This week on the Driven & Co. podcast, host Justin Gray welcomes Brianna Rooney to the show. Brianna is the founder and CEO of Techees, a recruiting firm that specializes in placing technical professionals in a myriad of disciplines, including software engineering, data science, design, operations, leadership, product management and more.
Since being founded in 2009, Brianna has established relationships with a wide array of companies, ranging in maturity from seed funded, all the way to pre-IPO, and everything in between.
In this episode, Justin and Brianna discuss her journey from broke fashion school graduate to successful recruiting entrepreneur, how starting a business at 22 years old taught her to have no fear and how she masters being both a business leader, sales producer and mom.
More highlights from this episode include:
- How to maintain strong relationships within various industries
- How employers can unlock what makes a great employee
- Insights for entrepreneurs trying to attract top talent
- What job seekers should be asking themselves to know when they’ve found a true fit
- How diversity and women in tech will change the landscape of technology
Want to hear more? When you finish this episode, check out other recent guests on the Driven & Co. podcast.
Meet Justin Gray
Justin is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and founder of LeadMD, the world’s largest revenue operations agency having implemented over half of the Marketo user base. Justin has made a career of launching successful companies and scaling them, with successful exits of over 200MM+ in the last decade. Justin’s latest endeavor launched in 2016 when he co-founded Six Bricks an online learning startup designed to combat employee and customer churn through experience-based education. Over the past 10 years, Justin has emerged as a strong voice for entrepreneurship, marketing and culture. As a recognized speaker, Justin has been published over 350 times in industry publications and holds his own column, Tribal Knowledge in Inc., while writing for Entrepreneur, Tech Crunch and others. Justin and his wife Jennifer met over marketing and three years later welcomed their son, Grayson, into the world in April of 2017.