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Darren Lawson - San Francisco Bay Area, , US

Darren Lawson

Founder + Principal Recruiter |

San Francisco Bay Area, UNITED STATES

Founder + Principal Recruiter at



Hands-on Technical / Executive Recruiter w/ 16+ yrs recruiting the impossible, negotiating equity deals, making it happen!

* Startups / Big Brands
* Keen Negotiating Skills- Stanford GSB Certified
* Technology Implementation (Broad ATS/CRM, All Sourcing Tools, Collaboration, etc., etc., etc.)
* Internal Recruiting Team Development- Strategic models, accountability, cohesion
* Candidate Advocate- Candidate experience, Candidate Partnership
* Client Consultative Sales, Implementation & Maintenance- CEO/CFO level strategic mapping
* Innovative Recruiting Models- Scientifically Proven Tactics. Quantified Results EE Retention.

Disruption. New Ideas. Innovation. Embrace/Thrive on Change. Fast-Paced. Lets GO. Winner. Won. Win Again.

Industry Expertise (10)

Human Resources

Business Services

Executive Search

Information Technology and Services

Employment Services

IT Services/Consulting



Staffing and Recruiting

Talent Management

Areas of Expertise (10)

Staff Productivity

It Consulting

Oil & Gas Leadership Recruiting


Inbound Recruiting

Recruiting Best Practices

Staff Efficiency

Talent Acquisition

Talent & Gamification

Talent Attraction

Education (3)

University of Colorado Denver: BSBA, Business Administration 2001

Graduated with honors in Business Administration. Minored in Business Marketing. Received academic scholarship. Team leader, MBA research team.

University of Colorado Boulder - Leeds School of Business: BSBA, Business Administration 1998

Stanford Graduate School of Business: Certification in Influence & Negotiation Strategies Program, Executive Education | Graduate School of Business 2014

Affiliations (2)

  • NSRA (National Staffing & Recruiting Industry Association)
  • CSP (California Staffing Professionals)

Languages (1)

  • English