June 30, 2015 – Executive search firm ISE Talent has added Jeff Combs as vice president of talent management. He will provide leadership to the firm for business development, client relationship management and executive recruiting as well as play an active role in building the company’s recruiting team. A leading expert on information security recruitment and career development, Mr. Combs brings more than 15 years of experience in developing and leading both domestic and international security recruiting practices. During this time, he has recruited an extensive range of information security and risk professionals at all levels and in every industry vertical.
Prior to joining ISE Talent, Mr. Combs was recruited by the chief information security officer (CISO) of Hewlett-Packard to lead its global talent acquisition initiative. In this role he was responsible for building out Hewlett-Packard’s global cyber security program, which resulted in 240 hires over 18 months. Prior to that he led J. Combs Search Advisors. He formerly gained executive search experience serving as lead information security recruiter with specialist boutique Alta Associates.
“Jeff’s robust knowledge of the information security industry and substantial experience with professional recruitment and talent management make him the ideal addition to the ISE Talent team,” said Darnell Frymire, president of ISE Talent. “He understands the qualities and skills possessed by strong security talent and he excels at matching these attributes to his client’s needs to place the right candidate every time.”
ISE Talent is an executive search and talent management firm dedicated exclusively to information security and technology risk management executives. ISE Talent is a division of T.E.N., a national technology and security executive networking firm that facilitates peer-to-peer relationships between top executives, industry visionaries and solution providers.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media