Simon Casuto

Safire Partners


Los Angeles, CA


Highlights: • Identified and acquired a small business with 1-2 Fortune 500 clients utilizing a search fund approach. Within 4.5 years, we had added new clients such as Google, GE, Weight Watchers, Harley Davidson, MillerCoors, and grown revenue 26x. • Moved from established Fortune 500 Financial Firm to ERA Pre-Series A Startup in Parking Industry and within 6 months launched multiple cities, and brought in two of their largest partnerships. Achieved 135% of annual goal, and increased total active properties on platform by almost 40% (100+). • Managed 80+ account relationships for McGraw Hill Financial (S&P Capital IQ, a SaaS financial data company), including some of largest financial firms in US, representing over 800 active users and $8.5M in Annual Contract Value. • Placed 23 VP and C-suite executives across Finance, Operations, Product, Marketing, and Sales within 17 months at Safire Partners.


Safire Partners is the leading technology executive search firm in Southern California with a rapidly expanding national footprint. We work primarily with emerging growth companies and more than half of our clients continue to leverage our services on multiple searches, proving that the value Safire Partners provides is unmatched in the marketplace. Our clients range from disruptive venture-backed companies to multi-billion dollar public enterprises. No matter the size of the organizations we support, our process remains the same — extreme attention to detail, complete transparency with regular status reports of all our activities, a thorough canvassing of the marketplace, and in-depth, data-driven analysis to unearth the best possible talent for our clients. Safire Partners continually looks for opportunities to invest in their clients, and since 2006 has invested in over 40 clients by deferring search fees for equity. Since the firm’s founding, Safire Partners has successfully recruited more than 700 executives.


  • Internet

Area of Focus

  • Recruiting
  • Internet

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