Robert Spoer

Ashoka Staff
Leadership Group Member, Search

Bob Spoer is Chief Enterpreneur for People. A veteran of Silicon Valley search Spoer has recruited business and technical innovators globally for a number of Silicon Valley companies.  In addition to LinkedIn, he has worked with  Bloom Energy, Trimble and Teknekron.  He began his search career with Spencer Stuart based in Hong Kong. “Recruiting for Good”, sponsored by the Linkedin for Good Foundation, enables teams of employees to “crowdsource” the best talent for key executive and technical roles for NGOs on a pro bono basis.  It has shown promise as a productive model for cross sector collaboration for hiring as well as professional development and knowledge transfer.   Pro bono clients have included the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows, Playworks,  Global Network Initiative and Ashoka.