About Celites

Cater to leadership talent in sales, marketing, and engineering!

Cater to leadership talent in sales, marketing, and engineering!

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C’Elites

C Élites caters the corporate world (especially start-ups) with all their leadership needs.

C Élites is an Executive Search Firm that works on a retained search model. We offer our services to find you hard-to-find senior to mid level executive leaders in the area of your choice.

C Élites works in a collaborative business and partnership environment with a varied range of clients to identify, assess, and recruit senior executives for you. This simply helps you, not only in evaluating the talent choices for your current needs, but also prepares you for your future leadership needs as well. C Élites is a one-stop executive search firm that delivers results by engaging with our esteemed clients at the senior management level and providing them with the world-class service they deserve. We yearn to earn their trust vis-a-vis business. We believe in highest degree of professionalism, business ethics, and integrity.

At C Élites we are proud and passionate about what we do and that’s what motivates us to be a business partner with you for all your leadership talent searches. The seamless team work, metrics based approach and responsible follow up is what we believe in and that’s what makes every search unique. Our professional experience, expert knowledge, business acumen, and ethics are our strengths. The following things set us apart from others:

Professional Networking

Our forte: Principals at C Élites have a gifted ability to professionally network with the corporate world and greatly leverage this trait to produce desired business results. This ability of creating and maintaining such business relationships is another name of retained executive search business.

Professional Experience & Contacts

C’Élites has the right set of experience and expertise required for this business. We have 25 years of professional experience focusing on C-suite and management roles. We understand the client needs and facilitate them with the right and relevant talent fit as per their needs from our professional network.

Contained Fee Model

C’Élites has a Contained Fee Model (combination of contingency and retained search model). C Élites works in a collaborative business and partnership environment with a varied range of clients to identify, assess, and recruit senior executives. All searches are spearheaded by a senior partner. We undertake every search as a new initiative and finish it till the end successfully without wasting our, as well as our client’s, time.

Client Flexible & Customizable approach

C’Élites is flexible and works as per the client’s terms in a cordial way. We cherish to earn their trust vis-a-vis business. We believe in highest degree of professionalism, business ethics, and integrity. We invest lot of time with the client to start with as a part of our methodology with a laser sharp focus.

Team

Sanjiv Mittu

Founding Partner

Contact Details

(408) 306-2026

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info@celites.com

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Sanjiv Mittu has over 20 years of professional experience in Human Resources, Recruitment & Business Operations. Sanjiv has worked with start-ups to build global teams beyond the United States. He understands the business trends and major emerging areas including SaaS/Cloud, Big Data, Enterprise Technology, and Information Technology sectors.

Sanjiv, known for his business networking skills, is passionate about what he does and brings his years of global startup experience, entrepreneurship exposure, domain expertise, and professional HR knowledge to the table.

Prior to this, Sanjiv was the Sr. Director/HR head, Global Human Resources and Recruitment for Aryaka Networks Inc. (A SDWAN Company). He was the Director, Human Resources for Speedera Networks (acquired by Akamai). He has also worked as Head of HR at Cymbal Corporation (acquired by Patni Computers) and was responsible for global hiring and company-wide HR related matters.

Sanjiv has an MBA degree in Human Resources and Marketing from University Business School, Chandigarh (INDIA) and Management course in Human Resources from Cornell University, New York (USA)

Overview

C’Élites offers professional executive search services for executives and companies seeking C-level and mid-level management talent. Operating from our base in Silicon Valley, we place leaders in successful organizations throughout the world.

We offer our services on a retained search or a contained search basis, depending on our clients’ needs.

Our services include strategic planning as well as traditional recruitment and placement.

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Industries

Focusing exclusively on the “Technology Industry”, we serve early stage, venture backed and pre-public companies.

We deal in Network Infrastructure (CDN, SD WAN), SaaS, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Hardware Infrastructure (Data Centre), Mobile and Social Media, Consumer Internet, Enterprise Software companies in Information Technology arena.

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Differentiators

C Élites offers professional executive search services for executives and companies seeking C-level and mid-level management talent. Operating from our base in Silicon Valley, we place leaders in successful organizations throughout the world.

  • 20 plus years’ professional experience focusing on C-suite and management recruiting
  • Networking is our forte, gifted to build and maintain relationships
  • Client-friendly and flexible engagements

Our services include strategic planning as well as traditional recruitment and placement.

Call us at (408) 306-2026

Methodology

We spend meaningful time with you in advance to understand your needs and define the scope of the project in detail.

  • In-depth preparation for a unique and fresh search. We understand the role and study minutely all the details related to it for best results.
  • Thorough discussions in series of parleys with the candidates to check red flags (if any), due diligent back channel reference checks to ensure validity of the prospects before submitting with clients.
  • Complete responsiveness and reporting in regards to the search status to the client in the format of their choice.
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