Savvy organizations are preparing for talent shortages by dramatically strengthening their bench. We are forward-thinking about the strategic issues and mega-trends impacting these growth sectors.

Fintech

Tokenization, Mobile Wallet, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Banking - P2P…

Emerging technologies, new participants, and rapidly shifting consumer demands are transforming the financial services industry. The shift from cash and checks to faster and real-time digital payments is accelerating. Companies need an executive search partner that has experienced the changes in the industry and understands the forces that are re-defining how value is created. Bardown is uniquely positioned to help companies capitalize on significant opportunities as fintech evolves and re-structures the value chain.  

Mobile Commerce

Chatbots, Augmented Reality, Single Click Payments, Omni-channel, Shoppable tags…

Mobile commerce is expected to explode to over 70% of the total ecommerce market by 2021. Retailers must leverage new technologies such as voice, visual and social shopping to drive conversion, increase their average basket size, and optimize the shopping experience. Building a leading-edge team to stay ahead of these changes requires a specialized executive search firm that has a deep understanding of the players, technologies, and trends.

Digital Media

Digital Asset Management, Sports Rights, Mobile TV…

The trends towards smart devices and “always on” has fundamentally transformed how we consume media. It’s critical to understand the audiences, platforms, and revenue models that fuel the demand, creation, and monetization of digital content. Bardown’s leadership team has lived, driven, and led this transformation from the inside. We understand the market dynamics and talent needed to drive tomorrow’s winners.

Mobility

Sharing Economy, IOT, Telematics, Mobile Health…

New and emerging mobility technologies are changing how we live, play, work and travel. To be competitive, companies from all industries must develop and operationalize mobile strategies, and even change their business models in order to leverage the demand for connectivity. Bardown has led and built innovation teams for Fortune 50 companies, and we uniquely understand how to harness technology to drive change and success.

Digital Identity

Biometrics, Facial Recognition, Iris Scanning…

$16.8 billion dollars was lost in the US due to identity fraud in 2017, along with a 44.7% increase in data breaches. Understanding the commercial partnerships and technologies necessary to deliver solutions, work with government agencies, and transform consumer experiences is difficult for outside observers. Bardown understands this, having built commercial and identity coalition solutions in the field. Our experience with the emerging technologies that will impact and promote identity verification and authentication is hands-on and practical,which enhances our ability to identify leading digital Identity talent.