Vice President Offerings Market Management
The Good Search has successfully recruited Michael Koch to Freddie Mac for the role of Vice President of Offerings Market Management. In his role at Freddie Mac, Mr. Koch focuses on mortgage origination, secondary execution, mortgage servicing, and operational technology product offerings in the Single Family Credit Guaranty Business, driving desired business outcomes and results through effective marketing, business partner education, and industry outreach. Mr. Koch joined Freddie Mac in February of 2010.
Previously, Mr. Koch served as Vice President of Marketing Services and Customer Education at Fannie Mae where he ultimately was responsible for customer marketing & communications, marketing operations, enterprise CRM, strategic research and segmentation and customer education for business divisions: Single-Family Guaranty, Housing & Community Development (HCD), and Capital Markets. He received his BA in English Literature, 1980-1984, at The College of William and Mary.
About Freddie Mac
The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, known as Freddie Mac, is a public government-sponsored enterprise, headquartered in the Tyson’s Corner CDP in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia. Freddie Mac was chartered by Congress in 1970 to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the nation’s housing market. Today Freddie Mac is making home possible for one in four homebuyers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing.
Wunderman Executive Vice President Strategic Services
The Good Search has successfully recruited Margie Chiu to the role of Executive Vice President (EVP) of Strategic Services at Wunderman, reporting to New York office President Becky Chidester. In this client-facing role, Margie serves as Wunderman’s combined lead on advanced analytics, strategic planning and digital & technology enabled marketing. In doing so, she offers Wunderman’s clients technical expertise in all areas of digital marketing and CRM including campaign strategy and planning, email, SEO/SEM, and optimization.
Prior roles include Vice President Strategy at Avenue A | Razorfish. While at Avenue A | Razorfish, Margie worked with clients in the CPG, travel, publishing, financial services, manufacturing and other industries to develop product launch and market entry plans, primary customer research programs, brand and direct marketing programs, and metrics and measurement processes.Before Razorfish, she worked as Director of Marketing for MSN Sidewalk.com where she designed and implemented acquisition and retention programs. Margie has 15 years of experience in traditional and interactive marketing and advertising including the design of campaign measurement, customer value measurement, segmentation and predictive data modeling systems.
She studied at the University of Maryland College Park with an MBA, 1997 – 1999 and at Columbia University in the City of New York with a BA, Sociology, Statistics, 1985 – 1989. She is a member of the Strategy Institute.
Wunderman is a network of advertising, marketing and consulting companies with offices in 60 countries. Headquartered in New York City, Wunderman is part of Young & Rubicam Brands and a member of WPP Group
Senior Executive Search for Wunderman President
The Good Search has successfully completed a senior executive search for President of Wunderman’s Detroit office. The Good Search recruited Mark Russell to the role of Wunderman’s President Team Detroit. Team Detroit is a joint WPP venture of JWT, Y&R, Wunderman, Ogilvy, and Group M media companies Mediaedge and Mindshare.The Good Search specializes is a senior executive search firm that specializes in C-suite executive recruiting of CEOs and Presidents.
In his new role at Wunderman as President Team Detroit, 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, Mr. Russell has been cited the New York Times and other publications as an agent of change for agencies adjusting to the digital age. Before joining Wunderman, 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.
Wunderman is a network of advertising, marketing and consulting companies around the world. Headquartered in New York City, Wunderman is part of Young & Rubicam Brands and a member of WPP Group. Founded by Lester Wunderman in 1958, Wunderman has 170 offices in 60 countries offering Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions.
About The Good Search
The Good Search is a senior executive search firm specializing in recruiting top C-Level executives for media and technology companies around the world. Headquartered in the greater New York City area, The Good Search is recruits extensively in marketing and advertising.
OMD Chicago Group Account Director
The Good Search has successfully recruited Sumeet Kanwar to OMD Midwest as Group Account Director and Director of Strategic Services. As managing director at OMD Chicago, Sumeet draws on his marketing and analytics background to help clients get the most from their marketing dollars.
