SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Boyden, a global leader in executive search, today released its latest issue of the Boyden Leadership Series featuring an in-depth interview with Sandy Gould, Senior Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition and Development at Yahoo.
“Silicon Valley and the technology sector are the most competitive spaces in the world, and in less than a year he’s made amazing inroads in attracting the right people and creating the right onboarding programs.”
In the interview, Mr. Gould discusses the attraction to Yahoo, the company’s recent recruitment success, lessons from Disney, how his rabbinical training helps his listening, the advantages of working with executive search firms and moving into the era of talent development.
“Sandy’s mission to maximize Yahoo’s talent and people development has played an important role in optimizing the future,” said Trina Gordon, President and CEO of Boyden World Corporation. “His dedication to recruiting the best management and building a premier cultural experience will bring great benefits internally and externally to the company.”
“Sandy is ‘best in class’ in recruiting and development of teams,” said Dan Grassi, Managing Partner of Boyden Atlanta. “Silicon Valley and the technology sector are the most competitive spaces in the world, and in less than a year he’s made amazing inroads in attracting the right people and creating the right onboarding programs.”
Mr. Gould has more than 20 years of experience leading global recruitment and talent for well-known brands across technology, media and financial services. He joined Yahoo from Disney/ABC Television Group, where he was responsible for global recruitment, executive coaching, organizational and talent development initiatives, and recruiting strategies for the $6 billion media business. He has held leadership positions in recruiting, talent strategy and development for companies including Linden Labs/Second Life, RealNetworks Inc., and Washington Mutual Bank.
The full interview with Mr. Gould is available at www.boyden.com.
Previous issues of Boyden’s Leadership Series include interviews with Paolo Cornetta, Senior Executive VP and Group Head of Human Resources of UniCredit SpA; Dr. Claus Hipp, Chairman of Hipp Holding AG; Dean Carter, Chief Human Resources Officer of Sears Holdings; Paul Yanover, President of Fandango; Harald Norvik, a Director of ConocoPhillips and former CEO of Statoil; Stephan Winkelmann, President & CEO of Automobili Lamborghini SpA; Luís Mira Amaral, CEO of Banco BIC Português; Jeffrey Housenbold, President and CEO of Shutterfly Inc.; Jaime Rivera, CEO of Bladex; Svein Rennemo, Chairman of Statoil; Ümran Beba, Region President for Asia Pacific for PepsiCo; David Gergen, Director of Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership and a former presidential advisor; Robert Reich, currently Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and a former US Secretary of Labor; and James E. Lillie, CEO of Jarden Corporation. All are available on Boyden’s website.
About the Series
The Boyden Leadership Series is an ongoing publication that highlights the views of high-profile business leaders on issues relevant to leadership, management and talent acquisition. The series’ editors conduct interviews with heads of corporations and other key organizations across the globe to further growth and the exchange of ideas.
About Boyden World Corporation
Boyden is a global leader in the executive search industry with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries. Founded in 1946, Boyden specializes in high level executive search, interim management and human capital consulting across a broad spectrum of industries. For further information, visit the firm’s website at www.boyden.com.