Kenexa® (NASDAQ: KNXA), a leading provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, today announced they were named to Deloitte’s prestigious Technology Fast 50 for Greater Philadelphia, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in the region by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, one of the nation’s leading professional services organizations. Kenexa placed number 24 on the list. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over five years, from 2002 to 2006. During this period, Kenexa’s revenue grew 246 percent.
Deloitte honored the 2007 winners at an awards ceremony at The Hub Cira Centre in Philadelphia on October 25, 2007. James Restivo, chief knowledge officer of Kenexa accepted the award on behalf of his company.
Kenexa’s Chief Executive Officer, Rudy Karsan said, “Achieving continued revenue growth comes as a result of Kenexa’s dedication and commitment to providing our customers with the solutions they require to remain competitive. We are delighted to be recognized by Deloitte and honored to among the leading technology companies in our region.”
“Sustaining high revenue growth over five years is an exceptional accomplishment. We commend Kenexa for making the commitment to technology and delivering on the promise of market longevity,” said Michael J. Purcell, Greater Philadelphia Marketplace Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP. Purcell added, “We are proud to name Kenexa to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50.”
To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 2002 and at least $5,000,000 in 2006, be headquartered in North America, and be a company that owns proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of its operating revenue; or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.
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Kenexa® provides outsourcing, employee research and software to help organizations more effectively recruit and retain a productive workforce. Kenexa solutions include applicant tracking, employment process outsourcing, onboarding, skills and behavioral assessments, structured interviews, performance management, multi-rater feedback surveys, employee engagement surveys, and HR Analytics. Headquartered in Wayne, Pa. (outside Philadelphia), Kenexa employs more than 1,300 people worldwide. More information about Kenexa and its global locations can be accessed at www.kenexa.com.
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