Senior Manager, Executive Recruiting @ Capital One
Director, Talent Acquisition @ MicroStrategy
Legal Recruiting Manager @ MicroStrategy
BA, cum laude, English Communications @
Fairleigh Dickinson University
As a former Attorney turned Talent Acquisition professional, Anu brings substantive depth and professional poise to client and candidate interactions. With over a decade of recruiting experience across various platforms - Agency, Executive Search, and In-house - Anu effectively engages a broad spectrum of candidates and clients to successfully build long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships. Functionally, Anu is experienced
As a former Attorney turned Talent Acquisition professional, Anu brings substantive depth and professional poise to client and candidate interactions. With over a decade of recruiting experience across various platforms - Agency, Executive Search, and In-house - Anu effectively engages a broad spectrum of candidates and clients to successfully build long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships. Functionally, Anu is experienced in executing searches in various specialties from junior and middle-management through C-Suite levels, across multiple industries.
Senior Manager, Executive Recruiting @ From November 2015 to Present (2 months) Director, Talent Acquisition @ As Director, Talent Acquisition for MicroStrategy, Inc., Anu was integral to the company's global recruiting efforts to identify preeminent professional talent. Anu oversaw the company's talent acquisition and talent management needs for the Office of the President (Product Management & Product Marketing; Education), Legal departments, Professional Services/Consulting organization, and Corporate Resources (Marketing, HR, Finance), as well as the establishment of the Sales, Services, and Marketing team for Usher by MicroStrategy. Working directly with the Company's executive leadership, Anu streamlined the recruiting processes and sourcing strategies to more cost effectively recruit top-tier talent to address the company's vibrant business growth. Anu was also involved in professional development, marketing, succession planning, and other relevant recruiting and human resources matters. From April 2014 to July 2015 (1 year 4 months) Legal Recruiting Manager @ In this capacity, Anu was primarily responsible for the company's global, legal recruiting initiatives to staff the 3 in-house departments comprised of attorneys and paralegal professionals. Anu liaised between the VP of Recruiting (Americas) and the General Counsel to ensure the legal departments grew at a pace consistent with the Company's overall growth. This also involved collaborating on succession planning, marketing, and management issues related to the legal departments. From February 2013 to April 2014 (1 year 3 months) Managing Director @ Anu was a Managing Director with Major Lindsey & Africa’s Washington, DC office, where she focused on maintaining and expanding relationships with top tier law firm clients, while counseling the nation’s best legal talent on their career options and goals. Anu was recruited to this role to assist in rebuilding the Associate practice group. Anu was instrumental in expanding client relationships, obtaining exclusive searches, and cross-selling between MLA's divisions through her network of client and candidate relationships. Her ability to fully appreciate and address the needs of her clients and candidates enables her to continually bridge successful, long-term relationships. From April 2012 to February 2013 (11 months) Legal Center of Expertise @ Executive Search Consulting - As a member of the Legal Center of Expertise and Diversity Specialty Practice groups in Korn/Ferry International’s DC office, Anu primarily focused on General Counsel, and President/CEO searches for Fortune 500 companies, associations and government agencies. Anu worked with clients across all industry sectors in search of the highest quality in-house talent with a diverse array of substantive expertise. From 2011 to 2012 (1 year) Senior Legal Recruiter @ RPO Consulting specializing in Federal Government clientele - Prior to joining Korn/Ferry’s executive search division, Anu was a Senior Legal Recruiter with Futurestep, a Korn/Ferry Company, where she was a member of the team that exclusively provides RPO services to the Securities & Exchange Commission. Anu was responsible for the execution of end-to-end recruitment services primarily focused on attorney talent. From 2010 to 2011 (1 year) Director, Attorney Placement @ Anu began her legal search career as a Director with Mestel & Company, a national legal recruiting firm where she was responsible for sourcing and placing high-end attorney talent and developing relationships with top law firms and corporate law departments in the Washington, D.C. area. From 2004 to 2010 (6 years) Associate @ Wireless & Satellite Telecommunications Law - Prior to entering the talent management industry, Anu was a telecommunications attorney with the largest boutique telecommunications firm in the U.S. She focused on representing clients such as Verizon Wireless, Vodafone, Sprint and Samsung with their regulatory, compliance and licensing issues before the Federal Communications Commission, state regulatory bodies and the Courts. From 1999 to 2003 (4 years) Paralegal @ Supported attorneys in the leading, nationally-ranked Bankruptcy practice representing corporate debtors. From August 1998 to August 1999 (1 year 1 month) Office Administrator @ From May 1994 to August 1998 (4 years 4 months) Instructor and Choreographer @ Founded in 1976 by Lakshmi Anand, Natyalaya is one of the first Asian Indian dance schools established in the United States. Since age 5, Anu received training in Bharatha Natyam. In 1986, she began instructing students of the school, choreographing in semi-classical, folk, and Bollywood dance styles for competitions and performances throughout North America. In 1989, Anu successfully completed her Arangetram, dance graduation, accompanied by a live orchestra and in the presence of 1,500 people. From January 1986 to August 1998 (12 years 8 months) Television Host @ Anu hosted and provided content for Saturday Live, a live, unscripted variety entertainment show focusing on Bollywood. From January 1995 to July 1998 (3 years 7 months)
JD, Communications Law @ The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawBA, cum laude, English Communications @ Fairleigh Dickinson University Anu Anand, Esq. is skilled in: Executive Search, Candidate Development, Client Relationship Building, Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Talent Management, Sourcing, HR Consulting, Temporary Placement, CRM, Human Resources, Management, Staff Development, Contract Recruitment, Succession Planning
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