Dan Kielar is a Partner at JM Search and a member of the Firm’s Technology Practice. He specializes in C-level executive search engagements for middle-market and large-cap companies. Dan has 25+ years of experience helping companies achieve commercial success and building high-performing teams to accelerate revenue results.
Prior to JM Search, Dan was the Managing Partner at Velocity Growth Partners; a boutique consulting firm focused on working with middle-market PE-backed companies to develop and execute go-to-market strategies and improvement initiatives to accelerate revenue growth in high-tech/SaaS software, manufacturing, and business services markets.
Earlier in his career, Dan held executive-level operating GTM positions (including Head of Customer Success, Inside Sales and Sales Ops, Chief Revenue Officer, multiple Divisional President roles) at a multinational technology services provider (IPO exit) and an early-stage software technology company (Sold to Strategic). Dan started his career in management consulting, leading growth and customer success projects for Fortune 500 clients.
Dan received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School. Outside of the office, Dan volunteers as the President of Pets & People Foundation, which provides animal-assisted therapy to hospitals, nursing homes, and schools in the Greater Boston area.