Josh Burkwist


Director of Talent Acquisition

Platform Venture Studio


Josh has over 14 years of experience in talent acquisition, both agency and in-house.

He was the first person to score 100% on the LinkedIn Recruiter algorithm that tracks user effectiveness, leading the LinkedIn Recruiter Product Team to consult with him.

At the unicorn, Wonolo, he grew the engineering, product, and design teams by 3x, which included the first 19 hires in Canada.

Prior to recruiting, Josh worked in Child Protection as a forensic interviewer.

Josh grew up in Alaska and NEEDS the outdoors.