Prior to joining OMD, he served as Director Brand Management with Sears, a position he held from 2005 until his current role. Sumeet possesses a strong combination of hard marketing skills (quant, numbers stuff, analytics, et al) AND soft marketing skills (branding, marketing communication) and business strategy. Prior to his Director Brand Management role with Sears, Sumeet served as Director, Strategic Business Integration with Sears. Sumeet also served as VP, Global Digital Strategy, iLeo and Managing Director, Leo Burnett, Delhi India, Regional Director, iLeo, Asia and SVP, New Business/Brand Manager, Leo Burnett, India.
Sumeet studied at the University of Mumbai where he earned a Post Grad Diploma in Marketing and at Delhi University where he received a B.Com(Hons), Economics, Statistics. Sumeet joined OMD in in August 2008.
OMD Worldwide is the leading global media communications agency, with more than 10,000 employees across 100 countries serving the world’s highest profile brands. OMD provides a range of services globally including communications strategy, media planning and buying, digital execution, content creation, entertainment marketing, sponsorship and brand analytics.
HR Executive Search
The Good Search has successfully completed an HR executive search for the advertising company Wunderman. The Good Search recruited Krista Hale to role of Wunderman Global Director Human Resources in Seattle, Washington.
As Global Director, Human Resources for Wunderman, Ms. Hale manages all HR efforts for the Seattle office. She also leads the global team Microsoft in creating one unified voice for HR teams around the world. Ms. Hale’s role also encompasses Wunderman’s Zed program, training and readiness, compliance with international internet advertising law and talent management. She strives to ensure our global talent pool is ideally suited to meet the challenges of our clients.
Prior to joining Wunderman,Ms. Hale served as Director of Human Resources, US & UK for SNAPin Software where she managed the full employee lifecycle, including staffing planning, talent acquisition, orientation and onboarding, performance management, career development as well as the exit process. Before SNAPin Software,Ms. Hale held various positions with Corbis Corporation such as Director Human Resources, Americas; Senior Manager Worldwide Compensation and Benefits; Benefits Manager and Senior Benefits Coordinator. Prior to her roles with Corbis,Ms. Hale was Senior Human Resource Generalist with UTILX Corporation.Ms. Hale received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Washington and is PHR Certified and has her Global Benefits Management Certification, IFEBP. She joined Wunderman Seattle in October 2008.
Founded by Lester Wunderman in 1958, Wunderman has 170 offices in 60 countries offering Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Wunderman is a network of advertising, marketing and consulting companies with offices in around the world. Headquartered in New York City, it is part of WPP.
About The Good Search
Founded by Kristas Bradford in1999, The Good Search is a retained search firm headquartered in Westport, CT in the greater New York CIty area. The Good Search serves clients in technology and media, and has completed numerous assignments in the advertising sector. The firm has built out human resources teams, and regularly conducts HR executive search.
Wunderman Client Service Director San Francisco
The Good Search has successfully recruited Kristian Schwartz to Wunderman as Client Service Director San Francisco. Before his role as Wunderman Client Service Director, he served as a Group Account Director with Tribal DDB Worldwide, a position he held from August 2006 until his current role. Before Tribal, Kristian served as a Group Account Director with Real Branding; Client Director at Avenue A/Razorfish where he managed the Visa account; Senior Account Manager with Digitas; Account Manager with Darwin Digital; and Manager with Wired Magazine. Kristian has worked with a range of domestic and global Fortune 500 clients including: Clorox, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, Unilever, Verizon Wireless and Visa International.
Kristian graduated with special honors from University of Oregon with a degree in Microeconomics.. He joined Wunderman on March 10th, 2008. Outside the office, Kristian is an avid cook, aspiring fly fisherman and enjoys spending time with his wife and twin, red-haired daughters (who keep him more than busy).
Wunderman is a network of advertising, marketing and consulting companies with offices in 60 countries. Headquartered in New York City, Wunderman is part of Young & Rubicam Brands and a member of WPP Group. Founded by Lester Wunderman in 1958, Wunderman has 170 offices around the world offering Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions.
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.
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.
Microsoft Corporation 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.
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.
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.