Sectors

Digital & Technology

Rapid technological advances in digitization and data and analytics have been reshaping the business landscape, supercharging performance, and enabling the emergence of new business innovations and new forms of competition.


At the same time, the technology itself continues to evolve, bringing new waves of advances in robotics, analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Given these rapid technological advances, the question for companies now is how to integrate new capabilities into their operations and strategies, and position themselves in a world in which this can upend entire industries.

The HIEC Digital & Technology Practice has been addressing for over a decade the leadership requirements and new strategic and operational skills required by these changes. From our transformational and well-established Chief Digital Officer work to the emerging Artificial Intelligence or Big Data and Analytics Officer roles, our depth of expertise and global networks allow us to access the highly sought-after leaders of tomorrow across:

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Cyber Security
  • Cloud
  • Big Data & analytics
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain

We work with a variety of clients, from global corporations to Private Equity and Venture Capital-backed high-growth, entrepreneurial businesses, to support the strengthening of Board, CEO, and Senior Leadership talent globally.

Reference Projects

  • Chairman – PE-backed SaaS software
  • Non-Executive Director – PE-backed financial software
  • Digital Board Member – Listed telecommunications provider
  • Chief Executive Officer, China – Software vendor
  • Chief Executive Officer – PE-backed ML and AI platform
  • Chief Executive Officer – PE-backed hardware manufacturer
  • Chief Revenue Officer – VC-backed AdTech business
  • Chief Product Officer – Global communications provider
  • Chief Information Officer – family-owned digital media group
  • Chief Technology Officer – PE-backed e-commerce company
  • Global Head of AI – Global technology services business
  • President, Asia Pacific – Global technology provider
  • General Manager, EMEA – Listed, US HQ’d global internet company