Global technology based research solutions firm Vision Critical announced the hiring of industry expert Jim Cravens as Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources
Cravens most recently served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources North America with Synovate. His previous roles include global head of HR and corporate communications with Kinetic Concepts, Inc.—a publicly-traded medical technology company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, and several senior executive roles with ACNielsen in Chicago, Hong Kong and New York, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Cravens began his career as a mergers and acquisitions and corporate securities attorney with Sidley Austin in Chicago and Tokyo.
“As Vision Critical continues its rapid growth, we are pleased to have Jim on board to help us attract the industry’s best talent, and to align our talent development and organizational design initiatives with our strategic plans,” said Angus Reid, Chairman of Vision Critical.
Cravens is a graduate of Kenyon College, the University of Chicago Law School and the Stanford University Center for Advanced Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama, Japan.
About Vision Critical
Vision Critical pairs the world’s leading market research specialists with the most innovative software developers, marrying the precision of market research with the speed and power of online technology. Serving over 600 global brands through offices across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Vision Critical creates powerful software and research solutions like Sparq™, the world’s leading community panel platform. For more information, please visit www.visioncritical.com and follow Vision Critical on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/visioncritical
About Vision Critical
Vision Critical is the world's leading provider of insight communities, currently supporting over 650 brands worldwide. We build software and provide comprehensive services that empower organizations to engage groups of customers and stakeholders on a continuous basis for the express purpose of extracting and managing insight to drive better, faster decisions. Learn more about the fastest-growing solution in market intelligence, meet our global partners and view our client stories at www.visioncritical.com. Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/visioncritical.