Featured Speaker – Carrie Murphy, Director of Talent Acquisition & HR, Vertical Knowledge

Carrie Murphy has spent most of her career in the field of Talent Acquisition. After spending nearly six years living and working in New York City, she and her husband moved back to their hometown of Shaker Heights two years ago. She is currently the Director of Talent Acquisition and HR at Vertical Knowledge, a growing Series B Technology company that helps Clients Discover, Capture and Curate Publicly Available Data. At Vertical Knowledge, she’s seen the company nearly double in size from 35 – 65+ employees and has helped with not only identifying the best talent but also figuring out the processes needed in order to successfully scale the business.

Prior to Vertical Knowledge, Carrie was a Sr. Recruiter for Goldman Sachs and before that she did Retained Executive Search at a Boutique Search Firm, Daversa Partners, where she placed Executives across the C-Suite for high growth, Venture-Backed and Public Companies such as SnapChat, SoundCloud, Coursera, Shazam, Angie’s List and Weight Watchers.

Carrie earned her Bachelors Degree from Syracuse University and began her career working for the tech startup, TheLadders, where she helped build their FitFinder offering that consisted of a team of Talent Specialist working with 1,700+ recruiters on sourcing for open positions. Carrie is a true Cleveland fan, passionate about helping the tech community thrive in Cleveland and very happy to be back in her home town!

Carrie Murphy

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