Accelent, Inc. Names Keith McAllister as Partner

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Top Media Leader Joins Search Firm to Lead Media and Content Practice

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Accelent, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith McAllister as Partner. Across digital, television, and print, Keith has been a leader in journalism, media, and digital platforms for more than twenty-five years.

“Keith brings a new dimension to Accelent. His experience includes leadership roles at two of the world’s largest media companies, CEO tenures at venture-backed startups, as well as board, consulting, and advisory work. Throughout his career, Keith has been known as a people leader who finds the connection between talent and an organization’s success,” said John Boehmer, Accelent’s Founder and Managing Director.

“As someone who’s hired many executives, I know from first-hand experience that Accelent’s recruiting methodology and approach to client service is unique in the executive search business,” said McAllister. “I’m thrilled to be joining a firm with such a powerful understanding of the connection between a client’s unique needs and talent that fits those needs.”

Keith’s experience includes being an Emmy-winning Executive Vice President and Managing Editor of CNN, the General Manager of Thomson Reuters global consumer media business, the CEO of Mochila (backed by Charles River Ventures, Mission Ventures, and The Greenspun Corporation) and the CEO of Wochit (backed by Greycroft Partners and Redpoint Ventures). He is also an advisor to several early-stage companies and a board member of AmeriCares, the global healthcare nonprofit.

Accelent, Inc. is an innovative executive search firm whose proprietary methodology, AIM, optimizes the search process and seamlessly connects talent acquisition and integration to ensure clients generate an immediate return on their executive talent investment. Accelent serves clients primarily in the Internet, ecommerce, digital media and SaaS businesses.

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