Josh Keen is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and a member of the global Technology Practice. He specializes in recruiting executives and leaderships teams, partnering with transformational and growth-oriented software companies, covering venture backed pre-IPO through to large scale listed businesses.


Josh’s focus within executive search is centered on recruiting leaders for NASDAQ-listed technology companies, high growth venture-backed, and private equity-sponsored companies in the technology sector across multiple verticals, including enterprise software, SaaS, public cloud, infrastructure, data and analytics, cybersecurity, and storage.

Josh specializes in recruiting go-to-market, post-sales (customer success, support, and services), and divisional/regional CEOs within software companies globally. He is a member of the Marketing, Sales, & Strategy Officers Practice.

Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, Josh was at a boutique search consultancy advising large-cap LBO investors as well as mid-market and growth capital funds on hiring investment professionals.


University of Exeter, Bachelor’s Degree, History, with honors