John White Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner


Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced John White has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the firm’s Technology market. He is based in Korn Ferry’s Dallas office.

White joins Korn Ferry from an executive search firm, where he was a member of the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice. There, he helped technology companies identify, assess, and recruit CEOs, Chief Customer Officers, customer success and experience executives, in addition to other senior executives. Previously, White led corporate development at a telecommunications firm and was president and CEO of NetSocket, a communications software company.

Prior to this, White was a senior engagement leader with a global information technology and services firm. White started his career in sales and marketing with Lucent Technologies, where he eventually was vice president and general manager of one of the sales divisions.

“John is known for assembling and retaining leadership teams for the technology industry’s leading organizations,” said Esther Colwill, Technology market president, Korn Ferry. “He has years of hands-on management and industry experience that will certainly benefit Korn Ferry and our technology clients.”

White holds degrees in both computer science and philosophy from Duke University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University with concentrations in marketing and finance.

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