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 Randy Schmitz, Partner Client Services, Frederickson Partners


Partner, Go-to-Market Leader

Randy is Partner, GTM Leader 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, a Gallagher company is a market leader in retained executive search since 1995. As one of the top-rated HR executive search and C-suite recruiting firms, we have expertise in placing Chief People Officers, Chief Human Resources Officers, Chief Diversity Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Legal Officers and many other senior leaders. We draw on a broad network of rising and established executives and leaders, and a 28-year reputation as a talent acquisition and HR Advisory provider.

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