Deegit’s Different

The depth and rigor of our recruiting process, talent matching abilities and speed of deployment is how we stand head and shoulders above the competition.

1 in 3 submitted candidates are hired by our clients.

*Based on 2015-2016 Deegit applicant tracking data

Connecting the dots
beyond resumes and requisitions

With Deegit you receive the domain expertise and depth of resources you find at larger tech recruiting firms, plus the management-level relationships that come with a smaller shop.

We use industry-leading staffing automation software to simplify talent tracking, collaboration and hiring data, then convert it into valuable information that we share with our customers. This not only helps us measure our performance but enables us to fine-tune and tailor our hiring strategy for each customer.


Deegit walks the talk on diversity. As a certified Minority Business Enterprise, we have built a diverse culture internally to reap the benefits of many perspectives. We also take pride in offering an uncommonly diverse talent pool, from which you can draw the best candidate for the role.

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Social Responsibility

Social responsibility runs deep in Deegit’s DNA. We have partnered with nonprofits such as Girl Scouts of the USA to support talent development at the earliest stages and close the technical skills gap to bring STEM education and access to careers to underserved communities. We don’t just place candidates; we prepare them.

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  • Founded by Deepak Patel

  • Wins major Aviation and Transportation contracts

  • Signs first major MSA with a major Chicago based SI firm

  • Grows to 35 consultants

  • Jay Madipadaga joins Deegit as Co-Founder, and starts managing recruiting and sales operations

  • Deegit reaches 100 consultant milestone

    Crosses $10 MM revenue

    Jay Madipadaga named CEO

    Establishes offshore delivery recruiting operations in India with 3 employees

  • Crosses $15 MM revenue

  • Named by Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the US

  • Lands MSA with major BIG-4 consulting SI firm

  • Crosses $20 MM in revenues

  • Expands to Latin America with offices in Mexico and Guatemala

    Crosses $22 MM revenue

    Named by Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the US

  • Crosses $30 MM in revenue

    Counts over 60 employees in its dual-shore recruiting organization

    Named by Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the US

  • Named by Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the US

    Jim Dimitriou joins as CEO

    Herb Stokes joins as CMO

    Acquires RedFox Search and names Tim Forman as EVP

    Implements robust Channel Partner Program

  • Named by Inc 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in the US

    Rolls out new corporate Social Responsibility Program - Girl Scouts (STEM)

Leadership Team

James Dimitriou - Deegit CEO

Jim Dimitriou


Jim’s distinguished career spans senior-management positions in professional services, technology sales, recruiting and business development. Prior to joining Deegit, Jim was managing partner at executive consulting services firm Tatum, a division of Randstad. He also has held management roles at consulting company Capgemini; software company Loudcloud/Opsware; technology and enterprise solutions specialist CSC Consulting; and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). His broad knowledge of the industry, insights into client needs and his track record building high-performance teams makes him a natural for the lead role at Deegit.

Jay Madipadaga - Deegit Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer

Jay Madipadaga

Co-Founder, President & COO

Jay started his entrepreneurial journey in the trenches of the recruitment industry, joining Deepak Patel as Co-Founder, manager and the lead recruiter at Deegit. Innovative and intuitive, Jay has built Deegit’s Recruiting Organization from nothing to over 100 recruiters. He manages day to day global operations, customer relations, and ensures that Deegit can respond with quality candidates to the thousands of requisitions it receives annually. He oversees implementation of industry best practices of quality processes for candidate screening, onboarding and service delivery. Jay also trains the recruitment team, updating them with latest technology trends.

Deepak Patel - Deegit Co-Founder & CFO

Deepak Patel

Founder & CFO

From Deepak’s vision, Deegit emerged in 1993 as a small upstart delivering high-quality technology consulting services. It since has flowered into a global organization placing over hundreds of top-notch professionals annually at some of the largest technology companies in the world. With over 20 years of experience in information technology, finance and business development, Deepak has parlayed Deegit’s dual-shore operational model – and his multicultural fluency – into a key differentiator in a complex industry. He oversees operations, contracts, immigration and general administration, underpinned by a fierce commitment to corporate social responsibility. Deepak is passionate about nurturing talent in underserved communities and leveraging it for both business success and social progress.

Tim Forman - Deegit Executive Vice President and Managing Partner

Tim Forman

Executive Vice President, Search

Tim brings over 18 years of full life-cycle recruiting and sales experience to Deegit, fortified by his relationship maintenance acumen with both clients and candidates. He manages Deegit’s professional search and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) offerings, specializing in executive and senior-level searches in banking, energy, insurance and enterprise resource planning (ERP) verticals.

Herb Stokes - Chief Marketing Officer

Herb Stokes

Chief Marketing Officer

A champion of diversity as a tool to drive results, Herb differentiates Deegit’s marketing efforts with that message at every opportunity, from its branding to its channel partnerships to its business approach. He formulates and executes an inclusive marketing strategy that promotes minority-owned and women-owned business partnerships and corporate engagements. Herb’s commitment to social responsibility shines throughout his professional history. In 1994 he created the first minority-owned and certified corporate relocation company, Alliance Relocation Services. In 2000, he established The Affluence Group Inc., a minority-certified management organization focused on promoting growth and development of small- and medium-size minority-owned businesses. Today, Deegit’s clients, candidates and partners benefit from Herb’s dedication to service.

Allen Gray

Allen C. Gray

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Allen has over 40 years of operations leadership and business development success. A veteran of Cummins Engine Corp. and Navistar International Corp., he has led economic development missions to South Africa that afforded U.S. minority business owners a chance to explore opportunities there with Navistar and Cummins. Allen was instrumental in creating Trenconn International Corp. and TM Motor Company of South Africa and sits on the boards of both. He also serves on the board of the Diverse Manufacturing Supply Chain Alliance, and previously served on the National Minority Supplier Development Council’s International Committee.

Mira Prasad - Director of Operations

Mira Prasad

Director of Operations

Mira first joined Deegit as an administrator and now manages corporate human resources, finance and the U.S. office. She established and supervises Deegit’s processes and policies for financial reporting, planning and analysis. Her team manages contracts, invoicing and payroll functions. Mira understands the organization inside out, which is why she is the first person we ask if any of the rest of us need something.

65% of Technology Leaders feel that Hiring Challenges Are hurting the industry.

Source: Bersin by Deloitte, April 2015

Deegit provides candidates on an average of 2 days.

*Based on 2015-2016 Deegit applicant tracking data


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