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“As a business we’re breaking new ground on both the product arena and GTM model for the markets we serve. Getting the right Marketing leader was paramount and a bit of a unicorn hire. Team 3FORTY3 took the time to understand our unique business variables and provided us with a diverse slate of quality candidates. They brought depth and insights on the market and talent each week and we landed our top choice. I couldn’t be happier and recommend highly.”

Joshua Motta, Co-Founder & CEO

Funded by:

Ribbit Capital, Valor Equity Partners, Vy Capital, Hillhouse Capital Group, Felicis Ventures, Greyhound Capital

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Cyber Security

“I’ve worked with a bevy of exec-recruiters and the team at 3FORTY3 are some of the best out there. They’re really smart, know their functional areas inside out, are consultative, operate with high integrity, and will work with you to find a good match rather than overselling you on candidates. I wholeheartedly recommend their team.”

Ali Ghodsi, Founder/CEO

Funded by:

a16z, NEA, Battery Ventures

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, SaaS, Open Source

“3FORTY3 ran a great search for us and helped us land an outstanding marketing leader. They spent time up front in the process to really understand our company, the mission for the role and candidate persona’s that could plug in and make the most impact day one. They ran an efficient process from candidate assessment thru to hire – superb result; highly recommend.”

Zayd Enam, Co-Founder & CEO

Funded by:

Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock, Sequoia Capital

Industry/Market:

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, NLP

“Working with Team 3FORTY3 was the best executive search we’ve done. They were collaborative throughout the process and had a clear understanding of what we prioritized in our team culture and organizational composition. As a result, their candidate targeting was thoughtful and exhaustive, and the candidates we considered were high-quality, well-informed and interested in the opportunity. I recommend Team 3FORTY3 for their thorough approach and for their helpful guidance at every step.”

Shishir Mehrotra, Co-Founder & CEO

Funded by:

Greylock, NEA, General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Industry/Market:

Document Management, Collaboration, Software, Applications

“The partnership with 3FORTY3 exceeded our expectations. They took the time to learn our business, team and culture and we ultimately closed our top candidate. They worked at a fierce pace to uncover the best candidates, passionately selling the company along the way. I highly recommend the 3FORTY3 team.”

Alex Ratner, CEO & Co-Founder

Funded by:

Greylock, Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, GV

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Software

“The 3FORTY3 team rocks! In short order they were able to engage and close our top candidate. They are also a lot of fun to partner with – I highly recommend them for tough GTM searches.”

Jason Gardner, CEO

Funded by:

ICONIQ Capital, Goldman Sachs, IA Capital Group, Visa, 83 North, Granite Ventures, Commerce

Industry/Market:

FinTech, Enterprise, SaaS

“We were looking for a top-notch marketing leader and 3FORTY3 delivered. They were passionate about our company’s needs, tactical and deliberate with their strategy, and hands-on every step of the way. We spoke with several firms and found 3FORTY3 to really tailor the process to what we needed, and with the help of their expertise and consultation, we landed our top choice. We would absolutely work with them again.”

Ali Golshan, CEO/Co-Founder

Funded by:

Moonshots Capital, Greylock, Anthos Capital, Section 32

Industry/Market:

Privacy Engineering as a Service, Data Storage, Database

“The team at 3FORTY3 delivered a fantastic search. They were thoughtful about the kinds of candidates they surfaced and why they were being presented. They supported our team throughout the hiring process with smart advice, and data, which kept things on track. We landed a world-class CMO who was our universal top-choice. We enjoyed the experience and would highly recommend the team at 3FORTY3.”

Anant Kale, CEO/Founder

Funded by:

Lightspeed Ventures, Redpoint Ventures

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, SaaS, AI, Expense Auditing

“The team at 3FORTY3 understood our culture and organization, consistently digging into what we needed to make sure we found a spectacular fit. Their feedback and opinions helped us shape the role and the candidates we targeted. 3FORTY3’s strategic and deliberate strategy paid off! Happy to recommend them.”

