John McDonald


John is a Partner in the Advanced Technology, Financial Services and Diversity Practice Groups. An accomplished executive search consultant, John solves business problems for senior executives, and he builds search strategies that get results. He provides his clients with strategic advice to successfully manage the search process from candidate presentation through to the offer stage.

John McDonald

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John identifies high-caliber leaders that are compatible with specific client environments and driven to meet enterprise technology challenges at scale. John serves clients ranging from emerging growth companies to the world’s premier public technology corporations.

John has completed assignments at Microsoft for Corporate Vice President, Vice Presidents, General Managers and Senior Directors with functional focuses in emerging technologies, software and hardware.

Prior to starting his career in executive search, John spent more than 20 years in financial services solving business problems for senior executives. He was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley with functional experience in capital markets, asset management, alternative investments and trading.

John earned a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration degree in finance from Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University.

Advanced Technology

Areas of specialty within the Advanced Technology Practice include: Cloud Services Data, Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence Digital Hardware & Electronics Internet of Things Semiconductor SaaS Telecom and Communications
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Our Approach On every search, our top goal is to provide the best possible pool of candidates in terms of industry expertise, functional knowledge, diversity and organizational fit. We are your partner to help effectively court, assess, acquire and cultivate…
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Financial Services

We understand the business issues, challenges and opportunities you face and are able to generate better results. Areas of specialty within the Financial Services Practice include: Alternative Investments Asset and Wealth Management Consumer and Commercial Financial Services Fintech Global Banking…
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