Matt Ferguson has served on the Board of Directors since February 2010. He is currently the president and CEO of CareerBuilder.com, the nation's largest online job site, as well as co-author of The Talent Equation. An employment expert, Mr. Ferguson has appeared on programs such as CNBC Squawk Box, ABC World News, CBS Evening News, the TODAY Show, Nightly Business Report, and CNN to discuss the state of the job market, hiring practices, and workplace topics.
As CEO of CareerBuilder, Mr. Ferguson has led the company’s transformation into the number one online recruiter. Before becoming CEO in 2004, he served in roles as senior vice president of business development and chief operating officer (COO).
Prior to joining CareerBuilder.com in 2000, Mr. Ferguson served as senior vice president of business development at Headhunter.net and developed strategic partnerships for DigitalWork.com. He also started two entrepreneurial ventures and practiced law at Baker & McKenzie. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago and a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University.
In addition to Echo, Mr. Ferguson serves on the boards of Capella Education Co. (NASDAQ: CPLA) and CareerBuilder Inc.