insights and strategies from leading global executives

Welcome to Spotlight. We’d like to introduce you to some key executives as well as recently placed candidates among our client companies. At ON Partners, we are privileged to work with committed, talented, and fascinating individuals. We enjoy talking with these executives regularly, learning what is important to them both personally and professionally, and finding out what makes them tick. The Spotlight Series offers a quick and engaging read that gives you a chance to enjoy their insights as well. Happy reading.



Spotlight ON_ Frank Vella - Infobuilders
Information Builders CEO Frank Vella shares the ‘How and Why’ of his focus on the customer, team, and execution.
Spotlight ON_ Aimee Hoyt - Illumina
Q+A with Aimee Hoyt, SVP + Chief People officer of Illumina, on the core tenets of the company's Culture of Care.
Spotlight ON_ Chris Comparata - Toast-2
Q+A with Chris Comparato, CEO of Toast on the unique leadership challenges of fast-growing companies, and the strategies he relies upon to succeed.


Spotlight ON_ Karen Harrell, Aurea
Karen Harrell, Chief People Officer of Aurea shares three ways she – and Aurea – are reinventing the rules, when it comes to leadership opportunities and strategic talent management.


Spotlight ON_ Bill Welch - Duo Security
Q+A with William Welch, President and COO of Duo Security, on his commitment to servant leadership, and how it impacts organizations.


Spotlight ON_ Chandra Dhandapani, CBRE
Q+A with Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Digital & Technology Officer of CBRE, on the unconventional career path and the satisfactions of problem solving.


Spotlight ON_ James Whitehurst - Red Hat
James Whitehurst, President and CEO of Red Hat Inc. shares 3 ways an open organizational model has helped Red Hat keep up with a constantly changing business landscape. 


Spotlight ON_ Mohamad Ali - Carbonite_QA
Q+A with Mohamad Ali, President and CEO of Carbonite on bridging America’s technology talent gap, the impact of mentors, and other talent priorities.