The Talgo Story 

"We envision a world where everyone has the tools and resources to build effective, mission-driven teams."

Leveraging their 20+ years of experience as professional interviewers and hiring coaches, our co-founders Jordan Burton and Matt Walsh created Talgo in 2020, to help individuals and companies attract, assess, and secure top performing candidates. 


Jordan has 15 years of experience as an executive assessor and interviewing trainer, working with top VC/PE investors and high-growth startups to help them hire the best of the best. He has trained over 3,000 executives and investors on hiring and interviewing skills. He leads Talgo's business development initiatives, managing relationships with Sequoia Capital, TH Lee, Chainlink Labs and over 50 venture-backed startups. He was formerly a Partner at leadership advisory firm ghSMART, a consultant at Bain & Company, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Matt is an executive coach, advisor, and interview trainer to executives and high-growth companies. Matt leads Talgo's product and operations initiatives, helping clients implement world-class hiring processes and build their team's skills. He previously worked at Palantir Technologies, leading enterprise deployments in New York, London, and Singapore. While there, he led multiple initiatives related to recruiting and interviewing excellence, becoming a top interviewing trainer for the company. Matt is a former corporate lawyer and holds a JD from Harvard Law School.