David Bizer is a Partner with Talent Fountain, a boutique recruitment and talent management consulting firm. Talent Fountain is based in Paris, serving clients across Europe.
Prior to Talent Fountain, David was Chief Talent Geek with HackFwd. David was responsible for identification and evaluation of talent for eventual investment. In addition, David crafted the curriculum for the portfolio companies and advised on a broad range of topics covering almost every aspect of startup growth.
David is a pioneer in global internet recruiting with a unique bi-continental background discovering talent from Silicon Valley to the technology hubs of Europe. Over the past 15 years, David has recruited and led recruitment efforts resulting in the hiring of more than 4000 top-caliber candidates across more than 25 countries.
David started his career in staffing at Netscape which was at the time, perhaps the most exciting internet company on the planet. Having learned with the best at Netscape, David then joined Trilogy to lead their European Recruitment efforts, sourcing high caliber Computer Science graduates from top universities in Western Europe.
In 2003, David was named the first European recruiter at Google. He hired over 300 candidates in his first 18 months. He then led Google’s staffing efforts across Europe for 20+ sales offices and all technical graduate recruitment.
David holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business from the University of Colorado, Boulder and has served as President of AIESEC United States.