Polachi

OVERVIEW

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.

Completed Searches

HUNT SCANLON NEWSWIRE BRIEFINGS

Polachi places Stephen Smith CFO Inseego Corp.

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

Polachi Lands Marketing Leader for Visual IQ

Executive search firm Polachi Inc. has placed Wayne St. Amand as chief marketing officer (CMO) of Visual IQ Inc. In his role new role, he will be responsible for driving business expansion through the company’s global marketing and training efforts. Mr. St. Amand is a veteran marketing leader with a track record of significantly accelerating the growth trajectory and valuation

Keeping Up With a Dynamic Workforce In Technology

A boom in the technology sector has created increased demand for executive search firms with the versatility to remain ahead of the curve when top professionals in the field. It has resulted in the rise of specialty recruiting boutiques focused on identifying leaders for venture capital & private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Polachi

Polachi Recruits CEO for Progress

Executive search firm Polachi Inc. has placed Yogesh Gupta as chief executive officer of NASDAQ-traded Progress. Phil Pead, the company’s CEO since 2012, is retiring but will continue to serve on the Progress board of directors. Mr. Gupta was previously president and CEO of Kaseya, Inc., a leading IT management cloud software company, where he served from 2013 until

Polachi Recruits Chief Marketing Officer for ViralGains

Executive search firm Polachi Inc. has placed Julie Ginches as chief marketing officer of ViralGains, a leader in consumer-centric video distribution. Managing director Peter Polachi led the search. As a chief marketing officer with over 20 years of marketing experience, Ms. Ginches is recognized as an innovative digital change agent with a proven track for creating world class brands

PRESS RELEASES

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