AI-powered HR technology company Gloat announced today the opening of a new office in Melbourne, Australia. The office will be led by former Avature Senior Vice President, Riges Younan. Younan will be joining the Gloat team as Vice President of Asia Pacific.
Gloat founder and CEO Ben Reuveni said, “We are thrilled to announce our expansion into the Asia Pacific region. This will be a new frontier for Gloat as we continue to onboard more and more global enterprises as customers. Riges Younan is the perfect person to help bring our vision for a future-proof workforce to life, globally.”
With already 70 employees in the EMEA and North America regions in just 4 years, this opening marks an expansion into an emerging market in the APAC region. Hiring is underway for the new office and Gloat is on track to scale up quickly across sales, product, R&D, and customer service functions company-wide.
On his appointment, Riges Younan stated, “I am passionate about the application of AI-driven technology to solve the challenges facing large enterprises and Gloat’s technology is doing just that. Gloat is disrupting a broken recruitment and employee development model by enabling the largest employers in the world to source talent from within their own ranks, democratize career development, unlock skills and build a future-proof workforce. I am excited to be joining such an innovative company in this emerging market.”
Founded in 2015, Gloat aims to redefine the future of work with its mission to democratize career development, unlock skills, and help enterprises build a future-proof workforce. With this expansion, it will aim to further its mission of helping organizations in advancing employees’ skills through the use of technology and providing them continued learning experiences to help people future-fit their careers as well as expand the horizons for opportunity of the workforce.