Ted Maguire works closely with entrepreneurs and executive leadership across the entire portfolio, assisting and advising them on their most strategic talent initiatives.
Prior to joining Khosla Ventures, Ted helped build the executive search function at Uber, joining a team of six and helping them scale to fifteen. Working closely with the c-suite and their directs, he helped hire Leadership and Executive candidates broadly across technical functions with a specialization in product and security.
Prior to Uber he began his career in search at Egon Zehnder, a global retained executive search firm, where he developed talent mappings, detailed candidate assessments, organized events, and conducted industry analysis for Fortune 100 companies in the technology and fintech sectors.
Ted grew up in a northern suburb of Chicago before attending SMU where he studied Econ, Poly Sci, and Public Policy and spent time abroad in Copenhagen. In his free time he enjoys being active, typically in the form of surfing, jiu-jitsu, ski trips, reading, and travel.