MissionLink Unveils 2024 Cohort and New Advisory Board Members

Thursday May 9, 2024
MissionLink, an exclusive nationwide community that serves as a force-multiplier and gateway to accelerating innovation and advancing solutions to National…

Janes welcomes Leendert Van Bochoven as Chief Commercial Officer, International

Wednesday April 17, 2024
Janes – the trusted global agency for open-source defence intelligence – today announced the appointment of Leendert Van Bochoven as…

Firefly Aerospace Secures Brett Alexander as Chief Revenue Officer via Benchmark Executive Search

Thursday October 26, 2023
The end-to-end space transportation company with launch, lunar, and on-orbit services lands veteran leader to drive strategic direction and growth…

Benchmark Executive Search Names New Members to its National Security Advisory Board

Wednesday April 12, 2023
Benchmark Executive Search, an industry-recognized and award-winning executive recruitment firm, announced today its newly expanded Advisory Board and names four…

Pixxel Secures Skip Maselli as Vice President of Public Sector via Benchmark Executive Search

Tuesday March 28, 2023
By: Benchmark Executive Search via Business Wire March 23, 2023 at 10:24 AM EDT The space data company building a constellation of hyperspectral…

MissionLink.Next Unveils 2023 Cohort and New Advisory Board Members

Tuesday March 14, 2023
Sixty companies selected to participate in invitation-only program for CXOs of innovative, next-gen companies with dual-use National Security tech WASHINGTON, Feb.…

Benchmark Executive Search Places President for Janes US

Friday February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023 – Benchmark Executive Search, a boutique provider of cybersecurity talent, has placed Sam Gordy as president of Janes US in Arlington, VA.…

MissionLink.Next Announces Its Graduates from Spring 2022 Cohort; Joins Esteemed Alumni Network

Thursday July 14, 2022
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MissionLink.Next, an exclusive nationwide community that serves as a force-multiplier and gateway to accelerating innovation and advancing…

Security Threats Create Talent Challenges, Opportunities (2017 interview – just as relevant today)

Friday August 20, 2021
Cyber security might well might the greatest challenge facing corporate America today. The threat to reputation, private information and dollars…

Benchmark Recruits Chief Revenue Officer for DeDrone

Friday August 20, 2021
July 12, 2021 – Benchmark Executive Search, a boutique provider of cybersecurity talent, recently placed Ben Wenger as chief revenue officer of…

Interview with OODA on the greatest leaders Jeremy King has seen

Friday August 20, 2021
Jeremy King on the greatest leaders he has ever seen (and how we can all keep learning leadership) Jeremy King…

Avantus Secures Lynn Dugle as Board of Director via Benchmark Executive Search

Friday May 7, 2021
Mid-market mission-focused services and solutions government contractor lands veteran leader through top executive search firm. Reston, VA, May 6, 2021…

U.S. CISOs Out-Earning Other Countries

Thursday May 6, 2021
What security chiefs across the globe are earning.By David Braue Even before COVID-19 dialed the cybersecurity threat up to eleven…

Benchmark Executive Search Recruits Chief Product Officer for Janes

Tuesday March 16, 2021
Supply and demand issues persist in the search for top cybersecurity talent across the nation. At a time when cyber…

Rainmakers: Interview with Jeremy King

Sunday November 8, 2020

Benchmark Executive Search Expands Cybersecurity & National Security Advisory Board

Thursday June 11, 2020
May 5, 2020 – Benchmark Executive Search, a boutique provider of cybersecurity talent, has expanded its advisory board with the addition…

OODA Network Interviews Jeremy King

Thursday June 11, 2020
Honored to be part of OODA Network’s network. Matt and Bob have decades of respect and results. Their opinion matters.…

Demystifying Risk Management for Family Offices

Monday May 4, 2020
Examining trends, frameworks, and best practices in an ever-evolving risk environment. by Edward V. Marshall “In a new world fraught…

