The Good Search Recruits Google China Head of Engineering

The Good Search Recruits Google China Head of Engineering

The Good Search Recruits Google China Head of Engineering

The Good Search has successfully recruited Boon-Lock Yeo to the position of Google China Head of Engineering (Director of Engineering) in Shanghai. Prior to his role as heading Engineering for Google China, Mr. Yeo worked as General Manager of Intel Asia-Pacific R&D Ltd for four years, leading R&D efforts for Intel and Intel software in China.

At Intel, he oversaw the expansion of Intel R&D personnel in Shanghai from 200 to more than 1000 employees in 3 years. He received two Intel Achievement Awards – the highest Intel award recognizing outstanding accomplishments with significant business impacts – in 2006 and 2007 respectively for innovative products, and strategic enabling of system software that helped create China’s BIOS industry. Prior to the Intel China assignment, Mr. Yeo was an entrepreneur and had founded a data storage technology startup. He has previously held R&D positions specializing in signal / video processing, data compression and multimedia search/indexing technologies at Intel Micro-computer Research Labs, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center and AT&T Bell Labs.

Mr. Yeo received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University and BSEE from Purdue University. He was internationally recognized for his work on image/video processing, data storage and compression. He received an IEEE Transactions Best Paper Award in 1996, has published over 40 technical papers and holds 33 US patents. He had also contributed to fundamental technologies in wavelet-based lossless compression which were part of the JPEG2000 standards. He was an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions for Image Processing and had chaired the Storage and Retrieval of Media Databases conference. He recently co-authored a chapter on open source opportunities in China in the book “Open Sources 2.0” (published by O’Reilly).

UPDATE: Boon-Lock returned to Silicon Valley in 2014 after 11 years in Shanghai. He currently leads Engineering and Product at Alphabet Access as Senior Director.

 

About The Good Search
The Good Search is a national retained executive search firm headquartered in the Greater New York City Area that specializes in the games industry. The Good Search recruits board and senior-level executives in media & technology for clients that range from Fortune 500 companies to leading startups backed by top-tier venture capital firms.  The Good Search a next-generation retained search firm that delivers candidates clients never dreamed existed. In doing so, the firm eliminates the conflict of interest of percentage-based retainers and also hands over the research — something traditional executive search firms never do.  Founded by an award-winning investigative television journalist, The Good Search outperforms traditional retained executive search firms by making search smarter. For more information, see https://tgsus.com and the latest videos of The Good Search.

About Google
Google is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. Most of its profits are derived from AdWords. Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.

Recruited: Microsoft Distinguished Engineer

Recruited: Microsoft Distinguished Engineer

Recruited: Microsoft Distinguished Engineer

The Good Search successfully recruited Mike Ehrenberg to the role of Microsoft Corporation Distinguished Engineer working on business application architecture for the Dynamics team within the Business Division.He leads the work on long term product roadmap, and on driving the relationships between Dynamics and the system, platform and tools teams across Microsoft.

Mr. Ehrenberg joined Microsoft after 25 years of business application development across banking and brokerage transaction systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for process manufacturing, and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) solutions. Before his roles as Microsoft Corporation Distinguished Engineer, he led the development of one of the first commercial banking systems for Windows at Olivetti. As CTO at Marcam, Ehrenberg drove the development of the first ERP product for Windows NT, deeply architected for the Microsoft platform. At Frictionless Commerce, he led the development of one of the first complete SRM solutions deployable by design either on-premise or as a service.

Ehrenberg and his family live in Seattle, and love spending time cycling, skiing, watching and playing soccer, and enjoying the world champion Boston Red Sox and their distinguished golden retriever, Lucy.

About Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

Recruited: Booz Allen Hamilton Lead Internal Controls

Recruited: Booz Allen Hamilton Lead Internal Controls

Strategy Consulting Executive Search

The Good search has successfully completed a strategy consulting executive search. The Good Sesarch recruited Roger Sullivan to the role of Booz Allen Hamilton Lead Internal Controls and Senior Associate, where he is responsible for Internal control evaluation and assessment, risk and control documentation, and Sarbanes-Oxley implementation.

Mr. Sullivan was previously Senior Director of Internal Controls at Freddie Mac, Director of Internal Audit at MicroStrategy, Director of Management Contract Accounting and Senior Manager of Internal Audit at Marriott, and Audit Manager, Senior Accountant, and Staff Accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Roger studied at Duke Universityh at the Fuqua School of Business with an MBA in Accounting and at Dartmouth College with a BA in Economics.

About Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. is an American management consulting firm headquartered in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County, Virginia in Greater Washington DC, with 80 other offices throughout the United States. Booz Allen Hamilton was founded in 1914, and is one of the oldest management consulting firms in the world. As of August 2008, Booz Allen Hamilton’s former parent company (which used the Booz Allen name itself) divided in two. The Booz Allen Hamilton moniker was retained by the half focusing on U.S. governmental matters, with Booz & Company taking sole control of its commercial strategy and international portfolio. 

