Leadership at IQTalent

Talent Acquisition experience you can trust.

Our leadership team includes a talent acquisition team of executives with experience across multiple industries and functions. From fast-growing startups to Fortune 500 companies, our leaders have been there. They’ve spent their careers solving the toughest hiring challenges.

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David Windley, President

David Windley is an experienced leader in the talent acquisition and human resources fields with more than three decades of tactical success in leading corporate talent divisions and companies.

As the President of IQTalent Partners, Inc., Windley oversees the firm’s strategic direction, business development, and day to day operations. Prior to joining IQTalent, Windley was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Yahoo! and Fusion-io. Additionally, he held executive human resources positions at Microsoft, Intuit and Silicon Graphics, Inc. Windley served as the Board Chair for the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) through 2020. He sits on the Tennant Company Board of Directors as the Compensation Committee Chair in addition to earning an appointment to the Board of Directors with the DHI Group. In 2021, he was added to the Caldwell Partners' executive leadership team. Windley is a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and earned his MBA from San Francisco State University.

Chris Murdock, Chief Sourcing Officer and Co-Founder

Chris Murdock is a veteran of the recruiting and talent acquisition industry with twenty years of experience spanning across multiple industries.

Murdock founded IQTalent in 2009 and now leads search execution and client relationships for his 350+ person firm. Prior to establishing IQTalent as a talent acquisition leader, Murdock worked with Yahoo!’s internal executive recruiting team, gaining in-depth experience across the technology recruiting sphere. He began his career working in recruiting and sourcing roles for Heidrick & Struggles and with TMP Worldwide after earning his BA from Vanderbilt University.