Mike Speck


Office Location: Stamford


Mike Speck is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Stamford office and the leads the media and consumer digital sectors. He is a member of the CEO & Board of Directors and Private Equity practices with deep experience in media, sports, and consumer-focused digital businesses.

Clients leverage Mike’s extensive network of leadership talent and his industry acumen to build competitive advantage through outstanding human capital. He encourages clients to explore candidates from both mainstream and non-traditional avenues in order to build a diverse, synergistic team and achieve their long-range corporate objectives.

Mike has built boards and leadership teams for a diverse group of clients including Pureplay digital clients, and works with small to mid-cap companies (and their financial sponsors) as they prepare for their next phase of growth.

Previously, Mike was a partner with another multi-national executive search firm, and was founder and president of a successful private search and consulting firm. In addition to more than 20 years of executive search experience, Mike spent 10 years in the corporate world with roles in sales and marketing management, and human resources.

Mike has been quoted in publications, including The New York Times, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal and The Hollywood Reporter for his insight into this complex and dynamic business sector.


Mike earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto.