Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham is a Partner with Lonergan Partners, the Silicon Valley’s leading executive search firm. 

Michael focuses on recruiting Board Directors, CEOs and direct reports to CEOs for growing public and venture-backed companies in big data, cloud computing, IoT and health-tech. He’s made successful placements at notable public company clients including Inphi [NYSE:IPHI], Imperva [NASDAQ:IMPV], Energous [NASDAQ:WATT], Viavi Solutions [NASDAQ:VIAV], and Rambus [NASDAQ:RMBUS]; and worked with an exciting roster of high-growth privately backed clients including D-Wave Systems, MapD, MetricStream, Retail Solutions, and others.


Professional History

Prior to joining Lonergan Partners, Michael worked in a variety of roles, including research at the Sickle Cell Association of Austin, Texas. He also served in a fellowship program for Santa Clara University leading disaster relief efforts in Galena, Alaska. Michael was president and captain of the Santa Clara University Men’s Rugby team. He led the team to the national playoffs and an 8th overall national ranking in D1A Rugby.


Education & Interests

Michael is a graduate of Santa Clara University with a BS cum laude in Public Health Science. In his spare time, he enjoys playing rugby, spending time outdoors, and rooting for his home state Texas sports teams.