Brian Bayne is a senior member of the firm’s Technology Sector, as well as the Technology Officers and Sports Practices. He helps companies and sports organizations build superior leadership teams and boards. Brian advises clients on leadership, culture and succession planning initiatives. He focuses on filling board, CEO and C-suite positions at companies that are navigating the challenges of digital transformation or technology enablement. He is based in Houston.
Brian has close to 20 years of experience in business and corporate development. Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, he was the General Manager and Global Energy Practice Lead for Axiom Law, a global legal and technology services company, where he recruited and developed legal talent for key clients across industries. Before that, Brian spent more than a decade at IBM, where he held roles of increasing responsibility and was most recently their North America Director of Petroleum, Chemicals & Industrial Products for the Global Business Services Division. Brian began his career in the sales department of internet auction distribution company, JPD Incorporated.
Brian holds a BS in biology from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from the University of Dallas.
Technology, Industrial, Cloud, Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Officers, Executive Search