Don Zinn serves as partner at Jobplex Inc. and is based out of the firm’s New York office. He is a member of the firm’s Advanced Technology, Consumer Products, Retail, Financial Services and Industrial practice groups, and is functionally focused on the “go-to-market” side of client talent requirements: individual sales, sales support and sales leadership searches as well as a similar array on the marketing side – from digital and social media marketing to marketing leadership.
A CEO and entrepreneur with 30+ year’s sales, management and hiring experience, Don is focused on helping organizations grow through people-focused management. He is a frequent speaker and author of many articles about turnover, employee selection and satisfaction, and entrepreneurship. He has founded 7 companies, raised over $25 million in private and venture equity, sold 3 companies and has been an Inc. 500 winner and a finalist in the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Prior to joining Jobplex, Don served as co-founder and managing partner of Exigent Search Partners, a boutique search firm based in Tarrytown, NY. Don has over a decade of executive, management and sales search experience with clients ranging from early stage entrepreneurial ventures to Fortune 100 giants.
Don focuses on helping client companies to scale to the next level and successfully fill out their sales and management teams. His experience as CEO and COO, with a focus on building both the management in general and the go-to-market (sales and marketing) teams of several venture funded tech companies has aided in the development and success of his executive search career.