Matthew A. Mooney



"A great search partner understands the market, is highly credible with a key community of influencers, and has the confidence to help clients navigate the hiring process."

Backed by two decades of executive search experience, Matt has completed board and senior executive positions for public and private companies of various sizes across the technology sector.

His clients include top brands in the global technology community with emphasis on Wireless, FinTech, Digital Media, and Enterprise Services/Cloud computing.

Prior to ON Partners, Matt founded MPI EDEN, an influential boutique executive search firm in the global convergence market. He spent ten years with Russell Reynolds Associates, where he was a Managing Director and Head of the Communications & Convergence Practice for the Americas. Matt began his career with Ray & Berndtson and Korn/Ferry International.

A member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), Matt is a member of the National Board of the Arthritis Foundation, and serves on the Foundation’s Executive Committee. He’s also involved in a number of local philanthropic initiatives including serving as a Board Advisor for Kids and Pros, a non-profit organization developing character and skills through athletics.

Matt earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Christian University. He is based in Atlanta.

Recent News

Successful Placement: Global Knowledge

Global Knowledge Strengthens Sales Organization with Executive Appointment Research Triangle, NC — Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT training, is proud to announce the appointment of Todd Awtry as Vice President, Northeast Sales. In this newly created role, Awtry will support Global Knowledge’s commitment to deliver consistent, streamlined, global IT training solutions for organizations […]

When Evolving Business Priorities Prompt Board Refreshment

Share: Follow:   Adding a new director to a corporate board is both an important and delicate process. And sometimes, as companies face evolving strategic priorities and business expansion goals, it can be appropriate for multiple new directors to join the board, in what effectively becomes a board refreshment, targeting the company’s business future. ON […]

Successful Placement: ADTRAN

ADTRAN Appoints Gregory McCray, CEO of Access, to Board of Directors HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Gregory McCray, CEO of Alphabet’s Access Company, the Alphabet subsidiary that oversees Google Fiber, as a director. Mr. McCray’s extensive background […]

Successful Placement: ADTRAN

ADTRAN Appoints Charles Marsh as Senior Vice President of Global Sales HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced that Charles Marsh has been appointed as senior vice president of global sales. Marsh brings extensive sales experience working with large, incumbent service providers, leading cable operators and innovative rural […]

Successful Placement: Global Knowledge

Global Knowledge Hires Channel Chief, Launches Massive Partner Offensive The Cary, N.C. company has hired former Hewlett Packard Enterprise executive Aaron Mills as its vice president of channel sales to lead the indirect revenue charge. Mills told CRN exclusively that, in addition to growing channel revenues, he also wants to make the channel responsible for […]

Successful Placement: TapInfluence

TapInfluence Announces Accelerated Growth in 2016 Ashish Gupta, has also signed on as the new Chief Financial Officer of TapInfluence. Gupta joins TapInfluence from Silicon Valley company, HotChalk, Inc., where he formerly served as Senior Vice President of Finance & Business Operations. Read the full release

Successful Placement: Liquid Web

Liquid Web Continues to Grow With Top Talent in San Antonio Office LANSING, Mich., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Liquid Web, Inc. (, a $100 million web-hosting and managed cloud-services provider, announced today the hiring of key leader Amar Patel as Head of Global Sales & Solutions. Patel will play an integral role in the […]

Measuring Intangibles

An executive candidate’s cultural fit can determine success or failure Smart Business Matt Mooney interviewed by Adam Burroughs Share:  Follow: x Culture fit is a major factor when determining success or failure for new hires at every level, particularly at the executive level. Someone who is a good fit to a company’s culture is typically given a […]

Successful Placement: Digital Turbine

Digital Turbine Appoints Barrett Garrison as Chief Financial Officer AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Digital Turbine, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPS), the company empowering mobile operators and Original Equipment Manufacturers (“OEMs”) around the globe with end-to-end mobile solutions, today announced the appointment of Barrett Garrison as Chief Financial Officer effective September 12, 2016 replacing Andrew […]

Successful Placement: ADTRAN

Target’s Jacqueline Hourigan Rice Joins ADTRAN’s Board of Directors HUNTSVILLE, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 17, 2016– ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, today announced that Jacqueline (Jackie) Hourigan Rice, Target’s EVP and chief risk and compliance officer, has joined ADTRAN’s board of directors. Read the full release