SoCal Presence Strengthens with New Leadership

PHILADELPHIA, August 29, 2016 — True, the fastest growing global executive search firm, has strengthened its ability to service Southern California-based clients. Jasper Hopper has joined True to lead the company’s expansion in the region and build a new office in the area.

Jasper Hopper brings 15 years of senior officer recruiting experience that mirrors the diversity of the SoCal tech landscape – from SaaS to wireless/IoT to consumer internet. He’s worked with internet/b2c clients like Uber, Fitbit, and; as well as next-gen infrastructure clients like AppDynamics, Nutanix, and Mulesoft. The common denominator being disruptive, high-growth technology companies. Jasper began his search career at Heidrick & Struggles and comes to True from SPMB.

“The booming tech and life sciences sectors in SoCal are important drivers of the regional economy. We’ve consistently heard from CEOs and investors in the region that there’s a need for elite level recruiting that has unparalleled access to best in the Silicon Valley (and other global talent pools). By bringing Jasper on board, we underscore our commitment to the region,” said Joe Riggione, True managing partner. “Jasper’s experience with public, venture-backed, and PE-backed companies is impressive. He’ll be an important asset to SoCal companies who seek to support their growth with world class talent,” Riggione added.

About True

True is a global executive search firm working with some of the most innovative technology companies and forward thinking investors in the world. The firm combines deep experience with a transparent, data-driven approach to place world class board directors, C-suite and direct report executives for high growth tech companies, as well as proven investment professionals for venture capital and private equity firms. Working in both the private and public sectors, True has offices throughout the U.S. and in the EMEA region. Since the late 1990s, the firm’s founders have refined their unique search process with a precise blend of data-centric insights, relationship-building, and experience to produce an unparalleled methodology that consistently improves hiring decisions and accelerates growth.

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