AC Lion / LionsEye Group


Lionseye Group, the retained division of AC Lion, works with digital native companies or those undergoing digital transformation, such as media, brands, publishers, mobile and emerging tech companies. We identify those innovative, cutting edge leaders to help companies thrive in today’s digital marketplace.

We value functional and cultural fit as equally important in delivering the unique alchemy that occurs when the right match is made. The LionsEye Group is a true believer in the multiplier effect exceptional executives deliver.

20 Year Heritage A part of, yet distinct from our parent company AC Lion, Lionseye Group represents the natural extension to our 20 year heritage of working with emerging technology companies across the digital ecosystem.

Representative search mandates:

  • Adfin, CTO
  • Amazon, Head of Marketing – Digital, VP BD
  • AMC, Head of Product – Shudder, Head of Tech
  • Broadspring, CRO
  • Bwin.Party, VP Marketing & CTO
  • Conde Nast Entertainment, SVP Marketing
  • Daily Burn, multiple Marketing roles
  • Dashbid, VP Product Management
  • Discovery Communications, SVP Product & Technology
  • Essence Digital, GM North America
  • EyeView Digital, SVP People Operations & S
  • EyeView VP Finance & Business Operations
  • Fanduel, VP Product Management
  • Fareportal, VP Branding & VP HR
  • First Look Productions, SVP People + Culture
  • Gawker Media, VP Product Operations
  • Groupon, Head of Marketing – Platform
  • Hearst International, Head of Product
  • Living Social, SVP Customer Acquisition
  • MEC, Managing Partner
  • Media IQ, General Manager, NY
  • Natexo, General Manager US
  • Owner IQ, RVP Sales
  •, Head of Product
  • Pulsepoint, COO & SVP of Product
  • Shazam, VP Sales
  • SimilarWeb, VP Sales
  • Turnberry Associates, VP Information Systems
  • TEGNA, President & VP BD OTT AD Services
  • Thomson Reuters, VP of Marketing and Sales
  • TLC/The Discovery Channel, VP of Digital/GMIGITAL


  • 20 years of experience in sourcing and growing with talent has taught us a simple thing:
    there are a small segment of people that set businesses apart.
  • A-Team executives who move the needle in a game changing ways that disrupt markets.
  • This is our tribe: the Disruptors, The Movers of Economies. The Shakers of the Status Quo. The Tomorrow of your Business, Today.

We’ve had the privilege of placing and growing executives that drive the heart of the New York tech and advertising industries.

We’ve been a part of their nurturing their successes… and overcoming they hurdles. Their personal goals and company missions have become our own.

This key differentiator allows us to give you access to these gamechangers – our deep bonds become your open doors to talent.


Finding Leaders to Inspire and Direct In the Digital Age

An explosive new recruiting mandate has been emerging for executive search consultants keen on offering innovative expertise to their clients and finding new avenues to growth: finding leaders who can inspire and direct companies in the digital age. It is the latest directive to be placed in the lap of executive recruiters by companies eager to