Rob Samet

Partner - New York

Rob serves as Partner in the Advanced Technology, Private Equity, and Consumer & Retail Practice Groups, in the firm’s New York office.

Rob brings over 20 years of experience working with high-growth, investor-led technology companies. He focuses on Board, Advisor, C-suite, and VP/GM-level search mandates from private equity and venture capital scale-ups to corporate clients, with a specialization in commercial and go-to-market roles including sales, marketing, business development and operations.

Rob’s clients count on him for his knowledge of search strategy, compensation structures, competitive market intelligence, and identifying the right hire. Additionally, he has extensive expertise supporting international-based companies hiring for US leadership needs.

Prior to joining DHR, Rob served as Partner at a global retained executive search firm working with VC and PE-backed tech businesses, from B2B Enterprise SaaS to DTC Internet, and B2B2C portfolio companies. Before that, Rob ran his own search firm for 15 years, focusing on senior-level go-to-market, revenue, and operational leadership roles. Rob began his search career with a leading retained firm on the west coast.

Rob obtained a bachelor’s degree in business from the City University of New York. He resides in the NYC area with his wife and daughters.