"A trusted search partner demonstrates a talent for translating business objectives, interpreting company culture, and is relentless in developing an understanding of their client’s unique circumstances behind every hire."

Backed with over a decade of executive search experience, John leads senior executive assignments for clients ranging from early stage startups, PE-backed companies, to publicly-traded global organizations.

He has successfully placed over 200 C-level and top functional executives across the product management, engineering, marketing, and sales disciplines. Core areas of industry emphasis include the Software-as-a-Service, infrastructure/IT software, connected devices, IoT, hardware/electronics, and energy sectors.

Prior to ON Partners, John was a partner with Calibre One. Earlier, he was a senior partner with NGS Global, where he focused on the technology and industrial manufacturing sectors.

John earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from The University of Oregon. A Bay Area native, he resides in Northern California with his wife and three children.

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