Douglas Walker

+1 (781) 237-1199
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Bentley University Waltham, MA
Bachelor of Science, BSAC Major Accounting Minor Economics graduated Cum Laude


DGW brings passion for full life cycle executive recruitment. He is Coach and Player all in one. Sourcer extraordinaire. Manage ATS and candidate experience to maximize organizations brand. True Partner to C level leadership from Board, CEO, CHRO on down an organization. Completed over 600 senior executive searches around the world and operated search firm for over 20 years for optimum client satisfaction and Profit & Loss goals. Search assignments ranged from Board of Director/ C/VP/Director in all disciplines.


SWBi International – Boutique Senior Executive Search Firm

(03/1993 - Present)

Director talent acquisition – retained executive search partner

Responsible for managing full life cycle C/VP/Director recruiting, executive recruiting and talent development; provide clear and timely direction to business leaders as Board, CEO, CFO/TAX & most disciplines. Provide counsel on issues of; succession planning, executive coach/third opinion and management development. Sourced, researched, recruited, developed, evaluated, interviewed, negotiated compensation packages, debriefed, counseled, managed short list candidates to offer acceptance and on-boarded into start date and for win:win outcomes for both clients and candidates. I accepted profit and loss responsible for managing the firm’s sales, marketing, finance & administrative leadership. Assignments include; Board of Directors, CEO/CFO/CTO & VP; engineering, technology, marketing, sales, business/corporate development and operations. Market Segments include public and private entities, industrial manufacturing & high technology, (communications, security, semiconductor, software, life science, telecommunications and digital media), real estate, investment advisors, venture capital, financial service; professional service (CPA/Consulting Partners in Big 4 CPA). During my term I managed over 600 (1,000 firm wide) assignments world-wide with special focus on Private Equity/Venture Capital portfolio companies. Note I have been published in Hunt-Scanlon Blue Book and Kennedy Information LLC Recruiter Redbook for over 20 years.

DayBlink Consulting – McLean, VA

(01/2016 - 04/2017)

Director Executive recruitment – management consulting firm

Responsible for managing full life cycle senior executive recruiting; provide in depth sourcing to secure and develop the interest of excellent senior executives many Partners from McKinsey, Big 4 and AT Kearney. I provided clear and timely direction to business leaders (CEO, Directors & VP HR) on strategic organization development. Ensure CEO and VP HR have the right people, in the right place and time to maximize shareholder value. Key duties included; management of ATS/Social Networking Platforms, Short List Candidate including Offer/Acceptance and on boarding. Provide counsel on issues of; candidate experience, branding firms image and reputation as ambassador to new candidates, succession planning, executive coach/third opinion and management development.