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Sep 2006Present

Senior Associate, Consulting & Advisory Sector, Global Technology & Services Practice

Heidrick & Struggles
2/2009 - Present Senior Associate, Consulting & Advisory Sector, Global Technology & Services Practice 4/2008 - 2/2009 Senior Associate & Practice Associate Coordinator, Global Business & Professional Services Practice 10/2007 - 4/2008 Associate & Practice Associate Coordinator, Global Business & Professional Services Practice 9/2006 - 10/2007 Associate, Global Business & Professional Services Practice
Jul 2003Aug 2006

Head of Research and Analyst

Publishers Communication Group
  • Designed capacity-planning/monitoring process to better manage research staff.Increased production by approximately 10% per researcher. 
  • Designed and delivered the Market Segmentation Study service, a new source of revenue for the company.
  • Improved reporting quality by expanding quantitative capabilities to include the ability to forecast using regression analysis, increasing revenue by 20% on certain projects. Implemented changes and upgrades to project and contact databases to allow for the capture and analysis of detailed, quantitative information.
  • Conducted analysis of historical revenue and expenditure data resulting in a program to determine profit levels for new projects.

Presentations:

Removing the Fat or Shifting the Weight Around: Results from Two Years of Study of Subscription Cancellations

How have the reasons for library subscription cancellations varied over the last two years, and what effect have those cancellations had on publishers and librarians? This presentation addresses these concerns and also offers insight into the influence of electronic subscriptions on the overall journal subscription market.

Originally presented at the 2005 Charleston Conference.

Jan 2001Jul 2003

Senior Research Associate

J. Robert Scott/Fidelity Investments
  • Identified passive candidates through networking, sourcing and original research.
  • Conducted in-depth research and analysis and completed reports and presentations on topics of strategic concern to clients such as Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and biometrics. 
  •  Identified and researched companies for new business development opportunities for a vertically focused Managing Director in the high technology marketplace.

Education

1997Present

St. John's Preparatory School
20022005

M.S.

Simmons College

James M. Matarazzo Scholar Beta Phi Mu

Publications:

Matarazzo, J., Clarke, J. (2008). The Influence of Private and Public Companies on the Special Library Job Market. Information Outlook.

19972001

B.A.

University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Commonwealth Scholar Magna Cum Laude Talent Advancement Program (TAP)

Intellectual Capital

Summary

Joshua is currently a Senior Associate in the firm’s Global Technology & Services Practice with a specific focus on Consulting & Advisory Services. Since joining the firm, he has conducted searches at the Managing Director, Partner and Managing Consultant levels for world-renowned consultancies in addition to C-level and senior level searches for leading firms across multiple industries. He has also led numerous executive assessments and coaching sessions with senior executives at a Fortune 50 technology company.

Specialties include:

CRM Services, Contact Center Services, Analytics, Executive Assessment. Formally trained in Competency-Based Interviewing.

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