Millennium Search Delivers Key Hire Momentum for High-Growth Companies

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 12, 2018 (Newswire) – Top boutique recruiting firm Millennium Search LLC helped high-growth startups kick off their 2018 Q1 with premier talent to lead product, marketing and sales teams. Clients partnered with Millennium Search because of their success rate finding the right talent for roles in-house domestically, located remotely and requiring international relocation. Millennium Search has a strong team of agile and experienced recruiters with exceptional sourcing skills within passive candidate networks. This positions the firm ideally as a recruiting partner for securely backed startups in expansion mode that do not have any time to waste filling leadership roles that will guide future growth of teams and product.

INTERNATIONAL COMPANIES NEEDING TO BUILD OUT THEIR U.S. TEAM TURN TO MILLENNIUM SEARCH

Two European-based, early-stage companies with secured financial backing have retained Millennium Search to deliver their first key U.S. hires to expand their presence abroad. A real estate tech firm is using Millennium Search for their #1 U.S. hire tasked with leading their U.S. sales. Concurrently, a cloud-based core banking platform counts on Millennium Search to add hires #3 and #4 to their U.S. leadership team in the roles of major account manager and lead architect. Because of the retained search approach, Millennium Search can provide a fuller focus and added resources allowing these European companies to prioritize their U.S. expansion with the right key leaders in place.

COMPANIES LOOKING TO RECRUIT U.S. TALENT OVERSEAS TURN TO MILLENNIUM SEARCH

Millennium Search was able to evaluate the Bay Area landscape and deliver the right candidate with both the qualifications and desire to relocate to Sydney, Australia, within three months, bringing their in-depth knowledge of the advertising and marketing technologies and strong product management foundation to lead the product management team to the next level for one of the fastest-growing global performance marketing businesses.

TODAY’S ONLINE COMPANIES USE MILLENNIUM SEARCH TO FIND PRODUCT INNOVATORS

From the Bay Area to New York City, companies producing technology that revolutionizes the internet services landscape have used Millennium Search to hire product innovators necessary to prioritize and develop product and solution positioning, reinforce core messaging and evolve roadmaps for key app features. Two such companies experienced success with Millennium Search in Q1, enabling them to advance their analytics, machine lLearning and AI, APIs and apps into the global e-commerce communities. Millennium Search has continued their search partnership to further build out one company’s product team by engaging in new efforts filling both a VP data products and a senior consumer products manager role.

SMART COMPANIES FILL MULTIPLE ROLES BY PARTNERING WITH MILLENNIUM SEARCH

The Millennium Search team’s impressive track record has led clients experiencing their first placement to engage their services for the long term as they continue with an eye towards growth deep into 2018. A Houston software company providing integrating compliance solutions has benefited from multiple hires delivered by the Millennium Search recruiting team for technical product managers that previous firms were unable to fulfill. The broad candidate network that Millennium Search is able to tap into is the reason another Texas-based, private equity-backed, SaaS solutions provider has filled several senior pre-sales engineer roles already this year. With candidate relationships cultivated across multiple decades, the Millennium Search network engages more talent, more quickly.

MILLENNIUM SEARCH TAPS INTO NATIONWIDE SALES TALENT TO SATISFY EXPANSION NEEDS

Industries across all sectors recognize the vital need for premier sales talent. Millennium Search specializes in filling roles for sales candidates that can be based anywhere within the country, given the depth of its network. Searches kicked off for Q2 include technical pre-sales/solutions architects and account managers calling on a variety of global accounts, retail, life science, government, education and digital banking verticals.

The Millennium Search approach works for emerging high-growth startups and technology companies climbing into Fortune 500 rankings as evidenced by these latest success stories. Millennium Search was established in 2003 and has become a premier executive search firm because of their trusted recruiting team of Sandy Bleich, Marc Fox, Kathy Gwozdz and Mark Cergol’s combined 40-plus years of experience placing talent into the full spectrum of roles across the U.S. and abroad including C-level executives, quota-carrying sales, sales management, marketing, senior level technical/engineering, pre- and post-sales, product management, business operations, UI/UX design and data/analytics.

