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Your Startup Company Executive Search Firm Partner

We help startup companies scale up by attracting the right talent and gaining key momentum to hit your next milestone. Whether venture-backed or bootstrapped – we know how to find leaders who can deliver results and work well in your startup culture. Let’s chat to learn about your startup vision and the key leaders that will help you win.

  • Juno Therapeutics
    Juno Therapeutics

    VP of People

    Dir of Recruiting Operations

  • Flexe
    Flexe

    Chief People Officer

    Chief Technology & Product Officer (CTO)

  • Porch
    Porch

    Chief Technology Officer

  • INRIX
    INRIX

    Chief Revenue Officer
    VP of Sales
    VP of Marketing
    VP Brand & Corp Comm
    VP IT Operations
    GM Auto OEM BD
    Dir Fleet Sales
    Principal Scientist
    (Runway Growth Capital)

  • Matcherino
    Matcherino

    President

  • Tomo Networks
    Tomo Networks

    SVP Product Management

  • ZoomCare
    ZoomCare

    Chief Technology Officer

    Dir of Health Plan Operations

    Inside Sales Mgr

    (Endeavour Capital)

  • Skykick
    Skykick

    VP Engineering

    VP Finance

    VP Product

    VP Marketing

    (Morgan Stanley)
    (Schechter Private Capital)

  • New Engen
    New Engen

    VP of Customer Success

    Chief Technology Officer

    Dir of SaaS Sales

  • Auth0
    Auth0

    VP of Customer Success

    Sr Dir of Sales

    Dir of Sales Operations

    Dir of Product Marketing (2)

    Dir of Developer Services

  • Vouched
    Vouched

    Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

    VP Sales

    VP of AI Engineering

    Dir of Engineering

  • Amplero
    Amplero

    VP Sales

  • Icertis
    Icertis

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Chief People Officer

    VP of Commercial Sales

    Dir of Enterprise Sales

    Dir of Demand Gen

  • CloudMoyo
    CloudMoyo

    VP of Sales

    GM

    Dir of Presales

  • PipelineDeals
    PipelineDeals

    VP of Engineering

  • TableSafe
    TableSafe

    VP Sales

  • Beta Hatch
    Beta Hatch

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Cyrus Biotechnology
    Cyrus Biotechnology

    VP of Engineering

  • Ossia
    Ossia

    VP of HW Engineering

  • PaperCut Software
    PaperCut Software

    Reg Dir, Americas

    Dir Sales & Channel, Americas

  • Ideoclick
    Ideoclick

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Atigeo
    Atigeo

    VP of Engineering

  • Blue Box
    Blue Box

    COO/VP Technology Operations

  • Kite (Gilead)
    Kite (Gilead)

    Chief Information Officer (CIO)

    Alliance Mgr (Clinical Trials)

  • Xinova
    Xinova

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Rescale
    Rescale

    VP Sales

    VP Marketing

    (M12 & Samsung Catalyst Fund)

  • Zemax
    Zemax

    VP of Sales

    Chief Financial Officer

    Consulting

  • Avidian
    Avidian

    Chief Executive Officer

    VP of Sales

  • Globys
    Globys

    SVP Engineering
    VP Development & Operations
    VP Client Services
    VP Delivery
    Dir of Consulting Services

  • Thrive Causemetics
    Thrive Causemetics

    VP of Marketing

    Dir of E-Commerce

  • Blue Label Labs
    Blue Label Labs

    VP Engineering

    VP Delivery

    Dir of Client Experience

  • eventcore
    eventcore

    VP of Sales

  • LEAP Enterprises
    LEAP Enterprises

    Chief Financial Officer

    SVP Sales

    SVP Customer Success

    Recruiting Consulting

  • K2
    K2

    VP Sales

    VP Channel

    Head of Product Marketing

  • Plastic Bank
    Plastic Bank

    Chief Operations Officer

  • Shiftboard
    Shiftboard

    Chief Executive Officer

    VP Marketing

    VP of Inside Sales

  • Ivy Softworks
    Ivy Softworks

    Principal

    Head of UX & Design

    Executive in Residence

  • SheerID
    SheerID

    SVP of Sales

  • AuthenticID
    AuthenticID

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    VP Sales

    Recruiting Consulting

    (Long Ridge Equity Partners)

  • Mission Farms CBD
    Mission Farms CBD

    VP of Marketing

    Recruiting Consulting

  • Puppet
    Puppet

    Chief Technology Officer

  • Changepoint
    Changepoint

    VP Marketing

  • CheezBurger Network
    CheezBurger Network

    Director of HR

    Editorial Director

  • Cabana
    Cabana

    VP Engineering

    Head of Design

  • Wyssta
    Wyssta

    President

  • Townsend Security
    Townsend Security

    Chief Executive Officer

  • MBS Source
    MBS Source

    Head of Trading & Sales

    Head of Product Management

  • Legwork
    Legwork

    VP of Marketing

    Dir of Customer Experience

  • Inventprise
    Inventprise

    President

    Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Chief Medical Officer

    Head of Human Resources

    Head of Manufacturing Operations

    Dir of Regulatory Affairs

  • Game House
    Game House

    Vice President

  • Microbiomx
    Microbiomx

    Head of Product (Medical Device)

