Optimizing the Art and Science of Search

At True, we combine deep experience with an open, data-driven approach that consistently improves hiring decisions and accelerates growth.

Internet + Software + Life Sciences + VC & PE Professionals

True Data-Driven Recruiting

We believe the truth is always in the data. That’s why we’re constantly building more metrics, more accessibility and more transparency into our methodology. The result is an open, collaborative and data-driven approach that connects our clients with dynamic talent to accelerate their growth.

True Accessibility and Transparency

Our TrueApp lifts the veil off the search process – from start to finish, creating a productive partnership that brings our clients unmatched accessibility including by-the-minute updates, robust compensation data, and the ability to rate and prioritize candidates.

TrueApp captures every byte of intelligence and displays it all in real time. The results: Accelerated discovery and search timelines. Enhanced collaboration and accountability. And consistently better hiring decisions.

True Focus: Scaling Companies

We focus exclusively on connecting emerging technology companies across the globe with dynamic talent from the top of the candidate pool. We understand that scaling companies need more than just “additions” – but true multipliers for growth.

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  • BazaarVoice-logo
  • BlueKai-logo
  • Braintree-logo
  • BusinessCom-logo
  • Clarabridgehp
  • Clearslide-logo
  • dicerna
  • Eloqua-logo
  • HandyWeb
  • hootsuite
  • Immunogen-logo
  • JMI_Equity
  • kareo
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  • Logi Analytics
  • Marketo-logo
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  • Okta-logo
  • Pandora-logo
  • Runkeeper-logo
  • Servicenow-logo
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  • sumologic
  • Thoma-Bravo
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  • Warburg-Pincus
  • Zenefits press

True Depth & Experience

True’s founders began developing their unique approach to VC, PE, tech, and life sciences executive search in the late 1990s. Since then they have refined the process with a precise blend of data-driven insights, experience and relationship-building to produce an unparalleled search and recruitment methodology. In 2012 Brad Stadler and Joe Riggione teamed with industry veterans Pat Haggerty, Tim McDonald, and Josh Withers to found True, now with offices nationwide and in EMEA.


New York

  • 94 Church Street, Suite 301
  • New Brunswick, NJ 08901
  • 646.434.0319


  • 29 Elm Street, Suite Two
  • Cambridge, MA 02139
  • 617.981.7710


  • 56 N. Haddon Ave., First Floor
  • Haddonfield, NJ 08033
  • 646.434.0319

Silicon Valley

  • One First Street, Suite 14
  • Los Altos, CA 94022
  • 650.265.0280

San Francisco

  • 1433 17th Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94107
  • 415.231.6665


  • 128 Wigmore Street
  • London, United Kingdom W1U 3SA
  • 44.203.695.7654


  • Kungsgatan 10
  • 111 43 Stockholm, Sweden
  • 46.852.500.203


  • Linienstraße 42
  • 10119 Berlin, Germany