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Tim Spicer
General Partner
eCompanies Venture Group
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Kris Aasted’s dedication and professionalism led to excellent results on our recent VP Sales search. Aasted & Associates quickly brought us a deep slate of highly qualified candidates. The firm’s performance was outstanding and we would recommend without reservation to others.
—Todd Gresham, EVP & GM
Xyratex

We have had terrific results on several SVP level searches. Aasted & Associates has consistently provided a slate of excellent candidates. Kris Aasted understands our business and how to recruit the right senior executives to drive it forward.
—Isy Goldwasser, President & CEO
Symyx Technologies

Kris Aasted’s background in engineering at Stanford, Wharton MBA and experience in strategy consulting at BCG is very unique in the executive search arena. It allows him to rapidly understand business models and articulate opportunities in a compelling way to top prospects. He was very effective in recruiting key hires to some of our most promising portfolio companies.
—Chris Luhnow, General Partner
Evercore Ventures

Aasted & Associates recruited a top notch CTO to the Diligent team. The firm’s industry contacts and dedication resulted in a short project completion time. We could not have been happier with the firm’s service quality.
—Charlie Anderson, VP Human Resources
Diligent Technologies

Kris Aasted has expert knowledge of the storage industry and its key players. He can articulate opportunities compellingly to attract top talent. The firm’s passion comes through clearly.
—Janae Lee, Chief Marketing Officer
Quantum

Aasted & Associates brought us a compelling slate of VP Engineering candidates in a short timeframe. We could not be happier to have Dave Skinner join our team. The firm’s passion, highly methodical approach and deep industry contacts proved invaluable.
—Bill Chambers, President & CEO
LeftHand Networks

Kris Aasted did an excellent job on several searches for NetApp, including SVP Global Support, VP Americas Professional Services and VP Quality & Customer Advocacy. An extremely capable firm delivering quality senior candidates in a timely fashion.
—Ed Deenihan, EVP Customer Advocacy
NetApp

Aasted & Associates did excellent work for us in the customer services and quality assurance arenas. Kris Aasted executes quickly and is very articulate in describing opportunities to prospects. He was very effective in bringing us compelling candidates to complete the search quickly.
—Ray Villeneuve, President & CEO
MonoSphere

Kris is not your typical recruiter. Before being a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles, he worked at BCG, the world’s top strategy consulting firm, and has two engineering degrees from Stanford. Kris’ bandwidth on the technical and strategic issues enables him to connect with sophisticated candidates and communicate our story more effectively than any other executive recruiter I’ve ever worked with.
—Rob Hutter, General Partner
Revolution Ventures

Aasted & Associates does excellent work across a broad range of functional areas. I was impressed with Kris Aasted’s passion and the speed with which he completed his assignments with top industry executives.
—Tim Spicer, General Partner
eCompanies Venture Group

Terrific job on multiple “C level” searches, including Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Credit Risk Officer and Senior Vice President, Business Development. Very thorough search work, done creatively and with great professionalism.
—Brandon Black, President & CEO
Encore Capital Group

Kris Aasted’s focus on the storage industry was tremendously helpful in bringing us a slate of compelling candidates. He brought great energy and a high degree of professionalism to this important search. Aasted & Associates did an excellent job on this assignment.
—Kevin Daly, CEO
Avamar Technologies

Kris Aasted’s focus on the storage industry was tremendously helpful in bringing our new CTO to us quickly. Kris brought great energy and a high degree of professionalism to this important search. We couldn’t be happier to have Karl Schubert, the former CTO of Dell, aboard. Aasted & Associates did an excellent job on this assignment.
—Alain Andreoli, Former CEO
Xiotech

Aasted & Associates is very well known as a top executive recruiter in the data storage industry. No firm is better connected or knows more top talent. Deep knowledge of key players provides a huge advantage for the firm’s storage clients.
—George Scanlon, CFO
DataCore Software

CEO search was so well done and our benefits have been so positive… Very thorough and creative work on a challenging assignment. Am hoping there‚Äôs another opportunity to work together in the future.
—Ted Allrich, Board Member
Bank of Internet USA

Kris Aasted assisted us with three key VP searches in the past year. His firm has excellent analytical capabilities and performs thorough research. We could not be happier with the executives he helped bring aboard as we continue to rapidly grow LowerMyBills.com.
—Matt Coffin, Founder & CEO
LowerMyBills

Kris Aasted did an excellent job on the CTO search for Storage Networks. His in-depth knowledge of the storage industry, coupled with a high degree of urgency led to a very strong performance on this assignment. Replacing a highly respected founder is no easy task. Kris did an outstanding job in bringing us a slate of compelling candidates.
—Peter Bell, General Partner
Highland Capital