June 22, 2022
Dakota Younger is the Founder and CEO of Boon, a gamified employee referral marketplace that engages and incentivizes your organization's existing talent pool to create the highest caliber pipeline of talent. Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Dakota originally landed in Los Angeles to pursue stand-up comedy. The years he spent working grounds and staying quick on his feet helped build both the framework and the flexibility for transitioning into entrepreneurship. After a decade of helping Fortune 500 companies and hot new startups source top talent in industries like tech, healthcare, education, hospitality, aviation, and finance, Dakota sold his successful recruitment firms and founded Boon to solve new challenges arising in the recruitment industry.