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Heidrick & Struggles International Inc

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Heidrick & Struggles International Inc

233 S Wacker Dr Ste 4200

Chicago, Illinois,60606

United States

Company Description

Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: HSII) serves the executive talent and leadership needs of the world's top organizations as a premier provider of leadership consulting, culture shaping and senior-level executive search services. Heidrick & Struggles pioneered the...more

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Employment History

Retained Executive Search

Aasted & Associates


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Kris Aasted

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Kris Aasted
President kris@aastedsearch.com Kris Aasted is a driving force behind retained executive search serving the financial services and technology sectors. His history of exceeding clients' expectations and flexible, service-based approach have made him one of North America's leading retained executive search consultants. Prior to founding Aasted & Associates in 2001, Kris Aasted was a Partner within the technology and venture practices of Heidrick & Struggles, one of the world's leading search firms. He is recognized in the retained executive search industry for his exceptional search performance. Throughout his career, he has exceeded the retained executive search industry's benchmarks for execution performance. Before entering the search industry, Kris Aasted spent several years working with The Boston Consulting Group and Accenture, where he performed consulting engagements for top-level management on strategic analysis and implementation in several key practice areas, including competitive strategy, mergers and acquisitions, post-merger integration and turnarounds. Kris Aasted is a graduate of The Wharton School, where he earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting. He also earned a BS in Industrial Engineering, a BA in Economics and an MS in Industrial Engineering, all from Stanford University. He is fluent in Danish and Dutch. In his spare time he struggles with golf and enjoys collecting vintage electric guitars. Selected Client Testimonial Kris is not your typical recruiter. Before being a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles, he worked at BCG, the world's top strategy consulting firm, and has two engineering degrees from Stanford.


Aasted & Associates Client Testimonials

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Kris Aasted has expert knowledge of the storage industry and its key players.
He can articulate opportunities compellingly to attract top talent. Kris Aasted's focus on the storage industry was tremendously helpful in bringing our new CTO to us quickly. Kris brought great energy and a high degree of professionalism to this important search. Kris Aasted assisted us with three key VP searches in the past year. His firm has excellent analytical capabilities and performs thorough research. We could not be happier with the executives he helped bring aboard as we continue to rapidly grow LowerMyBills.com. -Matt Coffin, Founder & CEO LowerMyBills We have had terrific results on several SVP level searches. Aasted & Associates has consistently provided a slate of excellent candidates. Kris Aasted understands our business and how to recruit the right senior executives to drive it forward. -Isy Goldwasser, President & CEO Symyx Technologies Kris Aasted did an excellent job on the CTO search for Storage Networks. His in-depth knowledge of the storage industry, coupled with a high degree of urgency led to a very strong performance on this assignment. Replacing a highly respected founder is no easy task. Kris did an outstanding job in bringing us a slate of compelling candidates. -Peter Bell, General Partner Highland Capital Kris is not your typical recruiter. Before being a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles, he worked at BCG, the world's top strategy consulting firm, and has two engineering degrees from Stanford. Kris Aasted executes quickly and is very articulate in describing opportunities to prospects. He was very effective in bringing us compelling candidates to complete the search quickly. -Ray Villeneuve, President & CEO MonoSphere Kris Aasted's focus on the storage industry was tremendously helpful in bringing us a slate of compelling candidates. He brought great energy and a high degree of professionalism to this important search. Aasted & Associates did an excellent job on this assignment. -Kevin Daly, CEO Avamar Technologies Kris Aasted's background in engineering at Stanford, Wharton MBA and experience in strategy consulting at BCG is very unique in the executive search arena. It allows him to rapidly understand business models and articulate opportunities in a compelling way to top prospects. He was very effective in recruiting key hires to some of our most promising portfolio companies. -Chris Luhnow, General Partner Evercore Ventures Aasted & Associates does excellent work across a broad range of functional areas. I was impressed with Kris Aasted's passion and the speed with which he completed his assignments with top industry executives. Kris Aasted's dedication and professionalism led to excellent results on our recent VP Sales search. Aasted & Associates quickly brought us a deep slate of highly qualified candidates. The firm's performance was outstanding and we would recommend without reservation to others. -Todd Gresham, EVP & GM Xyratex Kris Aasted did an excellent job on several searches for NetApp, including SVP Global Support, VP Americas Professional Services and VP Quality & Customer Advocacy. An extremely capable firm delivering quality senior candidates in a timely fashion.


Aasted & Associates Client Testimonials

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Kris Aasted's focus on the storage industry was tremendously helpful in bringing us a slate of compelling candidates.He brought great energy and a high degree of professionalism to this important search.Aasted & Associates did an excellent job on this assignment.-Kevin Daly, CEOAvamar TechnologiesAasted & Associates does excellent work across a broad range of functional areas.I was impressed with Kris Aasted's passion and the speed with which he completed his assignments with top industry executives.-Tim Spicer, General PartnereCompanies Venture GroupKris Aasted's focus on the storage industry was tremendously helpful in bringing our new CTO to us quickly.Kris brought great energy and a high degree of professionalism to this important search.Kris Aasted did an excellent job on this assignment.His in-depth knowledge of the storage industry, coupled with a high degree of urgency led to a very strong performance on this assignment.Replacing a highly respected founder is no easy task.Kris did an outstanding job in bringing us a slate of compelling candidates.-Peter Bell, Chairman & CEOStorageNetworksAasted & Associates did excellent work for us in the customer services and quality assurance arenas.Kris Aasted executes quickly and is very articulate in describing opportunities to prospects.He was very effective in bringing us compelling candidates to complete the search quickly.-Ray Villeneuve, President & CEOMonoSphereKris Aasted's background in engineering at Stanford, Wharton MBA and experience in strategy consulting at BCG is very unique in the executive search arena.It allows him to rapidly understand business models and articulate opportunities in a compelling way to top prospects.He was very effective in recruiting key hires to some of our most promising portfolio companies.-Chris Luhnow, General PartnerEvercore VenturesKris Aasted's dedication and professionalism led to excellent results on our recent VP Sales search.Kris Aasted assisted us with three key VP searches in the past year.His firm has excellent analytical capabilities and performs thorough research.We could not be happier with the executives he helped bring aboard as we continue to rapidly grow LowerMyBills.com.-Matt Coffin, Founder & CEOLowerMyBillsKris is not your typical recruiter.Before being a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles and Christian & Timbers, he worked at BCG, the world's top strategy consulting firm, and has two engineering degrees from Stanford.Kris' bandwidth on the technical and strategic issues enables him to connect with sophisticated candidates and communicate our story more effectively than any other executive recruiter I've ever worked with.-Rob Hutter, General PartnerRevolution VenturesKris Aasted has expert knowledge of the storage industry and its key players.He can articulate opportunities compellingly to attract top talent.


