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SIA Celebrates Industry Trailblazers

Annual '40 Under 40' List Announced

Mountain View, California — August 22, 2018 — Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, has unveiled its annual 40 Under 40 list, recognizing a unique set of leaders on the cutting-edge of work in North America.

The 40 influential individuals named to the list this year come from varied and diverse backgrounds, making their mark through innovation, efficiencies, diligence and a passion for improving lives. The list is not a ranking but a recognition of talented professionals elevating the industry. The 2018 list is sponsored by Sterling Talent Solutions.

“We are delighted to acknowledge these dynamic trailblazers — CEOs, entrepreneurs, digital gurus, business pundits and workforce specialists, among others – who represent the next generation of leaders in the workforce solutions ecosystem,” said Subadhra Sriram, Publisher and Editor, SIA. “Compelled by a desire to improve the lives of people, they are shaping the world of work in unprecedented ways.”

“The impact these rising stars have on the global talent marketplace is far-reaching. Their successes, creativity, determination and vision help fuel advancements and initiatives that enable thriving enterprise,” said Lou Paglia, Chief Innovation Officer at Sterling Talent Solutions. “We congratulate this year’s honorees on their many accomplishments and contributions.”

The 40 Under 40 2018 website debuts this week, featuring the honorees and their notable accomplishments. The list, along with the profiles of those recognized, also debuts in print in the September 2018 issue of Staffing Industry Review. A reception is planned to honor these talented leaders during SIA’s upcoming conference Collaboration in the Gig Economy taking place October 4-5 2018 in Dallas.

About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)

SIA is the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions
Elevating the Workforce Solutions Ecosystem
Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Our proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. SIA’s independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/compliance firms and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. We also provide training and accreditation with our unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program.

Known for our award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, executive conferences and events, we help both suppliers and buyers of workforce solutions make better-informed decisions that improve business results and minimize risk. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England.

Media Contact
Jennifer Arcuni, Communications Director, Staffing Industry Analysts, +1 650-390-6171 |

About Sterling
Sterling empowers organizations to make smarter, faster, and safer hiring decisions. We provide the most comprehensive and accurate background screening and monitoring for the evolving workforce. With award-winning client support and in-house compliance experts, more than 25,000 global clients trust us to create safer work environments and customer experiences. Sterling conducts over 100 million searches annually with a team of over 4,400 employees, and is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). Visit In 2015 the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs and affiliated investors acquired a majority interest in the company. Sterling Talent Solutions is a service mark of Sterling Infosystems, Inc.


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