BOSTON, MA, August 00, 2012-- BSGTeam Ventures (BSG) today announced the appointment of Todd Hand as Managing Director of TalentBench, a division of BSG. Todd has more than 15 years of search experience in the same innovation-driven industry sectors asBSG. “I'm excited to have Todd join us to run the TalentBench brand,” said Clark Waterfall, BSG Managing Director. “Todd has been an industry colleague and friend for more than 15 years. The synergies run deep."
Before joining TalentBench, Todd was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Altela, the leading company in water treatment for the oil and gas industry, where he was responsible for identifying new business sectors and driving revenue in the U.S. and international markets. Prior to Altela, Todd was COO at CleanSwitch Solar, a photovoltaic engineering and integration company. He also raised venture capital financing for Talent Capital Group, an executive search firm that recruited leaders to drive the success of innovative companies in the technology and renewable sectors. Previously Todd built management teams for both Idealab, a creator and operator of technology companies, and the Yankee Group, the global technology market research firm.
Todd serves on the board of directors of Coronado Ventures Forum, an organization focused on educating and connecting entrepreneurs with private equity financing. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and attended the Babson MBA program. "TalentBench expands our recruiting services,” said Todd, “and helps emerging technology companies who want the quality of an executive-level retained search for their key individual contributor through to their Vice President-level roles."