Discussion with Jeremy King on Fortune 500 CISO Compensation

Tuesday April 21, 2020
Cybersecurity Ventures is the world’s leading researcher and Page ONE for the global cyber economy, and a trusted source for…

Boards Scouring for Cyber-Tech Expert ‘Combinations’

Friday March 27, 2020
In King’s view, CISOs shouldn’t be on boards. Their role is to create and oversee all security policies and strategies.…

Benchmark Executive Search Finds CEO for CynergisTek

Thursday August 8, 2019
Benchmark Executive Search, a boutique provider of cybersecurity talent, has placed Caleb Barlow as chief executive officer of Austin, TX-based…

Benchmark named to 100 Best Executive Firms List by CEO World Magazine

Friday April 5, 2019
Recruiting top executive talent can be complex, costly, and time-consuming. With that in mind, we have compiled a list of…

Inside the secretive concert where spies mingle with rock ‘n’ roll royalty

Friday March 15, 2019
How much would you pay to watch former U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper do a Blues Brothers routine alongside…

How Strong Leadership Propels Winning Companies

Wednesday September 5, 2018
10 lessons from one headhunter’s two decades behind the scenes working with hundreds of clients and thousands of senior executives.…

C-Suite Executives Shouldn’t Leave Cybersecurity To CIOs And CISOs

Tuesday April 3, 2018
Effective leaders defeat cyber adversaries with people, not technology Reston, Va. – So much has been written about cybersecurity without…

Benchmark Executive Search Names New Members to its Cybersecurity & National Security Advisory Board

Wednesday March 21, 2018
In Conjunction with Benchmark Expanding its Board of Director Practice, Distinguished Security and Cyber Experts Join Search Firm as Trusted…

3 Top Cyber Experts Speaking Out

Wednesday January 10, 2018
Interviews with three prominent SMEs in the world of cybersecurity: Rich Baich, Bill Crowell, and Anthony J. Ferrante. As 2018…

Jeremy King provides insight into Cyber Talent Trends at the Wall St Journal Cyber Event in NYC

Wednesday December 13, 2017
NEW YORK — For companies scouting cybersecurity talent, it can seem as though everyone is fighting to land the same…

What is Your Calling?

Wednesday June 28, 2017
A Discussion with Jeremy King, Founder & President of Benchmark Executive Search, On Why the Cybersecurity Sector Is Vitally Important…

Jeremy King Joins America’s Warrior Partnership’s Board of Directors

Tuesday June 27, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Jeremy King is the founder and president of Benchmark Executive Search, an executive search firm based in…

Citi Private Bank Issues New White Paper “Family Offices and Cybersecurity”

Wednesday May 31, 2017
The Family Office Group Addresses Family Offices as Cyberattack Targets, Areas of ,,,

Benchmark Recognized as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms

Friday May 19, 2017
Benchmark Executive Search, an industry-recognized executive recruitment firm focused on cyber security, corporate security and national security, has been recognized…

More Search Firms Forming Advisory Boards

Tuesday May 9, 2017
Last year, Benchmark Executive Search added five new security & risk specialists to its advisory board. Search Firms Forming Advisory Boards...

Cyber Talent: Hiring Ex-Spies Requires More Than Just High Pay

Tuesday April 25, 2017
U.S. companies struggling to find and hire the employees they need to protect their organization’s information security are looking to…

Cybersecurity is About Wins and Losses, Not Ones and Zeros

Tuesday April 11, 2017
Jeremy King, the founder and president of Benchmark Executive Search, discusses the evolution of the chief risk officer, highlights the…

WSJ Cybersecurity Editor’s News Picks

Friday March 3, 2017
Chief Risk Officers Coming: Jeremy King, president of the security headhunting firm Benchmark Executive Search, told the corporate news website…

Security experts talk insider threats – The Cybersecurity Recruiter

Friday March 3, 2017
Finding insider threats is everyone’s responsibility. So much of the noise today seems to still focus on the adversary/hacker breaking…

The Hunt for Cybersecurity Leadership

Friday March 3, 2017
This podcast episode features Jeremy King, president of Benchmark Executive Search, one of the most well-respected specialist cybersecurity-focused recruiting firms…

