Chris Murdock


Chris Murdock

Co-Founder and Senior Partner
IQTalent Partners


Chris Murdock is the Co-Founder and Senior Partner of IQTalent Partners. Chris has over 12 years of executive recruiting experience and leads search execution and client relationships along with supporting searches across the firm.

Prior to Founding IQTalent Partners, Chris was a Sourcer with Yahoo!’s internal Executive Recruiting team in the corporate offices in Sunnyvale, California. Previous to Yahoo!, Chris was an Associate in the Menlo Park, California office of with Heidrick & Struggles, where he recruited for software, hardware, professional services, and semiconductor clients. Before Heidrick & Struggles, Chris worked in the Retail Practice of TMP Worldwide in Atlanta, Georgia. While with TMP Worldwide, he worked on CEO, General Merchandise Manager, and various VP and Buyer level searches.

Chris earned a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.

Town Hall Session (Thursday, Oct. 24 2:00 PM ~ 2:45 PM)

The Recruiter Town Hall offers a facilitated, open-microphone opportunity to air your grievances and concerns and share your solutions to the challenges facing recruiters today. The session will provide answers, inspiration, key learning—and probably a few laughs as we all learn from one another.

This peer-to-peer exchange aims to arrive at “crowd sourced” solutions to the problems you face in your day-to-day recruiting activities. The discussion is open to all, including conference vendors who will respond to recruiters’ wish lists.

The session format allows for sharing frustrations and best practices and analyzing options. Come prepared to share.

If you don’t want to step up to the microphone, you can email your grievances/solutions to in advance.

This is your chance to be heard, while helping to make a difference.