Jeff Goodell
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Jeff Goodell

Market Leader, Life Sciences, Professional Search

Jeff Goodell currently serves as the Market Leader for Life Sciences with Korn Ferry Professional Search. In this role, he works closely with clients across the medical device, diagnostic, healthcare IT, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. His list of clients include development stage, private equity backed, and publicly traded blue-chip companies.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Goodell served as Sector Leader for the Pharmaceuticals Practice. He joined Korn Ferry in 2012 as Managing Consultant.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Goodell served as Principal for the Global Life Science Practice of a top 5 retained executive search firm. Over his career, he has completed over 200 engagements for numerous top-tier and early stage organizations across the industry. Through his experience in the industry, Mr. Goodell has established a vast network of life science executives around the world.  He has successfully completed engagements  across numerous functional areas including Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Regulatory, Quality, R&D, Supply Chain, Production, Finance, Business Development, Sales, Marketing, HR and others.

Mr. Goodell earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Simpson College and an MBA from the University of Iowa