Doug Dennerline, CEO

Funded by:

Kleiner Perkins, Emergence, AME Cloud Ventures, Pear VC, Formation 8, Correlation Ventures, North Coast Technology Investors, Plug and Play Tech Center

Industry/Market:

Enterprise Software, SaaS, Information Technology, Human Resources

“It was a pleasure to partner with 3FORTY3 on our recent CMO search. They invested the time upfront to fully understand our unique business and culture and helped us land our number one choice, in short order. Highly recommend using them for tough GTM searches.”

Jay Lee, Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Funded by:

Battery Ventures, Mucker Capital, Wavemaker Partners

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, SaaS

“The 3FORTY3 team went above and beyond on our CMO search. The slate of candidates in the final stages of the search was extremely strong, and they helped us close our #1 choice for the position. We couldn’t be more happy with the outcome; our new marketing executive is truly world class, and we have 3FORTY3 to thank.”

Finbarr Taylor & Nick Raushenbush, Co-Founders

Funded by:

Y Combinator, VMG Partners, Pioneer Fund, Initialized Capital

Industry/Market:

E-Commerce, SaaS, Web Design, Web Development

“I thoroughly enjoyed working with 3FORTY3 on our CMO search. The candidates surfaced were fantastic. Their attention to detail and sense of urgency was exceptional. We are thrilled with the outcome. I’d highly recommend the 3FORTY3 team.”

Suresh Vasudevan, CEO

Funded by:

Insight Partners, Accel, Bain Capital Ventures

Industry/Market:

Security, Cloud Computing, Open Source

“We had great experience with 3FORTY3 recently on an ambitious CMO search. The team spent a lot of energy up front getting to know us at a granular level and quickly delivered a high-quality pipeline of differentiated candidates that gave us a great sense of the market. They ran a thoughtful and highly effective process from launch through hire and they’re also a lot of fun to work with. I would highly recommend the 3FORTY3 team to any entrepreneur looking to hire world-class executive talent.”

Ara Mahdessia & Vahe Kuzoyan, Co-Founders

Funded by:

Bessemer, Index Ventures. ICONIQ Capital, Battery

Industry/Market:

Home Services, SaaS, Software

“The team at 3FORTY3 were an incredible partner landing our ‘first choice’ CMO. Our bar was unapologetically high; the team was relentless in pursuit with access to the very best in global marketers.”

Rhys Hughes, VP Global Talent

Funded by:

Greylock, Lightspeed Ventures, Bain Capital, Khosla Ventures, IVP

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Software, Cloud Data Management, Security

“3FORTY3 helped us land the best CMO on the market! They exceeded expectations and were our trusted advisors throughout the process; tireless, great work ethic, on top of the details – over communicating along the way. Based on our amazing experience, 3FORTY3 is now our executive recruitment firm of choice.”

Ariel Cohen & Ilan Twig, Co-Founders

Funded by:

Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Zeev Ventures

Industry/Market:

Business Travel, Computer, Software

“3FORTY3 did an amazing job for us — tireless, thorough, and always on top of things. We were introduced to an impressive roster of candidates and they helped us find someone who was a great leader and culture fit. Thanks again!”

Scott Stephenson, Co-Founder & CEO

Funded by:

Wing VC, Nvidia GPU Ventures, Compound, Y Combinator, Boost VC

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Speech Recognition, Software

“We were looking for a transcendent leader as our CMO – someone that uniquely fit our culture, who was passionate about our product / vision, empathetic to the challenges of our customers and adaptable to the complexities of our biz model.  The 3FORTY3 team understood the high-bar and subtle nuances and they delivered a positive outcome that my team, Board and I are thrilled with. I would highly recommend to any Founder/CEO.”

