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Daniel Parrillo

San Francisco Bay Area Active since: April, 2014



  • Mar 2013  -  Present


    Advising on the development of recruiting training; responsibilities include scripting, developing, and filming of recruiting training video. Currently recruiting instructors, recruiters, and clients - as well as strategic partnerships and alliance introductions.

  • Jan 2012  -  Present

    Founding Board Member

    Together with fellow technical recruiters, we created the Bay Area Technical Recruiters Society (BATRS) as a networking group, onine community, and professional recruiters group - with aspirations of becoming a Section 501(c)(3) or (c)(7) non-profit professional business group. We're trying to host monthly social mixers and networking events - leveraging introductions into "mutually beneficial, strategic, and productive business relationships." Specific focus on start-up software, cloud, SaaS organizations.

  • Nov 2011  -  Present

    Co-Founder and Co-Creator

    BASE (Bay Area Software Engineers) MeetUp Group Job Fair - January 30th Employer / StartUps - find details: Worked with Michael Latulippe (with in order to create the Bay Area Software Engineers (BASE) Group's Virtual Job Fair - just part of the BASE Eco-System we are building to support and promote software engineering, opensource, online communities, and social networking. The BASE Virtual Job Fair is offered to direct hiring employers and software engineers for FREE (sorry - no staffing firms.) We are using the technology platform of - customizing a former "green technology expo" into a fully functioning, 24x7 virtual job fair - with features and options including LinkedIn Connect single, sign-on, one-button resume submit, and employer video content that could range from product marketing material, employer branding, campus tours, MeetUp and webinar recordings, etc. The platform allows for more than just job posting - including the ability to create "booths" for company products and services - which can also be viewed and considered by the software engineering audience. Companies alreadys signed up for the BASE virtual job fair include: Citrix Onine, UC Berkeley, Symantec, Celera, BillFloat, Conde Naast, FoodCalc,, Kontagent, Marakana,, Mixbook, mFoundry, Quantcast, Rovi Corporation, Rhythm New Media, Storm8, Tibco, Thirst Labs, Xoom Corporation, Zoosk - and we're signing up new employers almost daily. Contributed to mindmap and contributing the "recruiter" point of view (in the transformation from green technology to software engineering.) Definitely a "work in progress" but going to be a significant force in the eco-system we are creating to help support the business solution implementations and best practices in software engineering.

  • Jul 2011  -  Present

    LinkedIn Group Co-Host and Moderator (Volunteer)

    Group Statistics: At the San Francisco JUG you get to meet other local Java professionals and talk about code, architecture, innovation, employment opportunities, and share ideas about real-world problems. Our meetings are technically focused and often include expert speakers on Java-related topics. We welcome both beginners and gurus, both developers and managers, both geeks and professionals. We typically meet on the 2nd Monday of each month and our meetings are FREE and OPEN to the public.

  • Jun 2011  -  Present


    Character actor. 7/1/2013 - Season 6, Episode 02: "Got to Escape Through a Toilet" Paid police officer Worked on projects for Discovery Channel - Investigation Discovery TV-Series: Exec Producer: David Frank Director: Evan Cecil "Pet Smugglers" (January, 2013) cop & customs agent "Wives with Knives": (2012) Bust Cop #1 Episode: McLuckie 105 Video Reel: I (almost) Got Away With It: Appeared Twice - including Episode: William Van Poyck "Got to Escape from the Rock" (2011)

  • Jan 2011  -  Present

    Group Moderator and Co-Host; Community Manager

    Currently manage a group of 25,000+ Ruby-on-Rails and Recruiters. Work with group creator and host (Johan Pretorius) on monitoring and administrating the LinkedIn Ruby-on-Rails Group Group Statistics: Responsible for approving all postings, promoting the group, hosting local MeetUp and social networking events - and implemeting an "opensource" community strategy to the administration and management of the group. This entails kindly - but firmly - making sure that jobs are posted in the jobs section; all marketing and sales postings are delegated to the promotions section; and that the general community forum is open to software engineering and RoR related postings and conversations.

