About Us

Daversa Partners is Technology’s go-to specialty firm that builds the executive teams for growth and venture-backed companies. Their global footprint spans 2 continents and 8 offices, giving their high-performance teams visibility into the entirety of the market. Daversa is dedicated to developing meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs, executives, and investors across Consumer and Enterprise businesses.

Daversa Partners believes that the most successful companies achieve major breakthroughs by acquiring extraordinary talent. These people are hard to find and even harder to recruit, they are Material Impact Executives; they only recruit these people. This is what sets them apart…and this is what makes Daversa the search partner of choice.

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Daversa Partners is distinctly different – they embrace growth, learn from mistakes, and dare to make it better. This is why they are the Search Partner of choice. Their leadership team are specialists that think big, reach high, and always deliver. They value grit, integrity, humility – and above all embrace growth.

Daversa Partners is an ambitious, fast paced, multicultural group of headhunters who always puts people first. They are grounded in a strong set of values and take pride in the diversity of their employees.

Solutions And Expertise

Solutions
  • All Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Executive Tracker
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Succession Planning
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  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • All Industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Cloud Based
  • Communications
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
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  • FinTech
  • Global Markets
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
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  • Industrial Products
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  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
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  • Luxury
  • Machine Learning
  • Media & Entertainment
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  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • Advertising
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • C-Level
  • C-Suite
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Daversa Partners Expands Senior Leadership Team

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has named Lindsay Keith as the firm’s newest partner adding nearly a decade of search experience to this senior leadership team. “Lindsay is one of those unique leaders with the ability to compel and encourage her team to take risks while simultaneously fostering a

Daversa Partners Expands Leadership Team

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has named Dan Marr as its newest managing director, bringing his eight years of search experience to the firm’s leadership team. “Dan is the kind of person you want to be around – he is fiercely competitive, has an infectious positive energy, and instills confidence

Daversa Partners Expands Into Miami

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, is expanding into Miami, “the country’s next hyper growth tech hub,” said the firm. Partner Nicolette Hartman will be leading the new location. She will be joined by three additional team members: Jodie Salzberg, Caroline Didelot, and Olivia Witmer. “This has been one of

Daversa Partners Names Managing Director

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has appointed Samantha Pernice as its newest managing director, bringing eight years of search experience to the firm’s leadership team. “I am thrilled to announce Samantha as Daversa Partners’ newest managing director,” said Laura Kinder, president of Daversa Partners. “She has been instrumental in scaling our

Press Releases

Daversa Partners Welcomes Joe Suliman As Firm’s Newest Partner

(October 12, 2022) – Daversa Partners, the technology industry’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, announced today Joe Suliman as the firm’s newest Partner. Suliman brings a decade of executive headhunting experience to this senior leadership team. Throughout his career, Joe Suliman has helped lead the firm’s

Daversa Partners Named One of the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women™ by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

(September 28, 2022) – Daversa Partners, the technology industry’s premier executive search firm, announced today that it has been honored by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work® as one of the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women. This is Daversa Partners’ first time being named to this prestigious list, a nod to three decades of intentional and inclusive

Daversa Partners Welcomes Lindsay Keith to Firm’s Partnership

(September 13, 2022) – Daversa Partners, the technology industry’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, announced today Lindsay Keith as the firm’s newest Partner. Keith brings nearly a decade of search experience to this senior leadership team. Keith’s rise to partner is a testament to her drive,

Daversa Partners Appoints Dan Marr to Managing Director

(September 09, 2022) – Daversa Partners, the technology industry’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has announced today that Dan Marr has been named as the firm’s newest Managing Director, bringing eight years of search experience to the firm’s leadership team. Marr’s ascension to Managing Director at Daversa Partners

Daversa Partners Announces Expansion Into Miami’s Booming Tech Market, Led by Partner Nicolette Hartman

(August 16, 2022) – Daversa Partners, the technology industry’s premier executive search firm, is announcing its expansion into the country’s next hyper growth tech hub, Miami. Leading the charge is Nicolette Hartman, tenured Partner at Daversa Partners and expert in building executive teams at consumer and healthcare companies. For three decades, Daversa Partners has built

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Recruiting CFOs for IPO v Series A Companies

On this brand new episode, Hunt Scanlon Media host Rob Adams is joined by Christen Morelli, partner at Daversa Partners. On this episode, Ms. Morelli discusses recruiting chief financial officers for companies in different stages. Ms. Morelli shares what to look for in a CFO for a company looking to IPO and some of the

How To Build A Career In Tech - Daversa Partners' Keynote at HBS Tech Conference '21

Achievements / Press
With Miami signaling as the next big tech hub, Daversa Partners opens Miami office
Fairfield County 40 Under Forty
Forbes – America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2022
Fortune – Best Workplaces for Women 2022
Mining Executive Talent for the Web3 Ecosystem
Great Places to Work
Hunt Scanlon’s Culture Transformation Special Issue
The UK Times – How to Win the War on Talent
Entering the New Frontier in Executive Recruiting
Meet the New Female Powerbrokers in Tech Recruiting
The European Business Review – Refining the Search for Executive Talent in Europe
Top 15 Recruiters Short-Staffed Companies Need to Know
Crain’s 2021 Notable LGBTQ Leaders & Executives
Nine Recruiters Who Can Help You Nab a Job in Fintech at Top Firms like Robinhood, Coinbase, and Square

