Michael DeSimone
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Michael DeSimone

Co-Regional Sector Leader Professional Services, North America
Reston

Michael DeSimone is the Co-Regional Sector Leader of the Professional Services Practice in North America. He is based in the firm’s Reston office.

Mr. DeSimone joins Korn Ferry from a global executive recruiting firm where he served as vice chairman working closely with professional services clients.

Previously, he was executive vice president with another large executive search firm, where he led the firm's Professional Services and Outsourcing Practice. 

He has led multiple C-level, EVP/SVP, and Partner-level assignments for an array of companies in the Fortune 500, as well as private equity and venture capital-backed providers.

His focus has been in technology services and business services, including searches in cloud services, analytics, enterprise application services, infrastructure services, and consulting. 

Mr. DeSimone graduated from Davidson College where he was a Division 1 All Southern Conference and Southeast Region baseball selection. He authors a widely read annual professional services industry compensation study and he regularly speaks with clients and investors about talent themes in the professional services industry.

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