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Toby Young returns to Bailey Fisher to lead the Technology Practice

Bailey Fisher Executive Search is pleased to welcome Toby Young back to the business as Head of the Technology Practice, following 18 months in an operational role with a growth technology company. Toby previously led Bailey Fisher’s Technology practice from 2012 – 2017, building leadership teams for disruptive technology companies in Cambridge and the UK market…

Succession buyout at Bailey Fisher to be a catalyst for further growth

After 20 years in business, Paul Bailey & Ann Fisher have assisted Andrew Moore (MD) in acquiring the majority stake in Bailey Fisher Executive Search. Andrew leads the buyout team, alongside James Houlder & John Bridger. Paul & Ann remain very much a part of the business, with Paul as Executive Chairman and Ann taking on the role of CEO of Women 4 Technology and supporting the buyout team.

Grapeshot acquired by Oracle

Congratulations to our client, Grapeshot, on their hugely successful exit. We are pleased to have supported the growth of Grapeshot since 2009, with the appointments of Chairman, CFO, Head of Business Analytics, Legal Counsel and HR Director.

Talking about an AI revolution

Bailey Fisher’s Women 4 Technology welcomed AI experts to discuss the importance of diversity and emotional intelligence in artificial intelligence, to mark the start of the forum’s 10th anniversary. Talks and discussion were led by Professor Rose Luckin, Dr Kanta Dihal, Anthony Finbow and Dr Matthew Howard.

Women 4 Technology highlights the need for greater emotional intelligence in artificial intelligence

Emotional intelligence in AI is a hot topic, with the recent publication of the Lords Select Committee Report on the ethical use of AI in the UK, and Google founder Sergey Brin warning of the dark side of AI and the need for tech founders to take more responsibility for their creations. Bailey Fisher shines a light on this issue with its Women 4 Technology event “The impact of emotional intelligence on the future of artificial intelligence.”

“Making the most of your board” with Shirin Dehghan

Bailey Fisher is pleased to announce Shirin Dehghan as guest speaker for our forthcoming CEO Dinner “Making the most of your board”. Shirin has led start-up, medium-sized and corporate companies, building winning teams and bringing disruptive products to market. As Founder and CEO of Arieso, Shirin led the growth of the business, before exiting to JDSU for $85m in 2013.