Tim Conti

Managing Partner

440.945.4123

"Identifying the ideal candidate is not simply a matter of discovering someone with the right background and experience. It requires fully understanding the client's culture, growth state, core competencies, and functional needs first."

Tim Conti is a co-Founder and Managing Partner of ON Partners. Concentrating his practice on CXO, Vice President, and Board-level searches, Tim bolsters the senior executive ranks of both publicly-traded and privately-held companies.

He’s recruited senior leaders to Technology, Industrial, and Energy companies. His recent work has centered on disruptive companies in the areas of wireless, cloud computing, datacenter infrastructure, distributed energy generation, and consumer electronics.

Prior to ON Partners, Tim worked as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Intellectual Property group, where he developed expert witness opinions for cases litigated before various Federal Court Districts. He also practiced intellectual property litigation for one of the largest law firms in Chicago.

Tim holds a BS in Accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and a JD from Loyola University Chicago. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

He and his wife Amy have three children.

 

 

 

Recent News

Case Study: Rackspace CEO

Unique culture, shifting market dynamics and a condensed time-frame contributed to a challenging but successful search   The Client: Rackspace, the #1 managed cloud company, helps businesses tap the power of cloud computing without the complexity and cost of managing it all on their own. Rackspace engineers deliver specialized expertise, easy-to-use tools, and Fanatical Support® […]

Successful Placement: Phononic

Phononic Expands Executive Team with Appointment of Mick Wilcox as Chief Marketing Officer DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Phononic, the company revolutionizing cooling and heating with solid-state technology, today announced the appointment of Mick Wilcox, an experienced semiconductor and LED lighting marketing executive, as Chief Marketing Officer at Phononic. Wilcox will oversee global marketing and lead the company […]

Successful Placement: Rackspace CEO

Rackspace Board Appoints Joe Eazor as New CEO SAN ANTONIO – May 24, 2017 – Rackspace® today announced that the company’s board of directors has appointed technology industry veteran Joe Eazor as the new CEO of Rackspace, effective on June 12. As CEO, Eazor will be responsible for the company’s global strategy and operations, spanning […]

Successful Placement: Phononic

Phononic Expands Executive Team with Appointment of Global Supply Chain Executive Ron Tarter to Lead Product Operations as Chief Operating Officer DURHAM, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Phononic, the company revolutionizing cooling and heating with solid-state technology, today announced the appointment of Ron Tarter, a veteran hardware, supply chain, and contract manufacturing executive as Chief Operating Officer at Phononic. […]

Successful Placement: Energy Focus

Energy Focus adds to Executive Team SOLON, Ohio, Nov. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI), a leader in LED lighting technologies, today announced two new additions to its executive team — Bradley B. White will join the company as its Chief Financial Officer and Secretary and Ted Tewksbury III, Ph.D., will join […]

Successful Placement: EMCORE Corp.

EMCORE Corporation Appoints Jikun Kim as Chief Financial Officer ALHAMBRA, Calif., June 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR), a leading provider of Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market, announced today that the Board of Directors of EMCORE Corporation (“EMCORE” or the “Company”) […]

Successful Placement: EMCORE Corp.

EMCORE Corporation Announces Appointment of Industry Expert Ed Coringrato to Its Board of Directors ALHAMBRA, Calif., June 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR), a leading provider of Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market, announced today the appointment of Ed Coringrato to EMCORE’s […]

Choosy candidates

How to structure competitive executive compensation packages Smart Business Tim Conti interviewed by Adam Burroughs Share:  Follow: x Finding great candidates to fill executive positions is inherently difficult. Though quality candidates can be found, companies tend to lose their top pick because they can’t meet a candidate’s compensation expectations. “Companies often enter into an executive search intending […]

Modern Management

Making Effective Use of Interim CEOs Smart Business Bryan Buck + Tim Conti interviewed by Adam Burroughs Share:  Follow:   One of the most important tasks given to a board of directors is CEO selection. Despite the significance, CEO dismissals are an increasing occurrence — 24.3 percent are reportedly terminated each year — and often happen without […]