Jason A. Kranz


Jason Kranz is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ San Francisco office and a member of the global Technology and Digital Officers practices. 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 and social media, enterprise software, SaaS, cloud, IOT, mobility, security, and big data and 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 pre- and post-IPO hires 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).


Washington State University, Bachelor's Degree