Michael Feldman leads the firm's Software and Cloud Practices. Based in San Francisco, Michael advises high-growth, pre-public companies and members of the Fortune 1000 on executive recruitment and assessment, with a focus on sales and growth-oriented roles. In addition, he frequently partners with clients on CEO, board and succession planning projects.
Prior to rejoining Russell Reynolds Associates in 2015, Michael served as talent partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, a leading venture capital firm, where he advised early- and growth-stage investors and CEOs on executive talent strategy. He previously worked at Russell Reynolds from 2008 to 2014. Prior to his executive search career, Michael was director, technology client services, at Sitaro Group, a boutique consultancy, where he advised Fortune 500 technology firms on marketing strategy and operations. Before this, Michael led marketing efforts for a business-to-business internet startup. He began his career as a business analyst at WPP/Young & Rubicam's Wunderman direct marketing agency.
EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Michael received his BA, Phi Beta Kappa, in political science from Columbia University and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Cloud, Technology, Software, Customer-Centric Growth Leaders, Data and Analytics Leadership, Executive Search, Digital