Jared Kaplan

Partner Philadelphia Email LinkedIn
With 14 years of search experience to his credit, Jared specializes in recruiting for True clients in the areas of SaaS and Consumer Internet specifically focused on go to market and operations executives.
Prior to joining True, Jared was with JM Search, where he was dedicated to building the firm’s venture-backed technology practice.  In this capacity, he worked on numerous executive searches, specifically in the areas of SaaS, Consumer Internet, Mobile and Security.  Before joining JM Search, Jared was the founder and president of JKO Consulting, a boutique recruiting firm placing sales, marketing and operations talent with technology companies across North America.
Jared earned a B.S. In Marketing from Syracuse University as well as a JD and MBA from Temple University. Despite the accomplishments above, his proudest moments remain the birth of his daughter, Emma and son, Max.

Noteworthy Clients:

“Jared is great at keeping us focused on the right things during each search. His experience and expertise are real assets. He is also great at the soft stuff including building real relationships across our management teams and with the high value candidates. He is a great communicator, down to earth and honest. He’s earned the respect of every person I have seen him work with.”

– Steve Lesieur, Managing Director, Spectrum Equity


Focus on SaaS, Consumer Internet, Mobile, Big Data, and Finance Technology

Once found employee #1 for a company with no name, no product and no location

Graduated law school, passed the bar in two states yet never practiced a day of law

Avid golfer and college basketball junkie