Focus Search Partners - San Francisco

Adam Charlson

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Adam Charlson serves as Managing Partner of Focus Search Partners.

As Co-Leader of Vaco’s retained executive search division, Adam has been tasked with growing the firm and its newly created technology practice. Adam came to Focus and Vaco as a result of the acquisition of his firm, Charlson Partners.Adam Charlson serves as Managing Partner of Focus Search Partners. As Co-Leader of Vaco’s retained executive search division, Adam has been tasked with growing the firm and its newly created technology practice. Adam came to Focus and Vaco as a result of the acquisition of his firm, Charlson Partners.

Prior to the acquisition of Charlson Partners, Adam spent two years building his firm, which successfully served some of the largest publicly traded companies in technology, as well as the most respected private equity and venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Over a two-year period, Adam took Charlson Partners from an idea to a multi million-dollar firm with offices in Northern and Southern California, as well as Austin and Chicago.

The foundation of Adam’s executive search career has been built on 20 years of experience with firms like Korn/Ferry and Spencer Stuart. Over the course of Adam’s career, he has recruited senior leaders for such organizations as Adobe Systems, Cisco Systems, Convergys, DataPipe, FICO, Google, HP, Infor Global Solutions, Microsoft, PayPal, Salesforce.com, SAP, and Splunk, to name a few. Adam is also one of the search industry’s market leaders in “Big Data” and Data Officer/Data Science assignments, having authored the definitive white paper on the topic.

Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Ohio University.

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Focus Search Partners (FSP) is a leading retained executive search firm. We place company-transforming executives in key functional areas for technology, healthcare services, consumer, restaurant & retail, business services and energy industries. Our clients span publicly-traded, venture capital and private equity-backed companies in emerging and established markets worldwide.

High-touch and collaborative, we take a focused, strategic approach to talent management providing comprehensive solutions that span the organization – from boardroom and C-suite to mid-level management. Our talented team of search professionals brings years of recruiting and operational experience, and proven success in multiple industries, across all functional disciplines.High-touch and collaborative, we take a focused, strategic approach to talent management providing comprehensive solutions that span the organization – from boardroom and C-suite to mid-level management. Our talented team of search professionals brings years of recruiting and operational experience, and proven success in multiple industries, across all functional disciplines.

Always looking forward, FSP is known for recognizing and recruiting emerging and proven talent and connecting companies with top players in parallel industries to bring a fresh perspective to the table. We are continually communicating with rising stars as well as veteran proven performers, which results in faster talent identification than our larger competitors.
With offices in Nashville, Dallas, Houston, Raleigh-Durham, San Francisco and Southern California, Focus Search Partners has the combination of industry expertise, functional discipline and geographic presence to address the most critical and strategic search needs.

 

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