Brent Hurtig

Managing partner & Founder


Since 2007, Brent has led C-, V-, and Director-level searches on behalf of Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures, Earlybird Venture Capital, DFJ, and other top-tier VCs. His global assignments include clients such as Google, Eventbrite, Unity, Zalando, D-Wave, SoundCloud, and YouTube. With two decades of Silicon Valley experience as a founder, COO, and product leader, Brent especially loves serving innovative startups. Prior to launching Motive in 2015, he was a Partner with the search firm Parker Remick. He has published over 200 articles for Wired, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, and other outlets, and he holds a dual-major in Sociology & Urban Studies from Brandeis University.

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