Newfire Global Partners

Client Opportunity

Newfire Global Partners is a leading service provider that helps technology companies bring innovation to the market. Partnering with leading investment firms such as Bessemer, Warburg Pincus, Optum Ventures, Oak HC/FT, and Ardan Equity to empower innovation by launching products so their portfolio companies’ most innovative ideas can take flight. Their leadership includes seasoned operators with long records of transforming ideas into market-bound products. From de-risking the software development process to increasing product development velocity, they’ll advise your organization on how it’s done.  

They partnered with The Bowdoin Group for help with their first Head of Growth hire. The client’s goal was to engage with a candidate located in the Boston area with experience in the software/ tech space.

The perfect candidate:

  • Experience leading sales strategy for a software organization 
  • Strong sales C-Level network
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors 
  • Able to commute to Boston office

The TBG Process

  • Targeted software sales leadership in the Greater Boston area
  • Identified sales leadership with experience selling into the PE/VC community
  •  Prioritized candidates with a deep understanding of the disruptive technology/ data ecosystem
  • Delivered a slate of five strong candidates and consulted with various members of Newfire leadership to help select the strongest fit

  • Services:
    • Executive Search
  • Markets:
    • Software and Tech
  • Placements:
    • Head of Growth
  • Employee Count:
    • 100-500

Client Result

As a result, the team welcomed its new Head of Growth in August 2020.