Mike Taft


Mike has almost 20 years of executive search experience and specializes in bringing senior leaders into early and mid-stage software companies, with a particular focus on Revenue, Customer Success, and Product Management roles. He most recently worked at Odgers Berndtson in their San Francisco office.

Before joining Odgers Berndtson, Mike was a partner at a Silicon Valley-based executive search boutique that focused on technology-driven market disruptors. He was previously a consultant in the Global Technology & Services Practice at another global executive search and leadership advisory firm. Earlier in his career, Mike built the Silicon Valley Practice for the Laurel Group from scratch before moving to Heidrick & Struggles. Before beginning his executive search career, Mike spent ten years as a sales and business development executive in a variety of industries.

Mike earned his BS in Industrial Technology from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.

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