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People & Talent.
Career Growth.
Diversity & Inclusion.

People & Talent Leader in Tech

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About Taylor Roa

Taylor Roa is a people & talent leader in the tech industry. He has primarily focused on building world class hiring functions with a heavy focus on leveraging a hyper-human experience in hiring to achieve better outcomes, as well as keeping DEI at the core of recruitment strategy. He has specialized in growing startups, and establishing hiring functions and DEI initiatives from the ground level. He has also driven key strategic initiatives in the people function from compensation strategy to performance management.

Taylor currently leads the Talent function at Wistia, a video marketing software company based in Cambridge, MA. He also makes time for startup mentorship and speaking engagements whenever he can add value. 


Exceptional Partnerships

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Venture Lane

A startup hub in the Boston area, Taylor is a mentor for founders and startup leaders seeking insights and guidance in the areas of talent & hiring.


A video marketing software company based in Cambridge, MA. Taylor was brought on to build out and lead the talent function with DEI at the core of hiring strategy. He has also driven key compensation strategy and performance management initiatives.



Recently listed (FLYW), Flywire is a global rapid growth FinTech company. Taylor helped build their global TA team from scratch, bringing the company from 300 to 400 employees in just one year.


The Sourcery

A Bay Area boutique staffing firm with an innovative approach to delivery. Taylor specialized in disruptive tech startups delivering top talent in the areas of Computer Vision, Internet of Things, Big Data, and more.



The largest technical staffing agency in the US. Taylor began his career there with a rigorous training, and quickly became a top recruiter on the team that was fast building a major presence in the growing Honolulu market.

Talent Acquisition Leadership

Experience building and leading a hiring function from the ground up

Career Design & Strategy Coaching

Experience in guiding and mentoring upcoming talent for a successful, fulfilling future

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Experience launching and leading a global DEI initiative in a rapid growth setting

Consulting and Advisement

Experience partnering closely with C-level and executive leadership and mentoring startup founders


Speaking & Coaching 

Taylor makes time for speaking and coaching engagements whenever he can add value whether at an HR/People Operations conference, in a lecture hall full of soon-to-be grads, or 1:1 founder advice. Click the link below to learn more.

Podcast Apperances

Taylor chats with industry leaders on the topics of hiring, DEI, People Strategy and more.

On the Web

Find Taylor in featured articles, blog posts, and events summaries recently found on the web.

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