We are the largest independently-owned retained executive search firm in Silicon Valley. Since 2001, we’ve recruited Board Members, CEOs, and C-level executives for hundreds of high tech companies like yours, helping them to accomplish transformative change.
We know the best and brightest—those leading companies today, and those who will be leading them tomorrow. We get to know them before you need them, so they’ll be ready when you want to take your company to the next level. See some of our recent CEO placements below, and click on a placement to read more about them.
Our partners and staff live and work among the technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors of Silicon Valley. We learn from them every day, and one of our passions is to foster thought leadership in technology through events, research, and publications. Get to know us better through reading our blog posts, Silicon Valley reports, and write-ups of the leadership events we host throughout the year.
Live Event: Annual CEO Networking Dinner
On November 3, 2022, a lively group of CEOs joined Lonergan Partners for cocktails and dinner at Fleming's in Palo Alto.
At this invitation-only event, some topics discussed included:Handling the current economic uncertainty; Heading back to the office;The role of Silicon Valley in creating change;Why so many
Lonergan SV150 Market Cap Down 30%
Since the March 31 ranking of the 2022 Lonergan Silicon Valley 150, the S&P 500 has dropped 25%. By comparison, the combined market cap of the Lonergan SV150, our firm’s ranking of the top public companies in technology headquartered in Silicon Valley, has dropped a total of 30% in the six months since March 31.
Does Your Founder Need a Dance Partner?
Recently, venture-backed Logistics company Flexport announced that it had recruited Dave Clark of Amazon to join Flexport as that company’s CEO. That’s not news. Lots of young companies are considering new CEOs in this wonky economy.
What made this special was how it happened: the Founder/CEO Ryan Petersen initiated the CEO change,
Looking Back Ten Years in the Lonergan Silicon Valley 150
On May 19, 2022 we are sponsoring a moderated panel discussion about "Silicon Valley over the Next 10 Years – What a Board Member Needs to Know." This event is being put on for the benefit of public company board directors in conjunction with SVDX and our co-sponsor, Baker Botts. Our bold prognosticating panelists are Michelle Lee,
Announcing the 2022 Lonergan SV150
Lonergan Partners is pleased to bring you the timeliest ever Lonergan SV 150 – our annual ranking of the top public tech companies headquartered within fifty miles of the old HP Garage - to paint you a picture of 2021 tech sector results.
Get the Company Rankings on a PDF suitable for printing, or for detailed metrics on each company,
Live Event: The Public Company Board Chair - Perspectives from Current Chairs at Tech Companies
This invitation-only event brought together a statured panel of current public company Board Chairs to discuss the very special nature of the Chairperson’s role. These panelists included: Penny Herscher (Chair - Lumentum), Chuck Kissner
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.