John Smith joins H.I.E.C as Partner, Software & Technology Practice

H.I. Executive Consulting (H.I.E.C), the leading global transformational executive search firm, is delighted to announce the appointment of John Smith as a Partner in the Technology & Software practice, based in London, UK.

John is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in Executive Search within the Technology sector. He joins H.I.E.C from Renaissance Leadership, where he excelled as a Partner. At Renaissance, John led the SaaS and Go-To-Market practice, specializing in high-level searches for roles such as CRO, CMO, CCO, VP Sales, and VP EMEA. His work primarily focused on VC & PE backed software companies across Europe. This underlines H.I.E.C’s ability to access a diverse range of Board and executive talent from across the spectrum of VC, PE and Corporate sectors.

Prior to his tenure at Renaissance Leadership, John made significant contributions at Spencer Stuart and Gillamor Stephens, where he recruited for numerous FTSE100 & Fortune 500 Technology companies. This experience has equipped him with a deep understanding of the industry and an extensive network of transformational leaders.

John holds a degree in Psychology and currently resides in Great Missenden, South Buckinghamshire, with his wife and two daughters.


Tim Chamberlain, Managing Partner & Global Co-Leader, Technology & Software Practice, H.I.E.C: “We are thrilled to welcome John Smith to our team. His extensive experience and proven track record in the Technology & Software sector will be invaluable to our firm. John’s expertise in SaaS, Go-To-Market and C-level leadership will also be instrumental in strengthening our Technology & Software practice, across the European market.”

John Smith, Partner, H.I.E.C: “Joining H.I.E.C is a significant step in my career. I am excited to bring my experience and insights to the table and work with the talented team here. Together, we aim to continue driving excellence and providing top-notch services to our clients in the ever-evolving Technology & Software landscape.”