23Mar
By: SPMB News On: March 23, 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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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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16Mar
By: Andy Price On: March 16, 2016 In: Comments: 0

I’ve been fortunate to have recruited hundreds of CEOs now, gotten to know literally thousands of them, and my Partners have recruited a ton of them too. We study these people. We research them. We get to know them socially and professionally. We’ve been in their homes and they’ve...

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09Mar
By: Mike Doonan On: March 09, 2016 In: Comments: 0

In my decade-plus in executive search, I’ve always viewed my role in furthering my clients’ success to go way beyond recruiting. Given I speak to thousands of executives each year from every sector and company size, I’m in a particularly unique position to recognize patterns of behavior in the...

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10Feb
By: Mike Doonan On: February 10, 2016 In: Comments: 0

In my last post, we discussed the dos and don’ts of executive resume writing. In speaking with senior executives, I find that one of the hardest resumes to write is that of the Chief Information Officer (CIO). Portraying the strategic importance of a CIO in a resume is no...

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04Feb
By: SPMB News On: February 04, 2016 In: Comments: 0

We had a feeling 2016 was going to be a crazy year, but we could not have anticipated such a wild start. Welcome to 2016! As we head into February, we wanted to share why all of us at SPMB are excited about the year and to offer our...

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27Oct
By: Mike Doonan On: October 27, 2015 In: Comments: 0
20Oct
By: Todd Greenhalgh On: October 20, 2015 In: Comments: 0

Greentech, cleantech, wind, solar, biofuels…sustainability. Not so long ago, these were practically dirty words to climate change deniers and opponents of President Obama’s controversial renewable energy policies. Investors were reeling from a series of heavily-publicized and politicized bankruptcies by companies such as Solyndra, Range Fuels and Fisker Automotive, and...

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29Sep
By: SPMB News On: September 29, 2015 In: Comments: 0

Startups need to adjust their recruiting strategies for different inflection points in their development By Matt Moore, SPMB Client Partner There comes a time in every startup’s development when its founders need to expand their initial team by bringing in additional executive expertise. These early recruits – whether in...

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26Aug
By: Becky Stein On: August 26, 2015 In: Comments: 0

Stein Joins SPMB’s Fastest-Growing Practice to Address Client Demands and Position the Company for Aggressive Growth in Consumer/Digital Markets SAN FRANCISCO – August 26, 2015 – SPMB, one of the largest independent executive search firms in the country, today announced that former Korn Ferry Senior Client Partner Becky Stein...

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