James Dickinson
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James Dickinson

Chief Commercial Technology Officer, Heidrick Digital


James Dickinson is the chief commercial technology officer of Heidrick Digital based in Heidrick & Struggles’ Philadelphia office. He supports developing and implementing Heidrick Digital’s technology strategy and identifying opportunities for innovation and growth through technology.


James leads Heidrick Digital in designing and building cutting-edge technology solutions underpinned by Heidrick & Struggles' proprietary research, data, and technology. He leverages his extensive expertise to drive innovation and digital transformation, with a passionate focus on talent management and technology strategy.

James's career spans over two decades and includes leadership roles that focus on developing and scaling SaaS-based talent management products. His experience leading product engineering teams to create modern, highly scalable solutions for multinational digital businesses positions him uniquely to support Heidrick Digital and its clients. He has worked across various industries, emphasizing the development of technology initiatives that align with his clients' strategic goals.

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, James held senior leadership positions in the management consulting industry, where he was responsible for developing a leading global talent assessment platform. He also played a crucial role in integrating platforms and teams during multiple M&A activities, further honing his expertise in delivering client-centered, technology-driven solutions.


Newberry College, BTEC National Diploma, Information Technology