board of directors
Bill Coleman, VP of Research & Certification, RetirementJobs.com
Prior to RetirementJobs.com and Soundboard, where he is a co-founder and Managing Director, Mr. Coleman was the SVP of Compensation at Salary.com. He oversaw that organization’s data operations, products, and research related to both broad-based and executive compensation. Mr. Coleman helped build Salary.com from a startup to a $50 million publicly traded company. Mr. Coleman was also Salary.com’s SVP of Corporate Development, where he acquired six companies. Before Salary.com, Mr. Coleman held senior consulting and management positions with Watson Wyatt Worldwide and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a frequent commentator on topics of retirement planning and human resource issues in outlets including: NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, and Money Magazine. Mr. Coleman has a bachelor’s of science degree in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.).
Tim Driver, CEO and Founder, RetirementJobs.com
Tim Driver has a lengthy background of managing successful Internet businesses. Prior to launching RetirementJobs.com, he served as Senior Vice President of Consumer Products at Salary.com, where he headed and helped popularize the division that makes compensation and career information available to millions of individuals, working with leading Internet e-recruiting brands. He also served on the firm's Board of Directors. Prior to Salary.com, Driver was a group director in Programming and Strategic Businesses units at AOL. He built consumer category offerings, including the AOL Careers Channel, that became leading destinations on the web. Driver's professional experience also includes management consulting with Accenture Consulting and producing live news programs for CNN. He is a Certified Compensation Professional.
Hans Gieskes, President and CEO, Cision Group
As the President and CEO of Cision Group, Hans Gieskes brings a wealth of experience in leading high-profile business-to-business and consumer ventures. Before Cision Group, Gieskes served as the Chairman, CEO and President of Houghton Mifflin Company, a $1.3 billion publishing company. Prior to Houghton Mifflin, Gieskes served as President of Monster.com, the world's largest online recruitment site, where he was responsible for global operations. In addition, Gieskes has served as the President and CEO of Lexis-Nexis Group, and has worked for the parent company of Lexis-Nexis, Reed Elsevier, since 1979 holding senior executive positions in the company's UK and The Netherlands offices. He's a Dutch citizen, fluent in four languages and received a B.S. from the Netherlands Institute of Marketing in Amsterdam.