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 Randy Schmitz, Partner Client Services, Frederickson Partners


Partner, Client Services

Randy is Partner, Client Services at Frederickson, serving as a senior leader of the firm. In his role, Randy manages and drives go-to-market (GTM) strategy, allowing more employers to have access to Frederickson’s executive search practices.

Randy is a technology entrepreneur and experienced operator with a long history in attracting and leading top-performing teams and pioneering disruptive technologies into new and established markets. As a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, he founded five technology companies including eIQ Mobility, the leading software provider of zero-emissions mobility planning solutions acquired by NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE); Jacent Technologies, a leading natural language processing (NLP) speech automation platform, acquired by YUM! Brands (NASDAQ: YUM); e-commerce innovators iCommerce and Breakthrough Software; and high-end web development and hosting firm Internet Business Solutions, acquired by Entertainment Digital Network. In addition to raising $45 million in financing as an entrepreneur, Schmitz has held senior Sales and Business Development leadership roles at fast growth pioneers Workboard, Ascendify, Voxology and Redwood Systems, acquired by CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM).

Randy holds a B.A. in Political Science and Government from University of California, Los Angeles where he graduated cum laude. Randy currently lives in Menlo Park with his wife Kelly and is a proud father of two girls.  Outside of enjoying work, he is a soccer, volleyball and basketball coach.


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Frederickson Partners is one of the top-rated HR Executive Search firms, with expertise in placing Chief People Officers (CPOs), Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs), Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs), Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs) and other HR leaders. We have access to the broadest network of People and HR executives in the world, and a 25-year reputation as a human resources talent search firm and HR Advisory provider.

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