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CIO Executive Search (Chief Information Officer)2024-07-10T01:42:38+00:00

CIO Executive Search (Chief Information Officer)

Hire a Top CIO

  • CIO Executive Search for SMBs and Enterprises.

  • Fill Technical Roles in Days, Not Months.

  • Industry-leading 365-day Replacement Guarantee.

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Are you looking to hire IT professionals?

Book an intro call with Bronson Technical Search to learn how you can hire a new technology leader in as little as 28 days.

We are a specialized IT recruitment firm, focused exclusively on placing technical roles like CTOs, CIOs, CISOs, VPs and Directors of Technology, Data Scientists, and more.

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Hear From Our Clients

Colin and his team at Bronson Technical Search skillfully navigated what could have been a daunting process, turning it into a seamless journey.

Their impressive expertise in sourcing top-tier candidates for our VP of Technology role stood out. They meticulously understood our company culture, delved into the intricacies of the position, and identified the exact skills we were looking for.

They are an excellent choice for any organization seeking high-caliber technical talent. I highly recommend their services to anyone in search of exceptional recruitment solutions.

Jim Wood, Chief Operating Officer, Honu Services

Working with Bronson Technical Search was an absolute game-changer for our team-building process. Colin and his team’s clear communication and professionalism throughout the process made it a seamless experience.

The quality that stood out the most was their ability to listen attentively to our description of the ideal hire, particularly focusing on soft skills like empathy and humility. This attention to detail allowed us to rest assured that we were in good hands.

We’re truly thankful for their support and confidently recommend their services to any organization seeking top-tier tech talent.

Amie Walton, Director of Technology, RaceRocks

Bronson Technical Search provided outstanding service in our quest to find a Vice President of Insurance. Led by Colin, their team skillfully identified a range of top-tier candidates, aligning perfectly with our company’s needs.

Their effective communication and dedication throughout the process make them an easy choice for any company seeking technical talent.

Abbey Szentes, SHRM-CP, MBA HR Manager, Trava

Personalized, White Glove Approach

Meet Colin Kieran, your dedicated technical search specialist.

With over 15 years of experience, Colin brings his technical expertise, analytical skills, and a nationwide technical talent network to every search. He has successfully placed 100% of technical roles for Bronson’s clients.

Within days of your first meeting, Colin will help define your search criteria and identify top candidates for your organization. From there, Colin will support the entire recruitment process from interviews, developing scorecards, negotiating the offer, and more.

Learn how Colin helped a consulting firm land a top CIO in 28 days.

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Our Process For CIO Recruitment

Bronson Technical Search employs a reliable and efficient method for headhunting leading technical candidates quickly.

Our dedicated team maintains close collaboration with you at each stage of our IT executive search process, ensuring you are well-informed and engaged during the entire recruitment journey.

We work with your team to build a strong understanding of your ideal candidate and identify the mandatory technology executive search criteria each candidate must meet.

Your Bronson Client Manager will present a sampling of strong candidate profiles based on the needs assessment and collect your feedback on each one.

Bronson Technical Search will present qualified candidates that we have engaged in the technology executive search process.

The long list of candidates will be narrowed down by Bronson Technical Search via assessments and video interviews.

We follow interview best practices, tailor questions to your specific needs, and use scorecards to compare candidates.

The final round of interviews and psychometric assessments before any offers are made. We follow best practices on closing passive candidates in every technology executive search.

Your Bronson Technical Search Client Manager will help with understanding compensation requirements, job offer best practices, and facilitate negotiations.

The successful candidate has accepted their offer of employment.

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Our Approach to CIO Executive Search

Bronson focuses solely on technical roles, allowing us to delve deep into the niche of CIO and CISO positions.

Leveraging data-driven insights, cutting-edge tools, and an extensive network within the technical talent landscape of the US and Canada, we tailor each search to meet your unique requirements, ensuring the recruitment of premier IT and business professionals.

Specializing in Data and Cybersecurity Recruitment

Bronson Technical Search is dedicated to recruitment and staffing, specifically focusing on roles in data analytics and cybersecurity.

Vast Network of Technical Talent

Over three decades, Bronson Consulting has established an extensive network within the senior technical talent community across the United States and Canada.

