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PeopleConnect

Established Reputation

From Fortune 500 companies to early stage startups, we have been helping companies of all sizes solve their hiring challenges. Though we serve companies of all sizes, we have established a reputation as specialists in startup hiring. Most of our clients are innovative startups, early stage ventures, and companies in expansion or turnaround mode, who are building their name in their specific industry.

Experienced team of high tech recruiters

Our clients are in various businesses and a significant part of them are high tech companies including those in e-commerce, digital advertising, Web 2.0 and 3.0, biotech, green energy, software, electronics, scientific, wireless, telecommunications, and emerging technologies. Our recruiting team has years of seasoned technical recruiting and executive search experience for high tech companies. Some of our key recruiters have 20 plus years of experience in recruiting.

Specialized team of clean tech recruiters

We also specialize in serving clean tech companies including those in solar energy, wind energy, tidal energy, and biomass energy, fuel cells, energy-efficiency and carbon reduction services. With a wealth of green energy industry knowledge and common sense in sourcing and recruiting qualified candidates, we help our clients fill roles in clean tech companies.

Our clients’ businesses are each unique, but what they have in common is the need to fill a key executive role on their team – a role that requires the perfect blend of experience, contacts and chemistry – and they rely on PeopleConnect and our team of experienced executive recruiters to find that person perfect candidate for them.

Drawing on our expertise in uncovering hard-to-find talent, we source, screen, evaluate and place C-level executives, Vice Presidents, Directors, and Managers in executive management, business development, finance, legal, human resources, marketing, product development and sales. We also recruit for very specialized scientific and technical positions.

Expert recruiting services: Producing results with personal attention to clients

PeopleConnect client services include Contingency Plus for full-time placement, unique Employees Without Paychecks program, which places entrepreneurial executives with pre-funded startups on an equity basis, Outsourced Recruiting Solution for companies who need to hire a lot of people in a short period of time and, Interim Staffing for venture funded companies.

We work on contingency, which means we get paid only when we produce results, and we limit our active searches so we can assure personal attention for each of our clients. Our network is second to none, with valuable contacts in the venture capital and angel investment communities, as well as business connections with executives and entrepreneurs across the country and the globe.

At PeopleConnect, connecting great people is our business, and it is a business we love.

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Nathan Gold, The DemoCoach

Nathan Gold founded The Demo Coach in 2000. He has personally given over 15,000 presentations and product demos during his career. He has worked in and with small and large companies”such as Glue Networks, Bill.com, Education.com, U3, SanDisk, Symbol Technologies, Nokia, and IBM”on how to design, script and deliver more compelling and memorable presentations and demos.

Nathan started The Demo Coach business because he believed he could help other people learn to give more compelling and memorable presentations and demos. Since then, he has coached hundreds of people all around the world for high stakes opportunities in sales meetings, trade shows, key notes and, especially angel and venture funding.

Nathan is a two-time winner of the distinguished DEM Ogod Award, given to him at DEMOmobile 2000 for being œA one man walking communications store with the ability to deliver an incredibly well-timed demonstration. And again, at DEMOfall 2005, for his demo of U3. Also, Nathan has a success rate of 56% of the people he coaches for their on stage performance at DEMO win DEMOgod Awards. He is also the co-author of Giving Memorable Product Demos, which is available on Amazon.com.


Mark Hampton, The Halo Agency

Mark is a founder and principal of The Halo Agency, bringing more than 20 years™ experience in technology marketing to his role.

Mark started The Halo Agency to provide early stage technology businesses with access to focused marketing strategy and flexible, high-impact execution focused on driving maximum business results without maximum casts.

Originally a native of the United Kingdom, Mark moved to Silicon Valley in the 1990™s and has provided direction and guidance since that time for a list of clients with diverse needs across a range of markets, from mobile technology and Internet services to enterprise software, servers and storage.

During his career, Mark has run award-winning campaigns that have helped take many early stage start-ups from development of their initial positioning and market entrance through IPO, as well as providing executive-level guidance to established blue-chip corporations. During that time, Mark has led regional and global programs for Facebook, Oracle, IBM, Motorola and Microsoft amongst others.


Randy Williams, Keiretsu Forum

Randy Williams

Keiretsu Forum was founded in 2000 by Randy Williams in the San Francisco Bay Area. Keiretsu Forum has grown to become the World’s largest angel investor network with 27 chapters on three continents and 1,100 accredited investor members.

Keiretsu Forum members provide early stage capital in the range of $250k-2 million in high quality, diverse investment opportunities and collaborate in the due-diligence, but make their own individual investment decisions. Through the collaborative Keiretsu Forum chapter network, companies have numerous opportunities to raise capital and receive resources as their companies grow.