October 30, 2020 – The Onstott Group, a Wellesley, MA-based search firm, has expanded with the addition of Christine Venditti as managing director.
Ms. Venditti over 20 years of executive recruiting experience scaling private equity and VC funded and public technology companies including CFO, CEO and CMO roles. Her background includes in house experience on Apple’s internal search team and partner roles with boutique search firms SRI Cheyenne, TMP and David Powell. In addition, she ran her own retained firm serving growth mode, VC-funded technology companies in the San Francisco Bay area.
Ms. Venditti’s areas of expertise in technology include E-commerce, AI/robotics/IoT, information services, enterprise technology, and digital media. Her search portfolio includes senior level hires for premier technology companies and investors as well as custom consulting talent projects for clients undergoing transformation and growth. A long time mentor at Stanford’s StartX Accelerator and a past mentor at Orange Fab, Ms. Venditti is also a member of WISE (Women in Sports and Events).
“Christine’s extensive track record of impactful search experience and long-standing partnerships with her clients, investors, and candidates will further cement our industry-leading capabilities,” said Joe Onstott, founder and managing director. “Her broad technology sector experience, both at Apple and in executive search consulting, reinforces Onstott’s commitment to meet the needs of rapidly evolving markets including AI, robotics, data and cloud.”
Seasoned Search Consultants
Mr. Onstott and Pat Campbell co-founded the Onstott Group in 1987. The firm provides recruitment services for businesses across a number of sectors, including aerospace/ defense, technology, healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotech, manufacturing, consumer, business services, non-profit, higher education, venture capital, private equity and high growth companies. Based in the Boston area, with offices in Greenwich, CT and Houston, TX, the firm has filled senior-level roles for an array of clients, including American Science & Engineering, MorphoTrust USA, Dyn, Paytronix Systems, Valore, Vicon Industries, Demandware, Welch’s, Bose Corp. and Direct Energy, among others.
The Onstott Group Recruits CEO for BioDirection
The Onstott Group placed Sharad H. Joshi as president and CEO of BioDirection. “On behalf of our board, I would like to thank Onstott Group for a job well done,” said Jim Wylie, executive chairman. “We appreciate the firm’s efforts to identify a diverse set of candidates for the position and most of all for its counsel and persistence. Sharad possesses a balance of experience with a strong technical background and very positive leadership skills.”
Mr. Onstott has over 28 years of experience in the technology sector. He is an advisor to many CEOs and boards of directors, assisting them in strategically building their companies. His search practice has focused on recruiting board members, CEOs and executive teams for early stage, high growth and turnaround businesses in enterprise software, communications, ecommerce, media, defense, security and business services.
With a background in management consulting, Ms. Campbell brings a consultative approach to building high performance management teams. She has completed executive search assignments for clients in software, consumer products, non-profit, higher education, services and private equity industries. Her clients range from early-stage ventures to large public companies. Among her honors, Ms. Campbell has been named to the Top 10 Recruiters by Women’s Business Boston.
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