Gladys Stone

Gladys Stone


San Francisco

Gladys Stone is a Principal in Korn Ferry’s Digital & Technology Market Practice. She is based in the Firm’s San Francisco office.

Ms. Stone has 20+ years of executive search experience and is a member of Korn Ferry’s Global Digital & Technology Market practice. Her clients range from venture-backed start-ups to global enterprises. Ms. Stone focuses on digital, software, cloud computing, big data/analytics, SaaS and emerging technologies.

Ms. Stone helps clients through their digital transformation journey.

Her clients’ strategic future relies on pivotal talent that can transform their business. Clients trust Ms. Stone’s ability to deeply understand their traditional business as effectively as their future state. Knowing both worlds allows her to attract the talent that can successfully pivot them into the future.

Ms. Stone has conducted CTO, CIO, CPO, CMO and VP of Engineering searches for numerous technology companies. Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Ms. Stone was co-founder and partner of a boutique retained executive search firm.

Before her boutique experience, Ms. Stone worked for a national executive search firm where she was a member of the technology marketing practice.

Ms. Stone’s opinion on career trends and advice and has been frequently sought out and she has been quoted in well-known publications such as the New York Times. She is a published author on career goals and has co-written over 50 career articles for the Huffington Post.

Ms. Stone holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from San Francisco State University.