John McDonald

Partner, Jobplex

John is a Partner in the Advanced Technology, Financial Services and Diversity Practice Groups. An accomplished executive search consultant, John solves business problems for senior executives, and he builds search strategies that get results. He provides his clients with strategic advice to successfully manage the search process from candidate presentation through to the offer stage.

John McDonald

+1 206 972 5011


John identifies high-caliber leaders that are compatible with specific client environments and driven to meet enterprise technology challenges at scale. John serves clients ranging from emerging growth companies to the world’s premier public technology corporations.

John has completed assignments at Microsoft for Corporate Vice President, Vice Presidents, General Managers and Senior Directors with functional focuses in emerging technologies, software and hardware.

Prior to starting his career in executive search, John spent more than 20 years in financial services solving business problems for senior executives. He was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley with functional experience in capital markets, asset management, alternative investments and trading.

John earned a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration degree in finance from Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University.

Advanced Technology

Whether your company is driven by technology or gains a competitive advantage through its application, the decision to find new talent is paramount to your company’s growth and performance.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Our Diversity Practice Group was launched in 2010, with the express focus of supporting our clients need for diverse teams. Through a consultative and collaborative approach, internally and externally, DHR and our partners have worked to bring the importance of…
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The skills and qualifications of financial services leaders in the fintech sector will continue to change as firms seek more revenue and new opportunities in digital and mobile technology and respond to the increased demand for risk management and regulatory…
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