by CIO Staff

Executive Career Counselor Bio: Kevlin Thompson

Dec 16, 20071 min

Kelvin Thompson is a senior partner and chief strategy and development officer, leading innovation throughout Heidrick & Struggles globally, based in San Francisco.

His most recent experience spans beyond search into many arenas of corporate executive management and leadership services. Clients include global Fortune 500 companies across all industries, including Wall Street investment banking corporations, hedge funds, global consumer products companies, and global telecommunications, software and services technology clients. He has undertaken a number of organization design projects for multinational information-intensive companies, and has written papers and articles on the evolution of the CIO, and the CEO in the 21st century.

He joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2000 and headed the CIO/CTO Practice, working with global Fortune 500 CIOs. He came to Heidrick & Struggles from Norman Broadbent International, where he was president of U.S. operations and chairman of its Global New Media, Entertainment and Technology Practice. Mr. Thompson holds a bachelor of arts degree, with honors, from London University.