Accelent provides superior executive search and accelerated talent integration services to early and mature stage software, digital media and eCommerce companies.

Role: VP, Product Marketing

Sector: IT Infrastructure

Stage: Mature Growth

Investors: Warburg Pincus, Goldman Sachs

“The Accelent team took a genuine interest in our business and did a great job building a precise framework for the executive profile. Your process was comprehensive, flexible and timely. You were highly responsive and kept the process on track at all times. In the end we landed an outstanding person for the role.” – Michael Kesselman, EVP Product & Innovation, Endurance International Group

Role: Chief Product Officer

Role: VP, Product Development

Role: SVP, Sales

Sector: eCommerce

Stage: Expansion

Investors: Goldman Sachs

“Our experience with Accelent was simply awesome. Accelent took the time to become intimately knowledgeable about who we are and what we are trying to accomplish. Their process was smooth and well-managed. They provided us with impactful advice that resulted in us landing the right executive for the role. We could not be more pleased.” – Kent Deverell, CEO, Fluid

Role: VP, Marketing

Sector: Internet & Digital Media

Stage: Early

Investors: Valhalla Partners, GSA Venture Partners, High Peak Venture Partners

“John took a genuine interest in our business and it showed. He was a real business partner and business advocate throughout the search process.” – Jeff Shelstad, Chief Executive Officer, Flatworld Knowledge

Role: Chief Executive Officer

Sector: IT Infrastructure

Stage: Early

Investors: Catalyst Investors

“Accelent exceeded our expectations from the beginning to the end. We were most impressed that John and Diane quickly became experts in the hosting services space and delivered a slate of exceptional candidates. Their methodology was completely transparent and highly effective. It also helped us frame our thought process for making what was a difficult decision between two highly qualified finalists. We are looking forward to partnering with Accelent again in the future.” – Tyler Newton, Partner & Research Director, Catalyst Investors

Role: VP, Marketing

Role: Chief Financial Officer

Sector: Enterprise Software & SaaS

Stage: Early

Investors: Acquired by Microsoft 7/9/12

“We have worked with Accelent on multiple searches and cannot recommend them highly enough. Their team digs in and does the investigative work necessary to uncover our real needs, find the optimal candidate, and help the executive hit the ground running on the first day. From the launch of each search through to acceptance of each offer, our expectations were exceeded in both the results and the experience of working together.” – Bob Pette, Chief Operating Officer, Perceptive Pixel, Inc.

Role: GM, Gaming

Sector: Internet & Digital Media

Stage: Early

Investors: Saffron Hill Ventures

“Getting the optimal fit in a critical hire requires a certain kind of search partner. They need to take the time to understand your business, to understand the culture in your team, and they need a huge network at their disposal. That’s why I’ve gone back to John Boehmer almost a dozen times over the last 10 years – for a variety of difficult hires.” – Michael Starkenburg, Chief Executive Officer, Image Metrics

Role: VP, Data Management

Sector: Internet Digital Media

Stage: Early

Investors: Cardinal Partners, Greycroft Partners, Milestone Venture Partners

“Accelent took a very challenging position specification and with patience, perseverance and determination found us a great candidate.  Their approach and style is professional, creative and solution oriented. In the end we achieved the result we had been seeking.”  Jeanne Wisniewski, Chief Human Resource Officer, Vitals

Role: Chief Financial Officer

Sector: Enterprise Software & SaaS

Stage: Expansion

Investors: Aquired by Sumtotal Systems

“John played an active role in recruiting the CFO for Geolearning. The process was smooth and comprehensive, and the candidates presented for consideration were excellent, despite a very difficult spec.” – Roger Hurwitz, Managing Partner, Volition Capital

Role: Chief Technology Officer

Sector: Internet & Digital Media

Stage: Early

Investors: Metamorphic Ventures, Cava Capital

“Accelent demonstrated real determination in completing a very difficult position specification. They were always available, highly professional and solution oriented. We could not be more pleased with the end result.” Bill Jennings, CEO, PageScience