Jason Baumgarten is a member of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications, CEO and Board practices and has deep expertise working with growth and turnaround companies of all stages, from firms earning several million in revenue to multibillion dollar global organizations. Jason is also a member of Spencer Stuart’s board of directors.
Broad executive search and leadership experience
- Jason has worked across various segments of the technology industry, including SaaS, big data, consumer Internet and e-commerce. In addition to his work in technology, his clients include leaders across multiple industries including financial services, healthcare, retail and nonprofits. Jason has conducted a wide range of executive searches with a focus on CEO and board director assignments as well as C-level assignments across digital, product, innovation, Internet of Things and big data leadership.
- Jason was previously with McKinsey & Company, where he was an associate principal and a leader in the firm’s technology, media and service operations practices. At McKinsey, Jason advised some of the world’s largest technology and media companies on topics ranging from growth and innovation to organizational design. He also worked with many institutions facing disruptions from new channels and technologies, spanning government agencies to large retailers.
- Earlier in his career, Jason was at Microsoft and Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in New York.
Jason holds a M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.A. in economics from Vassar College. He is an active member of the Seattle nonprofit community, including serving on the board of directors of IslandWood.