Feb 11, 2020

Scott Knowles

  • Sr Technical Recruiter/Executive Search Consultant
  • Mt Shasta, CA, USA
Telecommute Recruiting Recruitment Marketing Software Engineering Sourcing Talent Acquisition

Personal Summary (describe yourself)

Technical Recruitment Talent Acquisition professional with a proven track record of scaling hyper-growth startups and fortune 500 growth initiatives. Deep understanding of full technical recruiting lifecycle, white glove HM coaching, offer negotiation, sourcing, closing expertise with an advanced understanding and use of social media recruiting tools and Boolean search.

Work Experience

Executive Search Consultant - Founder/Managing Partner A
Jul 1997 - Palm Computing

few notable clients; Starfish Software (Acquired by Motorola), Unwired Planet (Phone.com) Openwave, (IPO) Remedy (Acquired by BMC), Palm Computing (HP) Netscape Communications (IPO), Sun Microsystems (Oracle), Rational Software (IBM)
EDUCATION - West Valley College - CPC designation, AIRS, Social Talent Black Belt. Proficient in MS Office, GSuite, CRM platforms tools and applications, Windows, OSX, Linux.
ATS - Greenhouse, Lever, Taleo, Jobvite, Workday, Avature, SuccessFactors, Smashfly CRM.

Sr Technical Recruiter/Sourcer/Talent Advisor
Feb 2018 - Oct 2019 DOLBY LABORATORIES

Spearheaded build out of a stealth consumer electronics startup group within Dolby Labs. Worked with cross functional product and engineering leaders to attract and hire key individuals and teams consisting of embedded DSP, EE, acoustic, mechanical, UX and product management engineers. Provided candidate pipeline and sourcing support for Dir Cybersecurity, Data scientist, Data analyst and Marketing analytics. Also owned Advanced Technology Group, Applied AI, office of CTO Hybriks Cloud initiative and CV and Imaging groups. Sourced, qualified and optimized candidate pipelines to maintain metrics of 3:1 onsite interview to offer ratio and achieved 90% offer acceptance rate while managing a minimum of 20+ active reqs.

Senior Technical Recruiter/Talent Advisor Optical Imaging Group
Sep 2017 - Jan 2018 GOPRO

which included Electro-Mechanical, Optoelectronics, VP Hardware Engineering and Dir SW Engineering.

Sr Technical Recruiter/Sourcer/Talent Advisor - Global AI/Datacenter Solutions Group Global Talent Advisor
Jul 2015 - Jul 2017 INTEL CORPORATION

for Intel's $4.2 B DCG Cloud Services, Cloud Platform, Nervana/Machine Learning - Deep Learning. Sole recruiter source for Intel's open source TAP(Trusted Analytics Platform) project under intel Chief Data Scientist. Hired West Coast team of Data Scientist, Dir BI Analytics and Analytics engineers for Big Data and Data Science AI Business Groups. Spearheaded full lifecycle recruiting, sourcing, candidate pipeline channel development, executive search, offer negotiation and closing. Received numerous top 10% of all recruiters based on candidate and HM satisfaction surveys. Revitalized Data Center Data Science and global AI and Data Science product teams with over 190 strategic key hires in 2 years.

Talent Acquisition Leader/Executive Search Key member
Sep 2007 - Feb 2009 INTEL CORPORATION

of a 2 person pilot diversity recruiting initiative chartered to increase Intel's executive level diversity hiring for key Fellows and Principal Engineers, Directors and VPs.

Technical Recruiting Leader
Nov 2014 - Dec 2015 MATTERPORT

Executive Search Consultant Led executive search for VP Director Product Management, Evangelist, Business Development and UX teams.

Director, Talent Acquisition/Executive Search
Jul 2011 - Apr 2015 Gary Lauder Partners

invested $100m and acquired the assets of OnLive, Inc. to form OL2. Equipped with a substantial patent portfolio covering streaming low latency CPU/GPU Cloud Gaming and intensive applications for enterprise cloud solutions and 3D simulation applications. Built recruiting/sourcing team from scratch and scaled company from a handful to fully staffed startup over 120 employees. (acquired by Sony)

Technical Recruiting Leader
Oct 2013 - Oct 2014 Redpoint Ventures

Executive Search Consultant Hired by Redpoint Ventures entrepreneur in residence/founders to build and grow early stage core teams for the first year. Successfully attracted and hired vp content sw/hw helping launch company from incubation stage though A & B funding rounds in one year. As the first and only recruiter, grew company from 3 founders to a team of over 50+ in first 12 Months.

Senior Technical Recruiter/Executive Search Sourced
Jan 2011 - May 2011 INFOBLOX
Talent Acquisition/Executive Search Consultant Digital Marketing Technology Company
Nov 2008 - Dec 2010 ADCHEMY INC

offering SaaS based audience data cloud. (Acquired - WalmartLabs)

Talent Acquisition Leader/Executive Search Consultant
Sep 2006 - Feb 2009 HSBC Card Services

Built high performance team to run this billion-dollar business group. Hired Analyst to SVP/GM. Skill sets encompass all aspects of computational finance, data driven quantitative marketing analytics/ strategies, risk and finance.

Talent Acquisition Leader/Executive search consultant
Sep 2001 - Aug 2002 SECRET SEAL
Talent Acquisition Leader/Executive Search Consultant
Nov 2000 - Oct 2001 KONTIKI

(Acquired by Verisign)

Talent Acquisition Leader/Executive Search Consultant
Dec 2000 - Sep 2001 TIMETRA

(Acquired by Alcatel)

Talent Acquisition Leader/Executive search consultant
Jan 2000 - Jan 2001 HOTJOBS

(Acquired by Yahoo) Rebuilt replaced engineering and executive leadership teams following Hotjobs/ Resumix acquisition.

Talent Acquisition Manager/Executive Search Consultant
Feb 1999 - Jan 2000 NETWORK ALCHEMY

(Acquired by Nokia) Internet Protocol Clustering and Crypto Clustering software, based on the DaveOS. Built entire IP security engineering and product teams which led to Nokia acquisition.

Talent Acquisition Manager/Executive Search Consultant First recruiter
May 1998 - Aug 1999 NETFLIX

in at Netflix.com a 15 person start-up specializing in online DVD rentals. Hired early key engineering and executive leadership teams.

Hire Me For

Sourcer, Technical Recruiter, Req Load with HM interaction, AI Tech, Love the impossible search