Docker Selects TCG for Head of People Search

UNITED STATES – Docker, a platform that helps millions of developers efficiently and collaboratively build, share, and run applications, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Head of People search. Managing Partners, Nat Schiffer and Pamela Noble are leading this paramount HR search.

“We are thrilled to embark on an exciting journey with Docker Corp in selecting their next Head of People! The role holds immense significance as Docker, a double unicorn, gears up for rapid growth towards an IPO. Their developer-centric approach is truly game-changing in their industry, and we’re honored to be part of this transformative journey,” Nat Schiffer shared.

As the Head of People in a cutting-edge technology company, this role is pivotal in championing a culture of execution and excellence. The Head of People will spearhead initiatives to instill a high-performance ethos across the organization, fostering an environment where innovation thrives, and results are celebrated. Driving this culture means aligning HR strategies with business goals, ensuring every employee embodies the company’s mission and values.

Scaling the HR function will be a cornerstone of this role, especially as the company gears up for an IPO. The Head of People will architect and implement scalable HR processes, from talent acquisition and onboarding to performance management and leadership development, ensuring they can seamlessly accommodate rapid growth without compromising quality. Preparing the C-suite and top talent for this significant milestone demands strategic workforce planning, identifying and nurturing the right skills and leadership capabilities essential for a successful IPO and sustained growth post-offering.

The Head of People’s expertise in change management and transformation tools will be instrumental in navigating this phase. Collaborating cross-functionally, they will drive change initiatives, providing the frameworks and support needed for smooth transitions. From organizational restructuring to evolving policies and procedures, the role will be pivotal in steering the company through transformative periods, fostering adaptability and resilience within the workforce.

Ultimately, as the HR leader in this dynamic tech firm, the Head of People plays a critical role in shaping the company’s success story, aligning human capital strategies with the company’s vision, and ensuring that a culture of execution, scalability, and adaptability permeates every aspect of the organization.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group please contact Pamela Noble at

About Docker

Docker simplifies the lives of developers who are making world-changing apps. Docker helps developers bring their ideas to reality by conquering the complexity of app development. Docker simplifies and accelerates workflows with an integrated development pipeline and application components. Actively used by millions of developers around the world, Docker Desktop and Docker Hub provide unmatched simplicity, agility and choice.

About The Christopher Group

With a proven track record in delivering customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group offers executive HR search, interim HR leaders, HR advisory and consulting, and fractional CHRO solutions. Since 1998, TCG has been assisting clients across industries, locations, and company sizes. Staffed by former HR professionals and experienced search practitioners, TCG has been recognized as one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity and Private Equity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon. Additionally, Forbes has included TCG on their prestigious list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms for four consecutive years (2019-2022).