  • Sep 2009  -  Present

    Freelance Model

    Freelance model - working within the Illustration, foundation/fine arts and fashion departments.. Amazed at the beautiful work created - and truly enjoy walking the halls of this wonderful and artist academic institution. Schedule allows me to continue my education in Information Systems and Software Engineering, while learning so much about drawing, sculpture, design and the artistic mind. Working with Artists and Instructors like: Henry Yan ( ), Mark Zjawinski (, Zimou Tan (Larry Tan, Auguste Haboush (, Sean Connor, Brandon Smith, Craig Marshall, William Sanchez, Adam Caldwell (, Karl Jensen, Chuck Pyle - Director of Illustration (, James Barbour (, Mark Bowen, Matthew Crane, and others.

  • Aug 2009  -  Present

    Independent Consultant - Examiner Contributor

    Contributor and "SF Job Recruiting Examiner" Look for article postings via this URL:

  • Oct 2007  -  Present

    LinkedIn Eclipse Group Host and Moderator - Volunteer

    Group Statistics: Online community host and moderator for a LinkedIn networking group specific to software engineers, hiring managers, and Eclipse-based software companies interested in networking with other JAVA software engineers and Eclipse enthusiasts. Responsibilities include administration and monitoring posts and discussions; reviewing profiles of LinkedIn requests for membership approval; administration and promote RSS feeds, event postings, and strategic partners; strengthen relationship with Eclipse Foundation and promote Eclipse IDE, plug-ins, conferences, and initiatives on a global basis. Promote and host many technology oriented meet-up presentations and networking events throughout the year. LinkedIn has a chronological history of past events and share upcoming events via social media channels like LinkedIn, MeetUp, EventBrite, Eclipse Foundation, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

  • Jan 1999  -  Present

    President - Staffing Manager - Sr. Technical Recruiter - Employment Community Manager

    Strategi LLC is officially certified as an LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) through the NGLCC Supplier Diversity Initiative. 15 years technical staffing and human resources generalist experience, specializing human recourses strategies for software and webservices start-ups in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley. • Source and place technical professionals and management for start-up and established technology companies involved in JAVA/JavaEE, Eclipse, Ruby-on-Rails, IOS, Objective-C, PHP, Python, JavaScript, and UI/UX oriented technical talent. • Leverage my leadership and networking to connect and to strategize with candidates, recruiters and hiring managers. • Contribute to the recruiting and staffing community by encouraging professional networking, evangelizing best practices and tools, and facilitating partnerships among developers of recruitment related products and services. • Group Host and Moderator of online communities o LinkedIn (Eclipse, Ruby-on-Rails, SF JAVA User Group) and o Meet-Up Strategi LLC is transforming the company and brand from simply a one-man technical recruiting agency into a business partner that is that will help drive profit-producing business strategy associated with building a company’s brand and reputation among technical talent and leadership in Northern California and around the world. This strategy involves strengthening business acumen and aligning human resources and recruiting efforts with clients’ business strategy and goals.

  • Oct 2013  -  Dec 2013

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    Responsible for recruiting and sourcing candidates for DTS, Inc. with locations in Los Gatos (Silicon Valley) and Calabasas (Santa Monica), California; Kirkland (Seattle), Washington; Bangor, Ireland/UK. Responsible for recruiting core Software Engineers (C/C++, OS Internals), Audio Solution Engineers, Principle Software Architect, Product Manager, Director of QA & Operations, QA Engineer, Senior UX Designer, and Director R&D Algorithms. Technologies involved: C/C++, C#, Visual Studio, JUCE, UI/UX design, JAVA, Agile/SCRUM, Cross-platform/APIs (Windows, Linux, Android, iOS), audio algorithms and codecs, RTOS, DSP (digital signal processing), ISO BMF, MP4, MPEG-2 TS, MPEG-DASH, HLS and Microsoft Smooth Streaming, PCM, Microsoft WHCK DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI) is a premier audio solutions provider for high-definition entertainment experiences—anytime, anywhere, on any device. DTS' audio solutions enable delivery and playback of clear, compelling high-definition audio which is incorporated by hundreds of licensee customers around the world, into billions of consumer electronic devices.

  • May 2013  -  Sep 2013

    Contract Sourcer

    Working with Wes Burwell (Director of Talent) at SwitchFly on finding some technical talent experienced with HTML5 / CSS3 front engineer Application Developers - along with JAVA. multi-tenant code base Software Engineers as well as a Technical Lead / Architect. Using Newton as applicant tracking system (ATS). SwitchFly is based on opensource, follows the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and the American Express Data Security Audit Standards and Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE16.)

