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John K. Anderson, Executive Search Headhunter

John K. Anderson, Managing Director with our Human Resources Practice, specializes in helping organizations elevate their human resources function to drive company performance and culture.

Based in San Francisco, John has more than 25 years of human resources experience both as a senior HR leader and as an executive search consultant. Most recently, he was senior vice president for hrQ, a human resources professional services firm focused on HR search, HR contract staffing and HR consulting. Prior to joining hrQ, John focused his professional HR career primarily on the technology space, holding executive HR leadership roles as chief people officer at One Kings Lane and senior vice president, Human Resources at Quidsi Inc. He has also held leadership roles with Oracle, Memco Software, GetThere Inc., Siebel Systems, Trigo Technologies and Fox Interactive Media.

John has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and he has completed graduate courses in Ethnic Studies, HR Management and I/O Psychology. He lives in Marin County with his wife, two kids and their dog, Louie. John enjoys hiking and is an avid Chicago sports fan, still marveling at the Cubs victory in the 2016 World Series.

Career Highlights

  • B.A. in Psychology from University of California, Santa Cruz