For over 25 years Neil has been building executive teams for companies competing in emerging and changing markets. He spent five years with Gundersen Partners, a global executive search firm, as the West Coast Managing Director and the leader of that firm’s entertainment and technology practice. Just prior, Neil was a founding partner of Ellington Wells, an executive search and management consulting firm. Before founding his own company, Neil led the broadcast operations practice for a Los Angeles… based executives search firm.
A veteran of the executive recruitment community, Neil is often asked by companies to assist in other areas of corporate decision-making including mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, organizational development and compensation plans. His advisory work included Senior Advisor to Worrell Water Technology, and seats on the Board of Advisors of the University of California Extension School of Business, TargetCast Networks, MaximumTV and Eatv. He is also Steering Committee member of the Business Leadership Council.
His pro bono work includes the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco and the San Francisco Jewish Federation, Women’s Sports Foundation and Bayview Mission. Neil has spoken at numerous industry associations and conferences such as Audio Engineering Society, Computer Games Developers Conference, Digital Hollywood, National Association of Music Merchants, National Association of Broadcasters, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and American Film Institute.