Venesa Klein

Partner, Los Angeles

Since 2007, Venesa Klein has helped some of the world’s most successful companies build out the critical leadership teams that drive their success.

As Partner at Calibre One, she successfully places executive leaders across a wide range of technology, new media and software sectors. Klein also heads up the company’s Purpose-Driven Practice, which focuses on placing senior-level executives in growing organizations seeking to create innovation with meaningful impact. This includes companies that focus on empowering employees and/or making positive social impact such as benefit corporations, B-Corps, L3Cs and other purpose-driven companies as well as investment companies focused on this emerging sector.

Prior to joining Calibre One, Klein was the senior recruiter at MarketTools, a market research and technology company. She was responsible for full-cycle, international, executive recruiting across the company. Klein was first introduced to corporate recruiting as a consultant at Google where she was recruited to build out their internal executive search function. She began her executive search career at The Pacific Firm, a premier San Francisco Bay Area boutique firm. Her practice concentrated on the recruitment of executives for venture capital funded start-ups and established high-growth companies in consumer branded goods, retail, consumer and business technology.

Klein is an outdoor enthusiast and spends as much time as possible with her young son while exploring. She is an active supporter of a number of animal welfare and environmental causes.

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