John Rivoir has more than 25 years of experience conducting executive search for technology clients. He has completed searches in the software, mobile, semiconductor, telecommunications, healthcare technology, Internet, e-commerce and new media sectors. Prior to Major Executive Search, he worked for both large global firms and smaller boutiques, including as a Search Consultant at A.T. Kearney Executive Search in their Global Technology Practice, as a Partner at Spence Associates International, a premier New York based boutique firm specializing in technology industry search, and as Managing Partner of his own firm.
Before beginning his executive search career, he spent six years studying and working in Japan. He also has experience in the non-profit sector, working with the U.S. Refugee Program for several years in Southeast Asia, and later serving as Director of that program in Japan. Mr. Rivoir has lived and worked in Japan, Latin America and Southeast Asia, and is conversational in Japanese and Spanish. He earned his M.Sc. degree from the London School of Economics, and his B.A. magna cum laude from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan.