John Warrack


John Warrack is a Partner at JM Search and leads the Firm’s Media, Marketing Technology & Telecommunications Team. He has dedicated his entire career to recruiting executives within the media, technology and telecommunications industries in executive search and as a leader of corporate talent acquisition teams. He focuses on searches across all functional leadership roles. Based on his executive search work and personal experience heading up talent acquisition at Cablevision, Viacom and Showtime Networks, John has earned the trust of an extremely strong network of executives who have proven to be invaluable to his practice.

Prior to JM Search, John founded and led the centralized talent acquisition function at Cablevision, where he served as a Vice President for 13 years. He began his career with Showtime Networks, where he launched the company’s management recruitment function. After five successful years, he was promoted to the corporate office of Viacom. In between his corporate leadership roles with Cablevision and Viacom, John spent two years at Heidrick & Struggles, where he executed searches for the global firm’s clients in the media, entertainment, and consumer practice.

John earned an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and a B.A. in Psychology from Stony Brook.

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