Dave Carvajal is an intrepid builder of billion-dollar businesses and a thought leader in executive search. As CEO of Dave Partners, a boutique executive search firm serving the high-tech sector, Dave leads an elite, special forces recruiting team that extracts and secures the executive leaders that drive high-growth at venture capital & private equity-backed companies.
In 1997, he co-founded HotJobs.com and power-built the edgling startup to 650 employees, $125M in revenues, and a $1.2B market cap after its IPO. Dave continued his success at TheLadders.com, swiftly building it to 400 employees and $82M in revenues. He founded Dave Partners in 2009 as both a capstone venture and labor of love to help build the workplaces that create a better future for us all.