About Us

Alioth is the new standard for building exceptional teams and culture. We help your business achieve apex performance with our pioneering organizational diagnostics platform and talent acquisition model.

Our approach is about full-cycle talent optimization: attracting the talent you need, retaining the talent you have, and helping them collectively achieve their full potential by shaping a culture that is both high-performing and resilient, even in the most uncertain of times.

We want to help you find the people who will usher in new possibilities in the life sciences and technology industries.

Executive Search
We help you hire the executives who’ll catalyze what’s next—executives with vision, with purpose, and with gumption. We don’t want to simply fill your open positions; we want to match you with the right executive who will effect long-term impact.

To achieve that goal, we’ve developed a unique search process that is tailored to your company, your market, your culture, and the open position. And Alioth Exploration, our proprietary platform, helps you hire the right people by using data and providing you with insights about your talent acquisition process.

We work with you on building a hiring plan from start to finish. That includes everything from understanding your organizational culture to helping craft a job description to sourcing candidates to offering interviewing strategies to building success plans for your new executive.Even after you’ve found the right candidate and signed the contract, our work is not over. We continue to check in because we care about your new executive’s integration.

Strategic Talent Acquisition
In addition to executive search, we partner with you on your strategic talent acquisition initiatives because shaping the future requires great leaders throughout the org chart.

Whether you are looking for a key hire at a startup or hiring for mid-to-senior-level management roles at a large enterprise, we are ready to help. The best part: We bring the same white-glove service of executive search to your strategic hiring initiatives—for a fraction of the cost.That includes access to the same executive search consultants, the same high-touch search process, and the same technology platform.

Recent Placements

Our Team


It takes inventive minds with diverse skills, perspectives, and experiences to imagine the future and change the status quo. We are here to help you find the people who will help you achieve the impossible in the life sciences and technology industries.

In addition to their substantial recruiting experience and expertise, our practice leaders have held key leadership positions in industry. We’ve been in your shoes and understand how to build high-performing teams in highly technical and regulated spaces.

Solutions And Expertise

Our practice leaders bring substantial recruiting expertise from within the life sciences and technology industries.

In addition to their proven track records as executive recruiters, our consultants have held internal leadership roles. They’ve been in your shoes and understand how to build high-performing teams in highly technical and regulated spaces.

Whether you’re in technology or life sciences, at a startup or an enterprise, in need of executive search or strategic talent acquisition, we have a track record of recruiting across all functional areas, including:

  • Commercial, including sales, marketing, and customer success​
  • Research & Development
  • Product development and management​
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Enabling functions, like IT


  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Culture Shaping
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Ag Tech
  • Agriculture
  • Associations
  • Biotechnology
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Clinical Research
  • Cloud Based
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • FinTech
  • Healthcare Services
  • High Tech
  • Internet
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Venture Capital
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • C-Level
  • C-Suite
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.

News Briefings

EssentialDx Announces Launch

EssentialDx, a new business diagnostic solutions provider, has been launched. The Austin, TX-based solutions provider is looking to tap into “a new frontier of enterprise data to provide transformative insights that directly address the highest priorities of today’s C-suite.” “In the face of one of the most dynamic and challenging business environments in history, leaders

Shifting Trends in Technology Recruitment

Executive recruiting is a critical aspect of any industry, and the tech sector is no exception. As the demand for talented leaders in the tech industry continues to grow, executive recruitment has become increasingly competitive and sophisticated. In recent years, big tech companies have dominated the executive recruitment scene, luring top talent with generous compensation

Alioth Introduces SearchDx to its Hiring Success Platform

Executive hiring is an essential component of organizational success, yet it remains one of the most challenging tasks for any business. Despite best efforts, the current approach to executive search results in a high degree of unsuccessful placements. According to industry reports, up to 70 percent of executives fail within the first 18 months of

The Importance of Culture in Driving Growth, Performance & Value

Culture is hardly a new concept. Well before the rise of various models and frameworks to evaluate organizational culture, companies recognized the risk of hiring a cultural mismatch — such as the lone wolf in a company that values collaboration. New employees, especially leaders, who clash with the culture are often ineffective, and are likely

Press Releases

Alioth Makes 2023 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in U.S.

Three-Year Revenue Growth of 120%, Launch of EssentialDx, Helped Secure Spot on Prestigious List (August 15, 2023) Alioth, a national technology-enabled executive search firm for life sciences companies of all stages, is proud to announce it’s been named to the prestigious 2023 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States,

Alioth Announces SearchDx, a Groundbreaking Diagnostic Solution for Improving Executive Search Outcomes; Appoints Emma Lisa Lesica Vice President of Client Solutions

February 28, 2023 Austin, Texas – Alioth, a national technology-enabled executive search firm for life sciences companies of all stages, announced today the addition of SearchDx to its Hiring Success Platform. SearchDx is a data-driven solution that streamlines the executive recruitment process and improves hiring decisions, creating better outcomes for all stakeholders. “Our mission at

Alioth Launches Two-Year Guarantee for New Executives Hired with the Company’s Executive Search Platform

(July 21, 2021) Today Alioth, the new standard for building exceptional teams and culture, announced the launch of a two-year guarantee for any new executive placed using the company’s retained executive search service anchored by its organizational diagnostic platform, Exploration, which is included at no additional cost. The new hire guarantee, the first of its kind,

Alioth Launches Organizational Culture Diagnostic Platform to Align Talent and Culture

Alioth’s Exploration platform harnesses employee knowledge to unlock and deliver actionable insights to help companies build and scale resilient workplace culture Alioth, the new standard for building exceptional teams and culture, today announced the launch of Exploration, an organizational diagnostic platform that positions the world’s most innovative companies to reach their full potential by aligning