Dan McCarthy
Head of Talent

Dan McCarthy

Dan McCarthy is the Head of Talent at Paradigm, focused on helping Paradigm’s portfolio companies build world-class teams. He began his career in engineering recruiting at Google before joining Clever (YC S12) as its first recruiter and later its head of talent. Most recently, he led Lime’s executive recruiting team across operations in San Francisco and Shenzhen. Dan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University.

Written by Dan

Token compensation: a brief explainer for job candidates

Over the past few months, there’s been a meaningful shift in the talent marketplace toward Web3 companies. Highly capable people from Web2 tech, traditional finance, and big law firms are []

by Dan McCarthy on Mar 24, 2022

The Community Garden: The Case for Leaving FAANG Companies for Crypto

Software engineering culture has always leaned toward anti-authoritarianism. Many an engineer’s childhood reading list was full of books like Snow Crash and Neuromancer about lone hackers fighting back against enormous []

by Dan McCarthy on Sep 01, 2021