Paul

Clayson

Sector Leader Telco & Technology ASEAN

Mr. Clayson is the Sector Leader Telco & Technology – ASEAN for Professional Search. Based in Singapore, he is responsible for identifying, and  successfully closing technology search engagements across Southeast Asia.

With a passion for Technology, he has led senior, multi-discipline search engagements for Telecoms Operators, Vendors, Software companies and Professional Services firms  across the Southeast Asia region and beyond. He has successfully appointed leaders in both Technical and Commercial roles and also supported with the hiring of their direct reports.

Mr Clayson identifies and secures high calibre talent often to address key challenges that companies face such as cloud strategy, ongoing digitization, data governance & insights, AI/ML strategy and cybersecurity. He has successfully completed multiple, confidential and hard to fill senior searches at country, regional and global levels.

Mr. Clayson brings more than twenty years experience. For the past twelve years he has been developing and building trusted client relationships across the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining Korn Ferry he spent the last eight years at a boutique Executive Search firm based in Singapore leading Technology search engagements.

Mr. Clayson started his career in the Telecommunications industry in Europe leading commercial teams for Orange and Three UK, before moving into recruitment where he specialised in searches at a mid to senior level in the Telecommunications industry.