Steven Kaufman
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Steven Kaufman

Managing Consultant, Technology Officers Practice
Toronto

Steven Kaufman is a Managing Consultant in Korn Ferry’s Technology Officers Practice for the North American Professional Search business.

Mr. Kaufman works as a strategy and delivery consultant for clients’ technology focused assignments. Drawing on deep seeded executive search best-practices, Steven is able to fully assess clients’ technical requirements and fully understand the cultural and business nuances which are unique to each project. Steven manages delivery teams and oversees every aspect of search execution from inception to conclusion, ensuring an exceptional customer experience.

With over 15 years of recruitment experience specific to the technology sector, Steven has worked with companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies to VC funded and high growth start-ups. 

Before joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Kaufman was the Managing Partner of a Tokyo based firm, Silvertree International, where he oversaw operations, business development, and executive level recruitment for global technology companies throughout Japan and Asia Pacific.

Returning to Canada in 2010, Mr. Kaufman led client management and technical recruitment for leading global staffing providers and boutique search firms such as Conroy Ross and Peoplesource before launching the Kaufman Consulting Group in 2011.

Mr. Kaufman graduated with an Honors Business Law degree from Carleton University in Ottawa and has a diploma in Information Systems security from Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology.