Sloane Barbour is a veteran of the staffing industry with nearly a decade of experience placing software engineers and technical candidates into a wide range of companies and industries, from the first technical hires at startups to building out entire software teams at fortune 100 companies. With experience in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York City, Sloane understands the complexities of different markets and has seen the tech hiring market evolve significantly since starting his career in 2006. He now leads a staff of 50 recruiters and account managers in the New York City divisions of Jobspring Partners and Workbridge Associates, a duo of boutique technology staffing and consulting firms with offices in 11 cities in North America. He and his team also run an event series, Tech In Motion, that serves a talent community of nearly 20,000 engineers, entrepreneurs, investors, and makers across the country by hosting monthly networking and education meetups. He lives in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan with his wife Samantha.