Todd Hand is a Managing Partner at BSG Team Ventures, formerly the Boston Search Group, a boutique retained executive search firm focused on recruiting builder-leaders for the innovation sector.
Vertical practice areas include the full spectrum of education markets – K-12, postsecondary, corporate, and consumer-and products and services that include distance learning, SES and EMO, administrative and curricular technology solutions, assessment, teacher professional development, for-profit college and K-12 operations, postsecondary educational technology and corporate training.
Previously, Todd managed TalentBench, the firm’s division that focuses on executive search for critical, urgent roles below the C-level. Todd held operating roles as COO and VP of Sales & Marketing at two clean tech companies. He also raised venture capital financing for an executive search firm where he recruited leaders to drive the success of emerging growth technology companies. Prior, he built management teams at Idealab, a creator and operator of technology companies. He moved there from the Yankee Group, the global technology market research firm, where he headed up talent acquisition. In his spare time he serves on the board of directors of the Coronado Ventures Forum, an organization focused on education and connecting entrepreneurs with private equity financing, and has been a guest writer for NetworkWorld.
Todd is a graduate of Penn State and attended the Babson MBA program before leaving early to start his own company. He is also a two-time ironman finisher.