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Scott Atkinson

Managing Partner at Heidrick & Struggles


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Scott Atkinson is a partner at Heidrick & Struggles in San Francisco, co-heading the global Sustainability Practice, where he recruits top executives and board members for companies addressing critical global challenges. He previously led the Venture Capital Practice and is also part of the Financial Officers and global Technology practices. Before joining Heidrick & Struggles, he worked at, a technology company backed by TPG Capital, focusing on digital transformation for Global 5000 enterprises. He is a recognized figure in executive recruitment, frequently quoted in prominent publications and a regular speaker at universities and industry panels.