Elliot H. Clark

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Elliot Clark is the Chairman and CEO of SharedXpertise Media, LLC which he founded in 2007. Elliot oversees company management and the publication of HRO Today and HRO Today Global Edition as well as related content, events research for the C-suite executives in human resources. Elliot writes a column for each magazine issue with commentary on newsworthy topics and speaks at events internationally. Elliot also works closely with development of research standards for the customer satisfaction research ratings for the leading human resource services providers. Elliot collaborates with his research staff on developing study concepts for ground breaking research on best practices and business outcomes for HR management and programs.

Elliot has had a long and distinguished career in the human resources services and technology industry. Prior to SharedXpertise, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Kenexa Corporation (Nasdaq KNXA), a leading provider of HR software and services. Elliot worked at Kenexa from 1991 until 2006 and was instrumental in growing the company from 12 to 1800 employees. He oversaw corporate operations and directly managed the recruitment process outsourcing division. He led the Kenexa team that was named the top provider in RPO by multiple industry analysts and publications. As a key member of the executive team, he was deeply involved in 15 acquisitions, 3 private equity financings and an IPO. He served on the Board of Directors of Kenexa from 1997 until 2006.

Elliot also had a distinguished career in the Executive Search industry, completing numerous senior executive assignments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, and was active in the leadership of the largest pharmaceutical affinity association in the world, the Drug Information Association, serving on the Steering Committee of North America from 1994 to 1997.

Elliot is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce of the University of Pennsylvania earning a B.S. Economics where he majored in Human Resources. Elliot is the Chair of the Advisory Board to the Wharton Center for Human Resources and is also a Senior Fellow. He also has served on the National Board of Directors of the Wharton Alumni Association. Elliot is also the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ehlers Danlos Foundation and has served as a Trustee of the Michener Art Museum and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.