Charlie is a Talent Partner for a16z crypto, helping portfolio companies find and retain top technical leaders within the web3 community. In addition to providing leadership, Charlie guides portfolio companies on best practices in talent architecture. Charlie has worked for some of NYC's most preeminent startups including Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Intersection, and recently had an exit with Beeswax prior to joining the a16z crypto team. With over 10 years of experience in the recruiting space, he's mostly focused on engineering, product and design. When it comes to recruiting he has both led and managed teams to drive hiring and diversity initiatives as well as come up with new and unique methodologies to attract and retain talent in an ever-evolving startup ecosystem. He's always looking to chat, whether it's about the latest/greatest in tech or just general career advice. When he’s outside of the office he loves spending time with his family, surfing and staying active.