Whether they are defining the impact of digital technologies on the business, assessing and managing cybersecurity risks, or supporting the collection and analysis of data, today’s chief information officer must be a sophisticated leader with a general management perspective and an ability to collaborate effectively with other functional and business leaders on the strategic priorities of the organization. Spencer Stuart formed the industry’s first fully integrated global Information Officer Practice and remains committed to helping our clients find transformational technology leadership.

  • We are a market leader in CIO searches, conducting more than 175 global assignments for senior information technology leaders each year for industry-leading multinationals, medium-sized firms, startups and private equity-backed companies across a broad range of industries and sectors.
  • Our consultants have deep experience in information technology, expansive knowledge of the leadership talent in the function and specialized expertise in specific industry sectors and geographies
  • Our strong relationships with a broad pool of senior IT and business leaders help us stay current with the leadership and talent issues most on the minds of today’s CIOs. We regularly explore these critical topics through articles, videos and events.
  • We share our clients’ commitment to diversity and have unique access to tens of thousands of candidates from various backgrounds and industries. A third of all placements in the past five years have been from historically underrepresented groups.

Our team understands both the unique needs of information technology leadership and the strategic and management expertise that is needed to remain competitive in a dynamic business environment. We strive to find leaders with the right mix of management skill, digital experience and cultural fit with our clients’ organizations and their levels of technology readiness.

We have experience across the full spectrum of IT, including:
  • Application Development
  • Architecture
  • CTO/Engineering
  • Data
  • Digital/Product Development
  • Infrastructure/Operations/Cloud
  • Security