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Working with Lonergan Partners during the board recruitment process was a breath of fresh air. Being a Latina woman, I was concerned that the client firm was just looking to check a box, but Lonergan Partners helped clarify why my skillset and experience were a match, regardless of my gender and ethnicity. Now that I’ve been a board member for over six months, I know that Lonergan Partners did an excellent job matching me to the right board, and I can see that I have a great opportunity to impact the future of the company – something Lonergan Partners was able to identify months before.Patricia Parra Hadden, Board Director Placement, Limelight Networks
The Board Recruitment Challenge
The Ultimate Talent Infusion for Young Companies Today
For the first time in our firm’s history, we are seeing great demand from venture-backed technology companies for adding experienced senior leaders to their boards. Investors and Founders agree that real talent can help young companies thrive, and there has never been a better time than now to get that talent,
Some recent examples:
Venture Backed Companies Need Real Help in 2023
There is a lot of recent research about the number of board seats held by individual Venture Firm General Partners. It is true that the average GP has more than doubled the number of companies on whose boards they sit. Perhaps this practice is sustainable during prolonged market upswings, but the dilution of the GPs time and
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
Board Directors Find Founder-CEOs a Challenge
In preparation for the September 23 Silicon Valley Directors Exchange panel on “Board Governance in Founder-Led Public Companies,” my firm conducted a survey of current and recent board directors to assess their beliefs about Founder-CEOs. Over 75% of the respondents reported having served on a public board with a Founder-CEO, giving them
What CEOs Need From Their Boards
On January 21, I moderated a roundtable of distinguished current and former public company CEOs focusing on the relationship between the public company CEO and his/her Board of Directors. Our speakers were Penny Herscher, Joe Burton, Michael Hurlston, and Moshe Gavrielov. This webinar was hosted by the Silicon Valley
Change Coming to Technology Public Company Boards
Public Boards of Directors are not exempt from the sweeping business changes necessitated by the COVID pandemic. In the Silicon Valley, we are seeing tools such as working from home, streamlining management teams, company downsizing and even M&A being used to deal with a very different economy. But even in the boardroom there are