Bryan MacDonald has dedicated over 18 years to understanding the role and leadership characteristics of successful technology executives. His activities span Executive recruiting, leadership assessment, coaching as well as board advisory work. Formerly a Regional Managing Partner at Heidrick & Struggles Information Officer practice, he has partnered with a number of the leading Fortune 500 companies, spanning almost every industry vertical from Banking through Consumer Goods, Energy Oil & Gas, Retail and Heathcare. Prior to Heidrick & Struggles, Bryan worked for BP helping to define a culture of leadership within their Global Information Technology function. This involved the working with some of the world`s most respected academic institutions, including Harvard, MIT and Kellogg. Bryan is also a recognised author of leadership articles and has been published in Harvard Business Review.