GM Ryan International

Market Ambassadors for Transformative Companies

Software    Internet    Media

GM Ryan is a retained consulting and executive search firm immersed in the convergence of software, internet, and data verticals. GM Ryan clients range from startups to F500 companies, retaining us to recruit critical VP-CXO's across the functional spectrum. GMR Capital also works with many institutional investors, stimulating acquisition, deal-flow, and capital raise due diligence between investors and operators/entrepreneurs. We serve as an extension of our client colleagues in the marketplace and help our clients grow. We are former operators, we excel at what we do, and 81% of our business stems from repeat clients.

Recruitment & Broker Focus: GM Ryan maintains a narrow concentration in emerging internet technology sectors including:


  • Software & Cloud Solutions
  • Digital Media/Ad Tech
  • Marketing Tech
  • Mobile
  • Data Sciences & Analytics
  • eCommerce
  • Seed & Venture Capital
  • Growth Equity, Private Equity


  • Revenue/Sales/BD
  • Marketing
  • Product
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Technology & Engineering
  • Data Science & Analytics


  • Board/Advisory
  • CEO/President
  • COO/GM
  • CXO
  • VP/Director
  • Capital
  • M&A

Recruitment Process: At GM Ryan we follow a proven and repeatable research-driven methodology to ensure we recruit not simply the best available talent, but the best possible talent. The major steps in that process include:

  • Client discovery, alignment, and fully defined situational analysis
  • Current and custom research
  • Exhaustive announcement, interviewing, qualifying, attracting
  • Presentation of benchmark candidates
  • Ongoing courtship and scrutiny of select candidates
  • Ongoing alignment and calibration with client
  • Rigorous due diligence, reference and background checks
  • Offer preparation, pre-mediation, counter-offer mitigation, closing
  • Onboarding and retention strategies with client and candidate over first 100 days and throughout first year

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