New WXIA-TV series to feature local business leaders and entrepreneurs.

ATLANTA, GA — (August 1, 2013) —HireIQ Solutions, the innovation leader in predictive analytics and talent acquisition solutions for customer-facing organizations, today announced that its chief executive officer Dan Drechsel will be interviewed on the premiere of Atlanta Tech Edge.  The program is scheduled to air on Sunday, August 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. on 11Alive, WXIA-TV in Atlanta.

Atlanta Tech Edge is a new series focused on sharing the stories of Atlanta-area entrepreneurs and business leaders, and highlighting Atlanta’s place as a leading high-technology center.  Hosted by noted investment strategist Wes Moss, the weekly show will feature some of Atlanta’s leading technology innovators, investors and other visionaries who are positioning Atlanta as a technology mecca to rival that of the Bay area and Boston.

Mr. Drechsel was chosen as the show’s first guest because of his long-standing and deep involvement in the Atlanta technology community. He is currently at the helm of HireIQ Solutions, an early-stage company that is revolutionizing the customer service talent acquisition process through its product line which includes multi-media virtual interviewing, advanced audio analysis technologies and stakeholder-reported outcomes.  He has a long history with many pioneering Atlanta technology companies such as Security First Network Bank, the world’s first internet bank, whose successor-in-interest was banking technology giant S1.

“Atlanta is an excellent place for technology companies to set up shop,” said Mr. Drechsel. “It has a great and supportive technology community with high-performing,  high-quality, motivated talent; a supportive business climate; and a burgeoning venture capital system all designed to fuel local entrepreneurs. Atlanta is the 10th largest City in the country, home to the 3rd most F500 headquarters of any city in the US, and the best place to live of the bunch.  Atlanta Tech Edge is a welcome source of success stories that can help inspire and motivate leaders of young technology companies.  We are delighted to have been chosen for the premiere installment of this innovative program.”

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About Atlanta Tech Edge

Atlanta Tech Edge is a show produced by 11Alive (WXIA/WATL) that highlights the latest technology advancements and reveals a behind the scenes look at the people and businesses in Atlanta that make them happen. The half hour show, debuting on August 4th, will air weekly on Sunday mornings at 11:00AM and will feature profiles of Atlanta’s leading technology companies and creations and interviews with industry leaders. The show is hosted by Wes Moss. For more information on Atlanta Tech Edge visit, Twitter: @ATLTechEdge, or Facebook: Atlanta Tech Edge.

About HireIQ

HireIQ revolutionizes talent acquisition for high-turnover, front-line customer service positions such as those in call centers, retail stores, branch banking, quick-service restaurants and hospitality by automating the early-stage screening process, automatically assessing for critical communication skills, and using outcomes-based data to facilitate continuous performance validation.  HireIQ’s solutions enable companies to improve their hiring decisions, reduce time-to-fill, reduce recruiting costs, and increase talent performance and retention through its novel predictive analytics solutions, based on this feedback between recruiting and its stakeholders HireIQ is a privately held company based in Atlanta, GA. For further information, please visit Follow us on Twitter @HireIQInc.

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