Gary Hinde

Gary Hinde

Partner - Technology Practice Lead
Recruitment Specialties
Contract, permanent, and executive level retained Technology placements across all areas of business, particularly Health Tech, Fintech, AI/ML, Blockchain, Data and Mobile. Also specializes in helping startup and growth companies build entire teams from the ground up.


Gary is a Partner and Practice Lead of one of Toronto's most respected teams of Technology recruiters. He has a strong background in building and managing teams, and specializes in contract and permanent placements within the Technology space.

With over 15 years of Technology Sales and Recruitment experience, Gary is committed to customer service and has a genuine love for working with people and solving business problems. He is known for providing outstanding service to his clients and having attention to detail at every step of the recruitment process. He is driven by excellence and is consistently recognized as a top performer among peers and employers.

A Ryerson Business grad with a certificate in HR from Georgian College, Gary gives back by giving presentations on a range of topics, particularly Career Management and Technology.

"I have worked with Gary and team for 10+ years. In the time I have known Gary, I have never been let down. Him and his team have always been able to relieve the worry from me of recruiting excellent contractors/full-timers. Gary and team have always delivered quickly and on time according to my expectations with excellent results! The customer service from this team is excellent as well – they are always looking for ways to exceed my expectations. I highly recommend employers reach out to Gary Hinde… they wont be disappointed!!"
- Ziad Malik, Sr. Manager, Web Hosting, The Co-operators Group

"I have to tell you that we would not be where we are without all of the good people that we have hired through IQ PARTNERS and when there are spillover needs, I will let the recruitment team know which agencies have come through for us right from the start, and at the top of that list is IQ.”
- Co-Founder and CTO

"We should thank you for a great hire in our Technology Team.  I'm excited to know that you have successfully placed 3 people with us since our connection with [company name] started less than 6 months ago.”
- Manager, People & Culture

Click to read Gary's blog posts, including the popular 5 Reasons Why Top Employees Quit



Business ethics, common-sense approach to management, detail oriented, customer-focused, strategic, sense of humour, team orientation, and hustle.


Impatience with in-office politics.


Family and related activities, sports, and friends; Music… In particular, guitars, guitars, GUITARS!! (playing, building, collecting, and teaching).