Vaco SF Team

Managing Partner

Atul Bhave

What brought you to Vaco?
Jim Jhanda’s vision for the managed services model in the SF Bay Area.

What drew your interest to Vaco?
Opportunity to create long term jobs, provide interesting careers to loyal team members and the tremendous opportunity to convert service excellence into new business.

Why should anyone choose Vaco SF for Managed Services/Contingent Workforce?
To “Free Themselves” of the service delivery process – from talent sourcing, training, day to day management and achievement of key results to process incubation and excellence – while increasing their focus on strategy and product development

What’s the toughest business decision that you’ve ever made at this point in your career?
Deliberate collaboration with the competition to work towards a win-win outcome.

What’s the best thing about working at Vaco?
The opportunity to make decisions that have a direct and positive impact on the bottom line. The Vaco model provides the resources to repeat and scale what works and the flexibility to pivot when something doesn’t work.

Describe your work style.
Lead by example, foster love of the process or product my team works on, and learn the nuance of a problem then execute with speed

Favorite quote:
“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand
“You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar

Beyond The Bio

Favorite Movie of all time:
Cinema Paradiso
Top 3 CDs of all time:
Ocean Drive, Postcards From Heaven, and Whatever Gets You Through The Day
Favorite vacation spot:
Hong Kong
If you were deserted on an island, who would you want to find on the other end?
J.J. Abrams
What are some qualities you value in a person?
Ability to articulate their vision, anticipate and answer questions before they arise. Outside the box thinking
What things do you find yourself doing that you said you'd never do?
Work on Sunday
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