  • Jan 2001  -  Apr 2012

    President, Host and Group Moderator

    Host, moderate, and manage an online community on - and host social networking meet-up and presentations. Groups were closed down by ERE at the end of April 2012. Still contribute to the group via LinkedIn ERE Group - specifically the local BATRS (Bay Area Technology Recruiters Society) events and updates.

  • Jan 2011  -  Oct 2011

    Group Co-Host and Moderator (Volunteer)

    Working with group host, Alexander Lawerence - on managing, monitoring, mentoring and hosting the Bay Area Software Engineer Group (BASE) here on LinkedIn. Responsible for monitoring the group and making sure all postings are appropriate. Review profiles and make recommendations in order to provide a technnology discussion forum forcused at software engineering careers in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley areas.

  • Mar 2011  -  Jun 2011


    “Evangelist/Consultant” to Rankmind; Sales, Business Development, Blogging, and general spokesperson. Position involved creating and marketing technical testing suite of products (presentation, webinar, online screen sharing, teleconference, and social networking event) specifically directed toward technology hiring managers and the human resource professionals involved in recruiting and hiring technical talent for information system and software engineering departments as well as start-ups businesses. Position was focused on immediate business requirements (sales and new clients) and long term strategies (social media, social gaming, strategic alliances, online communities, social networking group sponsorship and participation, etc.)

  • Oct 2010  -  Feb 2011

    Freelance Blogger

    Writing a weekly blog related to recruiting, human resources, employment searches, social networking, and recruiting strategies.

  • Oct 2010  -  Nov 2010

    Lecture - Social Media and Community Evangelist

    Modified "Apple Seeds to Apples" Lecture specific to TechProse and their business services.

  • Mar 2010  -  Aug 2010

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    Recruiting for direct-hire and contract technical requirements specific to mobile and technology start-up organizations in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Requirements range from Server-side JAVA software programmers, UI (usability) Expert, SOA Architect, IOT Engineers, Android and iPhone application programmers, MDM (Message Device Management) architects and engineers, business analysts, and client architect. Used Maxhire as applicant tracking system, synchronized with MS Outlook. Introduced JobMagic to the organization and worked with fellow recruiters on social media strategy and company branding.

  • Jun 2010  -  Jul 2010

    Lecturer and Social Networking Strategist

    Presented "Apple Seeds to Apples - a lecture on Social Networking Strategies" to the members of TechServe Alliance at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Forster City. Lecture covered: * becoming more than a database or job board recruiter * build a brand (for the recruiter and the company * refine network and network strategy * shared free resources and productive trial-membership information Overall, the presentation was well received and recommendations will be (are) posted. The PowerPoint Presentation - along with two references (white papers from Taleo and Jobvite) are available for download - via my LinkedIn profile.

  • Sep 2006  -  Dec 2008

    Sr. Technical Recruiter / Staffing Manager

    Replay Solutions was recently acquired by Computer Associates (CA) SDLC/QA software tool start-up company funded by Hummer Winblad, Partech Intl, Sigma Partners & UV Partners. Replay technology allows you to precisely and immediately reproduce an exact sequence of program instructions. • Solely responsible for recruiting and passive candidate generation for foundation management and technical talent positions (JAVA, JVM, low-level C/C++, Assembly, Eclipse, Agile, Windows/Linux Internals, Kernel, etc) • Produced 8 senior technical talent placements including engineering director within a budget under $100k in 2007. • Implemented "every applicant is a prospective customer" strategy into staffing and recruiting effort (employer branding.) • Implemented JobScore as internal Applicant Tracking System and handed established account and vendor relationship to internal recruiter. • Introduced agency vendor management and ATS resources for managing direct-hire, contractor and consultant resume submittals via staffing agencies and recruiting exchanges. These introductions exposed job requirements for senior technical talent to hundreds of experienced technical sourcers worldwide. • Utilized networking venues and technology events (EclipseCon, JavaOne, GDC, Web 2.0, Opensource Business Conference OSBC) to build professional network and employee prospects. Encouraged management to accompany and participate in these events. • Responsible for organizing, planning and marketing a hugely successful social networking event at EclipseCon that involved San Francisco based artists. • Leveraged business relationship Eclipse relationship to create and moderate an Eclipse networking group on LinkedIn. • Responsible for organizing, planning and marketing a successful Open House. Position involved working closely with Office Manager regarding equipment planning, catering, budget decisions/management, promoting to technical talent

