Renato T. Amador serves as a Partner in Jobplex’s Advanced Technology, Human Resources and Nonprofit practice groups and is based out of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Clients value his nuanced approach to assessing candidates and identifying leaders with hybrid functional experience.
With more than 20 years of experience in retained executive search, Renato has developed and executed strategies for searches ranging from Director to Vice President to CEO, C-Suite and Board Director levels. He works with organizations spanning the business and professional services, nonprofit, social impact, digital, e-commerce, consumer, retail and software sectors. Renato has placed senior-level talent for high-growth venture capital/private-equity backed companies, the Fortune 1000 and closely-held/family-owned enterprises.
Renato has recruited senior executives with expertise in the fields of analytics, big data, data science, digital marketing, Internet of Things (IoT), and mobility solutions. His expertise includes cross-industry functional searches for senior information technology and technical executives such as CIOs, CTOs and VPs/Directors of Engineering, IT and Product Management. Renato also recruits senior talent acquisition and human resources executives. Furthermore, he brings a unique background in developing diverse slates of candidates for board searches, corporate talent initiatives and targeted functional searches.
Renato was previously a Partner within the Technology and Human Resources practices for OverNorth. He was also a Senior Director, Technology and Board Services practices, at Cook Associates, Inc. Renato began his search career with Russell Reynolds Associates and Spencer Stuart.
Renato holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Renato is on the leadership council (Washington, D.C. Chapter) of Upwardly Global, an organization that integrates skilled immigrants and refugees into the U.S. professional workforce.