Michael T. McDonnell
/    Partner
Michael is a partner in True’s Go-to-Market practice and has experience working in both European and U.S. markets.  Michael focuses on C-suite searches in commercial functions, spending most of his time working with PE assets, or founder led growth and venture funded B2B and B2B2C technology businesses.  He has a great deal of experience working with European founders hiring key senior leadership throughout the United States.

Prior to joining True, Michael was with Renovata Partners in London, New York and Stockholm.  Previously, he was vice president of people & talent at TOA Technologies, an enterprise SaaS market leader that was acquired by Oracle.  He also served as chief people officer at Aver Informatics, a data analytics startup disrupting the U.S. Healthcare sector.  He started his career in executive search as an early member of Christian & Timbers and also held senior roles in human resources and talent acquisition leadership at Ernst & Young / CapGemini.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass communications and journalism from Kent State University and studied business administration and law at Cleveland State University.  He splits time between the U.S. and Europe, residing in Denver with his wife and two dogs.

Passionate about working with founders of amazing businesses
Dual citizen: Republic of Ireland and U.S.
History of working in high growth SaaS businesses from early stage to successful exit
Always time for all mountain skiing, cycling, Grateful Dead, traveling and being a dad