Experience Is Our Edge
Meet the largest and most trusted retained boutique executive search firm.
Founded in 1977, Bert Davis now serves global clients whose core products, services, and platforms reside at the intersection of content and technology. Our unparalleled track record of success extends across placements of executive leadership, functional management, and board members throughout traditional and digital publishing, educational technology, professional information services, and nonprofit sectors.
The consistency of our executive search outcomes stems from the caliber of our team and a highly customized search process that is efficient, comprehensive, consultative, and expert-executed from start to finish. Applying decades of both industry expertise and executive search experience, our senior recruiters work in collaborative teams on each assignment to leverage deep networks, longstanding connections, and a research-fueled recruitment process that generates highly qualified and thoroughly evaluated shortlists of (typically passive) candidates best suited to a given opening.
Our team of senior recruiters serve as true partners to our clients’ boards, C-level stakeholders, line managers, and HR teams, emphasizing communication throughout the search life-cycle to ensure full satisfaction with search trajectories, enable ongoing refinement of criteria, and ultimately provide stakeholders with the utmost confidence that each critical appointment secured via Bert Davis Executive Search represents the absolute strongest viable possibility that relevant markets have to offer. As a result, the vast majority of our business comes from repeat clients or via recommendation