For more information on Millennium Search or to speak to an executive recruiter, please visit http://www.msearchllc.com/for-employers-contact/.

Millennium Search Delivers Right Recruiting Results for Success

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Top boutique recruiting firm Millennium Search LLC ended 2017 with a bang, delivering the right candidates for key hires to US and global high-growth startups. Clients partnered with Millennium Search because their own efforts internally and with other recruiting firms had not led to quality candidates. Millennium Search has a strong team of agile and experienced recruiters with exceptional sourcing skills within passive candidate networks. This positions the firm ideally as a recruiting partner for securely-backed startups in expansion mode that do not have any time to waste filling leadership roles that will guide future growth of teams and product.

COMPANIES MAKING A PIVOT TURN TO MILLENNIUM SEARCH

An innovative cloud-based solutions company was making a major transition from telecom to platform-as-a-service. Two key roles needed to be filled quickly and the company supplemented their own internal efforts with outside recruiting firms. Millennium Search was able to secure candidates with the proper blend of technical product management experience, business experience, and cultural fit, resulting in hires for Head of Design and for Head of Product – API. Millennium Search beat out the competition in the intense Bay Area region, easing the hiring company’s pain points quickly so that their pivot could move forward in 2018 with the right talent in place.

COMPANIES STRUGGLING TO FIND THE RIGHT CANDIDATE FIT TURN TO MILLENNIUM SEARCH

An integrated compliance solutions software company was having trouble finding the right candidate for their Houston-based Technical Product Manager role. They were using external recruiting firms to supplement internal resources, without any success. After turning to Millennium Search for assistance, they were presented with a viable candidate pool from which they chose their hire with the right technical product management skills who also fit culturally into their organization. Millennium Search quickly identified the appropriate top talent for their urgent key hire.

COMPANIES NEEDING OVERSEAS SOLUTIONS FOR RELOCATION HIRES TURN TO MILLENNIUM SEARCH

One of the world’s fastest growing online personal print businesses realigned several positions internally to support their ambitious global reach and growth plans. Without success, the company spent several months searching locally for the right candidate to become their London-based VP Product to oversee digital product execution, team management and the development and growth of their next product suite. Millennium Search was engaged under an Exclusive capacity for this search, tasked with finding US-based talent willing to relocate to London for the role. Because of the additional focus afforded to Exclusive arrangements, highly talented candidates with the right mix of design sensibility, digital business innovation success and exceptional product quality were vetted, presented and guided through the recruitment process. Company made its hire in time to kick off 2018, and continues their partnership with Millennium Search on additional key hiring needs.

COMPANIES DOING THEIR RESEARCH ON SUCCESSFUL RECRUITING PARTNER SOLUTIONS DISCOVER MILLENNIUM SEARCH

The Millennium Search team’s impressive track record has led new clients to discover and engage their services as they look to begin 2018 Q1 with the right hires in place. One of the fastest growing global performance marketing companies has an exclusive arrangement in place to fill their hands-on Head of Product executive based in Sydney, Australia. The company has been unable to find the right fit locally and turned to Millennium Search based upon the team’s ability to find US candidates fitting the right mold who will relocate to international positions.

New York City-based internet services startup with a suite of revolutionary ecommerce apps approached Millennium Search because of its strong reputation for finding high quality product and marketing talent. Millennium Search has been engaged under an exclusive arrangement to support their ambitious growth plans by delivering the right hands-on passionate and proven product management executive to take their consumer products and processes to the next level in 2018 and beyond.

