Dan Kielar


Dan Kielar is a Partner at JM Search and a member of the Firm’s Technology Practice. He specializes in Go-To-Market executive search engagements for early-stage, middle-market, and high-growth private and public technology companies, as well as private equity-backed companies and their portfolio businesses. 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 manufacturing and business services markets.

Earlier in his career, Dan held executive-level positions at a multinational technology services provider and an early-stage software technology company. 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.