HackerRank Appoints Monica Ohara as Chief Marketing Officer
HackerRank doubles down on innovation with the appointment of new CMO Monica Ohara
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — HackerRankthe leader in skills development, today announced the appointment of Monica Ohara as Marketing Director. Ohara is a recognized leader in marketing and business strategy, with experience in hyper-growth of technology companies such as Lyft (which acquired his startup, DataScore), WordPress.com (Automattic) and SpeedDate (acquired by Match. com/IAC). She will lead HackerRank’s global marketing, branding and demand generation initiatives, reporting to Co-Founder and CEO Vivek Ravisankar.
Ohara joins HackerRank after a tremendous year of growth and a $60 million funding cycle announced in March. With her entrepreneurial background and experience building strong growth teams, Ohara is uniquely positioned to help HackerRank clients elevate their recruiting levels and find the talent they need to thrive.
“HackerRank has transformed the way companies hire technical talent, and I’m thrilled to be working with the highest authority on developer skills,” Ohara said. “Companies need top talent more than ever, and it’s a huge competitive advantage to build strong, highly skilled teams that continue to grow after they’re hired.”
This year, HackerRank is focused on expanding its platform to support screening and interviewing for the newest and most in-demand developer skills. In her new role, Ohara will lead many of these efforts, while helping clients invest in innovation and meet the challenges of today’s hiring market.
“HackerRank was built on the philosophy of leveling the playing field for developers in all aspects of their career path, all based on skill rather than pedigree,” said Vivek Ravisankar, co-founder and CEO of HackerRank. “Monica embodies this same philosophy in the way she builds teams and in the way she sees the world. I’m thrilled to partner with her to bring about real change and accelerate global innovation.”
Trusted by over 40% of the global developer population, HackerRank is the leading developer skills company, helping companies attract, assess and hire the best technical talent from around the world. Over 3,000 clients across all industries, including over 25% of the Fortune 100, rely on HackerRank to raise their hiring bars. The HackerRank developer community has over 21 million members who trust HackerRank to advance and showcase their coding skills. For more information, visit www.hackerrank.com.