Ben Dewar
/    Partner, co-Head of the People, Talent & Legal Practice

Ben Dewar brings 18 years of search experience leading CxO searches across all functions, with a specialization in G&A roles.  At True, Ben leads the People, Talent & Legal practice, focusing on chief people officer and chief legal officer searches.  He is also a member of True’s Investment Professional practice, recruiting investors and talent partners to venture and private equity firms.

Ben joined True from TalentSky, a venture-backed search technology and services company.  Previously, he was a senior search consultant with Russell Reynolds Associates and Chadick Ellig.

Prior to his search career, Ben practiced corporate law in New York with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and with Davis & Gilbert.  Ben earned a JD from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from Vanderbilt University.

Background leading CxO searches across all industry verticals
Has led more than 200 executive searches
Co-developer of a talent intelligence search application
Won Russell Reynolds Associates' Highest Client Feedback Award in 2010
Prior to law school, earned MSB (Master of Ski Bumming) in Aspen
Rocked the stage of NYC’s world-famous CBGB as lead singer/guitarist of The Beat Hotel