Chicago Headhunters

Chicago Executive Search

Chicago is a major American tech hub that serves has a home to successful startups like Groupon and important offices for major tech companies like Google, LinkedIn, Salesforce, and Lyft. Chicago has a vast pool of rockstar executives and high-achieving technological talent. The Good Search knows Chicago talent because we are Chicago headhunters. 

The Good Search is a leading technology executive search firm with decades of experience recruiting exceptional senior executives in Chicago and beyond. Founded by an award-winning investigative TV journalist, our investigative research expertise allows us to find top talent others miss. That’s why our clients trust us to deliver executive talent they never dreamed existed. We serve a variety of companies, ranging from venture capital-backed startups to private equity portfolio companies to the Fortune 500.

If you have an important board or C-level executive opening to fill, you’ve come to the right place.

Functions We Recruit

  • CTO, Chief Technology Officers
  • CIO, Chief Information Officers
  • CISO, Chief Information Security Officers
  • Data Science Executives
  • CAIO, Chief AI Officer
  • CEO, Chief Executive Officers
  • COO, Chief Operating Officers
  • CFO, Chief Finance Officers
  • CMO, Chief Marketing Officer
  • CRO, Chief Revenue Officer

Delivering Top Candidates in Chicago

Chicago offers a deep corporate base of large technology companies that includes IBM, Accenture, Tata Consultancy Services, EY, Cognizant, Infosys, PsC Consulting, KPMG, and more.  The Good Search has extensive experience either recruiting to or from the above mentioned organizations. Additionally, we have built org charts of leadership across those companies in support of strategic executive recruiting initiatives, succession planning, and diversity recruiting.

Chicago’s successful tech startups include GrubHub and Groupon. Yet Chicago VCs also have been busy funding leading startups — no matter where they are. Calm, SpaceX, and Coinbase have all received funding from Chicago VCs. Clearly, Chicago has a rich history of venture capital investment by firms, including Lightbank, which specializes in investments in disruptive technology companies.

Of course, Citadel is based in Chicago, which leverages the brainpower of quants and high-performance computing scientists to manage investments in Healthcare, Industrials, Energy, Technology, Media & Telecom, Consumer, Financials, and Risk Arbitrage. Today, Chicago’s community of FinTech companies is connected and supported by an industry group called FinTEx Chicago, which forms partnerships with financial technology working groups from other cities and pilots new technologies.

The Good Search knows Chicago tech. And when you need to recruit high-achieving technology executives, we can help. Partner with an executive search firm with the investigative research expertise needed to identify and successfully find leading technology executives.

We are Chicago headhunters founded on the simple principle of making executive search better for everyone. That’s why we have flat-fee pricing and give you all of our candidate research. Why settle for less? 

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