About The Good Search

The Good Search is a retained executive search firm that specializes in technology and strategy consulting executive search. Based in the Greater New York City Area, The Good Search has more than a decade-long track record of success. The retained executive search firm serves global software, technology, and consulting firms. 

Recruited: Booz Allen Hamilton Associate

Recruited: Booz Allen Hamilton Associate

Booz Allen Hamilton Associate

The Good Search has successfully recruited Joshua (Josh) Updegraff to the role of Booz Allen Hamilton Associate in the managing consulting firm’s Public Sector Organization & Strategy Practice. In his roles as  Booz Allen Hamilton Associate his focuses on strategic human resources consulting, business process improvement, business process reengineering and Lean Six Sigman.  He also analyzes and quantitative data for strategic business partnering.

Before his position as a Booz Allen Hamilton Associate , Mr. Updegraff served as a Consultant at BearingPoint, Inc in the Washington D.C. Metro Area, a company Mr. Updegraff joined in December 2004. Before BearingPoint, he was a Research Associate for Personnel Selection & Development at Human Resources Research Organization from August 2002 to November 2004. Mr Updegraff studied at James Madison University with a BS in I O Psychology and Statistics.

About Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.  is an American management consulting firm headquartered in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County, Virginia in Greater Washington DC, with 80 other offices throughout the United States. As of August 2008, Booz Allen Hamilton’s former parent company divided in two. The Booz Allen Hamilton moniker was retained by the half focusing on U.S. governmental matters, with Booz & Company taking sole control of its commercial strategy and international portfolio. As Booz Allen’s three-year noncompete provision has expired, it is now building out its commercial consulting practice focusing on technology integration and cyber security programs. 

Recruited: T-Mobile Senior Developer of Mobile Software

Recruited: T-Mobile Senior Developer of Mobile Software

Recruited: T-Mobile Senior Developer of Mobile Software

Josh Guilfoyle T-Mobile Senior Developer Mobile SoftwareThe Good Search has successfully completed a software executive Search for T-Mobile. The Good Search recruited Josh Guilfoyle to the role of T-Mobile Senior Developer of Mobile Software on January 26, 2009. Before his position as T-Mobile Senior Developer Mobile Software, Josh served as Applications Software Developer with Pacific Lighting Systems, a position he held from 2005 until his present role. Before Pacific Lighting Systems, Josh was Senior Web Developer with CollegeGear.com and Software Engineer with Applied Technical Systems.

About T-Mobile

T-Mobile US, Inc. is the American operating entity of the German wireless network operator T-Mobile International AG.  Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile provides wireless voice, messaging, and data services in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the brands T-Mobile, MetroPCS, and GoSmart Mobile. The company operates the fourth largest wireless network in the U.S. market with 49.1 million customers[5] and annual revenues of $24.42 billion.

About The Good Search

The Good Search is a software executive search firm that takes executive recruiting to a whole new level. Founded by an award-winning TV journalist and investigative reporter, The Good Search harnesses the power of data to deliver exceptional results. The retained search firm’s clients include some of the most powerful and successful software companies in the world. 

Recruited: Booz Allen Senior Associate

Recruited: Booz Allen Senior Associate

Booz Allen Senior Associate

Brett Luhring Booz Allen Senior AssociateThe Good Search has successfully recruited Brett Luhring to the role of Booz Allen Hamilton Associate in management consulting firm’s Public Sector Organization & Strategy Practice. Prior to his position as Booz Allen Senior Associate, Mr. Luhring  served as Senior Consultant at Capgemini Government Solutions in the Washington D.C. Metro Area from September 2005 until joining Booz Allen in 2008. Prior positions include Program Manager, Operations & Consulting at Oracle Corporation from June 2002 to September 2005; Consultant as Sales Strategy Institute from July 2000 to June 2002; and Change Management Consultant at Bank of America from April 1999 to July 2000. Mr. Luhring studied at University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a MA in Industrial & Organizational Psychology and at Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Science, Psychology, and Statistics.

About Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology consulting for 100 years. The firm provides business and technology solutions to major corporations in the financial services, heath, and energy markets, leveraging capabilities and expertise developed over decades of helping US government clients in the defense, intelligence, and civil markets solve their toughest problems. Booz Allen is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, employs approximately 23,000 people, and had revenue of $5.76 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2013. In 2014, Booz Allen celebrates its 100th anniversary year. 

About The Good Search

The Good Search is an executive search firm that takes executive recruiting to a whole new level. Founded by an award-winning TV journalist and investigative reporter, we harness the power of data to deliver exceptional results. Our recruiting research division Intellerati assists internal corporate recruiting team to fill mission-critical roles by delivering candidates they never knew or dreamed existed.

Recruited: T-Mobile Software Developer

Recruited: T-Mobile Software Developer

T-Mobile Software Developer

Balwinder Kaur T-Mobile Software DeveloperThe Good Search has recruited Balwinder Kaur to the role of T-Mobile Software Developer focused on mobile software development. Ms. Kaur joined T-Mobile on January 12, 2009. Prior to her position as T-Mobile Software Developer, Ms. Kaur served as Senior Staff Software Engineer at Motorola Mobile Devices, a position she held from 2004 until her present role. Before Motorola, Balwinder served as J2ME Consultant with InfoSpace Mobile; Chief Architect and Developer with Sovinna Systems; Staff Software Engineer and Team Lead with Motorola Internet and Networking Group; Software Engineer with NYNEX (now known as Verizon); and Software Engineer with Fujitsu India Limited Telecom.

