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Julie Locke at Vantage Partners completes search for key role at leading advertising technology company

San Mateo, California – Vantage Partners, a leading executive retained search firm based in the Bay Area, is pleased to announce the completion of the Vice President of Support Engineering search for OpenX, a privately-held advertising technology company funded by Accel Partners, Index Ventures, SAP Ventures and Samsung Ventures. The VP Support Engineering role at OpenX is a critical leadership role that interacts with both internal engineering resources and customers and partners. The successful completion of the search was pivotal for OpenX, especially during this time of high-growth and rapid scale at the company. As a partner to OpenX, Vantage Partners has been working in collaboration with the executive management team at OpenX to complete searches for key executive level stakeholder roles in Engineering and Products.

In an industry where executive searches typically take 90 days on average to close, Julie completed the VP Support Engineering search at OpenX in just 53 days, almost half the time of an average search length. “Julie’s forte is laser-focus, velocity and fast time-to-close,” remarked Richard Lear, Chairman and Managing Director of Vantage Partners, “and for clients with key leadership roles to fill, completing these stakeholder searches quickly is critical to the business.”

Julie Locke has been helping leading-edge technology companies build world-class executive teams for over a decade and at Vantage Partners, currently focuses on driving CEO and VP-level searches in Consumer/Internet, Online Media and SaaS. She has completed searches in a variety of functional areas including CEO, marketing, operations and product management and business development and continues to be a driving force in the industry for high velocity searches. Visit Vantage Partners at www.vantagesf.wpengine.com.

Julie Locke
Managing Director, Vantage Partners [email protected]
(415) 378-4545
Media/Communications Vantage Partners [email protected] (650) 701-7420