Ardy Daie

Ardy is an operating partner at Khosla Ventures, where he leverages over 15 years of experience building world-class teams for startups and Fortune 100 companies. He’s passionate about growing organizations, developing and implementing innovative recruiting solutions and serving as a career coach and adviser.

Prior to joining Khosla Ventures, Ardy was the head of people operations–leading recruiting and human resources–at LIFX, an early stage startup that’s developing a WiFi LED light bulb. Previously, Ardy held multiple senior management roles at Google including leading hiring efforts for ads engineering and platform engineering, in addition to regional oversight for Google’s Los Angeles and Irvine recruiting operations. During his tenure, he also served as a senior technical recruiter for the Android engineering team. Ardy also was the head of recruiting at Admob, a mobile advertising startup and helped grow the company from 45 to 150 employees worldwide before it was acquired by Google. Earlier in his career, Ardy spent more than seven years working as a technical recruiter and manager at various talent agencies.

Ardy holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, playing tennis, listening to music, traveling and spending time with his English Labrador retriever, Harvey.

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