Indeed has named Jessica Jensen (LinkedIn profile), a former executive at Yahoo, Apple and Facebook, as CMO.

Jessica Jensen

Jensen, who reports directly to CEO Chris Hyams, will lead the company’s marketing programs globally. Indeed is the No. 1 recruitment site in the world in terms of revenue and traffic. Its website had 527 million visits in February, according to SimilarWeb.

“Jessica brings incredible experience and new perspective to Indeed, and at the same time has a huge respect for everything we have built,” Hyams wrote in a hiring announcement

Jensen, with an educational background in international business and economics, has worked in the tech industry since 2009 at Yahoo, where she rose from VP of strategy and business management to VP/GM of Shine, which become leading U.S. website targeting women consumers.

After that she worked two years at Apple, primarily on the iAd advertising platform (since discontinued, and almost six years at Facebook, where she finished up as head of Platforms, Products and Insights and Business Marketing for Facebook, Instagram, Messenger.

Prior to her work in the tech industry, Jensen had worked at the Boston Investment Group and the Investor’s Business Daily among others.

From November 2019 to this past January, Jensen worked at Booking.com, where she led marketing efforts for restaurant-reservation platform OpenTable and the travel website Kayak.

She is a board director of both Animoto and Cardlytics.

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