Norbert specializes in recruiting Board members for major public and private companies and the portfolio companies of leading private equity and venture capital firms.
In exceptional situations, he also recruits C-level executives for stealth-mode business ventures that leverage digital technologies to disrupt established industries.
Representative Board Searches
- Alphabet/Google *
- Amazon.com *
- Calix *
- Dun & Bradstreet
- eHealth *
- GrafTech Int'l *
- Intuit *
- Neustar *
- Silver Spring Networks *
- Wolters Kluwer
* Multiple Searches
Representative Professional Relationships
Jeff Bezos, CEO, Amazon.com
Scott Cook, Board Member, Procter & Gamble
John Doerr, Chairman, Kleiner Perkins
Jack Dorsey, CEO, Square and CEO, Twitter
Peter Fenton, Partner, Benchmark Capital
Diane Greene, Co-Founder VMware
Adam Grosser, Partner, Silver Lake Partners
John Hennessy, Former President, Stanford University
Alan Mulally, Former CEO, Ford Motor Company
Larry Page, CEO, Alphabet and Co-Founder, Google
Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn
Anne Wojcicki, CEO, 23andMe
About Norbert Gottenberg
Before founding Gottenberg Associates, Norbert was the Recruiting Partner at Kleiner Perkins, where he recruited top executives and Board members for the firm’s portfolio companies and advised portfolio company CEOs on strategic human capital issues.
Previously, he was a senior partner at two of the country’s leading search firms, Spencer Stuart and Russell Reynolds. Prior to executive search, he held executive positions at General Electric, Lehman Brothers and Deloitte.
Norbert holds a B.S. degree in Management Science and Operations Research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of New Haven.