Jason A. Kranz

Partner in Charge

Office Location: Menlo Park

Phone: +1 650 2341565

Jason Kranz is partner-in-charge at Heidrick & Struggles’ Menlo Park and San Francisco offices and a member of the International Technology Practice and CIO/CTO Practice. He partners with clients to develop efficient hiring processes and define position requirements, screens potential candidates, and assists with the execution of each search.  Jason’s executive search practice focuses on recruiting officer and vice president-level candidates for private, venture-backed, and publicly traded companies in the technology sector across multiple verticals, including consumer (ecommerce/social media), enterprise software, SaaS, cloud, IOT, mobility, security, and big data/analytics. 

An accomplished search professional for more than 20 years, Jason joined the Seattle office of Heidrick & Struggles from Onvia.com, where he was the director of recruiting.  He was responsible for more than 400 hires (pre- and post-IPO) ranging from helpdesk to vice president positions. Previously, he was an executive recruiter for a public information technology recruiting firm specializing in executive, middle management, and senior-level technology positions.

Jason is a member of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).

Education:

Jason holds a bachelor's degree from Washington State University.

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