Talia Salvati is the Founder & Chief Talent Officer of upLIFT, a boutique HR Executive Search & Advisory firm based in New York.  With an extensive background in HR & Talent Acquisition, Talia has seen this industry defined in numerous ways over the years.  upLIFT was created to transform the standard approach and partner with companies holistically when creating, structuring and staffing HR teams. upLIFT works with purpose driven companies to find innovative, dynamic and nimble HR leaders who can drive their company’s vision and mission. 

Talia is a graduate of NYU, with a BA in Economics, and has over 15 years of corporate HR experience leading and optimizing talent initiatives. Specifically, she has developed and executed hiring strategies and processes, talent branding initiatives, internal mobility strategies, career trainings, HR technology platform discovery, among other HR initiatives. She has also created, led and managed successful talent acquisition teams. She is highly regarded for her strategic vision, integrity, professionalism, and authenticity. Talia has a true passion for human resources and takes pride in the impact unique talent can have in an organization.

Talia’s entrepreneurial spirit has led her live her dream and create upLIFT. She realized that there is a need for a search firm with deep HR expertise that is committed to challenging the status quo and can do it differently.

Please join upLIFT and its mission - People make the difference. Together we will upLIFT your company and career. 

In her spare time, Talia plays tennis and has a passion for interior design. She especially loves watching her son play soccer and her daughter dance; and spending time with her large extended family. She resides in Briarcliff Manor, New York.


Talia is a highly intelligent and driven HR professional. She is an original thinker with amazing vision and has provided me with invaluable insight for my organization. She has a way of inspiring everyone around her; and I would recommend her to anyone looking for unique talent.
— Chief Creative Officer of CG Social, Inc.