Executive Search

70% of the world’s top executive search firms trust our data to identify senior executives and C-suite candidates that help them deliver on their client assignments.

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Find new clients faster

Quickly identify key individuals involved in a hiring process. Strengthen relationships with hiring decision-makers by finding common connections.

Zero in on top talent

Draw candidates from across 50+ industries and filter by career history, current and historic roles, education, location and 20+ advanced filters, including diversity.


Get referrals and fill positions faster

See who a person knows. Find your warm connection with solutions that are designed with, tested, and trusted by professionals.

Work Flow

Set up alerts

Track key roles to see when people depart, arrive, get promoted, or announce future plans

Executive data

350+ researchers manage our proprietary data

All BoardEx data is collected from credible, published sources and cannot be edited by users. Our team of 350+ skilled analysts research, verify and maintain millions of profiles.

27,000 existing profile updates and 2,500 new profiles created a week

Approximately 33% of the individuals are currently serving on boards of companies and 38% are either board members or part of the C-suite. Data details include current and historic roles (with start and end dates) for board positions, employment and education, and diversity. In an average week, BoardEx adds 2,500 new profiles and applies 27,000 updates to existing profiles.

Powerful research solutions

Discover an executive database that includes the profiles of business leaders from around the globe.

Profiles include current and historic employment information including board seats and committee experience along with academic, non-profit, and achievement details. Profiles will map out each executive’s leadership network and reveal the best way to connect with them.

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Build valuable relationships

Create relationships with private equity firms, M&A experts and transaction advisors so they come to you when they’re aware of or even helping to hire leadership teams.

Stay on top of trends in 50+ industries to provide your clients with expert advice and strong recommendations. Understand how a space is changing and track where executives are moving.

From an efficiency standpoint BoardEx is much, much faster. It saves hours.
Managing Director
Global Exec Search Firm
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Executive talent identification and tracking

See board-to-board connections

  • Dig deeper into the organizations and individuals you want to reach including the makeup of the board of directors, committees, C-suite, and other senior decision makers.
  • Receive alerts tracking executive movements across and within various sectors, industries, indices, and more.
  • Uncover individual historical tenure and background and industry experience.


  • BoardEx tracks membership organizations including over 1,200 diversity focused associations.
  • 120,000 women with board level experience, 34,000 of them at public companies.

Business development and relationship mapping

  • BoardEx uncovers connections between you and the individuals or organizations you need to reach to help you leverage your known and unknown connections more effectively.
  • Explore more than 10 billion individual connections in BoardEx. An advanced algorithm maps your connections to more than 1.4 million board of directors, C-suite executives, and other influential global business leaders of more than 2 million public, private, and not-for-profit organizations.

Data mapping, cleansing and integration

  • Data mapping provides parity between your data and BoardEx and facilitates more efficiencies in business development efforts.
  • Sophisticated concordance processes assign unique BoardEx IDs and match them with unique identifiers within your CRM, saving your firm time spent manually matching data.
  • Integrate BoardEx’s highly accurate, reliable data into your CRM with bespoke integration opportunities, such as APIs, direct data feeds, and widgets.
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including public, private and non-profit

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in leadership teams and senior management

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across 50+ industries and 150+ countries

I think it's very important we have BoardEx. One of the things we did with them was build a strong relationship, and I'm constantly asking them for more. They help with our data strategy, and where we're going with our department.
Global Head of App Dev
Large Executive Search Firm

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