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Rita Scroggin

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Rita builds leadership teams for startups.

Rita builds leadership teams for startups.

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Involved In


Practice Director/Executive Recruiter Triad Group Inc July 2010 - present
Regional Account Director Adecco January 2009 - May 2010
Director of Sales and Recruiting Thinknicity July 2007 - December 2008
Senior Account Executive Italentsolutions December 2006 - July 2007
Real Estate Consultant Re/Max C.C. Connection August 2004 - October 2006
Business Development Manager Gevity August 2003 - August 2004
Director of Sales and Recruiting/Owner Infinite Source LLC 1998 - August 2003
Senior Recruiter Triad Group October 1996 - August 1998


Future of Talent Institute
Henley Management College Master of Business Adminstration coursework
Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg (HAW Hamburg) Business Adminstration
John F. Kennedy University

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Robotics
  • • Social Impact

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

I build Leadership teams for startups. Below are some examples for recent placements.

*Director Product Management- Series D- San Francisco
*COO - Series B Startup - San Francisco
*VP Engineering - Seed round Startup - Denver
*VP Engineering- Series B Startup- San Francisco
*Director QA - Series A Startup- San Francisco
*Director of Demand Generation- Series A Startup - Santa Clara
*Head of Product Marketing and Business Development- Series A Cloud Startup- San Francisco
*Senior Practice Manager- Large Consulting company- San Francisco
*Cloud Architect- Late Stage company - San Francisco
*Director Engineering - Late Stage company- San Francisco
*QA Direcor - Late stage company - San Francisco
*VP Engineering-Series A startup San Francisco
*VP Engineering - Series A - startup Cloud- San Francisco
*Senior Director Product Mangement- Series A cloud startup San Francisco
*Director Demand Generation - Series A startup San Francisco
*Director Product Mangement- Series A startup San Francisco
*VP Marketing - Series B cloud startup Redwood City
*Director of Datacenter Solutions Marketing Public company Santa Clara

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

I would like to help advise Startups on Recruiting, Connect people with each other, and Share some experiences of successful Startups I worked with.
I believe in collaboration and sharing knowledge.

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Rosie Hausler
They're my friends  •  President, SandhillPR and Social Marketing. Previously Interim VP Marketing, Liaison Technologies. Michigan State grad.
Rita is personable and competent. Her advise is well thought out and she follows through with timely and relevant introductions. Rita knows ... the value of nurturing relationships and her enthusiasm for people shines through. I value her opinion and would recommend her as an advisor to other entrepreneurs and leaders.
Luke Congdon
We worked together  •  Product Management, CloudPhysics. Previously Senior Product Manager, VMware.
I have worked with Rita on many occasions in the last 3+ years. She is highly professional and very well-informed on the start-up industry a ... nd related concerns for both enterprises seeking talent and highly-qualified individual professionals. I highly recommend her for talent needs and services.
Andrew Tahvildary
We worked together  •  Angel Investor, Advisor, ITapp and Advisor, Social at SOMA.
Rita is an invaluable asset in helping to recruit highly talented, exceptional, experienced professional teams. She works very hard to under ... stand the exact needs/requirements of both the companies and the candidates to provide only on-target and serious opportunities. She is a professional who values long term relationships.
Leslie Muller
They're my advisor  •  CTO Cloud Management and Automation, VMware. Previously CTO and Founder, DynamicOps (Acquired by VMware).
Rita is one of the best people I have worked with in 25 years. She is smart, extremely professional and a fantastic recruiter. She is brilli ... ant at making connections at a personal level. More importantly Rita is an outstanding advisor on a variety of issues and is wonderful to simply use as a sounding board for ideas. Rita really understands the companies she works with, and is able to have in-depth discussions about technology, product and even go-to-market. Her incredible ability to figure out people’s needs and soft skills is why she is such an excellent recruiter, she can match and connect people so well and make sure there is real chemistry, not just a skills match. Rita will help you grow your company and be more successful.
Vividh Siddha
We worked together  •  VP, Product Development, Oracle. Previously VP, Engineering, Nimbula (acquired by Oracle). Cornell grad.
Rita has a great network of industry professionals that she can tap into for getting advice on targeted topics for a company. She has the un ... ique perspective from seeing companies and startups grow and she can bring that learning to avoid the common missteps companies make. She is energetic and passionate about what she does which is always a positive trait to have in a advisor.
Azmir Mohamed
We worked together  •  Senior Director of Products, PLUMgrid Inc.. Previously VP Product Management, Cloudscaling. Brown grad.
Great person, persistent, reads people well.
Jonti McLaren
We worked together  •  VP Business Development, ConnectAndSell, Inc. Previously Chief Revenue Officer, Magnet Systems, Inc.. University of California, Santa Barbara gr
She brings great perspective in the needs and dynamics of recruiting right to make a startup successful. She has a tremendous network of pe ... ople that have had great experiences with her in the past so want to work with her again in the future.
Susan Wu
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, VP of Customer Success, FunnelBeam. Previously Senior Product Marketing Manager, Citrix.
Rita has been instrumental in helping startup CEOs in cloud computing to build out engineering and product management teams, from the VP lev ... el to director level. She's also familiar with the compensation and equity and provides valuable advice to candidates for salary negotiations.
David Piontek
They're my advisor  •  Executive Director, Ernst & Young. Previously VP Support and Services, Abiquo. University of South Florida grad.
Rita is well versed in the startup industry with a focus on Cloud technologies. Rita is has a large network and able to connect people and c ... ompanies.
Nils Bunger
We worked together  •  Engineering, Dropbox and Member, Sunfire. Stanford grad. University of Virginia grad.
She knows everyone, and she has a systematic process for building talented organizations.

Luke Congdon
We worked together  •  Product Management, CloudPhysics. Previously Senior Product Manager, VMware.
I have known Luke for several years. He has been an instrumental part of an amazing cloud startup and key player on defining strategy and pr ... oduct direction. I look forward to continue to partner with him. Rita Scroggin Practice Director

Andrew Tahvildary
We worked together  •  Angel Investor, Advisor, ITapp and Advisor, Social at SOMA.
Andrew is an amazing VP Engineering and Startup Advisor. He has led several engineering teams to either a large acquisition or IPO. He knows ... how to deliver results at scale. Rita Scroggin, Practice Director

Leslie Muller
They're my friends  •  CTO Cloud Management and Automation, VMware. Previously CTO and Founder, DynamicOps (Acquired by VMware).
Leslie has been a founder of several companies with a successful exit. He has amazing insights what makes a startup successful and has been ... a great inspiration to me. He has an ability to really see through the noise in a way not many people are able to do. Rita Scroggin

Anna Smith Clark
They're my friends  •  Founder, Get Gone Traveler
Anna has great domain knowledge in her space and the ability to bring all together