Peter Polachi has been a senior executive for sales and marketing in high-growth and emerging technology companies since 1977. Prior to co-founding Polachi in 2002, Peter was a senior partner at Heidrick & Struggles in their International Technology practice. Peter has successfully completed dozens of executive searches for organizations that range in size from raw start-ups to companies that have gone through the various liquidity events and exit strategies.
Peter began his search career in 1995 with Fenwick Partners until the firm was acquired by Heidrick & Struggles in 1998.
Prior to joining Fenwick Partners, Peter was vice president of Eastern Operations for Resumix (now Yahoo! Resumix). Before joining Resumix, Peter was the vice president of Business Development for Health Payment Review (HPR) where, as the sixth employee to join HPR, Peter was an integral part of the executive team. Earlier in his career, Peter held senior sales and marketing positions at venture capital funded software companies QSM and Integral Systems. Peter began his career at Data General where he held progressively senior management assignments in Sales Administration, Information Systems and Human Resources.
Peter’s search practice has focused on recruiting CEOs, their direct reports, and board directors for both public and private technology companies.
Peter holds an A.B. degree in History from The College of Holy Cross.