Technology Executive Search Firm


      At Cowen Partners, we are known as a leader among the nation’s best technology executive search firms because we are all about results. And nothing drives results and creates value for our software technology clients like finding them their next executive leader. Focused on diversity and inclusion, our hands-on executive recruiters have experience working with startups, private, public, and pre-IPO companies.


      Cities include New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Indianapolis, and Phoenix.


      Clients are typically $50 million in revenue to Fortune 1000 companies or have assets between $500 million to $15 billion. Successful placements span the entire C-Suite – Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chief Information Officer (CIO), as well as VP and Director-level leadership roles.


      IT Executive Search Examples


      Few technology executive search firms offer the impressive breadth of experience, talent, and resources that Cowen Partners does. Whether you are a software company looking to hire the best Chief Technology Officer or a private equity firm searching for a Chief Security Officer, our CTO, CIO & CSO recruiters can source top talent that will exceed your needs and expectations. Here are some of the most recent placements completed by our elite CSO, CTO & CIO recruiters.


      Managed Services Sales

      Retained to recruit proven salespeople with established C-Suite contacts for a fast-growing financial software company in the Midwest. Minneapolis, MN


      Chief Legal Officer

      Placed an experienced General Counsel with deep intellectual property (IP) experience in the software space. San Francisco, CA


      Hardware Reseller

      Engaged to headhunt industry veterans with established industry connections and sales history for a midmarket hardware reseller. Los Angeles, CA


      Employee Engagement App

      Successfully placed an IPO and public company experienced Corporate Controller for a $40M employee engagement software company with an IPO in two months. Seattle, WA


      Financial Services

      Retained by a billion+ financial institution to recruit a Chief Technology Officer to provide leadership and digital innovation in mobile banking and digital customer acquisition.



      Recruited a proven VP of Sales and built a team of SDR’s and Account Executives for a well-known mid-market marketing software company. Portland, Oregon


      B2B SaaS Marketing

      Rebuilt the B2B marketing function of a business intelligence software company. Including VP Sales and Marketing, reporting to the CEO and Demand Generation Manager with an emphasis on SEM/ SEO and email marketing.

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        Our hands-on information technology executive recruiters have experience working with private, public, pre-IPO, and non-profit organizations. Clients are typically $50 million in revenue to Fortune 1000’s or have assets between $500 million to $15 billion. Successful placements span the entire C-Suite, including the roles of CEO, Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Security Officer, Chief Operating OfficerChief Financial Officer, as well as vice presidentgeneral counsel, and other director-level leadership roles.


        Learn how our technology executive recruiters deliver top talent, no matter the need, via our industry-leading research and resources. Discover the strategy that made Cowen Partners a leader among the nation’s best technology executive search firms in New York, Boston, Richmond, Chicago, Kansas City, Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, Anchorage, New Orleans, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, and beyond.

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        You succeeded where many others failed; we are grateful for your key role in helping us hire a great ...

        CEO Healthcare

        I can’t believe you found someone so fast, yes we want them to ...

        CFO Bank

        I’m really impressed by all the qualified candidates, thank you so ...

        SVP Chief People Officer

        I wanted to let you know we are very happy with your services, she has been great for us. Thank you for this ...

        CFO Credit Union

        I really appreciate your help finding someone for me and hope our paths cross again. I would definitely consider using you for a new search if I should have one. It was really easy to work with ...

        CFO Software Company

        Even after less than two months, it’s clear she is extremely well qualified and an excellent long term addition to our staff. We are very pleased to have her. Thanks for all the work you did to help make this ...

        CEO Real Estate Company

        You are adamant in your search. I don’t think we have ever had a headhunter/recruiter so diligent on seeking out candidates as you ...

        VP HR Seafood Company

        You did what you said you’d do and I appreciate that, let me know if you ever need a ...

        CEO Specialty Pharmacy

        We have never seen this much activity from a recruiter ...

        VP Talent Acquisition

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