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BSG executive search experts specialize in many highly focused science and healthcare subspecialties.


Executive Search: Health Services & Healthcare IT

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Retained Executive Search Services for Science

sciences-search.pngSciences is as broad a term as technology. So, for our purposes, we’ve divided our sciences practice areas into the following subspecialties:

Life Sciences
Medical Devices, Equipment, Healthcare Related
Healthcare Technology & Services
Energy & CleanTech

Our Search Specialties & Expertise in Science
Latest Articles & Opportunities
The Importance of “Discovery” in Executive Search: Measure twice, cut once The point I always come back to is that to manage a successful search, to find the best executives for positions, real heavy lifting must be done before candidates are interviewed. This part of the search is called “discovery,” and without it, the search can go astray and drag on. Read More
Top 15 CEO Lessons Learned from Private Equity-backed Exits in 2015 Each spring, we at BSG assemble an august panel of private equity-backed CEOs who have exited their businesses in the last 12 months. The goal? To “share it forward” with other current and future CEOs as they buy, build, and exit their own companies. Read More

Sciences & Healthcare 


Life Sciences

Our work in life sciences is primarily focused on biotechnology. This sector includes both drug discovery and platform technologies, and covers such fields as genomics, proteomics, and beyond.


Medical devices, equipment, healthcare related.

BSG has a track record of working in the 510K Class I and Class II devices area. With the fusion of software, firmware, and medical hardware, advanced systems for medical diagnostics, devices, monitoring & research instrumentation are a large and continually growing industry, and one where BSG has has played a pivotal role in building out executive teams to meet the needs of the medical device and related sectors.


Healthcare IT.

This includes data analytics across the payer and provider (see technology practice area for more detail on this BSG specialty)



This crossover area between technology and material sciences. BSG has done numerous searches in this niche, from carbon nanotubes to Graphene, and this sector continues to grow in importance and funding.


Energy & CleanTech.

One of the larger new practice areas for BSG in the last 7 years has been Energy, and specifically its related cleantech subsectors. Given its relative newness as an industry, clean tech has been referred to alternatively as renewable energy, sustainable energy, and greentech. We’re proud to have done search work in the vast majority of subsectors of cleantech including:

  • Solar
  • Wind
  • Green chemistry
  • Water technologies
  • Software related to energy efficiency
  • Energy services


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“Trumponomics”—7 minutes of Economic Predictions for 2017

This is the whiteboard animated highlights reel from our annual private equity dinner held each November where we invite noted global economist Dr. Allen Sinai to speak about what lies in store for the year ahead.

This year was unique in that Allen spoke to the group about a week after the surprise 2016 presidential election, and the likely effects of a Trump administration on the economy.


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