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Talentsky, Inc.

January 2015 - present

CEO

Santa Barbara, CA, US

Talentsky helps everyone become a skill mentor by posting colleague rated work achievements and sharing them in a mentor profile. The platform is powered by data science making it easy to use and styled with a compelling consumer experience. Enterprise analytics helps employers reduce recruiting costs by moving from costly job ads to skill based future talent discovery.
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Collaborate with the front-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience.

Manage design and development priorities in preparation for the release of Talentsky 3.0 and our first enterprise customer.

February 2021 

Develop a pricing strategy to balance profit margins with user success in collaboration with Chairman and leadership team. Implemented marketing plans to attain maximum effectiveness and profitability.

Develop and manage social impact investors including individual executives, family offices and corporate investment groups that support Talentsky's mission to power up-skilling for the American Workforce.

Siebel Systems, Inc.

July 2001 - September 2003

Head of Global Executive Recruiting

San Mateo, CA, US

Reporting to Tom Siebel, conducted 20 leadership searches across product, sales and services organizations. High profile projects include recruiting Marc Rasicot, former Governor of Montana to the BOD to join Eric Schmitt and Charles Schwab. Bill McDermott, former President of Gartner as EVP WW Sales and Karen Riley, former IBM as SVP Professional Services.
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Recruited Marc Racicot the Governor of Montana to the Board of Directors of Siebel Systems.

Recruited Bill McDermott as EVP World Wide sales reporting to Tom Siebel.

Internet Capital Group, Inc.

April 1999 - June 2001

Managing Director

San Francisco, CA, US

Joined pre-IPO and built one of the largest internal recruiting functions within an investment firm with 40 talent professionals in the North America, Europe and Asia. Participated in IPO road show and subsequent success as one of the highest performing IPO in '99.

Provides organization development and effectiveness expertise to increase the capabilities of individuals, teams and business operations

Recruited Todd Hewlin as Managing Director Strategy. Todd was formerly head of technology for McKinsey North America.

Heidrick & Struggles

May 1997 - June 1999

Partner

Menlo Park, CA, US

Recruited many high level executives including Bob Annunziata former president of AT&T as CEO of Global Crossing and Tim Cook to Apple.

Worked closely with Paulette Alviti to recruit new CTO to PepsiCo.

Worked with Steve Jobs to recruit an SVP World Wide Manufacturing for the then struggling company.

My education

Lehigh University

August 1976 - September 1980

BS Business

Bethlehem, PA, US

Fortran programmer. Full track scholarship.

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