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49 W 38th Street Floor 12A
New York, NY, 10016


Founder, CEO, and Board Member
VP & General Manager of Professional Services
VP & Director of Recruiting
Board of Directors
Board Member
Senior Marketing Manager
Sr. Manager of Strategic Development
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Ivy Exec is a United States-based company that runs an online professional network for executives as well as an online recruitment firm. Ivy Exec, Inc. was founded in 2006 by a team of Columbia Business School alumni and is based in New York, New York. Ivy Exec helps various professionals and MBAs find jobs with companies. The company has over 300,000 members. Each member is individually screened by recruiters on staff. Each job posted on the site is also screened by staff to ensure it fits the caliber of the members. Hence the motto on it’s homepage that says: “Hand-picked executives. Hand-picked executive jobs.”

A recent addition to the site has been the Ivy Exec Mentorship Network, which fosters a mentorship community among Ivy Exec members where rising executives can seek advice from other more seasoned professionals who followed a similar path. All mentors have a minimum of 15 years of experience.

The company also has an executive search practice which leverages access to qualified and interested candidates for higher level positions. The executive search practice leverages access to high caliber professionals who are part of the Ivy Exec website. That allows it to finish their assignments quicker and with a successful outcome.

The company also offers professional Resume Reviews and Career Coaching from experienced resume writers and career coaches. Currently there are two resume review packages and a career coaching service on offer. Both of these services are open to members and the general public.

The company has around 60,000 jobs, and growing. Initially the jobs were focused around management consulting, finance, and marketing; but over time the company has added a variety of fields, totally 24, to make sure all members would be adequately served. The jobs are all over the United States with a big focus on the major cities. There are also a number of international jobs that are centered around Europe and Asia.

The company’s blog has grown in popularity thanks to a mix of bloggers who contribute regularly on topics like entrepreneurship, management, and career development.

The company keeps growing quickly thanks to their efforts to innovate with offerings like the Ivy Exec Mentorship Network and their career development webinar series.

Recent Milestones

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    Ivy Exec — Rastko Vukasinovic and Marko Prelic respectively promoted to Team Lead-Front End Development and Team Lead-Back End Development (11/18/13)
    Posted 11/18/13 at 1:02pm
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    Ivy Exec — Ivy Exec approved it's 300,000th member (10/17/13)
    Posted 10/17/13 at 8:42am via
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    Ivy Exec — Ivy Exec added Dan DeFilippo as VP, Director of Recruiting Sales (9/15/13)
    Posted 10/16/13 at 8:28am
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    Ivy Exec — Ivy Exec added Anil Nain as Director of Sales (8/20/13)
    Posted 10/17/13 at 8:31am
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    Ivy Exec — The first year it is included, Ivy Exec made it to #309 on the Inc. 5,000 list. It is ranked as #9 out of Top Human Resources Companies. (8/1/13)
    Posted 8/23/13 at 5:39am via
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    Ivy Exec — Ivy Exec approved it's 250,000th member in June. The company projects strong continued membership growth through year-end 2013, driven by cutting edge programs that connect community members in meaningful ways, building careers and shaping lives. (7/3/13)
    Posted 7/12/13 at 6:59am via
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    Ivy Exec added Sandia Lau Trent as Marketing Director. (4/1/13)
    Posted 5/6/13 at 6:33am
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    Ivy Exec added Stacy Cheriff as Senior Recruiter. (1/1/13)
    Posted 3/13/13 at 7:16am
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    Ivy Exec — heavily re-invests in product development to engage users with actionable content combined with user-friendly technology. While membership in Ivy Exec’s community is highly selective -- only 4 out of 10 applications are approved -- strong, con (12/20/12)
    Posted 4/10/13 at 6:12am via
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    Ivy Exec added Jovan Vidic as Head of IT. (11/1/12)
    Posted 5/24/13 at 6:25am
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    Ivy Exec added Rastko Vukasinovic as Front End Team Led. (9/1/12)
    Posted 11/25/13 at 7:19am
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    Ivy Exec — Elena Bajic clearly isn't afraid to tackle big challenges on her own. That much can be said of just about any young entrepreneur. Bajic started Ivy Exec in 2007 to solve a problem she herself ran into. Jobs sites like and CareerBuilder weren't (7/5/12)
    Posted 2/27/13 at 7:58am via
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    Ivy Exec — Launch of Ivy Exec's Mentor Network (6/12/12)
    Posted 7/20/12 at 6:35am via
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    Ivy Exec — Coverage of Ivy Exec's New Mentor Network (6/1/12)
    Posted 7/27/12 at 6:28am via
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    Ivy Exec — Launched in 2007, the company has helped more than 300 employers—among them Accenture, Barclays, Capgemini, IBM and Prada—find senior management talent. Over the past two years, founder and CEO Elena Bajic said, revenues have skyrocketed by 1,000%. (3/12/12)
    Posted 1/5/13 at 1:47pm via
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    Ivy Exec added Barbara Zimmerman as VP & Director of Recruiting. (3/1/12)
    Posted 8/7/12 at 1:43pm



Ivy Exec on Reuters Entrepreneur’s Edge

Added: 12/28/12

FundingPost Pitching Across America 2009 Winner

Added: 12/28/12

Ivy Exec’s Founder and CEO, Elena Bajic, on CNBC

Added: 12/28/12

Example of a Career Webinar: “Creating Your Elevator Pitch. How to Communicate Your Value in 20 seconds. - Ivy Exec Webinar Video”

Added: 4/12/13


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Ivy Exec - Career Coaching
Ivy Exec - Executive Service (Resume Help)
Ivy Exec - Ivy Advisor
Ivy Exec - Ivy Pipeline (For Employers)
Ivy Exec - IvySelect Job Posting
Ivy Exec - IvySuite for Employers
Ivy Exec Career Webinar Series
Ivy Exec Elite Resume Help Package
Ivy Exec Mentor Network


    Ivy Exec Launches New Mentor Network ( [edit]
    PR Newswire ( [edit]
    Ivy Exec: New Numbers on the MBA Job Market ( [edit] Achieves Milestone, Surpasses 200K Unique Visitors ( [edit]
    Website Revamp for NYC’s ( [edit]
    Ivy Exec is the First Place National Winner in the 2009 Pitching Across America ( [edit]
    Ivy Exec adds Fuqua Business School to their Partnership Program ( [edit] Reaches 50,000 Members, Expands Social Media Content ( [edit] Approves Its 100,000th Member ( [edit]
    How a recruiter makes great hires ( [edit]
    Elena Bajic declares independence from VCs ( [edit] Approves Its 200,000th Member ( [edit] Approves Its 250,000th Member ( [edit]
    Ivy Exec Makes it on the Inc. 5000 List as #309 ( [edit] [edit] [edit]
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