July 30, 2019 – Executive search firm Calibre One has expanded with the addition of David P. Madden as a partner in its Menlo Park office. Mr. Madden will further strengthen the firm’s global technology practice and co-lead the Calibre One’s broader expansion into serving private equity owned technology assets.
“We are thrilled David has chosen to join us and is a superb addition to the team,” said Dan Grosh, managing partner. “He brings infectious enthusiasm, passion, deep executive search expertise and fits right in with the dynamic of the partnership. He will immediately add value in enhancing our capabilities in serving growth stage cutting edge technology companies experiencing massive digital transformation,” he said.
Mr. Madden has more than a decade of executive search expertise with a focus on growth phase, privately held technology companies. At Calibre One, he will continue to partner with board of directors, CEO’s and their management teams, ranging in size from working with founders and ventures investors on new business concepts to helping provide the leadership and gravitas necessary to attract senior executives to private equity owned companies.
Mr. Madden’s functional focus will continue to be general management and go to market (sales & marketing) roles, reporting directly to the CEO (or board of directors) within the technology market place. He has a specific expertise in enterprise software, big data & analytics, artificial intelligence, and FinTech.
Previously, Mr. Madden was a partner with DHR International, where he was an active member of the firm’s technology and private equity practices. He partnered with board of directors, CEOs and their management teams to improve company performance. A few notable clients include Adaptive Insights, Automation Anywhere, Avetta, GEDigital, Forcepoint, JDA, MariaDB, Mercury Payment Systems, Tivo, QuanticMind and Visa. Before that, Mr. Madden led the sales and marketing practice at Lonergan Partners. A few of his assignments in this role include senior placements at Twelvefold Media, Lantronix, Payfone, Language Line Services and BPCBanking Technologies.
Growing Search Firm
An international recruiting boutique specializing in working with technology-centric businesses at all stages of development, Calibre One represents Fortune 1000 companies in their hunt for top talent, including companies such as AMEX, Flex, eBay, Expedia, NetSuite, Monster, TripAdvisor, Symantec and Fiserv & Hearst.
The firm recently added Amanda H. Grant as a partner in its New York office. She was brought in to further strengthen Calibre One’s investments and financial services business. Ms. Grant has over 25 years’ experience in investment management leadership. Most recently, she served as Managing Partner at an executive search boutique specializing in talent management for the asset and wealth management industry.
“Calibre One’s financial services team leverages years of investment and distribution leadership, combined with our global reach and technology expertise to work at the convergence of the present and future of investment management,” said David Schumer, partner of Calibre One and head of investment management. “With the addition of Amanda to help co-lead this effort, we have substantially strengthened our positioning and expertise by giving Calibre One unparalleled access to leaders in the industry.”
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