Chau Nguyen is a serial technology entrepreneur. In 2005, Chau co-founded Campus Special, which was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US for four consecutive years. Campus Special reached millions of college students at over 500 universities via their mobile and ecommerce apps. In 2014, Campus Special was acquired by Chegg, Inc.
In 2015 Chau launched Hirewire, the first on-demand hiring marketplace connecting hourly job seekers and employers. Employers can run a search and filter candidates by location, experience, availability, and instantly view job seeker profiles with job history, video interview, and message directly within the app.
Hirewire currently serves 4,000 employers and 100,000 job seekers within the restaurant, retail, and hospitality industry in Atlanta with plans to expand to additional cities and industries in 2017. Hirewire was recently named to the list of Top 10 Most Innovative Companies by TAG and to date has raised $3.9M in funding to improve the way hiring is done.
Chau has been named one of the Highest Rated CEOs of 2014 among small to mid sized companies by Glassdoor and voted to the annual list of Most Loved CEOs in America 2014 by Inc. Magazine. Chau has a passion for coaching, mentoring, and developing people.