Benchmark Executive Search Recruits Chief Security Officer for SSL MDA Holdings

Saturday February 18, 2017
Benchmark Executive Search has placed Phil Robinson as the new chief security officer of SSL MDA Holdings. Jeremy King, president of…

Ask the Recruiter: Are Former Military Cyber Experts Crossing Over to the Commercial Sector

Wednesday February 1, 2017
Jeremy King — our guest expert and cybersecurity recruiter — is President of Benchmark Executive Search, a committed boutique who…

Do you have a cyber A-team?

Wednesday January 18, 2017
Companies of all sizes should ask themselves: do we have a real cyber A-team of executives and outside experts?

Benchmark Executive Search Lands Spot on Top 10 Biggest Recruiting Assignments for 2016; Places Gus Hunt as Cybersecurity Practice Leader at Accenture Federal Services

Friday December 30, 2016
The 10 Biggest Recruiting Assignments of 2016 As the year now draws to a close, our editorial team has picked…

National security brain drain

Tuesday October 25, 2016
Former Defense, Intelligence and National Security senior officials who were charged with protecting our country’s secrets, classified networks and technical assets are in high demand by corporate America.

CIO-CISO Relationship Continues To Evolve

Wednesday October 19, 2016
The CISO has traditionally reported to the CIO, but this is changing as security becomes more important. How will this…

Benchmark Executive Search Recruits Cybersecurity Leader for Accenture

Thursday October 6, 2016
Benchmark Executive Search has recruited Ira “Gus” Hunt to lead the cybersecurity practice at Accenture Federal Services (AFS). Benchmark president Jeremy King led the search. Mr.…

Benchmark Executive Search Launches New Service to Connect Cybersecurity Experts

Tuesday September 13, 2016
Benchmark Executive Search has launched Expert Network, a new service designed to match its network of experts, advisors and consultants with companies…

Cyberwar is here! Offense, defense and ‘special teams’

Tuesday September 13, 2016
Analogies to NFL teams (offense, defense and special teams) as well as military special forces can be applied to organizing…

New Officer Titles Continue to Flood the Cybersecurity C-Suite

Friday August 19, 2016
Executives Climbing the Corporate Ladder Are In Hot Pursuit of C-Suite Titles. Does Having One Really Matter for Executive Mobility?…

Top 500 Companies That Will be Part of the Trillion Dollar Cybersecurity Industry

Tuesday August 16, 2016
The rate in which major data breaches are taking place is increasing in frequency, as well as sophistication. This has…

Cybersecurity Jobs Report

Thursday July 21, 2016
A SPECIAL REPORT FROM THE EDITORS AT CYBERSECURITY VENTURES Q3 2016 The Cybersecurity Jobs Report provides cybersecurity job market trends,…

Market expansion adds to cybersecurity talent shortage

Thursday July 14, 2016
Cybersecurity job openings: 1 million in 2016; 1.5 million by 2019. Editor’s note: Steve Morgan is the Founder and CEO…

WashingtonExec’s Navigating from Government to Industry Seminar on July 14th: The Highlights

Friday July 1, 2016
On July 14th 2016 WashingtonExec will host the third running of its Navigating Your Transition to Industry Seminar for government…

Benchmark Ranked #1 Cybersecurity Search Firm

Tuesday May 24, 2016
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Chief Risk Officers needed to battle rising corporate espionage

Wednesday April 13, 2016
A growing number of organizations are adding a new member to the C-suite—the chief risk officer (CRO)—and the rise of…

Risk Management Starts with Pinpointing Vulnerabilities

Thursday March 3, 2016
Benchmark Executive Search, based in Reston, VA, is making its mark as a sought-after recruiter for both federal market and commercial companies in search…

Hunt Scanlon: Announces Benchmark Executive Search Cyber 20

Thursday February 18, 2016
Hunt Scanlon presents its first-ever listing of search firms dedicated to cyber security – a nod to the ever expanding…

What Business Can Learn from the NFL

Wednesday February 17, 2016
With the Super Bowl just completed, corporate America might take this as a good time to step back and reevaluate…

Benchmark Executive Search Names New Members to its Cyber Security & Risk Advisory Board

Friday February 5, 2016
In Conjunction with Benchmark Expanding its Board of Director Practice, Distinguished Security and Risk Experts Join Search Firm as Trusted…

How about renting a CSO?