Whitepaper
Spotlight On: Alex Mertes, Daversa Partners’ Alum
Embracing Change, Taking Calculated Risks, and Disrupting the Mobile Gaming Industry ft. Peter Hill, SVP of Engineering & Chief Product Officer @ Wildlife Studios
The New Era of Compensation: Cryptocurrency & Token Based Awards ft. Michael Beller, Chief Financial Officer @ Aleo
Breaking Bread with Arianna Huffington Part II: How A Global Health Crisis Influenced Our ‘New Normal’
​​Building A Conscious Culture ft. Jennifer Christie, Chief People Officer @ Bolt
Revolutionizing An Antiquated Industry & The Future of Logistics ft. Laura Behrens Wu, Co-founder & CEO of Shippo
Re-defining The Supply Chain With The Help of Hyper Intelligent Robots ft. Sri Solur, CPO @ Berkshire Grey
Innovation Spotlight: The Intersection of Tech, Fashion, and Sustainability ft. Pooja Sethi, SVP and GM of Resale-as-a-Service @ thredUP
The Evolution of “HQ” & Forging Remote Cultures That Are Built To Last ft. Garrett Langley, Co-Founder & CEO of Flock Safety
From Facebook to Wildlife Studios: The Journey of ‘Consumer Growth’ with Robby Andrews — Daversa Partners
Tech’s Biggest Return on Investment: Clean Energy & A Sustainable Future – 6/23/2021
Can You Find Us a Female CTO? – 4/20/2021
From Facebook to Wildlife Studios: The Journey of ‘Consumer Growth’ – 2/26/2021
These Telemedicine CEO’s Have the Headline for “What’s Coming Next” in Healthtech – 7/07/2020
A Watershed Moment for Hiring Executive Talent – 6/25/2020
How Machine Learning is Being Used to Solve Real World Problems – 5/20/2020
Diversity & Inclusion in Technology and the Strategies that Raised the Bar for Diverse Hiring at TaskRabbit – 5/30/2020

New category: State of Talent
It’s A Good Time To Be A Cybersecurity Company – Especially an Israeli One

To view all of Daversa Partner’s News, Podcasts, and Insights please visit: Daversa Partners | News & Insights.

Dare To Be Legendary Podcast

Reality Capture to Manage and Analyze the Built World ft. Jeevan Kalanithi, CEO at OpenSpace
Riding the Miami Tech and Talent Wave ft. Keith Rabois, General Partner at Founders Fund
National Security Tech Company, Rebellion Defense, Is Working To Keep The US and Its Allies Ahead Of Its Adversaries ft. Chris Lynch, Co-Founder & CEO
Meet Dutchie, The Technology Platform Powering Cannabis Commerce ft. Ross Lipson, Co-Founder & CEO
Revolutionizing Fertility & Family Building Benefits ft. David Schlanger, Executive Chairman at Progyny
The Business of Building, the Power of People, and Investing in the Future ft. Shahin Farshchi, Partner at Lux Capital
The Future of HealthTech & Functional Medicine ft. Dr Robert Zembroski
The Business of Building, the Power of People, and Investing in the Future ft. Shahin Farshchi, Partner at Lux Capital
Dreamscape: Industry Wide Equity & Building Inclusive Boards featuring Sharah Marwah, Head of Talent at Venrock
Innovation, Empathy, & The Current State of the European Market ft. Maëlle Gavet, CEO of Techstars
Big Data & The Future of Open Source ft. Ion Stoica, Co-Founder of Databricks
Sales Leadership & Customer Identity ft. Susan St. Ledger - OKTA’s President of Worldwide Field Operations
From Goldman Sachs to Cyber Security ft. Heather Bellini, CFO of Deep Instinct
The Art of Storytelling ft. Stephanie Buscemi, CMO of Confluent
The Ultimate Operator with Robinhood’s COO, Gretchen Howard

Partner Insight

Partner Insight by Daversa Partners W/ Gary Constance - From Underdog to Team Alpha
Partner Insight by Daversa Partners W/ Laura Kinder - Being Human & Finding Your Confidence
Partner Insight by Daversa Partners W/ Jamie Sanger - Communicating & Finding Your X-Factor
Partner Insight by Daversa Partners W/ Nicolette Sanise - Prioritizing Mental Health
Partner Insight by Daversa Partners W/ Julie Wrapp - Part I: From College Grad to Partner
Partner Insight by Daversa Partners W/ Christen Morelli - Part I: The Path to Partner & Stay Hungry
Partner Insight by Daversa Partners W/ Christen Morelli - Part II: The Path to Partner & Stay Hungry
Partner Insight by Daversa Partners W/ Geri Allyn - Frontier Tech: Challenging The Possible