Travis Parsons is a consultant in Spencer Stuart’s San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices. He is a member of the Financial Officer and Technology, Media & Telecommunications practices. He specializes in chief financial officer and senior-level financial executive searches, including head of strategy and business and corporate development positions. He advises Fortune 500, venture capital and private equity-backed companies seeking executives to address and transform their business needs. Travis is also part of the firm’s Digital and Private Equity practices, and has an extensive background with leading companies from the worlds of technology, media, telecommunications and finance.

Experience with advancing technologies

  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Travis spent four years at another global executive search firm, where he focused on clients throughout the technology industry, with emphasis on software, digital, media and entertainment, machine to machine technologies and the Internet of Things.
  • Travis led corporate development efforts at cloud- based video delivery platform, Sezmi Corporation, where he gained experience with over-the-top content delivery and media consumption while developing and managing global partnerships and government relations.
  • Prior to that, Travis held key roles within major investment banks, including Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse First Boston.

Travis earned his M.B.A. from Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and B.A. in economics from Denison University.

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