COSTA MESA—June 6, 2019—Certemy, provider of the #1 cloud-based certification platform for boards, associations, continuing education providers and employers, today announced the appointment of two new executives to its leadership team. Zorik Gordon has joined Certemy as CEO, and Shawn Cantor has joined as COO.
In his new role, Zorik Gordon will drive company strategy and execution for Certemy. Prior to Certemy, Zorik was founder and CEO of SERVIZ, a home services marketplace that was acquired by Porch in 2018. Prior to SERVIZ, Zorik was founder and CEO of ReachLocal, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOC), a leading provider of digital marketing services to local businesses that was acquired by Gannett in 2016. Prior to ReachLocal, Zorik served as CEO for WorldWinner, a pioneer in skills based online games, and founder of Jackpot.com, which grew to become the Connexus Corporation, a leading online marketing company.
Shawn Cantor will lead sales, business development, marketing and customer service operations for Certemy. Prior to Certemy, Shawn was COO of WorkWave, a leading provider of field service management software that was acquired by IFS in 2017. Prior to WorkWave, Shawn was General Manager and Vice President of Sales for ReachLocal, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLOC). Prior to ReachLocal, Shawn was founder and CEO of Jac Media, a digital marketing agency that was acquired by ReachLocal in 2005.
“Zorik and Shawn bring the deep levels of SaaS experience and expertise we need to scale our business,” said Oleg Shvarts, founder and President of Certemy. “I look forward to working closely with them as we execute on our substantial opportunity to lead the market for cloud-based professional certification platforms.”
“Oleg and his team have done a great job bringing Certemy to market and building the initial customer base," said Zorik Gordon, CEO of Certemy. "I'm excited to help them take it to the next level and capitalize on the many exciting opportunities ahead of us.”
Certemy is the #1 cloud-based certification platform. We help boards and associations automate certification workflows in order to reduce administrative costs, grow revenues and deliver more value to their professionals. We help education providers market and sell their classes and conferences more efficiently by presenting them to professionals exactly when they are needed most to fulfill imminent certification requirements. And we help employers minimize administrative costs and compliance risk by managing compliance across their workforce of certified professional employees. Learn more about Certemy at https://certemy.com.