Erik Blumberg is a consultant in Caldwell’s Technology Practice and New York office. His primary focus is on recruiting senior executives across a wide range of industries who are driving enterprise-wide technology and digital transformation efforts. He uses a results-based, process-oriented approach that ensures clients are hiring senior technology executives who balance their technical credentials with business acumen in order to help companies grow and succeed.
Prior to joining Caldwell, Erik served as the director of investment relations for Israel’s Ministry of Economy in New York. He worked closely with local venture capital investors and multinational firms to identify investment and business opportunities with Israeli companies in a variety of industries. In addition he helped startups connect with relevant investors and potential clients, as well as advised them on the capital raising and go-to-market strategies for the US.
Erik began his career as a political affairs advisor to the Embassy of Israel in Australia, where he advised Israel’s ambassador to Australia and other key diplomats in the embassy on strategies for improving relationships with Australian members of Parliament. He also worked on policy research and briefings, as well as speech writing for the ambassador.
Erik has a Bachelor of Arts in politics from New York University.
“Shawn, Erik and team were outstanding. They immediately worked to understand our organization and what we were looking for in this role. Shawn provided excellent external marketplace insight. They understood that speed in process was essential. Highly qualified candidates were presented very quickly. Diversity in candidate slate was a priority and was delivered. The service throughout the entire search was highly responsive, detailed and accurate. Overall, the process was first rate.” – Vice President of Talent, National voluntary health organization
“Good slate of candidates provided, consistently strong feedback from other interviewers as well. Shawn and Erik were consistently responsive and listened to what we needed, thorough intake and search process led to strong candidates.” – Head of Talent & Learning, Major American airline
“I had an absolutely amazing experience working with Shawn and Erik. Having worked with several search firms in my career, I can say that Caldwell is by far the best ! Right from day 1, Erik took the time to understand my experience, was very thorough in introducing the role to me and kept me updated at all times. Shawn, Erik and Lisa are the team you want by your side for all such opportunities!” – Vinesh Kolpe, VP, Information Technology, Lumeris
“Shawn and the Caldwell team are genuine people. Shawn and Erik are very candid which I really appreciate when being part of a search process. I would not hesitate to work with Shawn, Erik and the Caldwell Partners team again.” – Michael Stoeckert, Chief Information Officer, Precision Medicine Group