Jason believes there's a huge opportunity to unlock the potential of top talent to drive differentiated returns. He helps companies from startups to multibillion-dollar global enterprises recruit CEOs, board directors, COOs and other C-level leaders who will have a lasting impact on their organizations. He is also a member of Spencer Stuart’s board of directors. In addition, Jason is active in the Seattle nonprofit community and currently serves on the IslandWood board of directors.

Expertise

Jason works across industries and specializes in:

  • CEO search
  • CEO succession
  • Boards of directors

 

Additional expertise in:

  • Enterprise technology
  • Software
  • Big data
  • Consumer internet
  • E-commerce
  • COOs and presidents
  • Chief product officers
  • Chief data officers
  • Venture partners
  • Operating partners
  • Heads of strategy

 

Recent work

  • Leading more than 250 CEO and board transitions, including for a major software provider and a consumer marketplace
  • Helping a founder-led company recruit a CEO, resulting in a $3 billion increase in market capitalization since the transition
  • Recruiting two next-gen executives from leading tech players for the board of a Fortune 500 financial services company
  • Finding and assessing the CEO of a service-focused startup, which subsequently secured hundreds of millions in venture capital funding
  • Advising a multinational media company and infrastructure provider on organizational design

Previous Experience

  • Associate principal and a leader of the technology, media and service operations practices at McKinsey & Company
  • Program manager at Microsoft

Education

  • M.B.A. from Stanford University
  • B.A. in economics from Vassar College

Practice Areas