Alex Douzet

Presenter - Global Recruiting Summit

Alexandre Douzet

COO and Co-founder


Alexandre Douzet is the Chief Operating Officer of TheLadders, the most comprehensive job-matching service for career-driven professionals, where he is responsible for the company strategy, global business operations, and product development.  He co-founded the company in 2003 and grew the member base to over five million since inception.  Alex is based in the New York headquarters. As Executive Vice President from 2003 to 2008, Alex drove both job search and European expansion by launching the executive resume service and, respectively.  Over these five years, Alex grew TheLadders’ subscription base from zero to more than two million members.  Additionally, Alex has authored An Investigation of Pay per Click Search Engine Advertising: Modeling the PPC Paradigm to Lower Cost per Action. Before TheLadders, Alex was Director of Online Marketing at HotJobs, as well as Manager of Marketing Planning and Analysis for BMG Direct. Alex holds an MBA in general management from INSEAD, a Master of Science in direct marketing from New York University, and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Lyon III in France.  During his NYU studies, he received the prestigious Lester Wunderman Award, which recognizes creative leadership, marketing innovation, and online excellence.

The Value of Information: Strategies for Innovation (Beyond a Tweet, Check-in or Status Update) (Global Recruiting Summit - Wednesday, Oct. 17 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM)

Building Meaningful Connections Between Job Seekers and Employers (Trendsetter Sunday, Oct. 14 4:30 PM – 4:55 PM)

TheLadders COO and co-founder Alexandre Douzet will discuss how the company restores the power of the term "connection" by building meaningful connections between job seekers and employers. Meaningful connections with a small, targeted set of job seekers offer recruiters increased efficiency that allows for more time to cultivate relationships and close candidates. Alex will demonstrate how these meaningful connections result in higher connection rates, increased productivity, less time waste and, ultimately, more success.