Digital forces are challenging, transforming and invigorating nearly every business sector. In response, companies are reinventing the way they conduct business and redefining their talent needs. Spencer Stuart has a network of experts across industries, functions and the disparate set of digital forces affecting business today, including big data, mobile, cloud computing, e-commerce and social media. Our team works with clients to understand the ways digital is affecting their businesses and changing leadership requirements.

We help organizations identify and recruit senior leaders and board directors able to develop a clear digital strategy and address the talent, operational and cultural changes that are required to transform their businesses.

Read our latest insights into the ways leadership is being reshaped by transformative technologies.

We offer expertise across industries, functions and digital specialties, including:

Transforming Industries

Once thought to be a concern mostly for consumer-facing businesses, digital is fundamentally changing how business is done in all industries. This is driving new strategic and operational imperatives for companies within those sectors. We work with organizations across industries — aviation, automotive, biopharma, consumer, financial services, healthcare, hospitality, media, medical technology, retail, transportation and logistics — to understand the forces challenging their businesses and the leaders and capabilities they need to unlock their full potential in a digital world.

Functional Leadership

Digital transformation is reshaping traditional functional roles, including marketing and IT leadership, and requiring the creation of new senior executive positions. We work closely with clients across industries to assess the capabilities needed to develop and execute digital business strategies.

  • Data Officers and Analytics Leaders
  • Chief Digital Officers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Digital Marketing Officers
  • Chief Innovation Officers
  • Chief Product Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers

Digital Specialties

Digital is creating unique threats and opportunities that are affecting many businesses at their core. With our breadth of expertise and connections, we are uniquely able to tap into intensely competitive markets to identify and recruit senior leaders in critical digital areas:

  • E-commerce
  • Mobile
  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Social Media
  • Machine-to-Machine
  • Internet of Things
  • Connected Consumer Management
  • Wearable Technology

Digital Experts for the Board

When digital expertise is required at the board level, we help boards define the business need and find experts with the relevant digital and business experience to translate digital into the broader strategy of the business.