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Janine Davis

Advisor Greater Los Angeles Area, US

President Fetch Advisors & Fetch Recruiting. Lover of dogs, hater of beets.

President Fetch Advisors & Fetch Recruiting. Lover of dogs, hater of beets.

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Involved In

Founder

Fetch Recruiting, Inc.

Advisor

Project ECHO - Pitch Coach and Recruit Board Members
Women Founders Network - Pitch Coach 2014, 2015
• Regularly consult to C-levels of Silicon Beach startups on topics including: technology hiring trends/demand, best geography to tap into talent, ways to attract talent based on creative compensation/equity packages, org charts, insource vs. outsource, j
Private.me - Recruit Board Members
LA CTO Forum - Presented Recruiting Strategies to LA CTOs

Positions

President & Co-Founder Fetch Recruiting, Inc. November 2010 - present
Director, Operations/Sr. Account Manager/Recruiter Technical Connections Inc. 1998 - November 2010
Director, Applications DIRECTV 1997 - 1998
VP, Information Systems TBWA Chiat/Day Inc. Advertising 1987 - 1997
Sr. Consultant Accenture 1984 - 1987

Education

UCSB Math 1980 - 1984

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Events
  • • Local
  • • Recruiting
  • • Social Impact

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Ex-nerd turned Tech Recruiter, and now Startup/Executive Advisor. I’m actively recruiting Board Members for two organizations, serving as Pitch Coach for Women Founders Network, as well as consulting for many Silicon Beach startups on such topics as: how to differentiate from your competitors all vying for the same talent, the Catch22 of getting funding without a CTO, and not being able to attract a CTO without funding and recruiting on a budget. Speaker at LA CTO Forum, Silicon Beach Fest, BroadsCircle, TheLadders. Certified EQMentor.

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

Ask questions, identify the problem or objective, strategize and then take action.

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Yael Swerdlow
We worked together  •  Co-founder and CEO, Snapcious and Co-Founder with Illana Shoshan, Women's Empowerment Foundation. University of Southern California grad.
Janine is a fantastic start-up coach! As a recruiter, she has been invaluable to help my company grow. Her instincts about people and her ... ability to understand what you need - even when you don't know quite yet - are excellent. Most importantly she has a largesse of spirit and is quite simply a lovely human being.
Tom Nora
We worked together  •  Founder, Sociologiq and Accelerator Advisor, Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurship, USC Marshall School of Business. Stanford grad.
Extensive experience, a technical mind, great network of professionals.
Sergey Sundukovskiy
We worked together  •  Head of Engineering - Technology Innovation at Capital One, Capital One and Speaker/Judge, Startup Weekend.
Janine has a strong Startup industry experience. She is a great person and a consummate professional. Her areas of expertise are centered on ... Startup team building and organization management.
Diane Prince
They're my friends  •  Founder, CEO, Winnie & Kat. Previously Career Mentor, Social Media Educator, JVS. University of California, Los Angeles grad.
Janine is talented, experienced and driven. She is knowledgeable both in recruiting and also in her field.
Jordan Posell
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Full Stack Finance. Previously Founder/Managing Partner, Rootstock Partners.
smart. funny. wise. great recruiter. killer networker. awesome person.
Jason Meugniot
We worked together  •  Owner & CEO, Guidance Solutions, Inc.. Previously VP of Operations, Guidance Solutions, Inc.. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.
Janine has deep relationship networks in the startup, technology, and project management communities across Los Angeles. She provides advis ... ory services to both nonprofits, businesses and entrepreneurs.
AJ Esmailzadeh
We worked together  •  President, Standard Clouds, Inc. dba Private.Me and Managing Director, JOOJ Investment.
Janine is one the most well networked individuals that I know of in the tech community. She is a person that you can count on. She is dilige ... nt in understanding what the client is looking for and she doesn't waste anyone's time with candidate's resumes that don't fit the requirement. Most importantly, she delivers. Janine is a lifesaver and a pleasure to work with. All this and a great sense of humor.
Diane Quast
We worked together  •  Executive Director, ProjectECHO. Previously Director of Community Relations, Options - A Child Care and Human Services Agency.
Janine is a high caliber executive with excellent interpersonal skills. She was recruited to serve on our board of directors and has been a ... n influential asset to the agency. She brings years of technology experience, a teamwork attitude, and a very funny sense of humor to the team.

Jordan Posell
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Full Stack Finance. Previously Founder/Managing Partner, Rootstock Partners.
Jordan has been involved in Silicon Beach since way before it was called Silicon Beach (I'm talking the eToys days). He's exceptionally inte ... lligent, can think strategically, but also deliver tactically. He's invested in growing the LA startup ecosystem, and works tirelessly to put his money where his mouth is. He also has exceptional taste in music. So there's that.

Sergey Sundukovskiy
We worked together  •  Head of Engineering - Technology Innovation at Capital One, Capital One and Speaker/Judge, Startup Weekend.
Sergey combines the rare combination of being a stellar technologist and business strategist. He is able to take business objectives, and ma ... terialize them using optimal technology. Killer CTO!

Jason Meugniot
Owner & CEO, Guidance Solutions, Inc.. Previously VP of Operations, Guidance Solutions, Inc.. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.
Jason has been involved in LA's startup community from the ground up. I'm proud to call Jason and Guidance a client. Under his leadership, G ... uidance has grown, while always putting emphasis on concurrently giving back to the community and doing the right thing. I wish more leaders could be like him!

Diane Quast
Executive Director, ProjectECHO. Previously Director of Community Relations, Options - A Child Care and Human Services Agency.
Diane is the best thing that has ever happened to Project ECHO. She's taken the organization from the minors to the big league. She's passio ... nate, intelligent, resourceful, creative and a complete joy to work with on the Board. I'm so proud to serve on the board with her as our Executive Director.

Ronette (Villanueva) Kite, CPA
We worked together  •  Startup CFO, Accretive Solutions. Previously Chief Operation Officer/Chief Financial Officer, Adly, Inc.
Ronette comes from a strong background in Startup Finance. She's scaled and been through all phases of the a startup's lifespan, and is able ... to apply that knowledge to her client base by offering tailored CFO-for hire services (finance, accounting, etc). She's got great energy, is incredibly honest and forthright and always does the right thing.