Winners will be Announced on September 30, 2013 in San Francisco

PageUp People, a leading multinational talent management solutions provider, announced today that CEO Karen Cariss been recognized as a finalist in the 5th Annual 2013 Golden Bridge Awards for the Woman Executive of the Year category.

The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, product management, websites, advertisements, partner programs, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, September 30, 2013 during the 5th annual awards dinner and presentations.

One of the company’s founders, Cariss is responsible for developing PageUp People’s strategic direction as the driving force behind the multinational talent management solutions provider’s day-to-day success. Recognized as a leader in the talent management space, Cariss identified the need for a web-based talent management system in the mid-1990s and moved to found PageUp People with her husband, Simon. As CEO, Cariss led PageUp People to be the first in the market to incorporate text messaging in 1999 and first to integrate consulting services to support their technology platform in 2007. A strong advocate of workplace flexibility, Cariss has also worked to cultivate the company’s core values and creative culture.

Today Cariss continues to foster innovation and drive PageUp People’s international growth, notably securing $10 million in funding for growth equity in 2012, in addition to overseeing global operations to ensure synergy and success in the company’s six offices across four continents.

“It is an incredible honor to be named a finalist for Woman Executive of the Year by the Golden Bridge Awards,” said Karen Cariss. “This recognition is a testament to PageUp People’s commitment to excellence and our dedication to providing innovative talent management solutions for multinational employers.”

About the Golden Bridge Awards

Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at