Sean Carroll joins Heidrick & Struggles as partner
Heidrick & Struggles International has announced that Sean Carroll has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's Global Technology & Services Practice.
Carroll, based in New York, has more than fifteen years' tenure filling senior level positions including CEOs, as well as functional leaders in sales, marketing, finance and engineering, focusing on the software and internet/digital media sectors.
"Sean is well-known within the technology industry and brings extensive experience in mobility and internet that will be most valuable to our clients," said Krishnan Rajagopalan global practice managing partner of the Global Technology & Services Practice. "In addition, his commitment to client service and best-team philosophy makes him an extremely strong cultural fit."
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Carroll was managing partner for a boutique retained executive search firm, where he led all activities in the New York metro market. Previously, he was managing partner of a 10-person boutique firm serving the technology industry. Earlier, he was a SVP and head of human capital with Pequot Capital Management, serving as the talent advisor to the Boards and CEOs of more than 40 portfolio companies.
Carroll began his career as a naval aviator where he served in the Gulf War as a maritime patrol pilot and mission commander. He received a bachelor's degree in oceanography from the United States Naval Academy.