About Adam

Adam Cotterall is a partner in the firm’s Technology and Financial Services practices, working with clients across North America to build their leadership teams, with additional depth in recruiting CFOs, CIOs, and CHROs across a variety of sectors. Specializing in the emerging technologies space, Adam is frequently called upon to recruit senior leaders with expertise in innovation, transformation, artificial intelligence, data & analytics, digital, biotech, eCommerce, EdTech and FinTech. Leveraging a broad human capital consulting background, clients count on Adam for strategic counsel, service excellence, and a professional approach that leads to exceptional outcomes.


Prior to joining Caldwell, Adam held the position of vice president, client services at Right Management, the world’s largest talent and career management consulting firm, where he helped regional and global clients align their talent strategies with business strategies. Earlier, Adam was the associate director of the Learning Strategies Group and Executive Education at the Segal Graduate School of Business, where he focused on the design of custom leadership development programs and consulting initiatives driven by the strategic priorities of his corporate clients.


Adam holds an MBA from Queen’s University, a BBA from Simon Fraser University with a concentration in management and organization Studies, and is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).

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He is an active member of the business community and has taught courses in leadership, strategic decision-making, organization strategy & design, performance management, and organizational behaviour.

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