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Talent Intelligence Pioneer SeekOut Hires Katie Coupe as Interim Chief People Officer

SeekOut, a leading Talent Intelligence Platform, has appointed Katie Coupe as Interim Chief People Officer (CPO). SeekOut partnered with Frederickson Partners, a Gallagher company, on the executive search.

As Interim CPO, Katie will spearhead human resources (HR) initiatives, bringing passion, maturity, and a hands-on approach to the role to inspire the broader organization. She will report to SeekOut CEO and Co-Founder Anoop Gupta.

Katie joins SeekOut from BetterUp, where she served as Head of People, leading end-to-end talent initiatives, total rewards, HR business partners, employee growth, and people operations. She also served in leadership roles at Gap Inc. Katie holds both a master’s degree and a bachelor of science from the ILR School at Cornell University and is a certified executive coach.

SeekOut’s Talent Intelligence Platform helps thousands of organizations of all sizes and industries hire, grow and retain great talent. Founded in 2017 by a team of enterprise software veterans, SeekOut is backed by leading investors at Tiger Global Management, Madrona Venture Group, Mayfield, and Founders Circle Capital. SeekOut has two primary product offerings – Recruit, for identifying new talent, and Grow, for maximizing a company’s existing internal talent. Leading companies, including Salesforce, Allstate, and Kaiser Permanente, rely on SeekOut to unify their talent acquisition, talent management, and talent analytics in a single people-first platform.

Frederickson Partners, a Gallagher Company recruits high impact executive talent for innovative companies worldwide. As a part of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Frederickson recruits executives across the C-suite, specializing in HR and People, Finance, Sales, Legal and Product leadership, and matching startups, mission-based organizations and Fortune 500 enterprises with world-class executives. Frederickson serves many global business and tech hubs, with locations including San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Atlanta, Philadelphia, South Florida, Nashville and Toronto. Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Gartner, Genentech, General Electric, Informatica, Intel, Intuit, Ford Motor Co., lululemon, Mars, Neiman Marcus, Nubank, Peak Design, Pinterest, Proofpoint, Qualtrics, Roche, SoFi, The Nature Conservancy, Uber, and Workday.

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Frederickson Partners, a Gallagher company is a market leader in retained executive search since 1995. As one of the top-rated HR executive search and C-suite recruiting firms, we have expertise in placing Chief People Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Legal Officers and many other senior leaders. We draw on a broad network of rising and established executives and leaders, and a 28-year reputation as a talent acquisition and HR Advisory provider.

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