29Mar
By: SPMB News On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–When SPMB Executive Search earned the #1 spot on Silicon Valley Business Journal’s list of top executive search firms, you might have expected the firm to throw a wild celebration for its dedicated recruiters. But that’s not how the 40 year-old company rolls. As partner Mike Doonan...

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29Mar
By: SPMB News On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

Dear Clients & Friends of the Firm, 2016 was another banner year for SPMB! Our clients enjoyed a variety of successes including significant revenue growth, big fundraisings, as well as major liquidity events including IPO’s and massive acquisitions. SPMB was recognized as the #1 search firm in the Bay...

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29Mar
By: Mike Doonan On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

Large corporate enterprises are under enormous pressure from customers and investors to transform themselves into something more interesting and valuable than they are today. Every industry vertical – from retail and telecom to energy and media – is being disintermediated by nimble up-and-comers through the application of new business...

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29Mar
By: Mike Doonan On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

Is there really a way to leave a company without burning a bridge? Of course there is! But many people wind up souring relationships they’ve spent a long time building based on the way they head out the door. Here are five of the subtler (yet all too common)...

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29Mar
By: Mike Doonan On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

  I see it all the time – senior executives continue to look at landing their next role the same way they would close the sale of a product.The only problem is, a product doesn’t have the emotional baggage that human beings do. And every individual’s history plays into...

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29Mar
By: Dave Mullarkey On: March 29, 2017 In: Comments: 0

The war for talent is fiercer than ever, and companies are fighting hard to keep their key players. In 2017, getting a signed offer letter does not mean a search is “closed”. Ensuring a successful exit can sometimes be the riskiest part of a search!  Here’s how to coach...

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10Aug
By: SPMB News On: August 10, 2016 In: Comments: 0

Prospective finance chiefs for tech startups have some special considerations to weigh before they sign on the dotted line. For Remo Canessa,

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06Feb
By: Andy Price On: February 06, 2015 In: Comments: 0

First Posted on venturebeat.com Edition February 5, 2015 4:30 AM PST Silicon Valley veteran John Dillon has been chief executive at Hyperion, Salesforce, and, most recently, Engine Yard. Now he’s been hired for a new post: chief executive of Aerospike, one startup pushing a NoSQL database for storing and serving...

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13Nov
By: Andy Price On: November 13, 2014 In: Comments: 0

First Posted on forbes.com Edition October 14, 2014 10:48 AM Eastern Daylight Risk I/O is one of a new breed of companies looking to deliver security built for the new style of enterprise IT. The company delivers a SaaS analytics platform which matches scan data with threat intelligence from...

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