Sid Sijbrandij, Founder/CEO

Funded by:

Khosla, Google Ventures, Y Combinator, August Capital

Industry/Market:

Open-source, DevOps, SaaS, Enterprise

“We had a difficult set of requirements for our most senior GTM executive search. We knew the universe of candidates would be finite requiring a surgical approach. Team 3FORTY3 was thoughtful about market engagement, and when presenting candidates had valuable insights on why each would be uniquely qualified for the role. They ran a tight process and ultimately landed our top choice candidate who is already making an impact to the business. I highly recommend.”

Peter Sirota, CEO

Funded by:

Softbank Vision Fund, Foundry Group, DFJ Growth, DBL Partners, Thrive Capital, Premjilnvest

Industry/Market:

Enterprise Software, Open Source, BI, Location data platform

“3FORTY3 are the best executive recruiters that I have used for marketing and business development leader searches period (I’ve used 10 different firms over the last 15 years). They bring in great candidates, are candid about their skills and responsive to changing criteria. Their “time to first high-quality candidate” is amazing. They understand our unique company culture so well that sometimes I forget that they are not a member of our team.”

Munjal Shah, Founder/CEO

Funded by:

CRV, a16z, First Round, Greylock, Menlo Ventures

Industry/Market:

Consumer, Biotech, Healthcare, Life Insurance

“They did a great job working with us to understand our executive needs and our team. They placed a great leader who is making a huge impact.”

Chris Wanstrath, Founder/CEO

Funded by:

a16z, Sequoia, IVP, SV Angel, Thrive Capital

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Dev Platform, Cloud Computing

“We recently engaged the 3FORTY3 team on a tough C-level search and they didn’t disappoint. Their intimate knowledge of our industry and the candidate pool was unmatched. In short order, they developed a number of highly-credible executives for us to speak with, and their streamlined process helped us land our first choice quickly. I would highly recommend 3FORTY3.”

Jaspreet Singh, CEO

Funded by:

Sequoia, Nexus Venture, Riverwood Capital

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Data Storage, SaaS

“They are fantastic to work with – responsive, diligent, and informed on the market. Great process that balanced getting to know us, our business and what was key to success in the role. They brought us the right kind of quality candidates quickly and consistently. We landed an impactful executive. I would highly recommend the 3FORTY3 team.”

Greg Murphy, President & CEO

Funded by:

Wing, TenEleven Ventures, Unusual Ventures

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, SaaS, Security

“Absolute professionals! Excellent communication throughout. Tight process. We looked at a healthy pool of qualified candidates in short order. After we selected our candidate, 3FORTY3 was very helpful and a strategic partner in the closing of our new Chief Commercial Officer. Would definitely recommend them to anyone in the network.”

Jeff Linnell, CEO

Funded by:

SignalFire, Pelion Venture Partners

Industry/Market:

Robotics

“I had heard great things about 3FORTY3 from my investor group and they didn’t disappoint. They introduced us to an impressive roster of candidates and ran a thorough/rigorous process. 3FORTY3 found us an amazing CMO. I would absolutely work with them again.”

Gus Robertson, CEO

Funded by:

NEA, e.ventures, Index Ventures, Telstra Ventures

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, App Delivery Platform

“I only have the best things to say about 3FORTY3! From the professionalism to the network, to maintaining the highest bar throughout the search, even when it seemed tough – outstanding client experience and result.”

Ryan Chan, CEO & Founder

Funded by:

Y Combinator, Emergence Capital, Battery Ventures

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, SaaS, CMMS, EAMS

“As someone who has worked with a few headhunters in the past, 3FORTY3 is by far the best firm we worked with. We have thoroughly enjoyed working with them; quickly developed a deep connection and were better aligned than any other search firm we’ve worked with in the past. We look forward to a lasting relationship with the 3FORTY3 team. Highly endorse.”

