Ginny Clarke joined Google in 2016 and leads the non-tech recruiting team, as well as Diversity and Internal Mobility in Leadership Staffing, based in Mountain View, CA. She oversees a team of North American recruiters who hire senior leaders (Directors +) for finance, sales, marketing and other G&A functions across Google.
Before Google, she had her own executive search and talent management firm, and was a Senior Partner for Executive Search in the U.S. at Knightsbridge, a Canadian human capital solutions firm. Prior to forming her own firm, Ginny was a Partner at Spencer Stuart, the global executive search firm, based in Chicago. She worked in the firm’s Financial Services and Financial Officer Practices, and co-founded and led Spencer Stuart’s Diversity Practice for 10 years.
Ginny is the author of “Career Mapping: Charting Your Course in the New World of Work”. The book provides a framework that empowers individuals to plot and assess their professional competencies, and strategically navigate their careers by leveraging their network to create opportunities for themselves.
She earned her BA in French and Linguistics from the University of California at Davis, and her MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School.