Search 2.0 Transforms Leadership

Data-Driven Executive Recruiting. Accelerated Value Creation.

The Science of Search.

Bespoke Partners is the only firm delivering executive recruiting and leadership advisory services exclusively tailored to private equity firms and portfolio companies in the software space.

Bespoke Partners’ unique, data-driven Search 2.0 process accelerates leadership recruiting, producing the industry’s fastest executive searches with the best outcomes.

This is the Science of Search.

Unmatched track record in private equity executive recruiting

70+

top tier private
equity clients

230+

portfolio companies
transformed with new leaders

<90

day typical search time,
half the industry average

700+

executives recruited for private equity software companies

99%

executive placement
success rate

100%

repeat customers among
our tier 1 clients

First Time Right
Search

We excel at search in any company phase and specialize in the critical first 100 days after a new portfolio company deal. We deliver C-level, board, GM and other senior executives across the full range of software sector companies, including Fintech, Edtech, Cybersecurity and many more.

Search 2.0: The Science of Search

Our unique FIT Profile™ provides data-driven analysis of a candidate’s capabilities and precise fit with the organization and executive team, dramatically accelerating search. It includes Deep Validation, the industry’s most thorough backchannel reference checking.

Full Deal Lifecycle Leadership Excellence

Our Leadership Advisory Services provide human capital management expertise at every stage of the deal cycle for a portfolio company.  Our advisory service cuts human capital risk and turns talent into the engine for value creation.

Dedicated Practice Areas

Transformative CEO & Board Recruiting Program

First Time Right
CFO Recruiting Program

Human Capital Acceleration Program

Transformative Talent & Human Resources Leaders

Transformative Technology Leaders

Growth Driving Go-to-Market Leaders

Winning Results

Examples of transformative leaders who create value

M&A Expert

Bespoke-placed CFO orchestrates 12 M&A initiatives, ups revenue by 50% for ERP software company leading to exit after three-year hold period

Growth Driver

Bespoke-placed CEO leads legal software firm to record growth, market leader status and leveraged buyout for >$1.5B valuation

Hold Period Accelerator

Bespoke-placed CFO helps drive 30% customer base expansion for cybersecurity software company, helping to compress hold period to under 2 years, less than 50% of industry average

Our Clients

Apax Partners
Clearlake Capital
Franciso Partners
GI Partners
Greater Sum Ventures
Insight Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners
New Mountain Capital
NVP
Providence Equity
Roper Technologies
TA Associates
Thoma Bravo
Waud Capital
Welsh Carson

Ready to make an impact?

Bespoke Partners transforms companies. Joining us can transform your career. Learn more about joining our fast growing, fun-loving team.

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