The Millennium Search approach works for emerging high-growth startups and technology companies climbing into Fortune 500 rankings as evidenced by these latest success stories. Millennium Search was established in 2013 and has become a premier executive search firm because of their trusted recruiting team of Sandy BleichMarc FoxKathy Gwozdz and Mark Cergol‘s combined 40+ years of experience placing talent into the full spectrum of roles across the US and abroad including C level executives, quota-carrying sales, sales management, marketing, senior level technical/engineering, pre and post-sales, product management, business operations, UI/UX design, and data/analytics.

For more information on Millennium Search or to speak to an executive recruiter, please visit http://www.msearchllc.com.

Retained Search Success Stories From Q3 for Millennium Search

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 9, 2017 (Newswire) -Top boutique executive search firm Millennium Search LLC ended Q3 2017 with continued success. Since 2003, the executive search firm has been placing top talent into over 200 top venture-backed startup companies including the likes of FanDuel, VideoBlocks, SeatGeek, and Viator (a TripAdvisor company), among many others. What follows are highlights of recent success stories for other successful companies.

Millennium Search sees the bulk of its client success through retained model searches. This continued in Q3 as evidenced by

  • Delivery of VP Sales single-digit hire for Bay Area client providing risk analysis for fraud, liability, and compliance
    Placement of a Pre-Sales Engineer for the New York City region within 45 days for a Silicon Valley AI startup delivering an e-commerce platform for the retail industry.
  • A Boston area client leading the way in providing safety, security and information services for the automotive industry benefited from an intensive retained effort to deliver their next Director Product Management who will define and introduce their next generation integrated services.
  • A young Silicon Valley Stealth mode startup in the Smart Home space turned to Millennium Search for a Senior Hardware Product Manager with experience building and managing consumer hardware. Another 45-day turnaround.

Clients also engage Millennium Search under exclusive contingency search terms, placing their confidence in experienced recruiters accustomed to filling priority hiring needs rather than diluting their recruiting efforts across multiple search partners. Some Q3 exclusive search engagements involved

  • Online print service provider in Boston sought out Millennium Search experience delivering a relo candidate for their VP Product Management role in London
  • A U.K.-based startup in the trending AI Gaming space gained a Sales Rep for the crucial US West Coast region thanks to talent delivered within 45 days
  • Retail sales security solutions specialists out of Charlotte turned to Millennium Search for help hiring a Product VP/Director of Software Solutions

For the right fit, Millennium Search has also partnered with clients under contingency agreements to fill their equally important hiring needs. Some examples of ongoing efforts begun in Q3 include

  • 4 Engineering roles (Electrical, Mechanical, Software, Management) for Beijing HQ’d medical robotics company building out their US lab in Silicon Valley
  • 2 Engineering roles (Data, Back End Python) for New York City company providing SaaS services for the pharmaceutical industry
  • 3 Product and 1 Design (Lead and/or Head) for a Florida based transaction processing firm
  • A North Central Region Sales Engineer for an established global leader manufacturing for superabrasives
  • Customer Success Manager in New York City for an Israeli company harnessing machine learning and AI to deliver background checks and due diligence

Millennium Search specializes in working with emerging high-growth startups as well as technology companies climbing all the way into Fortune 500 rankings. Their recruiting team of Sandy Bleich, Marc Fox, Kathy Gwozdz and Mark Cergol has over 40 years of combined experience placing talent into the full spectrum of roles across the US and abroad including C level executives, quota-carrying sales, sales management, marketing, senior level technical/engineering, pre and post-sales, product management, business operations, UI/UX design, and data/analytics.

For more information on Millennium Search or to speak to an executive recruiter, please visit http://www.msearchllc.com.

Millennium Search Client Smart Insight Raises 500 Million Yen

Smart Insight, analytics experts and Millennium Search client announced their Series C funding today to the tune of 500 million Yen ($405 million). The funding will focus on strengthening retail and technological efforts with cloud service providers around the globe as well as launching their newest product Mugen with a focus on the US market. According to their offical website,  Mugen “enables users to design dashboards on the fly without a single line of code. Self service enables every business users an easier and faster ways to discover relevant insights from all the data without any IT support. Interactive visualization helps slice and dice the data to find relationships, correlations and insights improving the enterprise productivity, scalability and flexibility in data driven decision making.”

