The Team Behind Talentpair
Talentpair is built in-house by a passionate team.
Founder & CEO
Joe is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience with recruiting. He wanted to create a platform that truly promotes a more sustainable, trusted, equitable, and inclusive system that works for everyone. He saw a need for recruiters to evolve, so he founded Talentpair. Joe enjoys spending time with his daughters, golfing, loving the lord, and talking about Crypto and Blockchain technologies.
VP of Engineering
With more than 25 years building highly scalable, big data and IoT / IIoT platforms, Todd leads the team in developing collaborative, innovative products, that delight our customers. Todd is a bit of a technology nerd who thrives on building products and teams. When he is not geeking-out, you will find him either out running, hiking, biking, walking or enjoying time with his wife and family.
Having previously held senior positions at data-driven startups and enterprises including Apttus, BlueKai, Netflix and Yahoo!, Man brings over 12 years of R&D experience to Talentpair. He takes pride in leading the data science team to delivering scalable machine learning solutions. Man stresses quality, simplicity, and mathematical rigor in every project he works on.
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Dustin’s tenure and dedication has elevated Quest Groups and Talentpair to one of the top firms in the nation. Dustin’s ability to build rapport with the key players in growing tech hubs has driven growth and client satisfaction year after year. Looking to hire? Call Dustin and his team will deliver with the power of Talentpair.
Head of People Operations
Hailey is a Boise ID native! She attended Boise State University where she pursued a degree in Spanish. After graduating she realized her heart was in Industrial & Organizational Psychology. After asking Hailey what she’s passionate about, she replied “It is hard to pick just one thing, but I'd say learning encompasses many of my passions." When Hailey isn’t helping to grow & drive culture, you can find her spending quality time with her husband & kids, traveling, & trying out new local food spots.
Director of Learning and Development
Optimistic, Extroverted, Passionate, and Hungry for both food and knowledge are a few ways Mat describes himself. He grew up locally in Boise, ID where he also graduated from Boise State University with a Degree in Communication! Mat is passionate about creating a healthy culture for everyone. When Mat isn’t finding new ways to help people learn and love where they work, you can find him watching sports, running or playing board games with his wife.
Lead Fullstack Engineer
Aaron was drawn into software by the creative potential it unlocks. He came to Talentpair first as a frontend engineer, focusing on building resilient, delightful user interfaces. He now helps lead the development team, focusing on architecture, product development and implementation, and magnifying the reach of others. When he's not at his desk, he enjoys practicing the ukulele, riding his bicycle, and spending time with his wife and dog.
Senior Product Designer
John sprinkles design magic across all Talentpair interactions and products. John's 20 year career in UX and product design spans both the agency and startup worlds, where he has worked on products like BuddyUp; a social network to help students find study partners that was listed as one of Portland's most prominent startups. John enjoys creating fonts, curries, and spell casters.
Dan is a Pythonista who enjoys designing solutions and executing them via pragmatic, well-tested code. He's worked primarily at startups throughout his career and relishes the energy and freedom of startups. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, playing DnD, and flying.
Eric began solving problems way back in the IBM green screen days. His journey has since expanded into the world of open source & modern stacks. Armed with Python, Eric is thrilled to be part of such a talented and driven team who all take immense pride in making Talentpair innovative & exceptional. Beyond Talentpair, Eric enjoys time with his family, camping, boating, music, art, & helping others.
Lead Product Scientist
Isabelle has more than 15 years of experience in data and 8 years in applied data science & machine learning. She has led analytics teams from data discovery to deploying MVPs in companies of all sizes and scales including early startups. While she thrives swimming in the “data ocean”, she also loves to spend time outdoors biking, hiking and exploring nature.
Maddy is pursuing her Masters of Science Applied Data Science for Business at Portland State University. She has a deep passion for digital transformation and connecting analytics to data driven business decisions. Outside of work Maddy enjoys art, music, food and most of all, spending time with her German Shorthaired Pointer, Bella.