Amy Knapp leads talent for Redpoint Ventures in Menlo Park, CA. She joined the firm in 2014 to partner with portfolio companies on their talent and people programs and strategies. Prior to joining Redpoint, Amy spent the first 10 years of her career in human resources roles in various manufacturing and medical-device companies before moving to Google as a recruiter in 2007. After Google, she joined Ning as its first recruiter, and moved into a recruiting and human resource leadership role. More recently, she led talent acquisition for Chegg, building the company through IPO. She recently moved from the Bay Area to Massachusetts where she continues to partner with early stage companies, through Redpoint as well as through her own consulting firm, to help them build their internal best practices around acquiring and retaining the right talent. She received her BS in Sociology from Salem State University.