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John Bridger

Associate, Technology

John is responsible for delivering global searches for ambitious technology companies.  Clients range from IP rich engineering companies, through to Deep Tech businesses at the forefront of AI and Machine Learning. John partners with companies at all stages of the growth cycle, from venture capital backed high-growth businesses to large corporates looking to innovate.

John brings deep technical understanding and market knowledge to advise his clients in an increasingly complex and competitive international market.  He focuses on introducing high-impact individuals who are instrumental to the continued future success of his clients’ businesses, including CEOs, CTOs, COOs, CMOs and Sales Directors.

Recently completed assignments include: Head of Engineering for a global consumer electronics business; VP Sales for a Fintech start up; CEO for an IP rich technology company and Group R&D Director for a printing technology business.

John co-hosts Bailey Fisher Executive Search’s series of peer-to-peer CEO events focusing on knowledge sharing and thought leadership for CEOs of growth companies in the technology sector.  Recent guest speakers have included Shirin Dehghan, Senior Partner at Frog Capital & former Founder/CEO of Arieso; Simon Calver, Head of BGF Ventures, and former CEO of LOVEFiLM; and serial entrepreneur William Reeve, (; Secret Escapes).

John joined Bailey Fisher in 2016, bringing a background in specialist IT & Communications recruitment, focusing on the UK & European markets. He has a First Class Honours Degree in History from the University of Westminster.

“We engaged Bailey Fisher to lead the search for a dynamic and highly credible sales leader with extensive growth experience. John Bridger conducted a very professional search, keeping us well informed at every stage, providing in-depth research and presenting a high-calibre shortlist. We appointed an excellent candidate who is an ideal fit for our business. I would thoroughly recommend John and Bailey Fisher.”
Victoria Tyson, Managing Director, Cambrionix