  • Redox
    Redox

    VP Marketing

  • Mercury Data Exchange (MDE)
    Mercury Data Exchange (MDE)

    Chief Executive Officer

  • PayScale
    PayScale

    VP of Marketing

    (Warburg Pincus)

  • MoxiWorks
    MoxiWorks

    Chief Executive Officer

    Chief Financial Officer

    (Vector Capital)

  • Neah Power
    Neah Power

    Chief Executive Officer

    VP of Marketing

  • Moraware
    Moraware

    Chief Operations Officer (COO)

  • Gravity Power
    Gravity Power

    Chief Executive Officer

  • AnswerDash
    AnswerDash

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Stabilitas
    Stabilitas

    Chief Revenue Officer

  • Touch CMA (Windermere Solutions)
    Touch CMA (Windermere Solutions)

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Imprev
    Imprev

    VP of Sales

  • Enlyft
    Enlyft

    VP Sales

  • AstroBeam
    AstroBeam

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Highspot
    Highspot

    VP Finance

  • Doxo
    Doxo

    VP of Sales

    VP DoxoDirect

  • Medstreaming
    Medstreaming

    Dir of Marketing & Sales Mgr

  • Panopto
    Panopto

    Chief Operations Officer

  • Bigleaf Networks
    Bigleaf Networks

    Chief Operations Officer (COO)

  • Subsplash
    Subsplash

    Chief Operations Officer

    Recruiting Consulting

    Outplacement Consulting

    (K1 Capital)

  • GoTags
    GoTags

    Chief Operations Officer

  • 10,000 ft
    10,000 ft

    VP Marketing

  • ShareBuilder (ING Direct)
    ShareBuilder (ING Direct)

    Chief Technology Officer

    VP of Business Development

  • Ubiquity Networks
    Ubiquity Networks

    Dir of Product

  • Dolly
    Dolly

    VP Product & Engineering

  • Pipl
    Pipl

    Chief HR Officer

    Chief Marketing Officer

  • BASX
    BASX

    VP of Operations

  • Newpath Networks (Crown Castle)
    Newpath Networks (Crown Castle)

    Chief Financial Officer

  • See Kai Run
    See Kai Run

    VP Sales

    VP Product Development

  • Anitian
    Anitian

    Sr. Dir of Engineering

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    Fierro Tech (Fire & Vine)

    Technology Architect

  • GlowForge
    GlowForge

    VP of Hardware Development

  • Yapta
    Yapta

    Chief Technology Officer

    VP Engineering

    Principal Scientist

    VP Product Management

    Dir of Sales

  • Scout Analytics (ServiceSource)
    Scout Analytics (ServiceSource)

    VP of Sales

  • WellMed (WebMD)
    WellMed (WebMD)

    SVP of Sales & Marketing

  • Ultreo
    Ultreo

    VP of Marketing

  • Jott (Nuance)
    Jott (Nuance)

    VP of Marketing

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    Intava

    VP Product Management

    Director of UX

    Sr. Sales Mgr (E. Coast)

  • Cold Heat
    Cold Heat

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Online Shoes
    Online Shoes

    Dir of E-Commerce & UX

    (Hardy Capital)

  • Raven Biotech
    Raven Biotech

    COO/CFO

    VP Business Development

  • Modumetal
    Modumetal

    VP Product Development

    Director of Engineering

    Sr. Process Eng (Electrochemical)

  • Healthnotes (Aisle7)
    Healthnotes (Aisle7)

    VP of Sales

    VP of Marketing

  • Julep
    Julep

    Dir of Logistics

    Dir of E-Commerce

  • Senior Homes
    Senior Homes

    VP of Sales

  • Screencast-O-Matic
    Screencast-O-Matic

    Head of Customer Success

  • Guidant Financial
    Guidant Financial

    VP of Marketing

    VP of Sales

  • Blab Predicts
    Blab Predicts

    VP of Sales

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    Blood Cell Storage

    VP of Sales

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    Healthentic

    Chief Executive Officer


Clients partner with Herd Freed Hartz for a few key reasons:

Proven Track Record – Since 2001, our firm has successfully worked with 400+ Northwest clients on nationwide, executive-level searches. Forbes also recognized us as the “Top Executive Search Firm in the Northwest” for 3 years in a row.

Results That Matter – We deliver the candidate quality and speed you are looking for. Our “Time to Candidate” average over the last 3 years is 37 days. 95% of candidates we place are still in the role 18 months later. We deliver a high ROI and peace of mind by ensuring you are surrounded by an “A-player” executive leadership team, giving you a competitive advantage.

Recruiting Partnership – Clients enjoy our trusted, long-term partnership that goes beyond just filling the role. We provide customized strategic recruiting insights, methodologies, and best practices, which can be used across all your hiring needs. We believe in the “art of recruiting” by crafting your story in a compelling way, helping you stand out from the pack and attract top-talent you would not find on your own. Our goal is to make working with our team a professional and fun experience.