Michael Nieset

Managing Partner

Office Location: New York City , San Francisco

Phone: +1 216 357 2141

Michael Nieset is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ New York and San Francisco offices and a member of the Global CEO & Board of Directors Practice. He is managing partner of the Director Institute, a unique apprenticeship program designed to accelerate the development of diverse leaders for corporate board service.

Michael has experience working with public and private equity sponsored companies leading CEO, CEO succession, and board director searches across a variety of industries in North America, Europe, and Asia.

During his seventeen year tenure with the firm, Michael has served as the global sector leader for the Software, Media & Entertainment, and Technology practices.


Michael earned a B.S. degree in political science from John Carroll University.

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