VANTAGE PARTNERS.
Precision Executive Recruiting
for Social Media.

VANTAGE BUILDS THE MOST EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAMS

By understanding company and candidate intricacies, Vantage creates all-star teams.

Vantage Partners is the premier executive search firm servicing market leading high-tech clients. We excel in bringing high profile executives into a winning executive team to achieve break-though performance results. Every Vantage services three High-Tech markets: Consumer & Internet, Enterprise SaaS, and Cloud & IT Infrastructure.

Our team places the top 5% proven leadership talent who are recognized for their Marketing, Product, Design, Engineering, Human Resources, Operations and Sales performance.

 

VANTAGE KNOWS WHAT SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANIES NEED IN EXECUTIVES

The Social Media (or Social Network ) industry is a defining phenomena of the human evolution, where the world can now socialize regardless of location. Statistica mapped that worldwide users will approach 2.5 billion by 2018, where over 70% of the population has a social networking profile. Social Network ad spend is expected to hit $35 billion in 2017, representing 16% of the global online ad spend, according to eMarketer.

Vantage Partners has been placing executives for public-traded and late-stage private equity social networking companies such as Badoo, SocialText, Tagged, and Simply Measured, for many years now. We pride ourselves for understanding the market trends and our client needs.

COMMON QUALITIES BETWEEN VANTAGE’S CLIENTS

Vantage works best in high-pressure situations, like helping a client find the best candidate while delivering fiscal growth in a hyper-competitive market. Common client culture when recruiting executives are:

FAST-GROWTH EXPECTATIONS

Vantage’s clients have a fast-growth revenue plan, with high financial performance expectations.

Vantage clients are either public companies, or are venture/ private equity backed.

DISRUPTIVE INNOVATORS

Vantage’s clients are recognized for their solutions within their industry, recognized as either being market-leaders, break-through technology innovators, or market disruptors.

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COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT

Vantage’s clients are typically within high-growth, highly competitive sectors.

Executive recruiting requires a highly skilled service that cuts through the challenging conditions to attain the top talent.

GEOGRAPHICALLY DIVERSE

Tech companies today are not just based in Silicon Valley. Vantage Partners’ recruitment practice identifies candidates from all geographic regions, and service client companies who are located throughout the US, Europe and the UK.

THE VANTAGE DIFFERENCE

SEARCH EXECUTION

99.1% search completion rate

TIME-TO-MARKET

89 day average from search-to-close

TRACK RECORD

Completed nearly 1,000 searches

QUALITY

87% of clients request us to lead a new search

Meet the Team that Services Social Media Companies

  • Richard A. Lear
    Richard A. Lear
    Managing Partner
  • Audrey Shuster
    Audrey Shuster
    Managing Director
  • Gene Zaccor
    Gene Zaccor
    Managing Director
  • Jodi Shah
    Jodi Shah
    Managing Director
  • Brynne Pogoncheff
    Brynne Pogoncheff
    Executive Assistant
Richard A. Lear
Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Audrey Shuster
Managing Director

Managing Director

Gene Zaccor
Managing Director

Managing Director

Jodi Shah
Managing Director

Managing Director

Brynne Pogoncheff
Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant