Lindsay Grenawalt is the Head of People Operations at Cockroach Labs. Previously, she was the Vice President of People Operations at Yext where she served on the management team since 2013. During her time at Yext, the company grew from 168 to over 440 employees across the United States, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Prior to Yext, she was the founding recruiter at Google Ventures (GV) where she led the East Coast recruiting practice for the $1.5 billion dollar fund, placing executives in engineering and product management at the 150+ portfolio companies. During her time at Google, Lindsay was a recruiter for the Google New York Engineering office. Lindsay has hired hundreds of world-class engineers ranging from entry level to executive positions for Google offices across North America. She defined recruiting strategy for Engineering and Product teams, including User Experience, Infrastructure, Networking and Structured Data teams. She also ran specialized programs geared towards recruiting diversity.
Lindsay holds a BA in Sociology and a minor in Education from the University of California, Berkeley.