John Vlastelica, Chief Instructor, Recruiting Leadership Lab

John Vlastelica draws from over 20 years of recruiting experience, including 10 years as a corporate recruiting leader. He was the Head of Global Recruiting for Expedia and the Head of Tech Recruiting at For over a dozen years, he's been leading Recruiting functions, defining what good looks like, raise the bar on talent, elevate recruiters to Talent Advisors and improve Hiring Manager capabilities.

John has provided training and recruitment management consulting services to companies of all shapes and sizes, involving leading organizations in high-tech, bio-tech, healthcare, financial services, and retail. Including PepsiCo, Disney, Adidas, Bloomberg, Google, Target,, eBay, SAP, Salesforce, EA, and Starbucks. He's trained hiring teams all over the world - from Moscow to Minneapolis, Beijing to Boston, Amsterdam to Atlanta, Sydney to San Francisco.

John has shared his expertise with colleagues as an entertaining and credible repeat presenter at regional, national, and international recruiting conferences, including LinkedIn Talent Connect, where he was rated a top 5 speaker (out of 100) 3 years in a row.

John Vlastelica

Managing Director
Recruiting Toolbox