Janet Stafford founded Alioth to make a difference–not only in the way executive search is conducted, but also to help life sciences companies find leaders who will change the world. She brings more than 25 years of global talent acquisition leadership and executive search expertise to Alioth. Highly regarded in the market, Janet has leveraged her comprehensive understanding of talent to build, transform, and scale high-performing teams and organizations across functions and industries, including technology, life sciences, healthcare, professional services, and financial services.
Highly strategic, Janet has distinguished herself by fostering deep relationships and partnerships, both internally and externally, in order to identify and attract the right talent for her clients. She has built cohesive and inspired teams with a focus on maximizing potential, growth and efficiencies. Additionally, Janet has developed and implemented full-cycle talent delivery systems, creating innovative solutions and transforming talent acquisition delivery models, on a global scale. At the foundation of all of her accomplishments is Janet’s unwavering care and consideration for people: candidates, clients and colleagues alike. A trusted business partner, she recognizes the mission-critical importance of finding, nurturing and deploying the best talent to enable organizations to meet their business goals and objectives, create enterprise value, and generate ROI for shareholders and investors.
As CEO and Co-Founder of Alioth, Janet and her team are dedicated to solving executive talent needs for clients, ensuring businesses have the critical intellectual capital to be future ready. She is passionate about cultivating novel opportunities and creating positive, high-quality experiences for both clients and candidates. Outside of work, she enjoys playing piano, painting, high-performance driving, and spending time with her family, including her Boston Terrier.