As a member of Omidyar Network’s human capital team, Michelle supports the firm’s partner organizations as an executive recruiter, focusing on searches across multiple sectors and geographies for our portfolio’s nonprofit and for-profit organizations to ensure they have access to the best talent in their markets as they grow and scale. In addition, she provides investees with executive coaching around talent acquisition, including implementing hiring strategies, talent strategy roadmap consulting, brainstorming and training sessions, and monthly advisory calls. Michelle also shares her expertise with the field as an advisory board member of RippleWorks and Possible Health and through speaking engagements on such topics as talent acquisition, the recruiting landscape, and learnings from our portfolio.
Prior to joining Omidyar Network in 2009, Michelle spent over ten years as a senior recruiter working for companies such as Apple, eBay/PayPal, Google, and Nortel Networks, where she helped facilitate rapid organizational growth in very competitive environments.
Michelle received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources from San Jose State University.