Maisha L. Cannon is a talent strategist focused on identifying, engaging and assessing professionals for the world’s most admired companies. Her 20-year career in Human Resources & Recruiting has taken her from L.A. to the Bay, supporting internal Talent Acquisition teams at E! Entertainment, LinkedIn, SpaceX, Verizon and Google.
Maisha specializes in coaching recruiting teams, building sourcing strategies that attract exceptional and diverse talent and leveraging technology to scale recruiting efforts.
Currently, Maisha serves as a member of the SourceCon Advisory Committee and is an in-demand speaker, presenting at Talent42, ERE and HireConf. In 2015, she was recognized as one of the top three sourcing professionals globally in the World’s Greatest Sourcer competition. Maisha received her MA from the University of Southern California and her BA from Loyola Marymount University. A lifelong student, she continues to sharpen the saw through extension courses at Stanford University and ongoing professional development through The Sourcing Institute.