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

Role: SVP, Product

Sector: Internet & Digital Media

Stage: Expansion

Investors: DFJ, Blue Chip Venture Company, Mercury Fund, RPM Ventures and T-Venture

“Our search posed the challenge of finding a transformational executive with domain expertise in social, advertising, and data. In addition, we had steep culture needs. Accelent worked hard to understand us and then worked even harder to find that needle in a haystack. They ran a sharp process and the result was great.” – Kurt Abrahamson, CEO

Role: VP of Online Marketing

Role: VP, Talent Acquisition

Sector: Internet & Digital Media

Stage: Expansion

Investors: Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Jafco Ventures

“You guys did an extraordinary job for us. We needed qualified candidates immediately and you delivered. I wish all of our searches were done that well, that fast.”  Court Cunningham, CEO, Yodle

Role: SVP, Sales

Sector: Internet & Digital Media

Stage: Early

Investors: Canaan Partners, FirstMark Capital, Lerer Ventures

“When making a key executive hire the right search partner is critical. We found Accelent to be the right one for us. They took the time to understand our business and our culture. Their methodology was highly efficient and effective. They were always available when we needed them. In the end, they delivered.” Rob Gabel, Chief Executive Officer

Role: Chief Technology Officer

Sector: Enterprise Software & SaaS

Stage: Expansion

Investors: NASDAQ:SPSC

“We chose Accelent on the back of an excellent reference and they delivered. They took a genuine interest in us and helped us build an accurate framework of the executive profile we required. Their process was disciplined and rigorous but never too heavy. The end result was the right executive hire for SPS. ”  Archie Black, CEO, SPS Commerce

Role: VP, Sales

Sector: Enterprise Software & SaaS

Stage: Early

Investors: Bridgescale Partners, Harmony Partners

“The Accelent team was impressive from the start. They exceeded expectations in finding a top drawer candidate for our early stage tech company who will truly help accelerate our business. The search was hard, and they never gave up. Drew,  John and Linda were amazing to work with.” Carol Leaman, President & Chief Executive Officer

Role: Chief Technology Officer

Role: SVP, Client Services

Role: VP, Technical Operations

Role: Chief Marketing Officer

Sector: eCommerce

Stage: Expansion

Investors: Acquired by Pitney Bowes

“We chose Accelent on the back of an excellent set of references and as such, our expectations were very high. Accelent exceeded those expectations to the extent that we made the decision to award them a discretionary bonus on top of their fee for their efforts and the end result.”  – Michael DeSimone, Chief Executive Officer, Borderfree

Role: SVP, Product Development

Role: VP, Marketing & Business Development

Role: VP, Customer Service

Sector: Enterprise Software & SaaS

Stage: Expansion

Investors: Milestone Partners, Continental Investors

“The Accelent team provided us with an exceptional overall experience. The search process was seamless and transparent. We were always well informed as to the status. The candidates were of the highest caliber. We could not have been more pleased with the outcome.” – Fred Lizza, CEO, Freestyle Solutions

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