Tuesday January 12, 2016
At a time when cyber security threats continue to increase in sophistication and prevalence, there’s a real shortage of experienced,…

Benchmark Executive Search Launches Expanded Board of Director Practice

Monday January 11, 2016
Search firm expands Board practice to meet increased demand for Directors with Cyber Security, Physical Security, National Security and Risk…

4 Cyber/Risk Predictions for 2016 – Benchmark Executive Search

Wednesday January 6, 2016
Despite worrisome breaches in recent years, corporate America has a limited grasp of the growing and continually evolving threat of…

Benchmark places Michelle Cook as EVP Business Development at KEYW

Tuesday January 5, 2016
KEYW provides agile cyber superiority, cybersecurity, and geospatial intelligence solutions for U.S. Government intelligence and defense customers and commercial enterprises.…

Benchmark Executive Search Places Bill Weber as President & CEO of KEYW

Wednesday September 30, 2015
Top Tech & GovCon search firm lands proven executive for a leader in cyber security solutions RESTON, Va. — Benchmark…

Jeremy King was named among the Top 40 Federal Entrepreneurs and Innovators in DC.

Monday June 8, 2015
Featured in BisNow’s Trending 40 that recognizes the top talent in Washington’s legal, tech and association communities. Find Out More…

Benchmark Executive Search Places President of Public Sector and Vice President of Business Development at Digital Reasoning

Wednesday March 18, 2015
RESTON, Va., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Benchmark Executive Search, an industry-recognized, Top 10 GovCon executive recruitment firm, announced today…

Benchmark Executive Search Places Wray Varley as Vice President of Government Sales for California-based Infinera

Monday March 2, 2015
Top Tech & GovCon search firm places veteran telecommunications executive with leading provider of intelligent transport networks RESTON, Va., March…

Benchmark Executive Search Adds New Members to its National Security and Cyber Advisory Board

Wednesday January 28, 2015
Surge in Industry Demand for Cyber Experts Drives the Additions RESTON, Va, January 27, 2015 – Benchmark Executive Search, an…

New CEO group MissionLink targets intelligence, defense execs

Thursday December 18, 2014
Call it a big brother program for Big Brother. MissionLink, a private forum that connects a handpicked set of technology…

Benchmark’s Jeremy King Recognized as a ‘Top 10′ GovCon Executive Recruiter

Monday November 24, 2014
Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA November 25, 2014 – ExecutiveBiz released on Monday a list of the “Top 10 GovCon Executive Recruiters,”…

4 keys to winning the talent Super Bowl

Thursday January 30, 2014
One thing is certain about Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVIII: the game will be decided by the talent on the field.…

MissionLink readying for fourth class of CEOs

Sunday August 11, 2013
Chris Gladwin thought his Chicago-based company Cleversafe’s data storage product would be ideal for the government. But having a good product…

How Sequestration is Affecting Federal Contractor CEOs

Tuesday May 7, 2013
In April 2013, Benchmark Executive Search principal Packard Fancher phone surveyed 50 CEOs of innovative companies under $100M in revenue (both…

GeoEye CEO sees investors in his future

Friday September 14, 2012
Just as Northern Virginia loses one headquarters, it could gain another if Matt O’Connell has his way. The chief executive…

Wanted: Engineers and Web developers to staff D.C. upstarts

Sunday February 26, 2012
Members of the Washington region’s start-up community gather each month and meeting co-organizer Peter Corbett almost always asks the same…

MissionLink adds smaller companies for second class

Sunday January 29, 2012
MissionLink, a group established to convene national security contractor chief executives for panels and meetings with government leaders, is getting…