Methodical, Scientific Approach in Recruitment

Each CIO executive search includes psychometric evaluations, skill verification, and experience reviews to ensure each candidate’s profile aligns with your goals.

Focused and Precise Recruitment Search

In every search, we develop tailored candidate profiles aligned with your specific requirements. We combine AI-screening with our BTS Talent Network to efficiently source qualified candidates.

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Our IT Executive Search Clients and Partners

Bronson Technical Search and Bronson Consulting Group have supported large-scale digital transformation projects for SMBs and enterprises across North America for over thirty years. Our team has experience working within hundreds of enterprise and SMB technology environments.

We help you source top cybersecurity and data analytics talent and technology officers for your organization.

Contact us today to discuss your hiring needs.

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Fill Your Technical Vacancies, Quickly

Leveraging AI and comprehensive candidate profiles, we meticulously search through the BTS Technical Talent Network to pinpoint ideal candidates and fast-track your technology executive search.

Our sourcing encompasses a wide range of technical roles and pivotal areas, including:

CIOs and CTOs

Cybersecurity Analysts

Directors of Technology

Artificial Intelligence Engineers

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Guaranteed Satisfaction with Our Services

Bronson Technical Search’s technology executive search services come with a satisfaction guarantee and an industry-leading warranty period of 365 days.

We will help you make the right hiring decision, every time.

Build Your Dream Team

The Right Leader Can Transform Your Business

CIOs (Chief Information Officers) play a critical role in large enterprises. In a rapidly-evolving cybersecurity landscape with stricter data privacy legislation and a growing hunger for big data, top-tier CIOs have never been more important.

Contact us today to start the Chief Information Officer recruitment process.

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Frequently Asked Questions: CIO Executive Search

What qualities do you look for in a top-tier CIO?2023-02-08T03:12:55+00:00

The CIOs we handpick for clients have a unique blend of technical knowledge, strategic thinking, leadership, and communication skills to effectively drive your organization’s IT initiatives and ensure technology supports your company’s success.

Emphasizing your organization’s unique environment, goals, and culture, Bronson Technical Search looks for the following qualities in top-tier CIOs:

  1. Strong technical knowledge: A deep understanding of current and emerging technologies, as well as the ability to evaluate and select technology solutions that align with the organization’s goals.
  2. Strategic thinking: The ability to develop and implement long-term IT strategies that support the overall business objectives.
  3. Business acumen: A strong understanding of the organization’s business operations, challenges, and goals, and the ability to translate them into effective IT solutions.
  4. Leadership: Excellent leadership skills, including the ability to manage a large team, communicate effectively with stakeholders, and motivate and inspire team members.
  5. Financial management: The ability to manage the IT budget effectively and make decisions that balance cost, risk, and benefit.
  6. Innovation: Finding a CIO who can stay ahead of the curve can be difficult. In our psychometric assessments, we look for a willingness to embrace new technologies and approaches
What are the responsibilities of a CIO?2023-02-08T03:08:31+00:00

The role of a Chief Information Officer (CIO) is to lead an organization’s information technology (IT) strategy, operations, and resources. The CIO is responsible for developing and implementing IT plans that align with the organization’s overall goals, managing the IT budget and resources, and ensuring the security and privacy of company data and systems. The CIO also works closely with other departments and stakeholders to understand their technology needs and ensure they are met.

Additionally, the CIO stays up-to-date with industry trends and advancements in technology to continually improve the organization’s use of technology to support its objectives. In short, the CIO is a strategic leader who uses technology to drive business growth and success.



Your Reliable and Trusted Advisory Partner

Founded in 1991, Bronson Consulting Group has established a 30-year legacy as trusted advisors, distinguished by outstanding strategy and program delivery capabilities. Our wide-ranging expertise in areas like project management, policy development, and data mining and forecasting, significantly enhances Bronson Technical Search’s ability to assist your organization in securing premier business and IT talent.

Bronson Technical Search excels in aligning your organization with consultants adept at responding and adapting to team dynamics or specific project requirements. Our unique approach to candidate search processes, tailored to your distinct needs, ensures the recruitment of top-tier IT and business professionals.

Utilizing our AI-powered applicant tracking system (ATS), we streamline the process of accurately matching candidates to the roles they are best suited for, enhancing efficiency and precision in recruitment.

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