Matt Strode

Matt Strode

Chief Talent Officer , Urban Outfitters


Matt Strode, the Chief Talent Officer at Urban Outfitters, has over 12 plus years of Brand/Lifestyle and retail recruitment. He has become pretty successful at being able to connect the necessary dots. He evaluates the needs of the business and then goes out and finds the best talent in the market to help drive and deliver on those needs.

Prior to joining urban Outfitters, Matt was the Senior Director of Recruiting at J. Crew, where he managed a team responsible for all corporate hiring across all functionalities.

Earlier, Matt has been associated with Abercrombie & Fitch as a Recruiter.

He has studied Psychology from Hartwick College.