Tomer Tagrin, CEO & Co-Founder

Funded by:

Bessemer Venture Partners, Access Industries, Blumberg Capital

Industry/Market:

Commerce Marketing, Content, Social Media Marketing

“What I appreciated about 3FORTY3’s process and unique team approach was their thorough review of our business and the underlying dynamics of our executive leadership needs. This early work really set the tone for the search and aligned the key decision makers around the right candidate experience and level quickly. We ultimately landed our top choice and she’s been making an immediate impact. 3FORTY3 is also a lot of fun to work with. I’d highly recommend.”

Jim Zemlin, Executive Director

Funded by:

Non-Profit

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Open Source, Non-Profit

“I conducted multiple searches with Steve and the 3FORTY3 team. Each search resulted in solid, long-term hires that were excellent fits for Coupa. Their attention to detail, organizational skills, and 24/7 availability made our work together highly productive. I endorse without hesitation.”

Rob Bernshteyn, CEO

Funded by:

Battery Ventures, Blue Run, Eldorado, MDV, Crosslink Capital, Meritech

Industry/Market:

Enteprise, eProcurement, SaaS

“3FORTY3 felt like an extension of our team. Their passion and enthusiasm from kickoff through to close was undeniable. As with most exec searches, we had a Swiss-Army-Knife set of requirements for the role. They were patient, listened carefully and introduced us to a solid panel of highly relevant candidates. Their counsel was thoughtful and helped us navigate the process to hire a leader who has been a superb addition to Okta. I would highly recommend 3FORTY3.”

Eric Berg, CPO

Funded by:

a16z, Sequoia, Greylock, Khosla, Floodgate

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Identity Management, SaaS

“We first partnered with 3FORTY3 in 2015 for an Operations leadership role, and – with our growing needs – have recently returned to the firm for support with additional Operations leadership roles. The 3FORTY3 team has been a consistent and reliable resource for us as our company evolves through each new phase.”

Jenny Du, Co-Founder

Funded by:

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, GIC, Viking Global Investors, Upfront Ventures, A16Z

Industry/Market:

BioTech, Advanced Materials, Ag Tech, Agriculture

“We quickly learned the 3FORTY3 Operations team capitalizes on an unparalleled depth of experience, not only in the world of executive search but as true operations professionals. They have expert knowledge of the market, speak the language, and understand our operational needs. Adding value above and beyond the standard executive search, we’re fortunate to have such a trusted partner to help build an exceptional leadership team.”

Elram Goren, Co-Founder & CEO

Funded by:

Corner Ventures, Playground Global, Aleph, Innovation Endeavor

Industry/Market:

E-commerce, Supply Chain Management, Robotics

“As a CEO / Founder you worry about any 3rd party vendor being able to tell your story as well as you can. 3FORTY3 truly became an extension of our team. They spent the time to understand our business & culture and embodied the passion required to tell our compelling story to candidates who showed up to interviews prepared and excited to discover more.- We landed a real difference maker in our new CMO. I would highly recommend the team at 3FORTY3.”

Vijay Balasubramaniyan, CEO/Co-Founder

Funded by:

Andreessen Horowitz, Citi Ventures, Felicis Ventures, CapitalG, GV, IVP and Vitruvian Partners.

Industry/Market:

Risk Management, Security

“Best retained search process we’ve experienced and we landed our #1 choice for our new CMO. 3FORTY3 was an invaluable partner, arming us with detailed / transparent candidate and market insights along the way. We had a highly competitive and accelerated candidate close, and the coordination between teams to insure success was exceptional. I would highly recommend the 3FORTY3 team.”

Manish Sood, Founder & CEO

Funded by:

NEA, Crosslink Capital, Sapphire Ventures, .406 Ventures

Market/Industry:

Data Integration, MDM, PaaS, Analytics

“Their team is highly consultative and extremely well networked. Honest, personable and they were a true partner across several key searches for Chef; highly recommend.”

