Colin Day founded iCIMS, Inc. in 1999 and is the company's President and CEO. Prior to founding iCIMS, Colin worked in sales and new business development at Comrise Technology, an IT staffing firm based in New Jersey. After successfully opening a new branch office in Washington D.C., Colin recognized an opportunity to carve a technical platform out of the company, and iCIMS was born.
In addition to his responsibilities at iCIMS, Colin works to develop SaaS industry awareness and to educate HR Professionals on how to evaluate recruiting technology. He has contributed to various publications including Human Resource Executive, Employment Marketplace, and Human Capital Magazine. He has also spoken at engagements such as ReedLogic's HR Software Leadership Conference.
Colin has received numerous recognitions and awards. He has twice received Human Capital Magazine's HR Future Leaders Award, and has twice been rated one of the top 5 forward-thinking innovators in Fast Company Magazine's Fast 50 Readers Challenge. In 2007, Colin was named Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year in the Information Technology Software category. In 2008, Colin was recognized as one of the state's most dynamic business leaders in NJBIZ's Forty under 40 award program. In 2009, he was a finalist in the "Green Executive of the Year" category of the NJBIZ Green Leadership Awards, and in 2011 as well as 2012, he was named a finalist in the Executive of the Year category of the NJBIZ Business of the Year Awards.
Colin graduated from Cornell University with a degree in psychology.