Grant Bassett

Grant Bassett

Grant is the Head of Talent Acquisition and is a seasoned leader with over 25 years of results-oriented experience in hyper-growth and start up environments. He has held key Talent Acquisition leadership roles at companies such as Silicon Graphics, Icarian, Yahoo!, Workday and now Splunk. Grant thrives in environments that are in build/rebuild mode and leads with a focus on results, honesty and humor. He encourages and gives direct feedback, believes in transparency of goals and purpose, and manages with a values based approach built on a foundation of being courageous, being accountable and putting the team first.

Official Title:

Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition

What You Really Do:

Partner with business leaders and my team to build strategies and programs that help us get our unfair share of top talent.


Playing acoustic guitar, being active, wine tasting, international travel, spending time at the ocean and the mountains

Favorite Quote:

“Every person, all the events of your life, are there because you've drawn them there. What you choose to do w/ them is up to you"

- Richard Bach, Illusions

Favorite Album:

Solo Acoustic Volume 1 - Jackson Browne

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