Welcome to Hunt Scanlon Media — the most widely referenced, single source for information in the human capital sector. Our mission is to inform, engage, and connect you — the most avid members of the talent management community — with daily news and expert commentary. We have assembled a team of trusted, experienced reporters and editors to track who is making news and what’s driving the market around the clock. And we have one of the best management teams in the field.

Hunt-Scanlon Media has been defining and informing the senior talent management sector for over 32 years. Our global staffing intelligence data comes in many forms: daily newswires, annual leadership and state of the industry reports, market intelligence sector briefings, and in our flagship newsletter Executive Search Review. Our exclusive news briefings, interviews, industry trends reports and rankings, forecasts and expert commentary offer unique insight and market intelligence as we track global talent management developments. Since our inception, talent management professionals worldwide have turned to Hunt Scanlon Media — making us the most widely referenced, single source for information in the human capital sector.

Hunt Scanlon Media’s global news network is the most comprehensive in the talent management field, and all of our lead stories, rankings tables, news alerts, and thought leadership articles provide the latest thinking in a sector that is highly evolving and in transition. Our editorial team covers news nationally and globally, originating exclusive news briefings each day that provide up-to-the-minute coverage of the entire talent management and leadership solutions sector. Today, Hunt Scanlon Media interfaces daily with more than 365,000 human capital professionals in over 181 countries — from CHROs, chief talent officers, talent acquisition specialists, company directors, and top decision-makers in finance, IT, sales, and marketing, to the more than 15,000 global executive search consultants who service them.


Christopher W. Hunt
Advertising inquiries for all industry studies and newsletters, please contact:
Direct Dial: (203) 252-7302
Chris is president, publisher and co-founder of Hunt Scanlon Media where he spearheads all of the company’s sales and marketing initiatives. Over the last 26 years, Chris has overseen the publishing of dozens of leading directory and trade publications, including Hunt Scanlon Media’s flagship newsletter Executive Search Review and its daily newswire and market intelligence reports, all of which track and monitor the talent acquisition and leadership solutions sectors. Chris has authored several business and career books with John Wiley & Sons, including Navigating Your Career, which was selected as “One of the 30 Best Business Books in 1999.” Chris is a frequently quoted expert on talent management and recruiting trends and his comments appear regularly in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, The Economist, Crain’s, and Businessweek, among numerous other major media. Prior to co-founding Hunt Scanlon Media, Chris held management-level positions in the commercial leasing industry, inluding those at Xerox Credit Corporation, MLC Financial Corporation and Datalease Capital Corporation.

Scott ScanlonScott A. Scanlon
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Direct Dial: (203) 252-7203
Scott is chief executive, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hunt Scanlon Media where he oversees all of the company’s editorial content for Executive Search Review, its daily newswire briefings, and the company’s market intelligence reports. Scott also oversees all news and editorial content and distribution initiatives for Hunt Scanlon Media’s website. Scott is a renowned expert on talent management, executive search and leadership solutions strategies and he is regularly quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Businessweek, The Financial Times, The Economist, Forbes and other major media. Scott has authored several business and career books with John Wiley & Sons, including Navigating Your Career, which was selected as “One of the 30 Best Business Books in 1999.” Scott writes and edits over 1,200 news briefings annually along with dozens of articles for all of the publications. Prior to co-founding Hunt Scanlon Media, Scott was a Wall Street compensation analyst for two leading consulting firms, McLagan Partners and Hewitt Associates, where he managed market research intelligence reports for Wall Street investment banks and Fortune 500 companies.

Dale ZupsanskyDale Zupsansky
For newswire inquiries, please contact:
Direct Dial: (719) 644-0263
Dale is executive editor of Hunt Scanlon Media where he manages the company’s daily newswires. Over the course of his long career at Hunt Scanlon Media, Dale has written and edited thousands of news briefings for the company and he is considered an expert in the talent management and executive recruiting sector. Dale also manages and tracks key corporate leadership changes and he manages Hunt Scanlon Media’s vast internal databases. Dale contributes to all of the company’s publications either as a lead writer or executive editor.

Michael Hawkins
All activities surrounding Hunt Scanlon’s conferences, webinars and podcasts, please contact:
Direct Dial: (203) 496-2009
In his position as director, conferences & special events, Michael Hawkins manages all aspects of Hunt Scanlon’s five annual conferences including its flagship events for private equity recruiting in New York, London and San Francisco and other conferences with varying recruitment themes. Michael works directly with hotel and venue management from contract inception to event closure. He works with dozens of speakers in which he develops and designs conference sessions and themes. Michael is additionally responsible to lining up all sponsorship opportunities and, in tandem with Anthony Pisano, the company’s sales & marketing director, they develop and disseminate marketing campaigns to promote each event through various mediums. Michael also spearheads all of the company’s webinars as well as all podcast projects.

