The Millard Group Helps Recruit Executive Chairman and CEO for NexusTek

May 17, 2024 – The Millard Group, which focuses on building executive teams for venture capital and private equity backed growth stage technology companies, has assisted in the recruitment of Bobby Christian as executive chairman and Hamilton Yu as CEO of NexusTek in Greenwood Village, CO. Associate partner Nancy Nash, senior search consultant Margo Jenkins, and search consultant Haley Lomax led the assignments. “We are excited about the appointment of Hamilton Yu as CEO and Bobby Christian as executive chairman of the NexusTek board,” said Brian St. Jean, partner at Abry Partners, a North American private equity firm invested in NexusTek. “Hamilton and Bobby’s leadership and expertise will be instrumental in driving NexusTek’s continued success. Their appointment underscores NexusTek’s commitment to driving growth, innovation, and providing businesses with the highest quality services and solutions to meet their evolving needs. We thank Bill Wosilius for his five years of contributions to NexusTek and his efforts to position the company for an exciting next phase of growth.”

“A huge thank you to the NexusTek leadership team for their continued support throughout this process,” The Millard Group said in a LinkedIn post. “We are thrilled to be a part of the extended NexusTek family and can’t wait to see all that we can accomplish together!”

Mr. Yu brings over 28 years of experience and expertise to his new role at NexusTek, having recently served as the CEO of Taos (an IBM company). During his tenure at Taos, he spearheaded transformative initiatives, saw the implementation of innovative delivery models and the infusion of new cloud capabilities, resulting in faster, more cost-effective, and reliable services for clients. Prior to that, Mr. Yu played a pivotal role as an executive overseeing the enterprise voice ai customer care platform at Nuance Communications, a company later acquired by Microsoft. He began his career at Accenture.

“I am excited to join NexusTek and lead the company into its next chapter of success,” Mr. Yu said. “Building on the strong legacy NexusTek has created, I look forward to further enhancing our offerings and delivering even greater value to our customers. With the emergence of generative AI, and the growing need for businesses to capitalize on the latest capabilities around cloud and cybersecurity, it’s an exciting time for businesses to accelerate their growth and realize new efficiencies. With a relentless focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, I look forward to collaborating with the talented team at NexusTek to elevate our services and drive positive outcomes for our customers.”

Mr. Christian currently serves as the chief commercial officer at Deepwatch, a managed security platform for the cyber resilient enterprise. “His experience in the technology and cybersecurity sectors will provide valuable insights and guidance as NexusTek continues to innovate and expand its service capabilities,” the company said. “With Hamilton Yu at the helm and Bobby Christian leading the board of directors, NexusTek is poised for continued growth and success as it remains at the forefront of delivering innovative technology solutions to businesses across the United States.”

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NexusTek is a national managed IT services provider with a comprehensive portfolio comprised of end-user services, cloud, infrastructure, cyber security, and IT consulting. NexusTek has more than 1,000 customers in over 44 states in the U.S.

The Millard Group Assists Language I/O with Chief Marketing Officer Search
The Millard Group has assisted in the placement of Sheridan Orr as the new chief marketing officer of Language I/O in Cheyenne, WY. “2023 marked a pivotal moment of expansion and visibility for Language I/O,” said Heather Shoemaker, founder and CEO of Language I/O. “With an amplified global marketing presence under Sheridan’s leadership, we are thrilled about the transformative potential of our 2024 roadmap to reshape how organizations connect across languages and geographies.” Ms. Orr is an experienced marketing executive specializing in International go-to-market strategy, performance marketing, crafting powerful product and brand stories, and leading high performing teams for B2B SaaS companies. She previously served as a managing partner at The GTM Collective and was the chief marketing officer of Built In for over three years.

Since their founding in 1989, Abry Partners has completed over $62 billion of leveraged transactions (including many roll-up investment strategies) and other private equity, mezzanine or preferred equity investments. Currently, they manage over $5.0 billion of capital in their active funds.

Growing Technology Search Firm

The Millard Group, based in Middletown, CT, is a growing technology search firm with over 3,000 searches filled globally. The company was co-founded by Paul Millard and his brother Craig in 1996. Paul Millard leads the firm’s executive search group and SaaS software practices. “We are a boutique executive search firm focused exclusively on technology,” said Mr. Millard, who launched the enterprise software practice at Brandon Becker Associates before founding The Millard Group. “We’ve been part of the tech industry for over 20 years and we’ve been part of its evolution, so we understand what it takes to be a success in the tech world.”

Craig Millard leads the firm’s infrastructure technology practice, which includes networking, internet, IoT, broadband, cloud, and cybersecurity team. Prior to co-founding The Millard Group, he worked for a New York-based search firm, Brandon Becker Associates, where he led the high-tech search practice aimed at the fast-growing networking sector.

Related: The Millard Group Recruits Chief Revenue Officer for ReliaQuest

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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