EXECUTIVE SEARCH FOR INNOVATORS
We connect top executive talent to the world’s best and fastest-growing innovators across the country.
Who We Are
SPMB builds executive teams that ensure venture capital and private equity-backed game-changers achieve scale, and position multi-billion-dollar public companies to unlock innovation.
Where We Came From
For over 40 years, SPMB has worked alongside our clients through tech booms & busts, market peaks & troughs, and rapid digital transformation. Our industry longevity and Silicon Valley heritage has equipped us to successfully:
Our people are what differentiate us. SPMB has a long history of not only developing and attracting some of the industry’s most skilled search professionals, but also retaining them—the average tenure of an SPMB partner is 10 years! We understand the incomparable value of human capital to our own organization and to those we serve.
Specializing in technology and innovation, we recruit upper management and board members to growth-oriented companies in tech, consumer, and sustainability industries.
SPMB Executive Search, which helps find transformative executives throughout Silicon Valley, has assisted in placing Mel Wesley as chief financial officer of Tampa, FL-based Deepwatch, which provides advanced managed detection and response security. The search was led by Sarah Auten, client partner at SPMB. Mr. Wesley is a seasoned finance executive with over 25 years
SPMB, an executive search firm that helps find transformative executives throughout Silicon Valley, has assisted in placing Ronald Chillemi as general counsel of Aven. The search was led by Sarah Auten, client partner at SPMB. Mr. Chillemi is a general counsel with 10+ years experience leading cross-functional teams on major growth projects including optimizing partnerships
Top-drawer chief revenue officers are commonly found at start-ups and smaller businesses. The tend to the bottom line while the rest of the C-level team expands key partnerships, seeks growth opportunities, or sources funding. That is changing. Larger businesses now view the CRO post as an essential, long-term role. In one recent search, SPMB, an
In the start-up world, seasoned operators have experienced product launches, growth cycles, fund-raises, and human capital challenges. They’ve achieved huge successes and endured great failures. Operators know firsthand how to build the ideal infrastructure for sustainable scaling and long-term growth, according to a new report from SPMB’s Emily Wallach. “Historically, venture capital firms brought in
AUSTIN, Texas–Restore Hyper Wellness (Restore), a leading provider of proactive wellness services, announced it has appointed Jeremy Landis to Chief Product and Technology Officer, and Tony Cheng to Chief Data and Information Officer. Landis will be responsible for overseeing Restore’s technology and digital product roadmap. Cheng will be responsible for Restore’s data, analytics and information
(May 2022) Congratulations to our client Disney Streaming who welcomes yet another industry veteran to its executive team — Arun Chandra joins as SVP of Viewer Experience following 4 years as VP of Scaled Operations at Meta/Facebook. SPMB Executive Search Partner Radley Meyers led the search and adds: “Arun and Disney’s collaboration will be exciting
(Jan. 2022) SPMB is pleased to announce and congratulate our new Client Partner, Allison Beach. Allison joined SPMB in 2016 to support the firm’s growing enterprise GTM practice. Today, as a seasoned project lead, her search expertise spans SMB tech, health tech, developer tools, and cyber security. She has successfully executed over 50 VP &
(Sept. 2021) SPMB is pleased to announce and congratulate our new Client Partner, Lea Hagglund. Lea joined SPMB in 2015 as a member of the firm’s Technology practice and quickly established herself as a team leader and firm mentor. Today, Lea is an accomplished executive recruiter specializing in product and engineering searches across our growth-stage enterprise
(Sept. 2021) SPMB is pleased to announce and congratulate our newest Partner, Natalie Ryan. Natalie leads SPMB’s Southern California team and places key executive leaders across North America with disruptive growth-stage technology companies, as well as public organizations seeking innovation at scale. Throughout her career, she has successfully completed hundreds of searches for high profile clients