Riviera Partners

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Kevin Buckby

“Kevin recently led our VP Marketing search. He understands the market and was able to introduce high quality and on-spec candidates. He manages the process well and is fun to work with. I’d hire him again.”
Jesse Hertzberg,
Squarespace, SVP, Operations & Business Development

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Team Member

Kevin Buckby


Kevin has more than a decade of experience orchestrating executive searches for high-profile venture capital funded technology companies. Kevin focuses on helping his clients compete successfully for the most highly sought-after product and marketing executive talent. Kevin’s experience spans the spectrum of software categories, including enterprise applications, ad technology, digital media, eCommerce, gaming and of course SaaS.

When not engaged with his clients Kevin enjoys spending his time with his wife and two young children. He also enjoys literary fiction, Speyside Malts and working on the renovation of his family’s home in the Orinda hills.

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“Those who have joined our team through Riviera have exceeded expectations and are core members of our company. I would recommend…Riviera to any start-up or organization looking to attract great talent for the long term.”
Daniel Saks
Co-Founder & CEO, AppDirect

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Partners In Search & Recruiting

Our Vision & Purpose:
Delivering the best service and experience – helping people and companies reach their full potential

Riviera Partners is a leading provider for technical search and recruiting services. We have developed a unique approach to search which has been recognized by investors and a wide range of technology clients as the new industry standard. Our recruiting solutions embody unique blends of targeted focus, personal relationships and industry knowledge to deliver game-changing search results.

What We Do:
Provide the highest quality service and search experience available in the marketplace

We take special interest in helping all of our customers succeed. Through high-touch management practices and proven search and recruiting methodologies, we skillfully connect great companies with great talent inciting growth and global impact. Our customer-first philosophy ensures that every client and candidate interaction is backed by world-class service.

Who We Are:
Trusted partners to the technology world’s leading investors and companies

We are a passionate team that has a deep appreciation for new technologies and innovative ideas. Our team of search professionals possesses specialized knowledge of and experience within specific segments of the technology marketplace. Together, we work collaboratively to assess skills, personalities and cultural best-fits to ensure the right talent fills every search.

Our Area of Expertise:
Sharp focus on  emerging growth companies and technology markets

Since inception, we have been focused upon building technology teams for emerging growth companies. We leverage our understanding of industry trends and insider relationships to develop a unique perspective of the market. With our clients positioned at the forefront of the technology marketplace, they look to us for insight and search leadership.