Technical Recruiting, Talent Representation & Strategic Consulting


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.

Technical Recruiter

Meri Jebirashvili is a technical recruiter with a background in client relations. Her first exposure to the world of engineering came at the World Bank, where she served as a liaison between clients and developers. Meri started her technical recruitment career at an Adtech startup at its peak hiring time, and helped the company double in size. She was also entrusted with 20 engineering interns and quickly became the intern “mom”. In her free time, she enjoys nerding out on books, film, and everything tennis.

Recruitment Marketing Manager

Yiyi Zhang is a web designer with a background in the visual arts and non-profit development. Alongside her marketing and events work with Clutch Talent and in the NYC tech community, she helps run an immigration clinic with the New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC as an attorney. In her free time, she develops virtual reality, 3D, and tabletop games with indie game studios Chaotic Formula and Questionable Intent Games, and is a freelance front end developer. She is a voracious daydreamer who regularly loses herself in Dungeons & Dragons, video games, and fantasy novels.

Tech Talent Associate, Engineering

Chris Johnson, our “sourceror”, is a Coast Guard veteran with a background that covers a large swath of passions, including cyber security, systems and network administration, technical training, and document writing. Along with his candidate procurement and outreach work at Clutch Talent, Chris serves as the Communications Officer for the Fordham Veterans Association, helping student and alumni veterans find the resources and support they need to succeed in their scholastic and professional careers. In his free time, Chris enjoys long distance running, reading history and science fiction novels, and cooking whatever seafood and produce is in season.

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