Rick has been an executive search consultant specialized in the Digital and Technology industries for more than 17 years, leading more than 400 client engagements at the Board, CxO, and executive level across commercial, operational, and technical functions. Over the course of his career, he has been fortunate to partner with extraordinary founders, investors, and CEOs to help build leadership teams for venture capital and private equity portfolio companies, as well as public businesses undergoing digital transformation, including 1stdibs, Aereo, Appnexus, BaubleBar, Borderfree (IPO 2014; acq. by Pitney Bowes 2015), ELOQUII, Farfetch, Jet.com (acq. by Wal-Mart 2016), Lemonade, littleBits, LPL Financial (IPO 2010), Moda Operandi, Oden Technologies, Plated (acq. by Albertsons 2017), Poppin, Refinery29, Shapeways, Spring, TransFirst (acq. by TSYS 2016), TransUnion (IPO 2015), Vantiv (IPO 2012), and Yodle (acq. by Web.com 2016).
Rick holds an MFA from Yale University and a BA from The Pennsylvania State University. He and his family live in Westport, Connecticut.