An experienced corporate governance and talent adviser, Liam Hurley is a consultant and member of Spencer Stuart’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Board practices. Liam has conducted C-level and board director search assignments for many of the technology industry’s leading publicly traded and private equity-backed companies. In addition, Liam has expertise in public company board practices and global corporate governance trends and has extensive experience advising technology companies on board and C-suite succession.

Experienced adviser on leadership, corporate governance, CEO and board succession

  • Liam’s professional background encompasses professional services, journalism, board advisory work and executive recruiting.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart in 2013, Liam was a consultant with Tapestry Networks, a boutique professional services firm that builds and orchestrates peer-to-peer networks of senior leaders.
  • Earlier in his career, Liam was a reporter for an international news wire service for several years. His early career in journalism was focused on foreign affairs and U.S. foreign policy, as well as sports reporting.

Liam earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Connecticut College and an MBA from The American University. He has published extensively on a variety of technology and corporate governance issues, including enterprise risk management, cybersecurity, diversity, board composition, board evaluation and strategy oversight.

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