Calibre One Adds New Partner further Strengthening its Growth Stage Technology Client Capabilities

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David P. Madden Joins as Partner to Leverage His Extensive Expertise in Private Equity Owned Technology Marketplace

MENLO PARK, July 30, 2019 – Calibre One, a global boutique executive search firm announced today the addition of David P. Madden as a partner in its Menlo Park office. Mr. Madden will further strengthen Calibre One’s already robust global technology practice and co-lead the company’s broader expansion into serving private equity owned technology assets.

“We are thrilled David has chosen to join us and is a superb addition to the team” says Dan Grosh, Managing Partner at Calibre One. “He brings infectious enthusiasm, passion, deep executive search expertise and fits right in with the dynamic of the partnership. He will immediately add value in enhancing our capabilities in serving growth stage technology companies experiencing massive digital transformation”. Mr. Madden has more than a decade of retained executive search expertise with a laser focus on growth phase, privately held technology companies. At Calibre One, he will continue to partner with Board of Directors, CEO’s and their management teams, ranging in size from working with founders and ventures investors on new business initiatives to helping provide the leadership and credibility necessary to attract a diverse pool of senior executives to private equity-owned companies, helping to produce profitable growth and improve overall company performance. David’s functional focus will continue to be General Management and Go-to-Market (Sales & Marketing) roles, reporting directly to the CEO (or Board of Directors) within the technology marketplace. He has specific expertise in Enterprise Software, Big Data & Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and FinTech.

Born and raised in Silicon Valley, David’s deep-rooted network dates back to his childhood. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast whose hobbies include skiing, hiking, golf, tennis and running. He is a graduate of Tulane University and lives in Los Gatos, CA with his wife and three sons.

About Calibre One
Founded in 1999 by some of the executive search profession’s most experienced recruiters, Calibre One is a global boutique executive search firm specializing in building diverse leadership teams for businesses undergoing rapid growth or technology-driven transformation. Calibre one’s team doesn’t just understand the technology industry – it has invested in the advanced technology platforms that enable it to offer a 360-degree view to the entire process, along with the analytics to help identify the right candidate and reduce risk. We take the time to understand a client’s culture so that we can help them build relationships with the most qualified and diverse talent on a repeated basis over the long-term. We cultivate trust with senior leaders, founders, CEOs, and investors, to positively impact the business and deliver super results and offer a curated experience for both candidates and clients alike.

Our team members bring an exceptional level of knowledge, integrity, and tenacity. This is underscored by Calibre One’s transparent, consultative approach and proven candidate-centric, research-intensive methodology. Through our relentless pursuit of excellence, Calibre One leaves no stone unturned. For more information, please visit

Calibre One continues its rapid expansion recently hiring Amanda Grant in New York as a Partner. Rochelle Schumer conducted the search for David.