Managing Principal

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Michael A. Rothstein is Managing Principal and co-founder with the firm’s North American Practice.

Michael conducts high-impact executive searches for VP’s, key management and line executives. His clients have ranged from early stage startups like DXZ to multinational Fortune and Global 500 corporations like Flex and OKTA. Michael has successfully executed Executive Management, Technology, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality, Finance, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Business Development searches across numerous industries.

What is most unique about Michael is that he possesses a deep technology recruiting background spanning a broad range of hardware, software, and manufacturing technology disciplines. In addition to having been a Vice President with Spherion (NYSE: SFN), a $4B workforce architect company, he also managed the firm’s Technologists Search Practice (e.g., leading the recruitment of roles such as CTO, VP R&D, VP Engineering, et al.). With more than 20+ years of retained executive search experience, Michael has completed searches ranging from the foundation role of Chief Search Engine Architect in the early days of Yahoo to having executed complex Robotics & Automation technology searches for Global multi-billion dollar corporations. Michael’s most recent work includes completing searches for OKTA, Exabeam, Palo Alto Networks, iRely, Evolve Manufacturing and Harris Freemen.

Michael’s management background includes full P&L responsibility, product marketing management, and sales management roles.

Michael received his degree in Marketing from DePaul University.