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Retained Executive Search

The Good Search specializes in recruiting technology executives. We conduct searches for Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, and Chief Data Officers. Our investigative approach outperforms traditional recruiting methods, which is why we excel at recruiting top-performing senior engineering leaders.

Better yet, we give you more. We consistently uncover dream candidates you never knew existed. Our flat fees eliminate conflicts of interest baked into percentage fees. And unlike traditional firms, we hand over all the research. Because we are committed to giving you a better executive search experience, we have become one of the top technology headhunters in the industry.

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Top-Performing Executives

The Good Search has deep experience recruiting top-performing senior executives across the C-suite. Our investigative approach delivers game-changing leadership talent for retained searches for Chief Technology Officers and their direct reports. We also recruit Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, and Chief Data Officers.

Hire Legendary Leaders

Because we specialize in technology executive recruiting, we recruit senior executives in engineering: Chief Technology Officers, Chief Information Officers, and Chief Information Security Officers. We recruit engineering leadership at the Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President, and Vice President levels.

As a leading search firm in technology, our work takes us into Product Development, Engineering, Software Development, Infrastructure, Platforms, SaaS, Cybersecurity, and Research (R&D). We also recruit Chief Data Officers who are experts in data science, analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

These functions are in demand in industries that range from Internet platforms to Biotechnology to Nonprofit companies harnessing the power of data. Because we search smarter, we have laid down a track record of success that keeps clients coming back for more.

C-Level Executive Search Expertise


Chief Technology Officer
Chief Engineering Officer
Chief Product Officer
Chief R&D Officer

The Good Search has decades of experience recruiting the top-performing Chief Technology Officers, Chief Architects, and Heads of Engineering and Product Development.


Chief Information Officer
Chief Digital Officer

The Good Search specializes in recruiting Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) who help businesses rapidly do business online and keep their information secure.


Chief Information Security Officer

We recruit Chief Information Security Officers with expertise in cybersecurity and Identity and Access Management. CISOs help companies, nonprofits, and NGOs stay safe from cyberattacks, ransomware, and data breaches.

Chief Data Officer

Chief Data Officer
Chief AI Officer
Machine Learning (ML)

We are among the leading Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) search firms in the industry. We have been recruiting Chief Data Officers (CDOs) and other data functions since data science became a thing.

Executive Search in Technology

We are a retained search partner committed to searching smarter and giving you more. That is precisely why we are considered one of the top technology headhunters in the industry. In addition to technology executive search, we also offer diversity recruiting and succession bench recruiting services. To learn more about our executive search services, read about where we recruit, the industry sectors that we serve, and how we recruit differently.

Got Questions? Let’s talk.

No search firm is right for every search every time. Yet we make it a practice to listen to what you’re trying to accomplish and we try to help, regardless.

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