Mr. Charley Polachi serves as Partner at Polachi & Company. He is a Partner at Polachi, the leading provider of Access Executive Search™ services to technology, clean tech, venture capital and private equity clients. Having situated hundreds of C-level executives in the technology sector over the last 30 years, Charley is one of the most well-respected executive search consultants in the industry. In addition to recruiting CEOs and Board members for public and private technology companies, Charley oversees Polachi's Venture Capital and Private Equity specialty practice, which is dedicated to recruiting partners for leading venture capital and private equity firms around the world. An entrepreneur at heart, Charley has founded several search firms, including Fenwick Partners, a specialty firm focused on early-stage technology companies that was eventually purchased by Heidrick & Struggles in 1998. In 1993, he co-founded International Technology Partners, an affiliation network of seven independent firms in 13 cities worldwide focusing on technology clients. Following the acquisition of Fenwick Partners by Heidrick & Struggles in 1998, Charley was appointed as an office managing partner for the firm's Route 128 Office as well as a member of the North American Management Committee. In January of 2001, Charley stepped down as office managing partner and took a sabbatical from the firm that began in July of 2001 and lasted until he co-founded Polachi with his brother Peter and partner Susan Mills in 2002. Charley holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology from The College of the Holy Cross and an MBA with honors from Boston College. He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the CitiCenter for the Performing Arts in Boston (formerly known as The Wang Center) and he is a frequent speaker at various executive search industry events. Charley is regularly featured in top-tier business publications such as The Wall Street Journal and Fortune Small Business and he recently appeared as an expert commentator on Fox Business's "Money for Breakfast."