloom, product manager, Kalderos, and co-founder of the company's Women in Tech group. "We want to foster a culture of diversity and inclusion that results in us having the most talented team possible."
Founded in Chicago in 2016, Kalderos is committed to building a drug discount management solution that identifies and resolves duplicate discounts. In 2019, Kalderos achieved its hiring goal, quadrupling its team of curious and creative doers. Kalderos was recently recognized by Mayor Lori Lightfoot at Chicago Tech Day 2019 for its job creation and its continued commitment of growing and supporting the Chicago tech community.
Kalderos combines industry expertise, design thinking and technology to target waste and to improve efficiency as the category leader in healthcare financial network management. Its initial SaaS product is the world's first drug discount management solution, which identifies, checks and resolves non-compliance. Using sophisticated models and machine learning processes, Kalderos detects inconsistencies overlooked by current methods, providing material benefits by eliminating waste. Based in Chicago, Kalderos was founded in 2016 by a team firmly rooted in the belief that it is essential to fix this problem in order to help patients and reduce inefficiencies. More information can be found at www.kalderos.com.