Jeff Markowitz

VP, Talent Advisor to the CEO at Google

Jeff Markowitz joined Google in February 2019 in the office of the CEO, as a leadership adviser. Prior to this, he was with Greylock as a partner in 2011 and focuses on managing executive talent relationships both in and outside of the portfolio. Prior to Greylock Jeff was the managing partner of the global Venture Capital practice for Heidrick & Struggles where, during his tenure, he doubled the revenues of the practice. Jeff was also a partner and member of the executive committee of a national recruiting firm. While there, Jeff was the first employee on the ground, and built that firm's Silicon Valley office into the leading search practice serving the venture capital industry nationally.

During his executive search career, Jeff focused on senior level executive searches within all areas of technology including both private and public companies. He also conducted partner level searches for both venture capital and private equity clients. With a background in a "big 5" accounting firm, Jeff's extensive experience - in both large and small companies - provides a unique perspective to his clients' organizations.

Earlier in his career, Jeff was a manager with Deloitte & Touche in Philadelphia managing the relationship with that office's most prominent client. During his tenure with Deloitte & Touche, he gained valuable experience cultivating client relationships. Additionally, his background with executive management in various companies has enabled him to understand how businesses operate, as well as how to assess their unique needs. Jeff is also experienced and trained in various leadership programs, which enhances his ability to deal most effectively with clients and candidates.

Jeff received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Maryland in College Park. He is a Certified Public Accountant.


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