Robert Fong Joins Morgan Samuels as Senior Client Partner, Expanding Firm’s Technology Practice and Presence in Northern California

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The addition of Mr. Fong expands the firm’s technology practice and Northern California presence.

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Robert Fong

We are thrilled to welcome Robert to the Morgan Samuels team. The breadth and depth of his experience in the technology industry and in retained executive search dovetail perfectly in expanding our offerings to the technology sector.

Leading human capital consulting firm Morgan Samuels has announced Robert G. Fong will be joining the firm as a Senior Client Partner. With a focus on retained executive search, Morgan Samuels provides innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top executive talent. The addition of Mr. Fong expands the firm’s technology practice and Northern California presence. Janice DiPietro, President of Morgan Samuels, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Robert to the Morgan Samuels team. The breadth and depth of his experience in the technology industry and in retained executive search dovetail perfectly in expanding our offerings to the technology sector. In addition, his location in the Silicon Valley area gives the firm a stronger presence in the nation’s technology hub.”

Mr. Fong’s client experience includes representation of multinational companies as well as private equity-backed firms with heavy emphasis on the software, electronics, telecommunications, Internet, and media sectors. He has conducted hundreds of senior-level searches across multiple functions.

Mr. Fong was previously the Managing Partner for the Global Advanced Technology Practice at Nosal Partners where he was also responsible for driving the firm’s strategy in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to Nosal Partners, he was a Senior Client Partner in the Silicon Valley office of Korn/Ferry International. He rejoined Korn/Ferry in 2004 after serving as Managing Director of Leadership Venture Partners (LVP), a Seattle-based boutique retained executive search firm which he co-founded in 2000. Both with Korn/Ferry and LVP, Mr. Fong worked with Fortune 500 and venture-backed companies. During his initial tenure with Korn/Ferry, Mr. Fong also led the firm’s advanced technology, new media, and private equity search practices in the Pacific Northwest.

Earlier in his career, he spent four years with the Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group. He also held positions at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), as well as Hughes Aircraft Company, where he was a member of the Technical Staff.

Mr. Fong holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley. Additionally, he has served on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Children’s Theatre as well as on the advisory boards of several pre-IPO companies. “I am impressed by the Morgan Samuels team and their unique Lean Six Sigma process,” said Robert Fong. “I look forward to bringing my experience to bear in helping to grow the firm’s technology practice globally.”

About Morgan Samuels

Morgan Samuels is a leading human capital consulting firm, providing innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top talent. With a focus on retained executive search, Morgan Samuels partners with clients to co-create the optimal human capital solution to drive future business objectives. Morgan Samuels mitigates risk for clients by being results driven, accountable, and transparent. Since 1969, the Firm has developed a reputation for building strong client relationships and for successfully recruiting exceptional candidates. Morgan Samuels has shifted the paradigm in executive search to unprecedented levels of quality through the use of revolutionary business process techniques based on Lean Six Sigma principles. This strategic and data-oriented approach ensures Morgan Samuels rapidly identifies, recruits, and places the best executive talent in the market for its clients, which include E&J Gallo, Capital One, BAE Systems, Inc, Yahoo!, Edison International, Qualcomm and many other Fortune 500 companies. Morgan Samuels is a generalist firm, with practice areas across multiple industries, including Healthcare, Technology, Engineering and Construction, Financial Services, Aerospace and Defense, Digital Media, Private Equity, and Consumer Products.

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