Rick Devine

Rick Devine

Passionate advocate of skill standardization on a new network at Talentsky
Santa Barbara, CA, US

Founded Talentsky to lead a great team and build the next generation professional network. Go Talentsky!

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Talentsky

January 2016 - present

Founder & CEO

Santa Barbara, CA, US

Leading a team of designers, engineers, quality assurance and business operations professionals to build a new network and advance skill based employment transparency.


Devine Capital Partners, LLC

April 2004 - December 2015

Managing Partner

San Mateo, CA, US


Siebel Systems, Inc.

July 2001 - March 2004

Head of Global Executive Recruiting

San Mateo, CA, US


Internet Capital Group, Inc.

April 1999 - March 2001

Managing Partner

San Francisco, CA, US


Heidrick & Struggles

April 1996 - April 1999

Partner

Menlo Park, CA, US

education


Lehigh University

September 1976 - August 1980

Bachelor of Science

Bethlehem, PA, US

Studied accounting, computers and fortran programming.

Activity

Rick Devine with
Tan Le and Gary Flake
Venture Capital Investment
September 2022
 
Tan Le and Gary Flake
Presented and described the unique capital formation of Talentsky, Inc. including how we priced, promoted and operationalized the capital raises to direct venture capital investors.
Private Equity Capital RaisingSocial Impact InvestorsVenture Capital Investing
3 Comments
you're absolutely tireless when it comes to working with our investors!
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Proud to be a Talentsky investor and so grateful to for your time last weekend.
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Rick Devine with
Prakash Chandran + 4 more
Created Mixpanel Filters
September 2022
 
Prakash Chandran + 4 more
Attended a Zoom based learning session with head of UX to learn how to create custom filters within Mixpanel.
MixpanelOnline Analytical ProcessingUser Success
1 Comments
Great to see you getting into Mixpanel! So many insights to help make Talentsky better!
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Rick Devine with
Rizwan Ahmed + 9 more
Manage Product Priorities
August 2022
 
Rizwan Ahmed + 9 more
Worked closely with design and engineering teams to prioritize features for production release.
Product Design ReviewingDesign SystemsMobile Interaction Design
Rick Devine with
Mike Marcellin + 3 more
Developed Enterprise Inclusion Partnerships
August 2022
 
Mike Marcellin + 3 more
Worked with founding customers to implement Talentsky as a share skilling platform and the foundation for an inclusive culture and a brighter future for the next generation.
TalentskyWorkforce DevelopmentDiversity & Inclusion ManagementEqual Employment OpportunityPartnership Development
Rick Devine with
Nick Mazza + 4 more
User Success Program
August 2022
 
Nick Mazza + 4 more
Developed a new approach to success driven by user analytics combined with Success Tips delivered as a link within the online Help Center. We have also combined design and success in one holistic process to assure continuous improvement feedback and product improvement.
Continuous Improvement ManagementUser EngagementUser StoriesUser Success
1 Comments
Thanks Rick, proud to be working with such an amazing team that is focused on user feedback and getting the experience right! Way to go!
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Managing Partner

at Internet Capital Group, Inc. in San Francisco, CA, US

April 1999 - March 2001

Rick Devine with
Robin Imbesi + 4 more
Develop Content Marketing Strategy
July 2022
 
Robin Imbesi + 4 more
Work with UX and marketing team to create and implement a content marketing strategy to drive awareness of Talentsky and our new professional network.
Content MarketingTalentskyStrategic Marketing
1 Comments
Love our team! Awesome work
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Rick Devine with
Prakash Chandran + 3 more
Talentsky Mentor Engagement
January 2016 – June 2022
 
Prakash Chandran + 3 more
Collaborate on compelling on-boarding UX to engage new joiners to reach Mentor status on Talentsky.
TalentskyUser EngagementUser Acceptance Testing
Rick Devine with
Robert Holmes + 6 more
The Talentsky Experience
January 2016 – June 2022
 
Robert Holmes + 6 more
Participate in a live Zoom session to experience Talentsky, a new social media experience that makes it easy to communicate, compare and share skills by posting Achievements. The mission of Talentsky is to establish a standard and modern approach for everyone to connect with careers of interest through skill data.
TalentskyZoomDigital User Experience
Rick Devine with
Nick Mazza + 7 more
Developed New Ad Campaign
May 2022
 
Nick Mazza + 7 more
Worked with design and digital marketing teams to create a new ad campaign called 'voice of the people' with users creating short videos to tell their story of why they like Talentsky.
Advertising Promotions & CampaignsAdvertising DesignDigital Campaigns
2 Comments
I'm very excited to be a part of this ad campaign!
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This will be great for content development moving forward.
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