Hire smarter, with less of your time

Candidate Labs excels where legacy search firms struggle by combining data, technology and human ingenuity to find and place hires with a better bi-directional fit, faster.

We place impactful hires at top venture-backed startups

High-growth startups from seed to IPO have hired with Candidate Labs

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of candidates presented are interviewed

1 in 8

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Our Benefits

Hire with Confidence

Dependable Results

When hiring is critical, you don't want to feel like you're rolling the dice with your search firm. We combine a technology-streamlined process and expertise to ensure you get the results you need every time.

Faster Hires

We use technology and data to radically improve the time it takes to source and engage candidates, shaving 2+ weeks off the start of every search.

Better Candidate Fit in Less of Your Time

Data enables us to target candidates with a strong bi-directional fit, and our tenured search professionals deeply vet each candidate for your needs. As a result, you spend your time interviewing qualified and motivated candidates.

Aligned Fee Structure

Our technology enables us to complete searches faster and with a greater degree of success. So we put our money where our mouth is and offer terms more aligned with search success firms.

what we do best

Driven by People. Powered by Technology.

Candidate Labs can uniquely hire across the seniority spectrum as companies scale their Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success teams.
Roles we place

Build your team with confidence

Our veteran search professionals have deep expertise in Sales, Marketing and Customer Success. Supercharged with access to data on 100M candidates and 10M companies, we make impactful hires, faster.
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Adam Rice
Jack Phipps
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Eric Sammer
Dave Cavino
Alex Liegel
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Emily Batholomeow
Scott Harralson
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Chief Revenue Officer | VP and Head of Sales | Account Executives | Sales Engineering | Solutions Architects | Sales Enablement | Sales Operations

Adam Rice
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Carmela de la Torre
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Jack Phipps
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Ryan Welch
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Chief Marketing Officer | VP and Head of Marketing | Demand Generation | Product Marketing | Content, PR, and Comms | Growth Marketing | Community Marketing

Eric Sammer
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Dave Cavino
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Shari Tishman
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Alex Liegel
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VP and Head of CS | VP and Head of CX | Customer Success Manager | Account Manager | Technical Account Manager

Emily Batholomeow
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Whitney Priest
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Scott Harralson
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Kameryn Tanita
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Candidate Labs helped us bring in talented industry experts for the three pillars of our go-to-market effort (Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success) at levels in seniority from Senior Director to Chief Revenue Officer.

Each position was also filled ahead of schedule.

Charles Lu

Senior Director of Operations, LexCheck

what makes us different

Finally, a search firm built by operators, for operators.

Our team combines repeat Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with veteran search professionals, enabled by engineers and data scientists. 

The three founders of Candidate Labs

Founded by repeat entrepreneurs

with experience scaling enterprise and consumer teams

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Staffed by top search professionals

from leading executive search and contingent firms

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Enabled by proprietary technology and data

to deliver unparalleled results

Funded by Top VCs, Talent Leaders, and Founders

As a venture-backed company ourselves, we know firsthand the importance of hiring the right talent. We’re in it for the long run with a simple mission: to deliver the best experience you’ve had with a recruiter, every single time

Salesforce Ventures
Box Group
FJ Labs

Talent Leaders

Jack Altman
Founder, Lattice
John Jersin
Founder, Connectifier
Tom Friel
Fmr CEO, Heidrick & Struggles

Tech-Enabled Service Founders

Eric Wu
Founder, Opendoor
Gordon Wintrob
Founder, Newfront Insurance
Keller Rinaudo
Founder, Zipline

AI / ML Leaders

David Scott Phoenix
Founder, Vicarious.AI
Ian Wong
Founder, Opendoor
George Babu
Founder, Kindred.ai


James Beshara
Founder, Tilt
Tim Harris
Founder, Swift Navigation
Mark Lovas
Founder, Trumaker
Zachary Bookman
Founder, OpenGov
Jake Klamka
Founder, Insight Data Science
Shan Sinha
Founder, Highfive
Eric DeMenthon
Founder, Padmapper
Thejo Kote
Founder, Airbase
Kyle Vogt
Founder, Cruise
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