Neil Warlicht - CEO & Founder
Made in Holland, spent a decade in Japan and currently calls San Francisco home. Has been recruiting for about 10 years and has worked extensively in both Asian and US markets. Passionate about building teams.
Self proclaimed tech nerd from an early childhood and was writing BASIC code on his ZX Spectrum before most tech millionaires were born. Lifelong gamer and tech enthusiast.
In his free time, enjoys running (completed Tokyo and SF marathons), cooking, drinking wine, gaming and traveling. Fluent in English and Japanese but is getting rusty in his native Dutch.
Rumiko Konishi - Business Manager
California-native that made the move from San Diego to Northern California to attend UC Davis. After receiving her Bachelor of Science, she moved to San Francisco and went straight into recruitment. She joined the Stepping Stone team with over 2 years of experience in tech recruitment.
Enjoys golfing, boogie boarding and dancing. Has been told that she is the human version of UniKitty from the Lego Movie.
Sayaka Bailey - Candidate Researcher
Born and raised in Tokyo, studied in Vancouver and made her way to San Francisco through Hawaii
Sayaka’s wanderlust has taken her from Japan to Honolulu while now developing roots in New York state. Her love for helping others is evident in her career choices, working in the recruiting industry for the past 5 years with previous experience in the hospitality and travel communities. Her innovative resourcing methods have led to career placements from startups to Fortune 100 companies.
When not researching for a potential client; Sayaka enjoys hiking, traveling and exploring new restaurants (especially if something spicy is on the menu).
Joey Choi - Business Development Intern
Born in Hong Kong, raised in Southern California, and currently a rising senior at UC Berkeley, Joey has made her home in the Bay Area and continues to enjoy exploring all that San Francisco has to offer. She is pursuing her Bachelors Degree of Arts in Economics and is very excited about the fast-growing tech culture in the Bay.
She's a major cat enthusiast, and in her free time, she enjoys dancing, singing, attending music concerts, and traveling. She's been to eight countries around the world and is keen to add to that list.
Rahul Rangnekar - Business Development Intern
Originally from Claremont, CA, Rahul Rangnekar is a rising junior studying Economics and Computer Science at UC Berkeley. He loves to explore the hiking trails and restaurants around Berkeley and San Francisco, and always remembers to leave a review on Yelp. He hopes to work as a tech consultant in the future.
Rahul loves dogs, and frequently falls asleep to pictures of cute animals on the internet. He enjoys exercising daily, eating healthy, and coding whenever he thinks of a cool project.
Zen - Talent Hunter
California native who spent his first year wandering around wine country before eventually finding a permanent home in San Francisco. Terrier-Chihuahua mix and fierce protector of the office culture.
Enjoys runs on the Embarcadero and lazy Sunday afternoons in Sonoma County. Not a big fan of buses and skateboards.
Favorite app: Whistle