John Barrett


Years in Executive Search: 20+ years in retained executive search.

Functions Served: Completed over 250+ C-level and Board searches across a range of industries.

Organization Types Served: Public, PE and VC.


Former Managing Partner at Cook Associates.

Led the North American Financial Technology Practice for Russell Reynolds Associates.

Draws from an extensive background in marketing, sales and corporate strategy for organizations including, Citi f/i (financial interactive) for the Global Consumer Bank at Citigroup, Mars & Co and ICI Americas.

Received BS in mechanical engineering (magna cum laude) from Tufts University and MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.

Member of the Tufts Alumni Council.

Former member of the Massachusetts Innovation Index Advisory Committee.