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Quixey Brings on Tamar Elkeles as Chief People Officer to Grow World Class Culture and Leadership

With 40% employee growth this past year, Quixey welcomes an industry veteran with 25 years of experience to lead global people operations

Quixey, a mobile technology company connecting people to apps, today announced the appointment of Tamar Elkeles as Chief People Officer. In this role, Tamar will lead all Human Resources globally and will be based out of Quixey’s headquarters in Mountain View. Tamar joins Quixey from Qualcomm where she built an award winning learning organization and served as the company’s Chief Learning Officer.

“We are delighted to bring Tamar to Quixey to champion talent, development and culture within our rapidly growing company,” said Tomer Kagan, co-founder and CEO, Quixey. “Tamar’s impressive track record and accomplishments make her an exceptional fit to continue to ensure that we retain the best talent in Silicon Valley, and stand out as one of the top companies to work for.”

Quixey has expanded to nearly 300 employees across the globe, with about 80% growth in its international employee base and 40% overall within the past year. The company has been named as a Bay Area Top 100 Workplace and recently received a Gold Award for a Family Friendly & Woman Friendly Workplace from the County of Santa Clara.

“It’s exciting to join at such a critical time within Quixey’s growth and I look forward to enhancing the company’s innovative culture,” said Tamar. “I am privileged to have the opportunity to work with all of Quixey’s talented employees around the world. They are building leading edge technology that is advancing the industry and revolutionizing the way we connect people to mobile apps.”

In addition to her extensive career, Tamar co-authored the first book on the CLO’s role, “The Chief Learning Officer, Driving Value within a Changing Organization through Learning and Development,” and was named “CLO of the Year” by CLO Magazine in 2010.