Jörn Ottendorf is a member of the firm’s Technology and Industrial and Natural Resources Sectors. He conducts searches for senior commercial and technical positions. Jörn also advises companies investing in digitalization and/or industry 4.0 initiatives and conducts CIO/CTO and CISO/cyber security searches across industries. His areas of focus include software, telecommunications, internet, automotive and capital equipment. Jörn is based in Frankfurt.
Recent Client Experience
Jörn’s recent searches include those for general managers and senior executives for international and domestic software and technology clients. He has also recruited senior leaders for the automotive industry and an industry 4.0 executive for an industrial corporation. Clients typically range from multi-national enterprises to medium-sized German companies.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates in 2005, Jörn worked in technology-driven businesses for several years.
Jörn studied sociology, economics and business administration at the University of Hamburg and graduated with a Diplom-Soziologe degree. He is fluent in German and English.
Technology, Industrial, Automotive/Mobility, Software, Cyber Security, Digital Leadership, Technology Officers, Digital, Executive Search