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2019 Chairman's Dinner
On October 17, 2019, a statured group of Silicon Valley public Board Chairmen joined Lonergan Partners for a discussion of the issues facing the modern Silicon Valley Chair, moderated by Professor David Larcker of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The dinner was hosted by Partners Mark Lonergan, Dotty
Mark Lonergan Moderates SVDX Chairman's Panel
On December 12, 2019, Mark Lonergan moderated a very special event for the Silicon Valley Directors Exchange. It was SRO to hear statured Board Chairmen Maggie Wilderotter (DocuSign), Chuck Robel (GoDaddy) and Dan Siciliano (Federal Home Loan Bank) discuss the dynamics of the public company board chairman role.
There has been
Lonergan SV150 Insights
The Lonergan SV150 is the definitive list of the top public companies in technology located in the Silicon Valley. It is the successor to the SV150 list published for over thirty years by The Mercury News, which as of 2018 has been suspended.
As we do more analysis of the trends and
Interviews Aren't Enough
With so much discussion about the evolving interview landscape, we often get the question, how do recruiters evaluate if CXOs are truly qualified?
In our market I do see value in the classic interview dialogue, but more for judgment of personal characteristics, communication style and chemistry. These soft attributes matter, because if
Lonergan Partners Hosts Western Michigan Tech Next Students
On March 6, 2019 Lonergan Partners Hosted students from Western Michigan's TechNext Team. The team visited with ten companies over three days. A highlight of the trip was a chance to meet with our partners to discuss the landscape of the Silicon Valley, and in particular the talent issues in technology.
Your Best Friends and your Worst Enemies…
One of the most surprising truths I have found in my work as an executive recruiter is that your best friends and your worst enemies (well, most of us don’t have enemies, but we do have detractors) identify the exact same list of our strengths and weaknesses.
Candidates perseverate over who to select as their professional references.