Sharon Goethals

Vice President
Human Capital

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Sharon joined TCV in 2019 as Director of Human Capital, bringing two decades of experience discovering and empowering talent globally.

Prior to joining TCV, Sharon spent more than 14 years at McKinsey & Company in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, where she dedicated a significant portion of her time developing talent as a Manager of Professional Development.  She spent her first six years at McKinsey focusing on talent acquisition from core sources such as Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Prior to McKinsey, Sharon was a Human Resources Manager for a technology start-up. While pursuing her Master’s degree, she also worked closely with teenagers in her capacity as a high school counselor. Sharon sees the best in everyone and is passionate about partnering with professionals to maximize their performance.


When she’s not training for a marathon, Sharon is enjoying the Bay Area’s great outdoors with her family. She loves sports. During her weekends, she is often watching her three daughters on the soccer field or the volleyball court. As a Bay Area native, Sharon still roots for the home teams…Go Giants!


Sharon earned a B.S. in Psychology from Santa Clara University, where she also received her Master of Arts in Counseling.

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