President – Founder
Allen Ackerman is a search professional with over two decades of experience in recruiting key executives and teams for growth stage companies, such as Bombas, WeWork, and Hinge as well as multinationals like Comcast, BCG and the London Stock Exchange.
Providing highly personalized service, Allen invests the time to become a true extension of his clients’ culture and mission, developing insightful, highly collaborative relationships that span both years and multiple hires.
Allen recruits transformational executives and teams that have an immediate impact on driving growth. He specializes in making key hires for the C-suite, including technology, Product.
His successes include:
• Building the marketing engine for Jay-Z’s Tidal prior to being acquired by Square,.
• Recruiting the executive suite for Comcast’s newly acquired FreeWheel.
• Working directly with WeWork’s cofounder for key hires in technology and people.
• Helping the London stock exchange with key hires born out of it’s merger with Refinitiv.
Outside of work, Allen is an active member of the startup community, having joined the New York Angels, a group of founders, venture capitalists, and business leaders who have invested over $145 million in early-stage companies. His personal investments span consumer, healthcare, and SaaS companies, including Bombas, Biorez, Beekeeper’s, and Cleancult.
Hobbies include traveling, hiking, photography, collecting art and cycling.