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Hunt Club Expert

Godard Abel

Co-founder & CEO @ G2 | 5x SaaS Entrepreneur

Hunt Club is a new type of search firm that seamlessly integrates service, tech, and network effects to help companies find visionary talent and build stronger teams. 

As an Expert in the Hunt Club community, I am thrilled to extend my expertise and experience to the Hunt Club community. Some of the areas I can be helpful:

  • Define what a great leader looks like and the skill sets required to be successful before you kickoff a search
  • Get you introduced to the right candidates in my network.
  • Review and advise on your future org structure so you’re set up for success

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About Godard Abel   

A seasoned entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience, Godard Abel has successfully founded and scaled multiple SaaS companies, leading to significant exits to industry giants like Oracle and Salesforce. As the co-founder and CEO of G2, he drives a global team focused on delivering trusted software insights. He also invests in and supports new SaaS ventures, fostering innovation and growth in the tech industry.

  • As Co-founder and CEO of G2, leads a global team of over 600 people at the world’s largest and most trusted software marketplace – with 2.5+ million reviews and 90 million annual visitors.
  • Achieved significant exits with BigMachines to Oracle and SteelBrick to Salesforce, with SteelBrick becoming Salesforce CPQ and Quote-to-Cash, one of Salesforce's fastest-growing business units.
  • Executive Chairman of  ThreeKit and Logik.io, two innovative startups focused on creating immersive and personalized shopping experiences through advanced configuration technology and 3D product visualization.
  • Scaled the SteelBrick team from 5 to 200 employees, as CEO, increased bookings by 37x in 7 quarters, and raised $78M in venture capital before the acquisition by Salesforce.
  • Founded BigMachines, growing the company to a $50M+ revenue run rate with a team of 300+ across multiple countries, establishing market leadership in SaaS CPQ.

Who are Hunt Club Experts?

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Hunt Club Experts are well-connected industry leaders, executives, and high performers who refer people in their network for positions with Hunt Club client organizations.

The Expert Network represents a wide range of industries and functions. Experts are among the top minds in their fields, including visionary marketing executives, first-rate technology leaders, and more.

Hunt Club vs. Traditional Recruiting Models

Imagine if thousands of top business leaders could introduce you to and help you hire your next high-impact executive or individual contributor. Hunt Club is a new type of search firm that makes this possible through a powerful combination of network effects, AI matching technology, and recruiters with industry expertise.

Hunt Club's Model


  25,000+ Well-Connected Industry Experts  

Our Expert Community connects and refers us to top candidates in their inner circle for open roles. And thanks to our technology, we can do it at scale.


   Warm Introductions = 55% Higher Response Rate

A trusted introduction from a well-respected peer makes all the difference and cuts through the noise, resulting in more successful outreach.


   Tech-Driven Search Platform

Our Search Platform leverages matching technology to identify bullseye candidates and automates recruiting tasks to hire 6-8x faster.


   Recruiting Specialists With Functional Expertise

Hunt Club recruiters are equipped with the deep industry knowledge, market insights, and functional expertise it takes to find the best candidates.

Traditional Recruiting Models


   A Single Recruiter's Book of Business

In the world of talent, it comes down to who you know. Why limit your talent pipeline to a single recruiter's phonebook?


   Cold Calls & Unopened Emails

In today's competitive world, cold calls go unanswered and traditional recruiting emails gather dust in an inbox, failing to reach the talent you need.


  The Old Rolodex

Time is of the essence in the race for top talent. Manual recruiting processes and outdated contact info hold back a growing company.


  Recruiting Generalists

You are looking for exceptional, one-of-a-kind talent with specialized skill sets. Your recruiters shouldn't be any different. 

Hunt Club is Trusted by Top Companies


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1000s of roles placed for thousands of the world's most successful companies


  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • SVP of Revenue
  • SVP of Engineering
  • VP of Marketing
  • VP of People
  • VP of Product
  • VP of Branding
  • VP of Finance
  • Director of Sales
  • Director of Product Design
  • Director of Growth Marketing
  • Director of HR/People
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Expert Story

A referral from a respected peer makes all the difference

Meet Lindsay Knight, Partner at Chicago Ventures. She’s a Hunt Club Expert who has made over 50 introductions to contacts in her network. Learn how her relationship with a seasoned HR leader in Chicago helped him land his next exciting role at a high-growth startup.


Read Lindsay's Story

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