Proven Leadership of the TechTalent Squared Team

TechTalent Squared’s leadership team is comprised of experts with unique and expansive experience in a variety of tech companies and roles. Learn more about each below:

Emma Dickerson

Emma Dickerson

Founder & CEO

With a caring nature that focuses on people and relationships, and a knack for precision identification of candidate-company fit, Emma Dickerson achieves a 100% success rate with clients that follow her unique process.

Originally from South Africa, Emma lived and worked in the United Kingdom prior to relocating to the USA in 2004. As International Sales & Marketing Manager at Messe Frankfurt, she was known for her personable, yet tenacious, approach. Here she managed from ground up over 128 global tradeshows, throughout Asia, Europe and the USA. The largest hosting over 73,000 attendees.

Her exceptional sales and leadership background led to her hiring as Division Director of IT Search at Robert Half Technology. While there, she earned a reputation as “the ultimate closer” and quickly became an officially recognized top producer. Team members admired her recruiting, closing, and leadership style. Her reputation and dedication continued with her in her position as Senior Partner at Lucas Group, where she searched for and placed technology talent and executives nationally.

Though successful, Emma’s true passion really lied within her own core values. She had a strong desire to make a difference in the world, help recruiters, keep a balance between work and life, and give back to the community. It’s why a portion of all profits generated by TechTalent Squared go to non-profit organizations like Must Ministries.

When not working, Emma supports various Cancer Awareness causes and offers leadership support to non-profit organizations that support women and children who have been physically abused.

Sherwin Krug


Sherwin Krug has more than 20 years of CFO, COO and CEO experience with high growth venture-backed technology companies, from start-up through mid-market. Sherwin’s experience includes: finance, operations, M&A, legal, HR, marketing and product management.

Most recently Sherwin was the Founder/CEO of, a funded internet start-up that enabled prospective patients to book appointments with physicians in a real time setting. Sherwin built and successfully ran the company through its sale to Colorado -based Healthagen in January 2011. Prior to that Sherwin was the COO of, a high growth venture-backed global internet marketplace for the manufacturing industry. Sherwin had direct responsibility for all operations and led their European acquisitions, and the set-up of operations in China.

In addition, prior to that Sherwin was the CFO for Tectonic Network, a micro-cap public company primarily focused on payment processing software. Even prior to that, Sherwin served as CFO for CMD Group, a 1,200 employee worldwide database company, through its sale to Reed Elsevier plc for $300 million. Sherwin spent the first 10 years of his career with Ernst & Young in both its Johannesburg, South Africa, and Atlanta offices, where he focused on entrepreneurial growth companies including positioning them for successful IPO’s.

Sherwin is a chartered accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Bachelor of Accounting Science Honors from the University of South Africa.

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