Lan Gu

Principal San Francisco Email LinkedIn

Lan specializes in CxO and VP level searches in Data, Engineering, Security, and Product. Her industry expertise includes Consumer Internet, SaaS, eCommerce, Health + Wellness, with clients spanning early stage startups to Fortune 500 companies. Prior to True, Lan recruited technical leaders across global offices at Facebook and Instagram, focusing on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Data Infrastructure, Product and Ads domains. She began her career in recruitment in Silicon Valley at unicorn SaaS startup Box, where she was initially hired as an early member of the Data and Operations team.

Lan graduated with distinction from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley. She lives in San Francisco but has also called New England, Montreal, and Beijing home.

Snapshot

Specializes in CxO and VP level searches in Data, Engineering, Security, and Product

Domain expertise in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Recruited across global offices at Facebook and Instagram

Prior data and operations career experience

Has roots playing classical piano, but more recently has ventured into producing and spinning electronic music

Passion for health and wellness, cooking, and local cuisine