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Supercharging Your Unicorn Board
The boards of privately-held tech companies are increasingly important agents of change– the right directors at the right time can help the founders create monumental value. But I see signs that this untapped potential is becoming better recognized and developed.
For example, Washington based decacorn Tanium recently added several
Lonergan Partners Named #23 in US Retained Executive Search
Lonergan Partners is pleased to announce that we have been ranked #23 in retained executive search in the United States, by C-Suite CV Secure, in their latest ranking of Top 99 Retained Executive Search Firms in America for 2021.
We are also their top ranked technology search firm headquartered in Silicon Valley.
Mark Lonergan Moderates SVDX Panel on Board Governance in Founder-led Public Companies
On September 23, 2021, Mark Lonergan moderated a very special roundtable for the Silicon Valley Directors Exchange. On the panel were distinguished board directors Maggie Wilderotter, Ken Goldman, and Christine Russell, plus journalist Maureen Farrell to discuss board governance at Founder-led Public Companies.
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Lonergan SV150 Insights - 2021
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.
Download the 2021 rankings now, and continue reading for our analysis and insights below.
Mark Lonergan Moderates SVDX CEO Panel
On January 21, 2021, Mark Lonergan moderated a very special roundtable for the Silicon Valley Directors Exchange. On the panel were distinguished current and former CEOs Penny Herscher, Joe Burton, Moshe Gavrielov, and Michael Hurlston to discuss the the relationship between CEOs and their boards.
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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 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.