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 provides a true market map for each position – from project start to finish. So our clients see what we see at every step: Candidate specs. Compensation data. Status updates. Interview schedules. 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. That’s why our methodology matches candidate specs to client needs to find the highest-impact executives and board members for public and private companies, as well as proven investors for VC and PE firms.

True Depth & Experience

True’s founders began developing their unique approach to VC, PE, and tech 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

  • 21 West 46th Street 11th Floor
  • NY, NY 10036
  • 646.434.0319


  • 45 Prospect Street Fifth Floor
  • 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


  • 22/23 Hanover Square
  • London, United Kingdom W1S 1JP


  • Kungsgatan 10
  • 111 43 Stockholm, Sweden
  • 46.852.500.203