  • Jan 2008  -  May 2008

    Editor - Bi-Monthly Newsletter

    Responsible for producing a two bi-monthly newletter (one directed to current, past and prospective consultants - as well as current and prospective clients and business partners. Use Constant Contact to produce the four monly newsletters - each with slight differences in order to produce employee branding, referral and business referral channels and produce both human resources and recruiting strategies. Responsible for incorporating recruiting strategies and human resource practices into the newsletters and into the organization's overall business future.

  • Jan 2008  -  Mar 2008

    Networking Event Organizer/Planner

    As part of my recruiting strategy for Replay Solutions, Inc. - coordinated and hosted a networking event during the EclipseCon Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Networking Event Hyatt Regency - Santa Clara Convention When: Wednesday, March 19, 5:30 PM Eclipse Foundation ( After critical success in the gaming industry Replay Solutions has done it again, this time for Java development. Our Eclipse plug-in enables software engineers to record, replay, & fix the most difficult bugs in a fraction of the time it takes with traditional methods. Learn how to accelerate your time to market with Replay Solutions, & celebrate the unveiling of our enterprise product line with us! Artists: FENG JIN Metal Sculptures JARETT FAJARDO Visual Development & Conceptual Design Manli Chao Replay Solutions: EclipseCon Booth # 314

  • Sep 2007  -  Nov 2007

    Webinar: To Video or Not To Video: Social & Legal Considerations of Video Interviews & Video Resumes

    Proposed webinar to Colleen Aylward, CEO of InterviewStudio when we met at Onrec Expo. Suggested that we hit this topic head on once and for all. EEOC Office of Legal Counsel's Carol Miaskoff, Summit Law's John Chun, and InterviewStudio's CEO Colleen Aylward will present and discuss the controversial issues surrounding the current craze of video resumes and video interviews being used in the professional recruitment and talent acquisition market today. Participants will be given legal and regulatory tips and guidelines regarding these issues, and be left with food for thought around Best Practices for using video in candidate screening, interviewing, and even employment branding. JOHN CHUN is a partner at Summit Law Group CAROL R. MIASKOFF is Assistant Legal Counsel for Coordination at the U.S. EEOC COLLEEN AYLWARD created Moderator: DANIEL PARILLO, Bay Area Technology Recruiters Group (built from the ERE.

  • Jan 2005  -  Sep 2007

    EEOC Debator

    Creator and debater for an EEOC webinar called "The Great Discrimination Debate - the EEOC Speaks Out!" - Trying to bring ethical and moral standards to an often-unscrupulous industry, worked with a group of recruiting and staffing professionals to bring the voice of the Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to 700+ webinar attendees and audience at the Bank of America Corporate Auditorium. Developed marketing strategies, corporate sponsorship and alliances with the American Staffing Association (ASA), National Association of Personnel Staffing (NAPS),, Accolo, Virtual Edge, The Fordyce Letter and others.

  • Jun 2006  -  Aug 2006

    Sr. Technical Recruiter & Sourcer

    Specializing in sourcing, qualifying and submitting passive candidates and prospective employees that can not be found via current Internet resources. Without DICE, Monster or major Internet-based employment site, currently leveraging networking techniques, business relationship and established reputation - and the calaber of the client (Williams-Sonoma, Inc.) to present "technical talent" the prospect of an ideal employment position that with an established and stable organization - fulfilling the needs of the client - but also providing a natural progress for the candidates' career.


  • Jan 2012 - Jan 2012

    Peoplesourcing Certification Program

    Technical Recruiting; People Sourcing

  • Jan 2009 - Jan 2012

    University of Phoenix

    Information Systems

  • Jan 2009 - Jan 2009

    NCHRA - Northern California HR Association

    Human Resources

  • Jan 2007 - Jan 2009

    University of Phoenix

    Human Resources

  • Jan 2004 - Jan 2007

    University of Phoenix

    Business - with an emphasis on the Human Factor