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John Holland is a Managing Director in Boyden’s San Francisco office and is head of Boyden's Silicon Valley Technology Practice Group.
With over 23 years of search experience, John has conducted searches on behalf of clients ranging from early-stage, venture-backed start-ups to large, multi-national companies. He has placed numerous Board Members, CEOs, CFOs, CMOs and CTOs, as well as Vice Presidents in engineering, marketing, and sales.
Before joining Boyden, John was a partner in the Silicon Valley office of Battalia Winston International. He served previously as Vice President at A.T. Kearney Executive Search, and as a partner in the Technology Practice of Ray & Berndtson (acquired by A.T. Kearney in 2002). John co-founded Holland, McFadzean & Associates (acquired by Ray & Berndtson in 1997). His earlier career includes tenure as Corporate Controller for California Circuit Engineering and as a registered representative with Walnut Street Securities. John began his career in General Electric Company’s Financial Management Training Program.
John graduated from California State University, Chico, with a B.S. in Finance. He served on the Board for the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula and is passionate about helping disadvantaged youths.