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Kris AastedKris Aasted Presidentkris@aastedsearch.comKris Aasted is a driving force behind retained executive search serving the technology sectors.His impeccable track record, history of exceeding his clients' expectations and flexible, service-based approach have made him one of North America's leading retained executive search consultants.Prior to founding Aasted & Associates in 2001, Kris Aasted was a Partner within the technology and venture practices of two of the world's leading search firms, Heidrick & Struggles and Christian & Timbers.He is recognized in the retained executive search industry for his exceptional search performance.Throughout his career, he has exceeded the retained executive search industry's benchmarks for execution performance by a factor of two or three.Before entering the search industry, Kris Aasted spent several years working with The Boston Consulting Group and Andersen Consulting, where he consulted top-level management on strategic analysis and implementation in several key practice areas, including competitive strategy, mergers and acquisitions, post-merger integration and turnarounds.Kris Aasted is a graduate of The Wharton School, where he earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting.He also earned a BS in Industrial Engineering, a BA in Economics and an MS in Industrial Engineering, all from Stanford University.He is fluent in Danish and Dutch.In his spare time he struggles with golf and enjoys collecting vintage electric guitars.Selected Client TestimonialKris is not your typical recruiter.Before being a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles and Christian & Timbers, he worked at BCG, the world's top strategy consulting firm, and has two engineering degrees from Stanford.


Christian & Timbers | Consultant Bios |

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Kris Aasted Joins Christian & Timbers' Irvine , Ca Office As Vice_PresidentChristian & Timbers Press Kris Aasted Joins Christian & Timbers' Irvine , Ca Office As Vice_PresidentTop SearchesCandidate CentralYour Burning QuestionsYour Burning QuestionsExecutive Reading RoomSearcher NewsletterKris Aasted Joins Christian & Timbers' Irvine , Ca Office As Vice_President.CLEVELAND , OHIO – October 10 , 2000 , DATE : [ 10/10/2000 ]Christian & Timbers , the nation's premier.Kris AastedCEO executive search firm , announced that Kris Aasted has joined the firm as Vice_President in the firm's Technology and Venture Practice in Irvine , CA.His reputation for finding and placing executives of the highest caliber , particularly in situations in_which a company's valuation can be affected by the placed individual's performance , has earned him a reputation as one of the nation's most sought after search consultants.Mr. Aasted has worked extensively in several market segments including e-commerce services , Internet B2B , Internet B2C , Internet infrastructure , Internet exchanges and wireless communications.His representative clients include Infolio.com , Gateway , Nexgenix , Petstore.com , PricewaterhouseCoopers , Tachyon , Ventro and Walker Digital.Prior_to joining Christian & Timbers , Mr. Aasted was a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles International.Before entering the search industry , he spent several years at The Boston Consulting Group and Andersen Consulting.During that time , he consulted to top management on strategic analysis and implementation in several key practice areas including strategy , mergers and acquisitions , post-merger integration and turnarounds.Mr. Aasted earned a BS in Industrial Engineering , a BA in Economics and an MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.He is also a graduate of The Wharton School , where he earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting.Kris has already become a driving force in our organization , particularly in our efforts to expand globally , says Jeffrey Christian , the firm's founder and CEO.His experience at Heidrick & Struggles and the fact that he is fluent in Danish , Dutch , English and French combine to make him a very valuable addition to our firm..Kris Aasted recently joined the Irvine office of Christian & Timbers and has already become a driving force behind the firm's international technology and venture practice.His impeccable track record , history of exceeding his clients' expectations , and flexible , service-based approach have led him to become one of the nation's leading search consultants.Most recently , Mr. Aasted was a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles International.Prior_to entering the search industry , he spent several years working with The Boston Consulting Group and Andersen Consulting.During that time , he consulted to top management on strategic analysis and implementation in several key practice areas including strategy , mergers & acquisitions , post-merger integration and turnarounds.Earlier in his career , he spent three years with Sempra Energy as Director_of_Finance for its Enova Technologies unregulated subsidiary.Prior_to joining Enova , he was a Partner in a turnaround consulting and investment firm.In that capacity , he was responsible for assessing the causes of investment firms' difficulties and implementing restructuring plans.Mr. Aasted is a graduate of The Wharton School , where he earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting.He also earned a BS in Industrial Engineering , a BA in Economics and an MS in Industrial Engineering , all from Stanford University.He is fluent in Danish , Dutch and English , and speaks excellent French.Market SegmentsE-commerce ServicesInternet b2bInternet b2cInternet Infrastructure


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