Silicon Beach Fest

Hiring for Startup Success

August 24, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Marina del Rey Hotel - Edgewater Room
13534 Bali Way
Marina del Rey
CA 90292

This panel will discuss how to navigate the hiring process from the perspectives of an investor, a seasoned recruiter, and C-suite startup executives who have all accomplished the task of creating high powered teams and building a successful corporate culture. For entrepreneurs: how to find talent. For those wishing to work in a successful startup: what type of talent the team seeks.


– Margeaux Sullivan, Quest Complete Consulting, CEO (Moderator)
– Carmen Palafox, Make in LA, Partner. Make in LA is an accelerator and early stage investment firm that specializes in technology enabled hardware (e.g., internet of things, robotics, wearables)
– Marissa Peretz, Co-Founder at Silicon Beach Talent, alumni of Tesla
– Josh Lake, Evercar, COO. EV provider for Uber & Lyft drivers
– Omeed Dariani, President, Online Performers Group (Management agency for popular Twitch streamers)
– Justin Gary, CEO of Stone Blade Entertainment (video game developer and publisher)
– Lori Bowman, Ogletree Deakins, Attorney