Irina Shamaeva is a recognized leader in Sourcing, Social Recruiting, and Internet Research.
She is Partner and Chief Sourcer at Brain Gain Recruiting, an executive search firm.
In addition to sourcing for her agency, Irina takes on Sourcing /Name Generation/Internet Research projects across numerous industries and geographies – which she loves doing!
Irina shares her discoveries, techniques, and strategies in her blog Boolean Strings, international conference presentations, and lectures. She is Founder and Trainer at People Sourcing Certification Program, which has become the program of choice for recruiters worldwide. Tens of thousands of professionals have attended Irina’s webinars on Search Engines, LinkedIn, Social Recruiting, Internet Research, and productivity tools.
Irina’s most recent venture is SocialList.io, an online research tool for quickly assembling high-precision lists of professionals from public social network profiles. The tool is based on Custom Search (Programmable) Engines APIs.
Before Brain Gain Recruiting, People Sourcing Certification Program, and SocialList.io, Irina held software engineering and management leadership positions at biotech and high technology companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Irina holds a Master of Science Degree in Mathematics with Honors from Moscow University.