Cody Horton


Cody Horton, Partner at HireBetter

As Partner at HireBetter, Cody Horton brings more than twenty years of leadership experience and perspective to improve clients’ talent acquisition efforts. His expertise in Sourcing-as-a-Service is foundational to HireBetter’s launch of its Recruiting-as-a-Service offering. Cody’s focus is unmatched when it comes to diversity recruiting and shaping the future of talent in the workplace.

Cody’s mission is to empower people to change their lives. He believes that belonging, inclusion, diversity and equity are essential to the human-to-human journey.

After heading up talent acquisition at SunPower and ThoughtWorks, Cody founded Diverse Recruiting Experts to help good companies recruit great people. Working for some of the most recognized companies in the world, Cody has extensive experience leading talent acquisition teams and driving diversity initiatives.

Cody also held leadership roles in recruiting at Rackspace, Microsoft, Walmart, Dell, and Deloitte, where he championed virtual interviewing, intentional diversity recruiting efforts and an innovative approach to talent acquisition.

A graduate of The University of New Mexico, Cody received his bachelor’s degree in University Studies. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Information Technology Management from The Naval Postgraduate School.

Cody lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Dorothy and their dog, Brody. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends and family.