Samantha Wallace
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Samantha Wallace

Market Leader, Technology, Professional Search
Los Angeles

Samantha Wallace serves as the Market Leader of Technology in North America within Korn Ferry’s Professional Search Practice.

As Technology Market Leader for Korn Ferry Professional Search in North America, Samantha Wallace led the launch of the Technology Practice in San Francisco. In this role she is focused on innovative search solutions for emerging leaders in technology, enabling her clients to harness emerging talent into progressive leadership roles. 

She was previously Sector Leader, Specialty & Innovation for  North America  and had overall accountability for the development of strategic client partnerships and innovative talent identification and management solutions.

Previously, Ms. Wallace was the Director of Service Delivery for Korn Ferry’s Search and RPO practice. She has partnered with organizations across many different sectors and focused on functional priorities including sales and marketing, human resources, engineering and product management. She has extensive experience in operational and corporate recruitment and has assisted her clients to develop strategic talent acquisition plans.

Ms. Wallace has spent the past 15 years working in international recruitment and talent management consulting. 

Prior to joining Korn Ferry she managed a regional office of an international recruitment firm, leading a team responsible for temporary, permanent  and project recruitment offerings.

Prior to coming to North America, Ms. Wallace established the first regional Technology operation, outside of London, for Badenoch and Clark, a leading UK recruitment firm, she also managed their finance division in the North West of England. 

Ms. Wallace holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Reading (UK), majoring in Politics and International Relations.

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