NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), a provider of real-time chat, voice and content solutions that increase conversions and improve customer experience, today launched a unique recruitment program to find its next Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The Company is in search of a global technology leader who is aligned with LivePerson's commitment to innovation and community—a "CTO with Heart."
LivePerson is searching for a CTO who is not only innovative and highly experienced, but also dedicated to the mission that drives the company's technology and corporate culture: creating meaningful connections—between employees, with its customers and their customers and with the surrounding community.
As part of a recruitment campaign reflective of the company's innovative and collaborative culture, LivePerson employees have created a video communicating their vision for the next CTO, along with the story behind their technology and core values. The video and campaign can be viewed in full here.
To support LivePerson's dedication to community, the new CTO will have the opportunity to direct a $10,000 grant or donation towards a technology-focused charitable initiative of his/her choice – such as creating a computer lab at an inner city school, a tech social entrepreneurship program or helping a charity leverage technology to better engage their constituents.
"Our new CTO must be a cultural leader in addition to being a technology innovator. The right candidate will truly value our mission to create meaningful connections within and beyond our company, and will exemplify our desire to positively impact our local communities," said Rob LoCascio, Founder and CEO, LivePerson. "We are searching for a CTO that is not only qualified, but dedicated to supporting our mission both in thought and in action."
LivePerson is committed to helping others, and supports employees' efforts to champion causes they believe make a difference in the community at large. LivePerson employees currently support multiple organizations around the world including FeedingNYC, Naomi House in the UK, and Fat Meir's Kitchen in Israel, among other initiatives.
LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN) offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices. This "intelligent engagement" is driven by real-time behavioral analytics, producing connections based on a true understanding of business objectives and customer needs.
More than 8,500 companies rely on LivePerson's platform to increase conversions and improve customer experience, including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Verizon, Sky, Walt Disney, PNC, QVC and Orbitz.
LivePerson received the CODiE award for Best Ecommerce Solution in 2011, and has been named one of America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies by Forbes in 2011 and a Company of the Year by Frost and Sullivan in 2011. LivePerson is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Atlanta, London and Melbourne, Australia.