John Milman is a member of Spencer Stuart’s Technology and Digital Officer practice, in addition to leading the firm's Software Engineering Practice. With over 20 years of experience in the technology space, John has a keen interest in and strong familiarity with technology issues, including mobile platforms, cloud computing, big data/analytics, ERP, e-commerce and product development. John leverages his deep industry knowledge on behalf of clients across the Internet, software, retail, industrial and services-based sectors. John was recently recognized with Spencer Stuart’s prestigious Lou Rieger Quality Award for distinctive efforts on his clients’ behalf.

Rich and broad technology expertise

  • Since joining the firm in 2004, John has employed his technology knowledge and background on engagements for chief information officers, chief technology officers, data heads, engineering leaders and other senior technology executives.
  • During his tenure, John has recruited more than 350 technology executives for e-commerce, financial services, Saas-based, multichannel retail, industrial and consumer products companies around the world. In addition, John has recruited senior executives for leading distribution, business process outsourcing and technology firms.
  • Prior to transitioning into executive search, John served as an account executive with Yahoo!, where he advised companies in the Internet advertising arena. John began his career in recruiting, working for early-stage and established Internet and technology firms, such as comScore Networks, in New York and Washington, D.C.

John graduated with a B.A. in speech communications from The University of Illinois and holds numerous technical certifications.

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