Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor

Managing Director–Talent

team_mike_photo1Mike brings disciplined processes to the Teakwood family of companies for all their Executive Search and Coaching needs. These processes encompass executive recruiting, team assessment, gap analysis, mentoring, team building, and culture transformation. He has decades of experience within the BPO, Technology, and Software (SaaS) sectors. A partial list of Mike’s past clients include Technology Crossover Ventures, Austin Ventures, and Battery Ventures, in the private equity/venture capital realm, as well as companies such as SOURCECORP, BMC Software, Solarc, Samsung, Freescale Semiconductor, GENBAND and Academic Partnerships.

Prior to Teakwood, he helped open the Dallas office for Washington, D.C.-based executive search firm Cabot Consultants. Mike was an instrumental Partner for years in developing the Private Equity/Venture Capital practice for Heidrick & Struggles both in Austin and Dallas. Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, he was President of his own boutique search firm. His earlier corporate experience was with McKesson (HBO & Company), EDS and Schlumberger.

Mike graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering. Mike resides in Dallas, Texas.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mdtaylor1