Barry Crist, CEO

Funded by:

Battery Ventures, DFJ, Ignition Partners, Scale Venture Partners

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, DevOps, SaaS

“From beginning to end, I knew I had retained the right search firm. There is a finesse to their approach and delivery – from aligning key stakeholders on level, skills, and compensation, to supporting the search with data and market-based knowledge, to managing a collaborative process and coordinated close; all made for an incredible experience and partnership. 3FORTY3 hit it out of the park for us, and I recommend without hesitation.”

Ravi Khatod, CEO

Funded by:

Norwest, Scale Venture Partners, Dell, Alloy Ventures

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Cyber Security, SaaS

“The team at 3FORTY3 took an interest in getting to know our business, our culture, and our recruitment needs. They internalized this and quickly went to work, bringing us a pipeline of high caliber candidates. The team has an extensive network and was highly collaborative, translating into a successful search. I would highly recommend.”

Kavitha Mariappan, Chief Marketing Officer

Funded by:

Accel, Lightspeed, Sway Ventures

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Developer Tools, SaaS

“The bottom line is that 3FORTY3 exceeded our expectations! They were a joy to work with and delivered multiple finalists to choose from, a true testament to how well they understood our business and the mission of the role. If you have the opportunity to work with 3FORTY3, you won’t regret it.”

Norman Happ, SVP Sales, Partnerships, & Customer Success

Funded by:

Sequoia, Morgenthaler Ventures, Meritech Capital

Industry/Market:

Information Services, Mobile, SaaS

“They helped us recruit our first ever CMO and delivered in spades. They not only landed us a great CMO, but they also helped our game in terms of hiring senior talent in general. Their patience, persistent, and willingness to coach us made for a great experience. #winning”

Amanda Lannert, Founder/CEO

Funded by:

Sigma Partners, Updata Partners

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Employee Benefits, SaaS

“We partnered with 3FORTY3 on a recent marketing leadership search and we’re very pleased with their process and the end results. 3FORTY3 got into the market quickly and they were developing compelling candidates right from the start. Even though it was a tough search, we landed a phenomenal candidate and would highly recommend them for executive GTM focused searches.”

Alex Austin, CEO

Funded by:

NEA, Founders Fund, Playground Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Pear Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Madrona Venture Group

Industry/Market:

Mobile, Enterprise, SaaS, Analytics

“The team at 3FORTY3 took an interest in getting to know our business, our culture, and our recruitment needs. They internalized this and quickly went to work, bringing us a pipeline of high caliber candidates. The team has an extensive network and was highly collaborative, translating into a successful search. I would highly recommend.”

Kavitha Mariappan, CMO

Funded by:

Northgate Capital, Accel, Owl Rock Capital, Atlassian Ventures

Industry/Market:

Big Data, Developer Tools, SaaS

“We worked with 3FORTY3 over the past couple of years to build out a world-class Operations team. The Partners executed a highly transparent and disciplined process, provided relevant market feedback helpful to our business, and delivered top-notch candidates. I found 3FORTY3 to be a marketplace leader, capitalizing on a unique mix of top-tier executive search talent combined with meaningful, real-world ops leadership experience.”

Kate Roberts, Chief Operating Officer

Funded by:

Canaan Partners

Industry/Market:

Consumer, HealthTech, Dental

“The team at 3FORTY3 brought the domain and functional expertise, rigorous process, and extensive network that we were looking for in our search partner. They took the time to understand what is mission-critical for our business and our culture and in the end, we landed a top tier candidate. We are very pleased to recommend them to anyone looking for the best.”

Jesse Levey, President

Funded by:

Inventus Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners, IA Capital Group

Industry/Market:

Consumer, FinTech, Credit, Finance

“From start to finish, the search process with 3Forty3 was strategic and consultative. They truly understood our business, dynamics and culture. We set the bar high and our parameters were tight, but they delivered a stellar panel of candidates, any one of which could do the job. In the end, we closed our #1 choices. Thank you to the team for a job well done.”

