Director, Technology Practice
A Director in Bailey Fisher’s Technology Practice, John is responsible for delivering global searches for ambitious technology companies from venture backed high-growth businesses to corporates looking to innovate. John focuses particularly on searches for Seed and Series A businesses looking to appoint commercially minded leaders to drive growth. John specialises in working with Deep Tech businesses at the forefront of AI and Machine Learning on CEO, C-level and VP searches.
John joined Bailey Fisher in 2016 as a Technology Researcher, and was promoted to Associate, before becoming a member of the management team and the youngest Director in the firm’s 20-year history. Having specialised recently in Research, across a range of technologies, markets and investments, he has an in-depth and up to date understanding of the technology sector and candidate market globally.
John co-hosts Bailey Fisher’s series of peer-to-peer Leadership Dinners focusing on knowledge sharing and thought leadership for CEOs and other C-level executives from growth technology companies. 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, (Graze.com; Secret Escapes).
With 4 years’ experience in executive search and senior recruitment, John previously specialised in IT & Communications, focusing on the UK & European markets.