Digital Officers

Ready or Not: Digital Is Transforming Your Industry Sector

Digital transformation continues to disrupt every sector of the economy, bringing unprecedented opportunities for organizations with agile, and long-sighted leaders. For the remainder of the pack, the prospect of true digital transformation engenders the very real possibility of sudden obsolescence. The most forward-thinking companies are seeking to attract talent that will capitalize on the potential of game-changing meta technologies, such as the Internet of Everything, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics, and nanoscience.

Call it the Connectivity Revolution. Digital capabilities enable creation of robust customer experiences across the digital landscape and empower highly resonant brands. They afford personalized experiences, breakthrough efficiencies in manufacturing and production, reimagined logistics, and same-day customer delivery of individualized products developed by adaptive organizations committed to collaborative ideation, innovation, and reinvention. If your company is embracing a digital mindset to rethink every process, we are the partner to help you accelerate your digital strategy, organization and leadership.

Heidrick & Struggles’ global Digital Practice specializes in bringing our clients a full spectrum of talent and skill that spans strategy, marketing, information technology, manufacturing, digital media, ecommerce, entertainment, and beyond. Connectivity across geographies and verticals enables our consultants to identify and equip visionary leaders to succeed in uncertain operating environments and ever-evolving market landscapes.

Helping companies create the capacity to accelerate

Digital is transforming organizations, redefining leadership capabilities, and creating new executive roles to address unforeseen challenges. With broad expertise and access in highly competitive markets, our Digital Practice helps clients identify and develop the right executives, functional leaders, and board members, to create the capacity to accelerate ahead of competitors. 

Roles include:

  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Chief Experience Officer
  • Data Scientist
  • Digital Marketing Officers
  • Data Officers and Analytics Leaders
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Chief Innovation Officers
  • Digital Specialties
  • Digital Experts for the Board of Directors

Capabilities include:

  • E-commerce & Omnichannel
  • Mobile
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Social Media
  • Machine Learning
  • Internet of Everything
  • Connected Consumer Management
  • Wearable Technology


Katherine Graham Shannon Katherine Graham Shannon Managing Partner

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