SafeNet Secures Steve Messick as SVP of Worldwide Sales via Benchmark Executive Search

Tuesday November 8, 2011
Leader in Data Protection Lands Veteran Executive Through Leading Executive Search Firm Reston, VA – Benchmark Executive Search announced today the…

Contractors do ‘data refesh’ for new talent as older execs retire

Friday November 4, 2011
Market upheaval combined with an aging baby boomer generation is leaving many federal contractors facing changes at the top, as…

Benchmark Executive Search Announces Formation of Federal Cyber Advisory Board

Tuesday October 4, 2011
Distinguished Industry and National Security Experts Join as Trusted Advisors to Strengthen Search Firm’s Presence in the Federal Market and…

Benchmark Executive Search Expands Cyber Practice

Monday September 12, 2011
Due to Surge in Demand for IT Executives and Companies Requiring Cyber Expertise Reston, VA – Benchmark Executive Search has a…

CEOs and Senior Government Officials from the National Security Sector Meet at MissionLink Event

Monday April 18, 2011
Leaders within DoD, Intel and Tech Industries connect to identify and discuss ways to collaborate Washington, D.C. – CEO’s from companies…

Senior Government Official Talks About Need for Public-Private Partnerships at 4th Annual National Security Perspectives Hosted by Benchmark Executive Search and KippsDeSanto & Co.

Friday March 25, 2011
Washington, D.C. — Nearly 200 CEOs and government leaders met at the Congressional Country Club for the 4th Annual National Security…

CEOs from National Security Sector Discuss Alternative Financing and Contract Strategies

Tuesday March 15, 2011
Leaders within DoD, Intel and Tech Industries connect to identify solutions for tightening budgets and appropriations Washington, D.C. – Approximately 60…

In slowdown, executives unite

Monday October 25, 2010
At age 36 and just 18 months into running her own contracting company, Sandy Corbett didn’t expect to find herself…

ATSC Secures John Hassoun as Senior Vice President of Federal Programs via Benchmark Executive Search

Friday September 17, 2010
Former CEO of Global Strategies Group and Olive Group Lands New Role through Leading Executive Search Firm Reston, VA – Benchmark…

Global Crossing Secures John Sutton as Executive Vice President and General Manager for Federal via Benchmark

Tuesday June 8, 2010
Former SVP of ManTech International’s Cybersecurity Intelligence Business Lands New Role through Leading Executive Search Firm Reston, VA – Benchmark…

3rd Annual “National Security Briefing” Hosted by Benchmark Executive Search Draws Top CEOs and Federal Officials

Monday May 17, 2010
Washington D.C. – Benchmark, a leading executive search firm serving the federal market, announces the success of this spring’s invitation-only National…

Fortress Technologies Secures Doug Krueger as Vice President of Sales via Benchmark Executive Search

Monday February 15, 2010
Reston, VA – Benchmark Executive Search, a leading executive search firm for C, VP and Board level positions in both…

Top CEOs and Federal Officials Gather for Benchmark Executive Search Event: “National Security Perspectives”

Tuesday November 24, 2009
Technology, Federal Contracting and Intelligence Executives Convene for State of Cyber Security Panel Reston, VA – More than 125 technology executives…

Altegrity’s USIS Government Solutions Division Secures Dave Spannare as CIO via Benchmark Executive Search

Monday November 9, 2009
Former CIO of ManTech International Lands New Role through Leading Executive Search Firm Reston, VA – Benchmark Executive Search announced today…

Benchmark Executive Search Launches Federal Advisors Practice

Tuesday October 20, 2009
Increasing Market Demand for Former Government Officials Triggers Specialized Business Track Reston, VA – To answer the private business sector’s growing…

Benchmark Executive Search recruits Jose Rodriguez, former Director of the CIA National Clandestine Service

Monday February 23, 2009
He joined National Interest Security Company in 2008 as Senior Vice President Reston, VA – Benchmark Executive Search (www.benchmarkes.com), a…