Ms. Kaur received her M.S. Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India. and her B.S. Electronics and Communications from the M.S.University of Baroda, India.

About T-Mobile

T-Mobile US, Inc. is the American operating entity of the German wireless network operator T-Mobile International AG. Its headquarters are located in Bellevue, Washington. T-Mobile provides wireless voice, messaging, and data services in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the brands T-Mobile, MetroPCS, and GoSmart Mobile. The company operates the fourth largest wireless network in the U.S. market with 49.1 million customers and annual revenues of $24.42 billion.

About The Good Search

The Good Search is a Next-Gen Retained Search Firm that take executive search to a whole new level by making it smarter. Our recruiting research division Intellerati supports corporate recruiting teams, filling hard-to-fill technology roles by delivering candidates that clients never dreamed existed. you never dreamed existed. Game-changing hires. And all the candidate research, something traditional search firms never do. In fact, making search smarter has been a pretty genius move on our part. It

Recruited: Microsoft Group Product Planner

Recruited: Microsoft Group Product Planner

Recruited: Microsoft Group Product Planner

Sam Guckenheimer Microsoft Corporation Group Product Planner The Good Search has successfully recruited Sam Guckenheimer to the role of Microsoft Corporation Group Product Planner for the Microsoft Visual Studio Team System in the Greater Seattle Area.  In this capacity, he acts as chief customer advocate, responsible for the end-to-end external design of the next releases of these products. All told, Mr. Guckenheimer has 25 years of experience as architect, developer, tester, product manager, project manager, and general manager in the software industry in the U.S. and Europe. Currently, Sam is the group product planner for Microsoft Visual Studio Team System. Before his role as Microsoft Corporation Group Product Planner, Mr. Guckenheimer was Director of Product Line Strategy at Rational Software Corporation, now the Rational Division of IBM. He holds five patents on software lifecycle tools.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Guckenheimer is the author of Software Engineering with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System. He has 25 years experience as architect, developer, tester, product manager, project manager and general manager in the software industry in the US and Europe. Mr. Guckenheimer is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard University.

Guckenheimer lives in the Seattle area with his wife and three children in a sustainable house they build that can be seen in Metropolitan Home magazine

UPDATE: Sam Guckenheimer has successfully served in his role as Visual Studio product owner since we recruited him to Microsoft a decade and a half ago.

About Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics, and personal computers and services.

About The Good Search

The Good Search is a next-generation retained executive search firm. We take executive search to a whole new level by making executive recruiting smarter. Founded by an award-winning TV journalist and investigative reporter, we harness the power of data to deliver exceptional results. Our recruiting research division Intellerati provides services to corporate executive recruiting teams, filling mission-critical technology roles with hard-to-recruit, best-in-class talent.

Recruited: WPP President Wunderman Team Detroit

Recruited: WPP President Wunderman Team Detroit

WPP President Wunderman Team Detroit

Mark Russell WPP President Wunderman Team Detroit The Good Search has successfully recruited Mark Russell to the role of WPP President Wunderman Team Detroit, a joint WPP venture among JWT, Y&R, Wunderman, Ogilvy, and Group M media companies Mediaedge and Mindshare. Mr. Russell is responsible for the enterprise-wide digital work for Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Ford Customer Discipline Division and Ford Credit.

With a 17 year professional background in all core business functions, including business management, sales, marketing, business development, finance, operations, and legal, Mark has been cited the New York Times and other publications as an agent of change for agencies adjusting to the digital age. Before his role as WPP President Wunderman Team Detroit, he served as senior vice president and managing director of the Boston and Dallas offices of Carat Fusion. Clients included John Deere, Wachovia, AOL, Reebok, Motorola and Radio Shack. He was also managing director of interactive at Boston’s Connelly Partners, serving Nestle Purina, Ocean Spray, BJ’s and others.
Mr Russell holds a BA with honors from St. Lawrence University, a JD in Corporate Law from the Western New England School of Law, and has been a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association since 1996.

About WPP

WPP plc is a British multinational advertising and public relations company with its main management office in London, United Kingdom, and its executive office in Dublin, Ireland. It is the world’s largest advertising company by revenues, and employs around 162,000 people in 3,000 offices across 110 countries. It owns a number of advertising, public relations and market research networks, including Grey, Burson-Marsteller, Hill & Knowlton, JWT, Ogilvy Group, TNS, Young & Rubicam and Cohn & Wolfe.

About The Good Search

A top retained executive search firm in advertising and Media, The Good Search has developed an approach makes executive search smarter. Founded by an award-winning TV journalist and investigative reporter, we harness the power of data to deliver exceptional results. The Good Search offers three points of difference: candidates you never dreamed existed for game changing hires; flat fees that eliminate conflicts of interest, and we turn over all the candidate research, something traditional search firms never do.