As Vice President of Global Human Resources, Jude oversees all aspects of human resources for Mindspark Interactive Network’s family of products and companies.
She has extensive experience with noteworthy start-ups in the high-tech and Internet consumer industries led by visionary entrepreneurs. Most recently, Jude served as the head of HR for Daylight Forensic & Advisory, a professional services start-up chaired by former Governor Mario M. Cuomo; sat on the advisory board of a video-mobile start-up, and was President of Best Work Consulting LLC, a human resources consulting firm.
Jude spent more than six years at Hyperion Solutions during a turnaround effort that led to an acquisition by Oracle Corporation for $3.3 billion. During her tenure she was responsible for all executive hiring, the global employment function and oversaw all areas of human resources for the Information Technology and Legal teams. While at Hyperion Solutions, Jude led a staffing department that filled more than 800 positions per year in 22 countries.
Prior to that, Jude held an executive human capital role at Silicon Valley-based Loudcloud—led by tech industry titans Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz—where she focused on global employment.
Jude was an early-stage employee at Priceline hired to lead the talent acquisition function through an unprecedented initial public offering and subsequent growth.
Jude’s passion for recruiting and her background with mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, international growth, and organizational design, aligns with Mindspark’s exciting growth path and dynamic culture.