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
Industries
  • 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.
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Global Markets
  • Government
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Machine Learning
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Payments/Processes
  • 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 Names First Chief Marketing Officer

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has appointed Nicole Daversa as the firm’s first chief marketing officer. “I am thrilled to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Nicole on her well-deserved promotion to Chief Marketing Officer,” said Laura Kinder, president at Daversa Partners. “Nicole’s dedication, innovative strategies, and leadership have been instrumental in

Daversa Partners Extends Senior Management Team

Daversa Partners, which helps build leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies, has appointed Will Brewster as the firm’s newest partner. “With a track record spanning over a decade in executive recruiting, Brewster’s promotion to the company’s partnership indicates a significant milestone for the company,” Daversa Partners said. “The elevation of Will to our partnership is a

HR Leaders and Diversity Chiefs Continue to Push for Inclusion

HR leaders and executive recruiters alike say that promoting diversity and belonging in the workplace is not just a buzzword. It’s a crucial aspect of modern businesses. Companies that foster diversity and belonging have been proven to have better financial performance, increased innovation, and a more engaged workforce. However, a recent report from The Christopher

The Dynamic State of the European Tech Ecosystem

The U.S. venture capital market has experienced an unprecedented slowdown over the past couple of years, with a decrease in IPOs and a substantial decline in investment funds, according to EY. But despite challenging global economic conditions and a slow venture market, Europe’s tech ecosystem is undergoing a transformative period. The market continues to display

Press Releases

Fortune Media Names Daversa Partners to 2023 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services List, Ranking No. 5

September 12, 2023 12:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fortune magazine and Great Place To Work® have selected Daversa Partners for the 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™ List. Coming in at No. 5 on the list means that Daversa Partners is one of the best companies to work for in the country. “We are

Daversa Partners Ranks Among Top 20 Best Medium Workplaces 2023, According to Fortune Media and Great Place To Work®

August 31, 2023 10:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Great Place To Work® and Fortune magazine have selected Daversa Partners as one of 2023’s 100 Best Medium Workplaces. Coming in at No. 19, this means that Daversa Partners has earned a spot as one of the best companies to work for in the country. “This year, we

Daversa Partners Earns 2023 Great Place To Work Recertification™

(August 09, 2023) Daversa Partners is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place To Work® for the second year in a row. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place To Work-Certified. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Daversa Partners. Great

Fortune Media and Great Place To Work Names Daversa Partners to 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials List

(July 19, 2023) Great Place To Work® and Fortune magazine have honored Daversa Partners as one of the 2023 Best Workplaces for Millennials. This is Daversa Partners’ first time being named to this prestigious list, coming in at No. 22. Earning a spot means that Daversa Partners has surpassed rigorous benchmarks, establishing itself as one of the best companies to

Daversa Partners Secures No. 4 Spot on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York List by Great Place to Work®

(June 15, 2023) Today, Great Place To Work® and Fortune magazine have honored Daversa Partners, the technology industry’s premier executive search firm, as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in New York. Securing the No. 4 spot, this is Daversa Partners’ first time being named to this prestigious list after receiving Great Place To Work® certification last year. For three decades,

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Talent Talk's Podcasts

Elevating Go-to-Market Strategies: The Customer Success Revolution

(September 14, 2023) In this episode of Talent Talks, Hunt Scanlon Media host Rob Adams is joined by Kate Scafidi, director at Daversa Partners, renowned for her expertise in crafting leadership teams for groundbreaking enterprise technology startups. With a track record that includes companies like Navan, Kustomer, WalkMe, Gong.IO, and Carrot Fertility, Kate sheds light

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

Achievements / Press
Daversa Partners Wins 2023 Public Relations and Marketing Excellence Award
Daversa Partners Earns 2023 Great Place To Work Recertification™
Fortune Media and Great Place To Work Names Daversa Partners to 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials List
Daversa Partners Secures No.4 Spot on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York
Daversa Partners Wins 2022 Public Relations and Marketing Excellence Award Presented by Business Intelligence
Daversa Partners Named One of the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women™ by Fortune and Great Place to Work®
C-Suite CV Secure Releases America’s Top 49 Retained Executive Search Firms 2022 Ranking
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

SpotlightOn
The Art of Executive Shifts: A Conversation with Stash CEO, Liza Landsman
Building an Effective, Valuable, and Diverse Board Practice Part 1: Key Ingredients for Success ft. David Benigson, CEO at Signal AIt
Building an Effective, Valuable, & Diverse Board Practice Part 2: Propelling Diversity in the Boardroom ft. Laura Clayton McDonnell, Board Member
Reshaping the Freight & Supply Chain Industry: Key Takeaways, Future Mitigation and Sustainability ft. Bill Driegert, EVP Head of Trucking at Flexport
Play The Long Game: Building, Scaling, and Leading Successful Sales Teams ft. Industry Vet, Tracey Newell
Midwest Tech Scene Emerges as a Venture Capital Focal Point ft. Sonia Nagar, General Partner at Pritzker Group
How Concierge Medicine is Pushing the Boundaries of Traditional Healthcare with Todd Kimmel, MD & Founder and Daphne Che, Principal at Montage Venture
The Future of Content is Here with Generative AI ft. Dave Rogenmoser, CEO & Co-Founder @ Jasper
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
The State of Talent: Climate Tech Pt 1 ft. Nishant Mani, Chief Business Officer at Terra.do
State of Talent: Climate Tech
The State of Talent: Cyber Series Pt 2 ft. Reed Werner, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
The State of Talent: Marketing ft. Matt Carrington, Marketing Executive
State of Talent: The Evolution of The Chief Security Officer
The State of Talent: Cyber Series Part 1 ft. Roger Hale, Chief Security Officer at Agora
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

Climate Code: Uniting Environmental Shifts, Leadership Evolution & Technology ft. Tara Green, Crusoe Energy’s Chief People Officer
Revolutionizing Retail: Unleashing AI and Cutting-Edge Tech Across E-Commerce ft. Julie Bornstein, Founder & CEO of THE YES (acquired by Pinterest)
From Legal Mind to Business Vision ft. Bryan Leach, Founder & CEO of Ibotta, Inc.
The Power of Product Led Growth ft. Francois Dufour, CMO at Decibel (ex Twilio & LinkedIn)
Next Gen Quantum Computing ft. Ariel Braunstein, SVP Product and Marketing at IonQ
Reality Capture to Manage and Analyze the Built World ft. Jeevan Kalanithi, CEO at OpenSpace
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

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