Erik Boender
For all accounting and research questions, please contact:
Direct Dial: (203) 321-5115
Erik is director, operations and research for Hunt Scanlon Media. In this capacity, Erik manages all research-based projects including the company’s annual surveys that drive the Top 50, Global 25 and other key industry rankings in Executive Search Review. Erik also spearheads all research and analytics for Hunt Scanlon’s market intelligence studies and all online statistical projects. In his operational role, Erik manages all of the company’s accounting and finance functions in which he reports directly to the company’s CEO. Erik has additional responsibilities in supporting various aspects of the company’s social media platforms, including Google and LinkedIn and has direct involvement in working with Hunt Scanlon’s conference team.

Anthony Pisano
Advertising inquiries for the website, conferences and special events, please contact:
Direct Dial: (203) 921-7655
In his capacity of director, sales & marketing for Hunt Scanlon Media, Anthony manages the entire scope of the company’s sales activities which include advertising and sponsorships for Hunt Scanlon’s entire line of publications including its trade, Executive Search Review, and all six of the companies annual market intelligence line of studies. Additional sales responsibilities include ad and sponsorship placements for the company’s global news and website portal and its online digital platform, Ellipsis. Anthony works closely with Michael Hawkins who manages the company’s five annual business recruiting conferences and all e-digital properties including the company’s webinars and podcasts. Anthony oversees all of Hunt Scanlon marketing initiatives; designs regular marketing campaigns to promote all of the company’s numerous digital media properties as well as for selected clients.

Paul Silverfarb
For Inquiries about Social Media, please contact:
Direct Dial: (203) 526-8799
Paul Silverfarb is Director, Social Media for Hunt Scanlon and manages all aspects of the company’s content on various social media platforms, including LinkedIn and Twitter where Hunt Scanlon maintains a large following. In his capacity he also promotes the company’s general news and editorial, market intelligence and trade publications and its conferences and events. Paul also builds and disseminates selected content for key clients of the company. Before joining Hunt Scanlon, Paul was with The Greenwich Sentinel, first as sports editor and, more recently, as overall editor. Prior to joining The Sentinel, he served as sports editor of the Greenwich Post. Paul is a graduate of Keene State College.

Stephen Sawicki
For editorial inquiries, please contact:
Direct Dial: (425) 252-8381
Steve is senior managing editor of Hunt Scanlon Media where he spearheads the firm’s executive search and talent acquisition market intelligence reports. In his capacity as editorial manager, Steve works with hundreds of executive search and talent acquisition professionals in the global recruiting sector. Prior to joining Hunt Scanlon Media, Steve was a correspondent with U.S. News & World Report, People, The New York Times and Time where he covered a wide range of topics and issues. More recently, he served as a senior writer with Moffly Media in Connecticut during which he wrote feature articles for Moffly’s Greenwich and Westport magazines. He has authored three books: Animal Hospital, Teach Me To Kill and Bombproof.

Walker Manning
For Account Management Inquiries:
Direct Dial: (203) 613-4348
Walker Manning is Manager, Projects & Content Management for Hunt Scanlon. In this capacity, he manages all back-end production of client accounts including creative, content and selected editorial for key projects. These include the company’s market intelligence and trade publications and all digital products such as webinars and podcasts and website advertising and sponsorships. In addition, Walker helps manage Hunt Scanlon’s Ellipsis platform from building firm profiles to continued maintenance on each. Walker is also an integral member of the company’s conference and special events teams in which he works directly with events venues as well as with sponsors, attendees and speakers in which he helps organize for each respective conference. Walker is a 2020 graduate of Iona College where he earned a degree in Business Administration. Earlier he worked in market research and analytic roles with Eclipse Brand Management in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Trystan Sarcone
For inquiries about Marketing, Branding and Social Media:
Direct Dial: (203) 918-8953
Trystan Sarcone serves as Hunt Scanlon’s Manager, Marketing & Brand Management and, in this capacity, he works across all aspects of the company’s media platforms. This includes supporting the marketing and sales division in coordinating client projects and interface including the development and dissemination of key marketing campaigns. Trystan also works closely with our social media group to help develop and build substantive content for hundreds of long-term firm clients. He supports our editorial group; largely through Hunt Scanlon’s market intelligence and trade publications. Additionally, Trystan supports our M&A team where he conducts in-depth research and analysis, reporting directly to the company’s CEO. Mr. Sarcone is currently in his junior year at Dartmouth College.

Rob Adams
For inquiries about our ‘Talent Talks’ podcast:
Direct Dial: (845) 661-3470



Mamun Khan
Mamun Khan is Manager of Research for Hunt Scanlon Media. In this role Mamun overseas all database research for the firm’s conference and special events unit. Mamun also provides research for the firm’s editorial and market intelligence properties as well as for its trade publications and Hunt Scanlon’s digital platform, Ellipsis. Prior to joining Hunt Scanlon in 2017, Mamun was an independent contractor for Upwork and, prior to that, operated his own company, Mamun holds a BS, computer science and engineering from National University of Bangladesh and an MS in computer science from Jessore University of Science and Technology.

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