Adam Charlson is an Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the West Coast for DHR International, as well as a member of the firm’s technology practice. Over the course of Adam’s career, he has recruited senior leaders for such organizations as Adobe Systems, Convergys, Experian, FICO, Google, HP, Infor Global Solutions, Informatica, JDA Software, Microsoft, PayPal, Progress Software, Salesforce.com, SAP, Sitel, and TeleTech, to name a few. Adam is also one of the search industry’s market leaders in “Big Data” assignments, having completed multiple senior leadership roles for companies like Splunk.
At DHR, Adam is responsible for building and managing the West. His primary industry focus is the enterprise technology/services marketplace. Other areas of focus include communications and media, medical devices, direct marketing, credit scoring, payments, consumer electronics and mobile devices.
Adam brings 17 years of executive search experience to his role with DHR. He has been a leader in the technology and enterprise services search market for over a decade with firms like Korn/Ferry International, where he served as a senior partner and leader of the firm’s global software practice, and Spencer Stuart, where he served as a principal consultant.
Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Ohio University.