Brian Bayne is a senior member of the firm’s Technology Practice, where he focuses on helping companies find board, C Suite and technology officers for their organizations. Brian advises companies on how to build superior leadership teams that are equipped to navigate the challenges of digital transformation and technology enablement. In addition to search, Brian works with companies on a variety of leadership, culture and succession planning initiatives. His clients range from Fortune 500 to high-growth venture capital and private equity-backed companies. Brian also leads the Legal Officers Practice for the Americas, working with companies across all industries to find top legal and compliance talent. 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.
Education & Affiliations
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