Technical Recruiting, Talent Representation & Strategic Consulting

Founder/CEO

Jovena Whatmoor comes from in-house startup background, with proven expertise in technical recruiting and growth strategies. In addition to her work at Clutch Talent, Jovena organizes the NY JavaScript meetup, helps promote the NYC Startup Job Fair and hosts events for women in tech. Before founding Clutch Talent, she was CEO of Skillfer, a recruitment agency connecting technologists with top NYC startups and providing recruitment marketing strategies to support growing tech companies. She ran Atlas Accelerator’s HR and Recruiting practice, and was employee number ten at Quirky. And, she was one of the creators of NYTechWomen.

Senior Tech Recruiter

Ceren Nomer Depree started her career as an agency recruiter and went internal working with tech startups after a year. She recently worked at a Top Development Bootcamp coaching and placing engineers in the NYC market. Pairing her 8 years recruiting and 3 years coaching background, Ceren loves to help people find their dream jobs while helping navigate through the daunting interview processes. Outside of work, you can find her exploring Brooklyn with her Husband, Son and beloved dog Ben! She is a gamer, especially any and all card games and Super Nintendo. She also enjoys cooking, reading and watching horror films.

Senior Tech Recruiter

Kirby McAndrew has been in the HR and recruiting world for over 10 years. Her experience in management, as well as both internal and agency recruiting has shown her the importance of truly understanding what drives the job seeker. Previously an Anthropology major, Kirby is interested in discussing and understanding cultures past and present. Most recently she is enjoying exploring the world through the lens of her daughter and is always down to talk about dogs and DH biking.

Tech Talent Associate, Engineering

Alexander Horner sources candidates for clients, ensuring that deliberate steps are taken to meet each individual’s criteria in the professional world. With a background in engineering and environmental sciences, he finds commonalities between nature’s elegant programming and that of the human processes of engineering. In his free time, he enjoys writing fiction short stories, painting, and gaining useful perspective through observation and communication. Offering a helping hand is a virtue Alexander likes to display not only in the professional world, but as well as in everyday endeavors.

Tech Talent Associate, Engineering

Eric Chung is dedicated to helping people find professional and personal fulfillment through leveraging their passions and strengths. He has a background in training, management and client services, and has worked in several industries including education, healthcare and renewable energy. Eric is a certified personal coach and positive psychology practitioner. He has an intense interest in how technology impacts human well-being and social trends. In his free time, he enjoys reading about psychology and social sciences, fencing, and seeking out novel people and experiences.

Recruitment Marketing Manager

Yiyi Zhang is a tech career professional with a background in web design and non-profit development. Alongside her marketing and events work with Clutch Talent, she volunteers to help asylum seekers as an immigration attorney. In her free time, she develops VR and tabletop games with indie game studio Questionable Intent Games, runs the NYC Game Makers meetup group, and is a part of Gumbo NYC, an indie game dev collective based in Brooklyn. She is a voracious daydreamer who regularly loses herself in Dungeons & Dragons, video games, and fantasy novels.

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