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Chris Eckhaus

Chris Eckhaus

San Francisco, California

I partner with clients to recruit key talent at the executive and director level. I can make talent acquisition your competitive advantage.

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200 USD
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I have over a decade of experience placing executives and directors with high growth client organizations under tight timeframes and budgets. I began my career in research at a retained executive search firm and learned the business from the ground up. Client service and high quality results are my priorities. My background is diverse. I serve high growth industries including: Technology, biotechnology, consumer packaged goods, energy, solar and natural foods. I have developed the knowledge and agility to place executives and directors across various business functional areas within client organizations including: Sales, marketing, finance, product, IT, human resources and operations.
Roles hired:
Chief Financial Officer Director of Finance Controller Chief Information Officer Vice President of IT Chief Marketing Officer Director of Business Development Chief Revenue Officer Vice President of Sales Chief Technology Officer Vice President of Engineering Vice President of Product Vice President of Human Resources General Counsel
Riverbed Technology Sungevity Solazyme Z-line Designs
I've placed many HR professionals over the years in growing technology and biotech firms nationwide.
Roles hired:
Vice President of Human Resources Director of Human Resources
Workday Solazyme Harmless Harvest
I've partnered with the CMO to build and scale the marketing team in periods of growth, rebranding and transformation.
Roles hired:
Chief Marketing Officer Vice President of Marketing Director of Marketing
Riverbed Technology Harmless Harvest Solazyme
I've executed several General Manager and Chief Operating Officer searches for clients globally.
Roles hired:
General Manager China Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel
Z line Designs Sungevity Solazyme
I've partnered with the CEO and CRO to build and scale sales organizations in periods of growth.
Roles hired:
Chief Revenue Officer Vice President of Sales Value Engineer EVP Market Development Vice President Business Development
Sungevity Solazyme Workday Riverbed Technology WaterSmart
I've helped tech companies grow by recruiting software engineers, building and scaling product management and Information Technology.
Roles hired:
Vice President of Product Chief Information Officer Vice President Information Technology Director of Product
Riverbed Technology Sungevity

Where I work...

San Francisco, California
Argentina; United Kingdom: London; United States: San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Boston, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami; Thailand: Bangkok; China: Guangzhou; Ireland: Dublin
I have a proven track record executing global executive and director level searches for clients in Bangkok Thailand; Southern China; Dublin, Ireland; Boston, New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and Dallas. My clients span the following industries: Technology, Biotechnology, Solar, Consumer Packaged Goods.

Chris Eckhaus has completed three upper management level searches for Z Line Designs. The three were: VP sales for a new product line--Leather furniture, VP sales Casual furniture, and Senior VP/General Manager China Operations. In all instances Christine provided us with very qualified candidates in a relatively short time span. She is professional in her approach and provided us with insight as to the position requirements as well. I would recommend her for any mid to upper level management search.

John Negovetich Chief Operating Officer, Z-Line Designs, Inc., LinkedIn profile
Positions held:
Executive Search and Growth Consultant 2014 - current
Talent Community Manager 2013 - 2014
Executive Search, Growth Consultant and Recruiter 2008 - 2013
Partner, Cleantech 2007 - 2008
Director Contract Staffing 2006 - 2007
Research Consultant 2000 - 2006
Senior Associate 1998 - 2000
Research Associate 1996 - 1997
Volunteer, Volgadonsk, Russia 1994 - 1996
Research Associate 1993 - 1994
Intern, Finance & Accounting 1990 - 1991
Garvin School of Management 1993
Loyola University of Chicago 1990
Montessori Teacher Training Center Mountain View, CA 1997

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