Since the company began its own entity in October of 2013 they have been focusing on expanding their business to the cloud and big data markets. The company is led by Kiyoshi Machida and the Series C round of funding was lead by Innovation Network Corporation of Japan.

 

Millennium Search Client FanDuel Raises $275 Million…. Is an IPO Next?

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If you are a sports fan odds are you have had of the daily fantasy leader and Millennium Search client FanDuel. FanDuel was founded in a backyard in Texas in 2009 when 5 co-founders sat around and brainstormed the idea for daily fantasy sports. They later debuted their platform at the 2009 SXSW convention in their backyard of Austin, Texas. Shortly thereafter they hired us to help build their team with top notch talent and have since grown to be the leader in this multi-billion dollar market.

Just a few weeks ago FanDuel raised their Series E round, an astonishing $275 million! With football season right around the corner there will be nothing but more momentum for the company which could lead them into an IPO. In fact, in an offering letter for the Series E round that just closed it stated “This round of funding for FanDuel is expected to be the last capital raise for the company prior to their IPO,”.

This goes to show that having a great product with a world class team equals success. Here at Millennium Search we are the industry leaders of recruiting and as you can see above we build world class teams.

If you would like more details on the fund raise you can check out this article on Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/darrenheitner/2015/07/14/fanduel-raises-another-275-million-is-an-ipo-next/.

Millennium Search Delivers Top Performers Amid Technology Talent Crunch

Millennium Search Delivers Top Performers Amid Technology Talent Crunch

The executive search firm for early-stage startups and cutting-edge technology companies continues to deliver much needed talent to VC-backed technology companies.

Charlotte, NC- Millennium Search, the executive search firm for early-stage startups and cutting-edge technology companies, continues to deliver exceptional results for its expanding list of high-growth clients. With the number of startups launching and hiring due to increased seed funding in 2013 and 2014, early and established technology companies alike are finding it increasingly difficult to locate and capture talent. Millennium Search is continuing its 10 year track record of bringing industry leading talent to today’s hottest technology startups and companies.

Founded in 2003, Millennium Search is an executive recruiting firm helping startups, tech companies, and their venture capital investors locate and secure top talent. The recruiting firm is heavily focused on early and mid-stage startups, working with many of the hottest companies and top tier VCs in the industry. The executive search team recruits talent for C-level, management and individual contributor positions across technical, sales, marketing and business functions. 2013 marked the firm’s 10th anniversary of operation.

“There are a lot of companies out there right now with great ideas, solid funding and the potential to really take off, but they are finding it more and more difficult to secure the people they need,” says Amish Shah, CEO and Founder of Millennium Search. “Even their own talent networks are becoming scarce of available talent. They need hiring help from people who know the industry, have the experience, and can create results quickly. That’s why they come to us.”

Clients in the first quarter of 2014 stem from several sectors across the technology industry. include the following. Noteworthy clients include the following: VideoBlocks, a royalty-free online stock video platform; E*Trade, a leading self-directed online investment, trading and retirement platform; Fronto, the reward discovery app for mobile users; Robert Bosch, the multinational engineering and electronics company; Fanduel, the leading daily fantasy sports company; OpenSilo, the expertise mapping engine and communications solution for enterprise companies; Linode, the highly-rated cloud hosting and server management provider; Collibra, the automated data management solutions provider; and Adaptris; the enterprise mobile application development platform.

With 100% year over year growth in 2013, Millennium Search is continuing to attract top companies in the technology space seeking technical sales and marketing talent, along with many others requiring more complicated talent needs.

“We understand that today’s technology startup is strapped for resources, and finding the right talent on your own is challenging,” says Shah. “The market is getting more and more competitive, and startups need the right team behind them to stay ahead of the curve. It’s the people they hire that will drive their company’s growth.”

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