Polachi, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Boston, is a retained executive search firm providing Access Executive Search™ services to technology, private equity and venture capital clients. We specialize in recruiting CEO, GM and VP level executives for companies throughout the United States and through our Access Search Partners partnership which we founded, we have partnerships with search firms around the world. We have access to and have specialty practices for Venture Capital, Private Equity and Board needs. Our clients are both privately held and publicly traded, small and large. Nationally recognized, we have built our reputation for excellence by applying the highest professional and quality standards to a tailored, customized project approach for each client and assignment.

We have the infrastructure, resources and reach of the large firms with the agility, personal touch and energy of the boutique firms.

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Polachi Finds Chief People Officer for Bottom Line Technologies

Talent acquisition strategies at many large companies have become as complex as their balance sheets. At most companies the chief human resource officer plays a vital role in overseeing an organization’s broad-based workforce. The chief people officer, on the other hand, typically goes beyond overseeing an organization’s people policies. The focus instead is on building talent

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Polachi Recruits CTO at Henry Schein Inc.

Demand for top technology executives continues to gain momentum. Chief technology officer hiring, in fact, is expected to grow 18 percent by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. It’s a trend that is keeping executive search firms well occupied. Assisted by search firm Polachi Inc., Henry Schein Inc., a provider of

Polachi Fills Board Positions for Progress Software

Executive search firm Polachi Inc. has placed Sam King and Angela Tucci as new members of the board of directors at Progress Software in Bedford, MA. The board, through its nominating and corporate governance committee, and with the assistance of Polachi, selected Ms. King and Ms. Tucci from a large pool of highly qualified individuals, including candidates suggested by the company’s shareholders. The

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Polachi Finds New CFO for TimeTrade

Chief financial officers continue to be in high demand. Finding them is keeping many of the nation’s top recruitment operations busier than ever. One recent example is Polachi Inc.’s recent placement of Sean Bridgeo as senior vice president of operations and CFO of TimeTrade in Tewksbury, MA. “Sean is a highly motivated executive and we are thrilled

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Polachi Finds New CFO for Inseego Corp.

Chief financial officers continue to be in high demand. Finding them is keeping many of the nation’s top recruitment operations busier than ever. One recent example is Polachi Inc.’s recent placement of Stephen Smith as executive vice president and CFO of Inseego Corp. in San Diego. “Stephen Smith’s previous track record in finance and operations within


Visual IQ Names Theresa Colarusso as Vice President Customer Success

BOSTON, MA, June 20, 2017 — We’re excited to have provided Visual IQ another great talent with their new VP Customer Success, Theresa Colarusso. Theresa has a solid career focusing on customer-facing tech companies.  Located just outside Boston, Visual IQ is the world’s leading provider of marketing intelligence.  Theresa is a great fit and will be able to

Visual IQ Names Wayne St. Amand as Chief Marketing Officer

BOSTON, MA, April 25, 2017 — Wayne St. Amand is a veteran marketing leader with a track record of significantly accelerating the growth trajectory and valuation of technology businesses. In his role as Chief Marketing Officer for Visual IQ, Wayne is responsible for driving business expansion through the company’s global marketing and training efforts. “Earlier in

Accion Systems Names Chris Norman as Vice President of Engineering

BOSTON, MA, April 11, 2017 — We’re excited to have provided Accion Systems with their latest VP of Engineering. Chris Norman specializes in new product development of complex electro-mechanical systems. Based in Boston, Accion Systems is a developer in advanced technologies for the new space industry. Chris is the right fit to support growth and product advances.

Progress Software Names Yogesh Gupta as CEO

BOSTON, October 16, 2016 — In a confidential search conducted over the summer in 75 days, Polachi placed Yogesh Gupta at Progress Software. We’re incredibly proud to have Yogesh Gupta join the Progress (NASDAQ:PRGS) team. Prior to joining Progress, Gupta was president and chief executive officer of Kaseya, Inc., a leading IT management cloud software company, from 2013 until

Zerto Names Steven Lobisser as Director of Global Customer Support

BOSTON, September 27, 2016 — Qualified talent is hard to find, which is why Zerto, a virtual data replication IT service, works with Polachi Access Executive Search. After recruiting their VP of Product and Director of Tech Alliances, we’re proud to have located Steven Lobisser as Zerto’s new Director of Global Customer Support. “Steve’s previous experience as a