Doug Lebda , Founder & CEO

Funded by:

NASDAQ: TREE

Industry/Market:

FinTech, Banking, Credit, Finance, Personal Finance

“The bottom line is that 3FORTY3 exceeded our expectations! They were a joy to work with and delivered multiple finalists to choose from, a true testament to how well they understood our business and the mission of the role. If you have the opportunity to work with 3FORTY3, you won’t regret it.”

Norman Happ, SVP Sales, Partnerships, & Customer Success

Funded by:

Bikkei, CBC Capital, Kortschak Investments, L.P.

Industry/Market:

Information Services, Information Technology, iOS, Mobile, SaaS, Software

“The 3FORTY3 team has been searching partners of ours for the past few years. They are very hands-on and took the time to deeply understand our business and culture and weren’t afraid to challenge us on what we thought we were looking for. Their candor, transparency and thoughtful counsel has made them a joy to work with. I would highly recommend the 3FORTY3 team.”

Mehul Patel, CEO

Funded by:

Sierra Ventures, Lumia Capital, Crosslink Capital

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Recruiting, Marketplace

“I would have to call this the best first 2 weeks I have ever seen from a new top executive joining my org. I couldn’t imagine a better fit for what we needed – greatly appreciate their support on this critical executive hire. Highly recommend.”

Phil Fernandez, CEO

Funded by:

Battery Ventures, IVP, Mayfield, Storm, InterWest

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Marketing Automation, SaaS

“We had a fantastic experience with the 3FORTY3 team. Their network access was impressive and their counsel throughout the process was immensely helpful. I saw seven high-caliber executives in the first 4-weeks, all uniquely suited for the role. Being able to compare/contrast candidates side-by-side in a short window of time gave me the confidence to make an informed decision. I couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome. I’m a big fan.”

Rajeev Behera, Founder/ CEO

Funded by:

TPG Growth, Lightspeed, a16z

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Employee Reviews, SaaS

“3FORTY3 ran a thorough and expeditious search. They were able to quickly align on the ideal profile and introduced us to an impressive group of candidates culminating in landing a great leader. From their original pitch to me, to candidate closure, they were highly competent, dependable and consistent. I strongly recommend the 3FORTY3 team.”

Roman Stanek, CEO

Funded by:

General Catalyst, a16z, Intel Capital, Tenaya

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Analytics, SaaS

“As a CEO, hiring key executives is one of my top priorities, but as an entrepreneur, the thought of paying a retained search firm was hard to rationalize. After several months of pouring through my network, my advisors encouraged me to enlist outside help and recommended 3FORTY3. We landed our top candidate who is making an immediate impact – I couldn’t be more satisfied with the outcome/process and would highly recommend the 3FORTY3 team without reservation.”

Michael Papay, Co-Founder & CEO

Funded by:

FundersClub, Lighter Capital

Industry/Market:

Enterprise, Crowdsourcing, SaaS

“Members of 3FORTY3 worked with us on a challenging VP, Product search, helping find a candidate with specialized experience in the areas we were looking for. Their team was great to work with through the entire process, from early definition, right through to integrating the candidate with our team. I’d highly recommend.”

Stephen Lake, CEO/ Founder

Funded by:

Intel Capital, Spark Capital, Y Combinator, First Round

Industry/Market:

Consumer Electronics, AR/VR, Wearables

“In a short amount of time, they were able to connect us with several very high caliber people, and we ended up hiring an amazing executive. What impressed me most was their accessibility – they took calls, texts, emails even when on vacation. They were also very helpful in closing the candidate.”

Art Agarwal, Board Member/Founder

Funded by:

a16z, Great Oaks, Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Industry/Market:

Consumer, Automotive, Marketplace

“They brought us a tremendous number of super high-quality candidates. Additionally, they kept at us to keep the process moving forward when things got super busy on our end. Somehow they were able to find that perfect balance between annoying and too relaxed, and we kept things moving forward. I highly recommend.”

Mike Farley, CEO

Funded by:

Bessemer, GGV, Khosla

Industry/Market:

Consumer Electronics, Mobile, IoT

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