The Proof of Talent Team

Rob Paone

Rob Paone

Founder, New York City

Rob Paone began his career in technical recruiting at The Select Group, moving on to support LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions product suite. Rob’s blockchain experience stems from his YouTube channel and podcast, “Crypto Bobby”, which is often a Top 100 business podcast on iTunes, as well as his work leading Growth and Community at AirSwap.

Colton Kirkpatrick

Colton Kirkpatrick

Senior Recruiter – San Francisco

Colton Kirkpatrick leads of our recruiting presence in San Francisco at Proof of Talent, coming from Betts Recruiting, the largest software sales staffing firm in the US. At Betts, Colton served as an executive leadership recruiter, hitting President’s Club in his full-year recruiting. Outside of recruiting, Colton is an avid Bitcoiner who enjoys listening to the latest Tales from the Crypt episode.

Jared Delin

Jared Delin

Recruiter, New York City

Jared Delin handles full life-cycle recruitment at Proof of Talent for our clients throughout the US. Previously Jared served as the Division Director for Technology Sales Recruitment at Lloyd Staffing in New York City. Jared has an immense passion for blockchain technology and emerging technology.

We focus on finding the perfect match

Job Spotlight

Senior Software Engineer (Smart Contracts) Full Time

Series A Blockchain Infrastructure Provider Remote $125000 - $200000

Are you passionate about the world of Defi that is currently being built on Ethereum. Are you an experienced software ...

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General Application Full Time


Are you looking for a role in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry but don’t see something on our site that ...

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Quantitative Trader Full Time

Decentralized Exchange New York, NY or US-based Remote

Our client is a venture backed startup, working on the cutting edge of decentralized finance and novel Layer-2 solutions. They ...

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What we do!

Proof of Talent is a contingency based recruiting firm that works exclusively with companies in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. At Proof of Talent, we primarily work with two different groups

  1. Hiring companies in the blockchain & cryptocurrency industry
  2. Job seekers looking for a new role in the blockchain & cryptocurrency industry

Hire top technical talent

We specialize in working with talent that is most important to growth in blockchain. Full stack engineers, protocol developers, product managers, marketing and growth experts, sales & business development, designers, and more.

A Team That Truly Cares about the Industry